Facelift Questions & Answers

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"Traditional Neck lift" was early Jan 2018. I have communicated concern to my ENT PS about a month ago and seems baffled. I understand it's rare, (even though I have observed numerous people expressing exact same compla...
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I had a facelift around a year ago to tighten the skin around my eyes and neck. It was not cheap. My lower face is still sagging and looks worse than before. My eyes are still very red from my surgery. I've done everyth...
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3 days ago I had a deep plane facelift. I now have tight skin and my face is so swollen. My head is really big, very tight and hard due to the swelling. I'm so worried. I don't have any significant pain, other than a to...
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Could you please tell me if I would be a goodcandidate for a MACS lift (with liposuction)? Or do I have too much anterior neck bulk/skin laxity? Searching for the right plastic surgery method is not easy, since I hear...
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I had my stem cell facelift 3 days ago. I have not seen any swelling going down. My doctor said 5-7 days for swelling. Am I over anxious in that it should be beginning to start reducing? I'm self doubting myself!
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How often would someone be able to get the Instalift procedure done since it is temporary? Could the results be extended with use of fillers for a few years afterwards?
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I had a mini-facelift after losing a lot of weight. I have now been left with small indentations around my jaw the I never had before the surgery.My Doctor says it’s because I lost a few more pounds, but I think it need...
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I have many scars on my face because I was in a car accident when I was 7 years old, including a shifted/crooked nose. When I was a child my mom took me to a doctor who explained children can't have cosmetic surgery beca...
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I'm 50 years old and looking for best non surgical procedure for facial tightening or mid-face lift without using fillers. There is too much out there and when I have my heart set on something, I find terrible reviews,...
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The chances that I go through with a facelift right now are 50/50. Can anyone lay out their version of the pros and cons for me to help with my decision? I need a un-bias 3rd party to help add perspective to my thought...
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I had a fraxel treatment 3 months ago but at this point I want to just go for the full facelift. Should I wait longer before considering the facelift? Some people say that you should keep giving the fraxel a try to see...
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Do some people get a lot of bruising after a facelift? My friend got killer bruises after her facelift and I do not think I can go through something like that. It honestly looked like she got punched in the face multip...
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Typically speaking, would a full facelift require a hospital visit and an overnight stay, or do most surgeons perform the procedure at their own office?
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For some reason the idea of drains coming out of my face freaks me out, and I don’t know why since I’d already be subjecting myself to surgery. Are facelift drains required, or are there other alternatives that doctors...
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It has been 1 month since my facelift and I still have swelling. How long will it take to see no swelling at all? An important social event is coming up for me so I need to look perfect. Please tell me this will not la...
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My jowls have been frustrating me for years. What is the best procedure to do away with them? Some people think a facelift will help but there are so many different procedures out there. Which one is the best? If there...
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I am currently in between botox treatments but am interested in getting a facelift soon. How long do I have to wait after my last botox treatment before getting a facelift? Or, do I even need to wait at all? I think if...
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Will there be a lot of bandaging after a facelift? I live on my own and do not have anyone to help move around the house. Will I be able to see easily or will my face be completed bandaged for awhile? What type of band...
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My face is pretty wrinkly and I am considering the fraxel laser or a facelift. I am 44 years old and want to look more refreshed. Are facelifts meant for people that have had more trouble with the effects of gravity? I...
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It was brought to my attention recently that a facelift did not always include work on the eyes, cheeks, chin, et cetera. I've since learned that a facelift means a lifting of the skin upwards from the hairline or in t...
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I had a facelift less than a month ago. I expected my skin to be more supple by now. There's some lumpiness on each side of my mouth and it seems to spread outward. I'm not quite sure how to describe it but I'm hoping ...
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I’ve seen many different types of terms thrown around related to facelifts. Two common ones I see are SMAS and deep plane. Can someone explain the main differences along with the benefits (or downsides) to each. Thank ...
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Can someone show me a few examples of a scar from a good facelift? I want to see what I have to live with after the procedure and if it would make sense for my facial structure. If the results are not to my liking I wi...
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When can I remove the sutures after getting a facelift? I want to get back to work as soon as possible and with sutures in I cannot do that. Some people say 3 days afterwards is good. Will it matter if I take them out ...
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My 49th birthday is coming up and I will be considering a facelift as a gift for myself. What is the best age range to get a facelift? There must be some type of formula for how long it takes gravity to grab hold of yo...
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Is there anything I can do that will help with bruising after my upcoming facelift? I want to minimize any type of blemish. I don’t have too much time to take off from work so I need to reach 100% recovery quick. I wil...
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It is a miracle that I figured out how to post on this forum. I am 70 years old and not very good at computers. Am I too old to get a facelift? 70 is the new 60 nowadays so would it be ok if I was 60? If it is not reco...
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What actually goes into a facelift procedure? How would a face actually be lifted? My concern is that it cannot be healthy long term. I do not want my face to look like a mess 5-10 years after the effects of the proced...
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