Risks And Complications of a Face Lift

Any surgery carries with it certain risks. Fortunately for Washington DC-area patients considering a face lift, the procedure is commonly performed and boasts an impressive safety record.

Dr. Roberta Gartside has decades of experience performing face lift procedures. She knows how to minimize risks and the potential for complications. It’s important you choose a surgeon you can trust.

While rare, risks associated with a face lift may include:

  • Infection
  • Anesthesia allergies
  • Unplanned scarring
  • Bleeding
  • Poor wound healing
  • Nerve injury
  • Fluid accumulation

Dr. Gartside will be happy to answer any questions about face lift surgery you might have during your free consultation. She’ll explain what you can expect before, during and after your face lift and give you a detailed recovery plan and timeline. You’ll know what to be on the lookout for in the days and weeks after your procedure.

If you live in the Washington DC area and you want to learn more about the face lift procedure, please contact New Image Plastic Surgery Associates today to schedule a free consultation.