Hopefully things are improved now, I had mine on 9/13/09. It is normal to have the swelling, my neck is still tight by the end of the day. My cheeks are still sensitive and yes the recovery is longer than expected. I did not go back to...
I feel this was helpful as I had my face and neck lift on 9/13/09. I agree with her, it takes time. Everyday I see a small improvement.
Just be patient, I had mine on 9/13/09 and everyday there is a little change. I have swelling at the end of the day, I feel in my checks and neck. Everyday it is a tad better.