This is an excellent result in the neck from a face lift. Sorry about
all the hair in the pictures. She has skin that is thicker and heavier
than average, and I tell my patients that the results you see here are
unrealistically good. By chance, the occasional patient's skin and facial
structure respond superbly to the face lift operation.
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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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