Question : I had a facelift and liposuction and my face is very swollen and puffy. When should this clear up?
Answer : It is not uncommon for the face to appear swollen or puffy after undergoing a facelift. This will take time to resolve. Most noticeable swelling can take three to four weeks to resolve; however, it can take up to a year for subtle swelling to completely fade. Most people feel presentable in public and in social situations after two weeks.