The area around the mouth (the peri-oral area) is the most commonly peeled
region of the face, mainly because that's where most of us develop our wrinkles
first. The skin is often thick, and resistant to improvements from a
resurfacing operation, which is why I prefer the chemical peel, which is the
strongest of the resurfacing options.
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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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