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What is the Recovery with Facelift Procedures by The YoungVitalizer Team & Dr. Philip Young

Recovery varies for each individual. Recovery for a facelift can take weeks to even months, depending on a variety of factors. Most patients experience some bruising, swelling, and discomfort following a facelift. Additionally, for many patients, the surgeon will place two drains which helps facilitate fluid removal for the first few days. A traditional facelift is considered an invasive surfgery, and because of this, recovery can take time. This recovery depends on many factors: how well you follow the preparation packages instructions and the after care will make a significant difference. We usually tell people that they will have 20% of your healing at 2 weeks, 60%  at 6 weeks, 80% at 6 months. You keep healing for up to a year or two. Fortunately, most of the recovery is the first week. Swelling / Discomfort is greatest the first 2-3 days. Bruising is present mostly the first week but really depends on you, your personal genetics, your lifestyle, your health, etc. You can experience tightness for days to weeks, but this gradually gets better. Numbness is unavoidable and gets better over time. Sometimes the numbness can last for months. It just takes time for the nerves to grow. You can learn more about the recovery process for facelifts here: Facelift Recovery.

Most of these recovery hurdles and complications are rare and not necessary with the YoungVitalizer, given its incision less approach.  This is based on the simple fact that incisions aren’t used. The rejuvenation is done through injections. In our opinion, the results last longer and are much better.