She especially achieved a nice result on her upper lip. Often, some of
the wrinkles on the upper lip remain after a peel. If that happens, I like
to touch up the upper lip with a repeat peel at a later date. Peeling only
a small area like the upper lip takes less time to heal than peeling a larger
region such as the entire peri-oral area, or the full face.
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My plastic surgeon doesn't use drain tubes after Neck Lift/Facelift. Is that okay?
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Dr. Denenberg's answer: Drains after facelift
This is a question that cosmetic surgeons discuss regularly and you will find many different opinions. Most feel drains do help minimize seromas (fluid collections under the skin) and improve the recovery process. Some surgeons use fibrin sealants which also work well. Others just depend on dressings and pressure. In general, however, if your surgeon is experienced with facelifts and getting excellent results, then whether or not they use drains should not be an issue.
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