This pleasant woman was an excellent candidate for a face lift and
peel. The face lift pulled the skin along her jaw line to straighten out
the jowl and provide some tightening for the skin in the neck, and then the peel
addressed her hereditary wrinkling.
It's hard to find a part of her face that didn't improve dramatically.
And you can't even find her face lift incisions.
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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.
Best of luck with your procedure-
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