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How can I reduce swelling after a neck lift?

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Are there any lotions that may reduce swelling after a neck lift?

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Use of an elastic chin strap and gentle massage of the area are the only methods to reduce swelling after a neck lift once the procedure is done. However, there are things we as surgeons can do to prevent swelling,. Experienced Plastic Surgeons have several things that help, from starting you on specific meds before surgery to technical tricks and use of medications intraoperative if swelling seems possible.

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