Lack of Mouth Movement, Unable to Blink or Pucker: All Results of Facelift?

26 days after mid face lift, I have a knot 1 inch in front of rt ear size of small marble.Upper mouth won't move, can't suck or pucker or say words with B or P good.Right eye still not blinking.Is this all same problem?

Problems after a facelift

Thanks for your question. It sounds like you are describing is a facial nerve weakness or injury. You should follow up with the plastic and cosmetic surgeon that did your Face Lift so the degree of this weakness can be ascertained. Many times small amounts of weakness improves over 3-6 months. In your case it sounds like there may be multiple nerves of concern. In addition, inability to blink can create dry eye which can lead to corneal ulceration. These issues should be evaluated by your surgeon. Don't hesitate to get a second opinion. I hope this helps!

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