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Neck Lift - Platysmaplasty



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Contact your plastic surgeon or his office immediately if you notice any of the following:

  • Excessive bleeding from your incision

  • Uncontrollable pain (your medication that has been given isn’t helping)

  • Any discharge from the incision site

  • Foul odor coming from the surgical site (this could mean an infection)

  • Tissue is hot to the touch

  • Temperature over 101 degrees

  • Bruising that is getting worse

  • Swelling or edema that is increasing (hematoma or seroma)

  • Numbness of the legs

  • Uncontrollable dizziness

  • Unable to eliminate urine or stools



You should immediately GO TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM if any of the following occur:

  • Temperature over 104 degrees

  • Uncontrollable vomiting – or vomiting up blood

  • Dehydration

  • Blood in urine or stools

  • Severe swelling that increases in size rapidly (hematoma or seroma)

  • Blackening of the skin (skin necrosis – tissue death)

  • Loss of consciousness or fainting

  • Convulsions





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