About Lymphatic Massage
After a cosmetic or plastic surgery procedure performed by Houston, TX double board-certified facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Anthony E. Brissett, the face could be in need of some TLC. Medical Aesthetician Annie Christenson can help with manual lymphatic drainage massage. Through a series of manual manipulations, the body is detoxified and drained of metabolic waste to speed up healing, decrease pain and discomfort, encourage blood flow, and reduce tissue inflammation post-surgery. The lymphatic massage is a great way to boost the immune system, increase energy, and combat fatigue.
Lymph is a fluid that enters the lymphatic system through the lymphatic vessels. As it moves through the lymphatic system, it carries away the toxins allowing fresh nutrients to replace it. By removing the fluid, the body will be healthier and work more efficiently, especially after surgery.
"Prompt and efficient. I never feel rushed when I come in for an appointment. The office staff is warm and professional....Dr. Brissett is awesome."- M.B. / Healthgrades / Oct 14, 2019
"I have been a patient of Dr. Brissett's for numerous years. Dr. Brissett is not only a great plastic surgeon but he also has a wonderful personality and cares about his patients. I have had a couple of facial surgeries performed by Dr. B and have undergone rejuvenation procedures. My husband has had eyelid/forehead surgery and is very pleased with the results. You couldn't ask for better.His staff is great. It's a pleasure going there."- E.B. / Healthgrades / Oct 13, 2019
"Thank you Dr. Brissett and team for your amazing work! - Dr. Brissett is the BEST Facial Plastic Surgeon around!! I had a previous consultation with a different DR and was misdiagnosed and told my bump was a dermiod cyst and I’d have to have it cut out over the cyst which could leave a scar on my face. I decided to visit Dr. Brissett for a second opinion I’m so glad I did. Not only was it not a dermiod cyst but the procedure could be done at the hai..."- C. / RealSelf / Feb 24, 2019
"I was involved in an accident and Dr. Brissett has been a great Dr.! Very good bedside manner and extremely knowledgeable, just look at his bio! Highly recommend!"- M.J. / Google / Feb 01, 2019
"Dr. Brissett Goes Above and Beyond in Making You Feel Comfortable! - I’m a female in college and woke up one morning with a hemangioma on my lip/chin. It was not the most pleasant thing to look at and was advised that it was best to get it removed. Finding the right surgeon was very important to me. I consulted with a lot of doctors that were not invested in my physical appearance, rather they were more concerned with getting the hemangioma out and the a..."- M. / RealSelf / Jan 09, 2019
The best candidates for lymphatic massage:
- Have recently had a cosmetic or plastic surgery procedure
- Suffer from pain, discomfort, or swelling
- Desire overall better health of skin
What to Expect
The patient will lie on his or her back and the medical provider will begin a very light touch, rhythmical massage. The lymph nodes will lightly be compressed at the clavicle to begin the flow. This treatment will cover the whole face with light to moderate pressure to thoroughly detoxify the face.
The massage is extremely relaxing and many patients will fall asleep during the treatment. Results are immediate so the patient will look and feel better. Following surgery, 1– 6 treatments are usually suggested to promote complete healing.
Plan Your Procedure
- Procedure Recovery Location
Revitalize Your Body
After a surgical procedure, your body is not feeling its best, but it can be rejuvenated with a lymph drainage massage. This medical-grade massage is great at speeding up the healing process while ridding your body of unwanted toxins. To learn if you’re a candidate, give our office a call today.