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Why sagging neck after face/necklift?

I am almost 8 weeks post necklift and lower facelift with a platysmaplasty (corset). As the swelling goes down, I am noticing the platsyma bands or hanging skin is still there. There is significant improvement and I still have some numbness and swelling. I am just so concerned that the platymaplasty failed. My PS says that the tightening takes a few months, so be patient. However, when I look at before and after pictures of others who had the same procedure, they look perfect at 8 weeks. I am 56 years old, non-smoker, healthy weight and not a sun bather.

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Facial plastic surgeon
Miami, FL
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  remaining platysma bands
November 1, 2013 10:51 AM

You should see a very noticeable and positive change (result) in the platysma bands within a few weeks after the surgery. As a matter of fact except for some generalized swelling in all (more)
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