After mini facelift surgery, resting and sleeping are vital to recovery. However, Dr. Sessa may provide certain instructions about how to sleep to promote the best results, reduce side effects, and protect your incisions. Dr. Sessa provides the answer to the question, “How do you sleep after mini facelift?”Generally, it is best to sleep on your back and with the head elevated at a slight angle. This keeps swelling to a minimum and is usually more comfortable than laying on your side. Since there is one incision on either side of the head, this also promotes optimal healing for both. If you sleep on one side more than the other, it can lead to one incision not healing as well or scarring more.After two weeks, you can start to sleep semi-normally again. Though, if you continue to experience swelling, continue to keep your head elevated. Dr. Sessa will evaluate your healing and incisions during a consultation to determine when you can return to normal sleeping positions.To learn more and schedule a consultation with Dr. Sessa, call us at 941-923-1736. You can also reach out online via chat, contact form, or Price Simulator.
Alberico J. Sessa, M.D. is a member of the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery & is a member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Sessa has successfully treated hundreds of patients with a high satisfaction rate.