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5 things to know before getting a facelift

17:10 15 Aug in Face surgery
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Plan your facelift carefully to ensure your body has sufficient time to rest and recover. A good support system at home is also recommended.

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Expect swelling and bruising following the procedure. This will gradually subside over 2 to 3 weeks. For a more rapid recovery, visit MASC Laser Clinic for an Omnilux Revive Light treatment.

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Stop smoking at least three months before your surgery. Smoking delays wound healing and increases your risk of infection.

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If you are taking blood thinners or anti-inflammatory medication, it should be stopped two weeks prior to your surgery. The medication can increase your risk of bleeding intra-operatively. Discuss this with your surgeon or physician before you discontinue your medication.

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Prepare your skin pre–operatively by using CE Ferulic from SkinCeuticals, available at MASC Laser Clinic. A powerful antioxidant, it accelerates healing after injury or damage. It also increases the skin’s firmness and density.

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By Madelein Riekert-Geldenhuys  (Clinical co-ordinator)

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