The term "projection" refers to how far a nose sticks out forward
away from the face. Over-projection was the main problem here, and the idea was to move the nose
back closer to her face, "deprojecting" it, as we say.
At the same time, the hump was removed, and I elevated the tip of her nose
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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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