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The Facelift Recovery Process

The course of recovery following a facelift procedure normally varies, but can involve some pain. It is important to relax after your surgery because it will require a few weeks to see the end results. After your procedure you may notice your face to be numb, swollen and possibly bruised, but that is part of the healing process and it will take a few weeks for the discomfort to fade. Be sure to contact your surgeon if you are experiencing pain, since it can most likely be handled with medications.

What Should I Expect After Surgery?

Following surgery, you will have your head and face loosely bandaged to assist in reducing any swelling or bruising that may have occurred. Blood and other fluids usually collect underneath the skin, so a drainage tube will be inserted into the person