The procedure is typically done under local anesthetic.
Typical duration is 30 minutes. The surgery is performed on an outpatient basis.
Expect swelling in the neck that subsides after a few days. The area will remain slightly firm to touch during the first few weeks. A compression garment needs to be worn for 3 weeks after the surgery.
Disclaimer: The above information and description is a typical generic description. Your own plan of care and procedure may differ from that described above and Dr. Alahdab will fully discuss your customized personal treatment plan with you during consultation. The postoperative progress after any surgery depends on your body’s response and a dynamic treatment plan will be implemented based on how you are healing.