Swelling after free gracilis (muscle) transfer surgery from my leg to my face - when will my face go back to "normal"?

Swelling after free gracilis (muscle) transfer surgery from my leg to my face - when will my face go back to "normal"?

Hi all - I had the second stage of the two step reanimation surgery and had the free gracilis (muscle) transfer surgery from my leg to my face on December 5. I'm now just waiting for the swelling to go down now and my face to return to normal - any feedback on how long this takes? My effected side of the face is still very "full" with the area around where the muscle was grafted very swollen). Will it go back to how it was? Tjhe op was 5 weeks ago today.

Photo attached (sorry for redaction) the right hand side still swollen

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