Lower face-lift, blepharoplasty and fat grafts. The scars are very obvious and lumpy (Photo)
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Post Face/Neck Lifting Irregularities, Swelling -- Try Massage, Exilis Ultra or Venus Legacy, LED Light Stim Therapy with GF.
Swelling can last for months and I suggest you speak to your physician about getting postoperative healing treatments like hyperbaric oxygen, massage, exilis/legacy and LED treatments. Best, Dr. Emer.
Sorry for your concerns but express them to your surgeon and if the hematoma in the neck has not been drained, ask why not
Too early to judge results
It's way too early to judge your final results.
Nobody looks quite normal after that my surgery.
Give it at least six weeks to two months.
At least half if not more of the transferred fat will go away with time.
The look of your eyes and I lives will change drastically.
Perhaps more symbolic but I have in the past asked patience to simply tape newspaper over there mirrors and not look at themselves for at least three weeks. People scare them selves friends and family and are in unnecessary state of anxiety during the healing process.
Lots of reassurance and should be given to patients before the procedure and immediately after.
Mats Hagstrom M.D.
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