Questions To Ask Your Facelift Surgeon
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What Are Your Qualifications?
Am I A Good Candidate?
A number of factors should be taken into consideration when determining your candidacy for a facelift, including your age, skin laxity, and overall health. During your consultation, your plastic surgeon should examine your skin, assess your health, and honestly discuss your suitability for the procedure, including whether your aesthetic goals can realistically be met.
How Does The Procedure Work?
How Long Will It Take To Recover?
It is important to discuss the recovery period with your plastic surgeon, so you know how much time you should schedule off from work and other activities while anticipating what healing will be like. Physically active individuals should also inquire about how soon strenuous physical activity can be resumed after surgery.
How Long Will It Take To See Results?
As with any surgical procedure, bruising and swelling are to be expected following facelift surgery. Your plastic surgeon should discuss these side effects and give you a clear idea of how long you can expect them to last and how soon after the procedure you can expect to see the final results.
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Where Will The Surgery Be Performed?
A facelift is a complex surgical procedure and should therefore be performed procedure. In an accredited hospital or accredited surgical facility with extremely high standards and qualified, licenced staff.
Immediately after surgery, the face is fitted with bandages in order to decrease the recovery time and to reduce swelling. Generally, post-operative instructions call for plenty of rest and limited movement in order to speed up the healing and recovery process. The stitches are normally removed within a week. Patients sometimes report some minor tight discomfort associated with surgery. Any discomfort can be treated effectively with oral medication. While complications are rare, patients can minimize potential problems by carefully following the directions given after the procedure.
Can I See Examples Of Your Previous Work?
To ensure that you will be satisfied with the results of your surgery, it is imperative to assess your surgeon’s body of work. Examining before and after galleries will indicate whether your plastic surgeon has experience working with patients with similar needs and whether you will be satisfied with the results they deliver. While some plastic surgeons display these on their website, for privacy reasons, you may need to request them during your consultation.