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Why are Fall and Winter Ideal Seasons for Facelift Surgery?

Are you dreaming of getting a facelift to look and feel younger, but not sure when to schedule your cosmetic surgery? Fall and winter are often the busiest times at our Virginia aesthetic surgical facility, so it’s a smart idea to book your consultation now. Here are some of the key reasons why.

1. It’s Easier to Plan Your Recovery

Many people are reluctant to undergo surgical procedures because of the recovery time they require. However, if you are going to need to rest and take it easy for a week or so after a facelift, fall and winter are ideal times to do so, since people’s schedules are usually slower toward the end of the year and there are fewer activities like weddings, cookouts and other social events. It’s also often easier to take time off work without feeling like it will take you forever to catch up. And, once you can get outside and move around again, cold temperatures are an effective way to reduce swelling. In addition, it’s easier to avoid UV rays, which can damage skin that may be particularly sensitive after a facelift surgery.

2. Plan a Fall or Winter Staycation

Do you have a lot of stress in your life and are overdue for some much-deserved time relaxing at home? If you have been contemplating getting a facelift, it could create the ideal opportunity to rest and recover at home. Queue up your Netflix binge-watch list, surround yourself with comfortable pillows, and get ready to enjoy your time at home while you heal from your surgery. Cold, dreary weather is just another incentive to relax in your home.

3. Give Yourself an Early Holiday Gift

For many, the holidays are the most enjoyable part of the winter season. Even if you’re not expecting Santa to give you the gift of a trip to Virginia Center for Plastic Surgery, there’s no reason for you not to treat yourself. If you schedule your facelift in October, you’ll be recovered and ready just in time for Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Eve, and other holiday celebrations

4. New Year, New You!

After all the stress the holiday season brings, it’s nice to set aside a little “me time.” Why not ring in a new year with a brand-new, youthful appearance? A facelift can make you look years younger by removing sagging skin and tightening the underlying facial muscles for a healthy, refreshed look. You can make getting a facelift one of your New Year’s resolutions and welcome 2019 by renewing the face you present to the world.

Trust Your Face to an Experienced Expert

If you’re ready to explore all the benefits of a facelift this fall, make your appointment for a consultation with Dr. Eric Desman. As a board-certified cosmetic surgeon, Dr. Desman is committed to upholding the highest possible standards for patient safety and outstanding surgical results. Let our Alexandria, VA, cosmetic surgery clinic take the best possible care of your facelift needs and leave you feeling refreshed and confident in your appearance.