When patients consider having surgery for cosmetic purposes, they should factor an amount of time to heal properly. This period will include managing bruising and swelling which is an expected consequence of any invasive surgery. Board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Steven Montante will provide a detailed recovery plan which will allow his patients to experience optimal healing for the best possible results.
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If you had general anesthesia, your first post-operative visit is the day after surgery, with your next visit days post surgery. You should plan for one to two weeks of private time to recover. We recommend not scheduling any social or professional engagements. Most people return to work in about a week after eyelid surgery. After rhinoplasty or CO2 laser skin resurfacing, plan on returning in about 10 days. If you have a facelift, please give yourself two weeks before returning to work. It is always best to plan for more time away and return earlier if your recovery is going better than expected.
Facelift surgery can improve the most visible signs of aging caused by gravity, natural aging, and sun exposure. Even though many patients experience a minimal amount of pain, post-operative inflammation can be frustrating. Board-certified and award-winning facial plastic surgeon Dr.
A facelift — or rhytidectomy — can improve signs of ageing through the removal of excess fat and loose or sagging skin. During the procedure, the facial muscles are also lifted to achieve a more youthful appearance. The desired outcome of a facelift is a rejuvenated appearance, without significantly changing the facial features. A facelift procedure is often performed alongside a brow lift , neck lift or blepharoplasty eyelid surgery for a fully refreshed face.