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Where can I get more information on facelift surgery?

An office examination with a facial plastic surgeon can provide further information specific for you regarding facelift surgery. Continue doing your research before speaking with a specialist and bring your questions to the office. Schedule a consultation today!

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Do I need a brow lift with a facelift?

Combined brow lift, eyelid lift, and facelift surgery is referred to as a "full facelift." Facial plastic surgery is tailored to the unique needs of each patient, based on several factors such as individual anatomy, degree of facial aging, medical conditions, and patient personal preferences. While a brow lift, eyelid lift, and/or facelift are commonly …

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Can I combine facelift surgery with other facial plastic surgery?

Yes, it's generally preferred to combine procedures such as facelift surgery with a brow lift, eyelid surgery, or another complementary treatment. First, by combining surgeries, you may save money on some fees. Secondly, tissue modified from one area may be used for another surgical area. Lastly, by combining the recovery processes, you minimize downtime from …

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When can I resume regular exercise after facelift surgery?

Strenuous activities or exercise after plastic surgery will increase the risk of bleeding, swelling, and bruising. Activity restriction during the recovery period varies based on the operation performed and patient's medical condition. Light activities, such as slow walking, may be performed soon after anesthesia. Heavy activity, such as aerobics, yoga, cycling, running, heavy lifting, or …

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How long is the facelift surgery procedure?

Surgical facelifts vary depending on the specific needs of the patient and surgery. Limited incision facelifts, such as mini lifts or direct neck lifts, are quick, while traditional or full face lifts may take a few hours of precision surgery. However, the length of surgery depends on the complexity and number of procedures performed. Dr. …

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When can I travel after facelift surgery?

Patients should remain in the area at least the first day after plastic surgery. Regional travel by car is allowed the following day after surgery. Patients should wait at least 1 week before air travel after plastic surgery, but waiting 2 weeks is preferred. The risks associated with travel reduce with time.

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When can I wear makeup or shave after facelift surgery?

Makeup should not be used around the operated area for the first week after surgery. Shaving is usually allowed the first week after facelift surgery. As healing is monitored, Dr. Chaboki will help determine an appropriate time to resume makeup and shaving on or near operated areas.

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