Why Facelifts Are Popular During the Holidays

The most wonderful time of the year may also be the busiest. Still, the holiday season is also one of the best times of the year to undergo plastic surgery, like facelifts and many different non-surgical enhancement procedures. It’s also a time for school vacations, time off work, family gatherings, and an opportunity to get freshened-up for office holiday parties. New Year’s resolutions are often made to eat healthier, exercise more, and be your best self.

Many patients take advantage of extended holiday breaks to squeeze in that facelift appointment with Dr. Christopher K. Livingston and his team at Livingston Plastic Surgery in Houston, Texas.

It’s All About Timing

The holiday season is the perfect time to undergo that facelift surgery and get yourself ready for the summer swimsuit season. During the holidays, you typically get to take some time off work, which gives you enough time to heal and recover from your surgery. Allowing yourself a two to three week recovery period is key to obtaining ideal and long-lasting results. During this time, you will need to avoid heavy workloads, which means you also get to spend more family time watching your favorite holiday movies!

Many companies shut down around the holidays, letting employees take vacation time. Not only does this give them some downtime away from work, but it is also the perfect amount of time for recovery from a plastic surgery procedure such as a facelift. Something to keep in mind is that cooler winter weather means you’ll spend more time indoors, wear more comfortable layers, and enjoy more time for recovery.

What Happens During My Facelift Procedure at Livingston Plastic Surgery in Houston, Texas?

The procedure is performed under general anesthesia as an out-patient procedure that typically takes three to four hours.

Dr. Livingston creates a series of incisions beneath the hairline and under the natural folds of the ears. Through these incisions, he removes any displaced fat and redistributes the tissue to fill in any hollows while resolving any wrinkles. Repositioning the underlying tissue provides a firmer, smoother skin texture on the mid-face and neck.

After repositioning the underlying muscles and tissue, Dr. Livingston then removes all excess skin and redrapes it. Lastly, he closes the incisions using sutures to conceal the scar under the hairline and within the ear’s natural folds.

While you will be pleased with the results, they will not be so dramatic that people will notice and comment on the correction. All you need to do is prepare to hear many compliments you on how great you look!

Holidays Are Also Popular for Other Procedures

Whether you’re seeking cosmetic surgery for a facelift, mini-facelift, breast augmentation, liposuction, or merely looking for a refresh with minimally invasive aesthetic procedures like injectables fillers, everyone seems eager to be squeezed in for their end-of-year appointment, so get in early!

Contact Us For Your Facelift During the Holidays

If you’re interested in discovering why facelifts are popular during the holidays and how Dr. Livingston can help you get yours, feel free to contact us online or call (281) 501-1812. We’ll be happy to answer any questions you might have or help you book a consultation.