Lumps and Hard spots along jawline after Mini Facelift, curious if this is all normal? (photo)
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Swelling and lumps take time to subside after a face lift.
- What you are describing sounds perfectly normal.
- It takes 6 weeks for significant improvement and 6 months or longer for a final result.
- Be sure to see your surgeon so s/he can follow your recovery to be sure all is well.
Always see a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon.
Hope you find this information helpful. Best wishes.
I see nothing to worry about three weeks after a facelift.
Lumps and Hard spots along jawline after Mini Facelift
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