November 2017

The healing process following a facelift is just as important as the surgery itself. As your body recovers, you will experience certain post-operative effects, like swelling, numbness, and bruising in the treated area. These can be a little uncomfortable, but they should fade in time. Generally speaking, the majority of the numbness and swelling should dissipate after about six to eight weeks. These symptoms are most pronounced the first couple of weeks, with significant improvement over the next several months. You may also experience patchy numbness or “pins and needles” as sensitivity returns. Minimal swelling can continue for up to… Continue Reading

Finally acting on your desire for a cosmetic procedure can be very exciting, but there’s also a lot to consider. One of the first tasks is identifying the facial plastic surgeon you would like to have perform your procedure. Choosing a qualified, extensively trained, and attentive surgeon can help to ensure your experience is as smooth as possible and your results are as anticipated. So how do you determine which doctor, from a broad selection, is right for you? By asking questions! We’ve outlined below some of the best questions you can put to a potential facial plastic surgeon to… Continue Reading