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. Hughes is a double board-certified surgeon in both general surgery and plastic and reconstructive surgery. He received his plastics and reconstructive surgery training at Duke University, where he trained alongside the country’s leading plastics and reconstructive surgeons.
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