Lost facial volume
1-8 hours, depending on patient’s goals
The recovery process is different for each individual, as the procedure is different for each individual. The first 24-hours usually require facial dressing to ensure optimal results. The recovery process involves mildly-painful bruising for the first few days, but after two weeks, bruising will diminish and results will begin to appear.
2-3 weeks off of daily activity
No athletics for 6 weeks
3-5 weeks to return to normal activity
6 months for full recovery
• Facelifts are not permanent procedures as the natural aging process will still continue, but you can expect your facelift to last 10-15 years.
• Specific questions and concerns will be addressed during consultation
Dr. Stewart Collins is a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon and Raleigh NC native. Upon the completion of over 14 years of school and training, Dr. Collins moved back to his hometown of Raleigh, NC where he began his own private practice.
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