How long until I can have sex after breast augmentation? Sexual activity after breast augmentation can be resumed around four to six weeks after surgery. Sometimes earlier depending on the recovery of the patient. So we always want to avoid any intense physical activity right after surgery that can increase the blood pressure. That can also happen during sexual activity … Read More
When can I go back to school or work after a Rhinoplasty?
When can I go back to school or work after a Rhinoplasty? So after a rhinoplasty, patients can go back to school or to work, usually a week afterwards. The first week after a rhinoplasty, we have sutures and we have a cast on top of the nose, sometimes inside of the nose, and the patients get bruised, sometimes a … Read More
Will I have a cast on my nose after a Rhinoplasty?
Will I have a cast on my nose after a Rhinoplasty? So after a rhinoplasty, most patients have a cast on the nose, if we need to treat the bony part of the nose. So usually when there is a dorsal hump or that bump on top of the nose, we need to shave that bone down, sometimes we need … Read More
Does it hurt after a Rhinoplasty?
Does it hurt after a Rhinoplasty? Usually, a rhinoplasty is not a painful procedure, the patients don’t feel a lot of discomfort and pain. Patients feel pressure in the nose, almost like if you had a sinus infection or a cold because every area around the nose, like the sinuses, gets a little bit swollen around that and that creates … Read More
Can I breathe through my nose right after a Rhinoplasty?
Can I breathe through my nose right after a Rhinoplasty? All patients that undergo a rhinoplasty can breathe through the nose after the surgery. However, there is swelling that happens over the next 24 to 48 hours, and for some patients, that causes a stuffed up nose, so is a little more difficult to breathe. When we do also, a … Read More
When will I see the results after a Rhinoplasty?
When will I see the results after a Rhinoplasty? So a rhinoplasty is a procedure that can have a lot of… generate a lot of swelling in the nose. So after surgery, after the seven days with the cast and the tape, you’re going to be able to see the results already at that point. But there is this lingering … Read More
How long do the results of a Neck Lift last?
How long do the results of a Neck Lift last? On an average, neck lift would last between 5 and 10 years. It depends on how much aging the patient had before surgery. It also depends how the patient keeps aging. So, a neck lift resets the face, the lower face and neck into a better place, but we don’t … Read More
How much downtime do I need after a Neck Lift?
How much downtime do I need after a Neck Lift? A downtime for a neck lift is about two weeks. So, the patients have visible signs of surgery, which means bruising and swelling in the neck, sometimes around, around the jawline and also the, they may have sutures up to two weeks. So, I would say that if the patient … Read More
Where are the Neck Lift incisions located?
Where are the Neck Lift incisions located? Usually, we place the incisions under the chin. So, it’s about an inch wide just a line and also around the ear. Depending on how much skin, how much laxity of the muscle we have. So, it’s a very similar incision of a facelift. But sometimes we can make it as short scar … Read More
How much downtime do I need after eyelid surgery?
How much downtime do I need after eyelid surgery? For eyelid surgery, usually the downtime is 7 to 10 days. If it’s only the upper eyelid, the recovery is a little bit faster. Patients at a week are looking very good and can start wearing makeup over it to disguise any bruising or swelling. The lower eyelids sometimes can take … Read More
How long until I can go to the gym after a lower eyelid surgery?
How long until I can go to the gym after a lower eyelid surgery? After a lower eyelid surgery, going to the gym it’s usually a, an activity that’s called an intense activity, unless patients are just walking lightly on the treadmill. So, every activity that increases the blood pressure and can cause pressure and bleeding, we would refrain from … Read More
After I have a Lower Face Neck Lift, can the jowls return?
After I have a Lower Face Neck Lift, can the jowls return? So, after a facelift or lower facelift, we will reposition the tissue of the jowls in a more permanent way. However, a facelift or a lower facelift does not stop the patient from aging. If there is further aging, and sometimes an increase in weight or a lot … Read More