5 Reasons Winter Is the Optimal Time for Plastic Surgery

Whether you wish to enhance your face, breasts, or body with a cosmetic procedure, or if you require reconstructive hand surgery, Dr. McCall and compassionate team at Lake Country Plastic & Hand Surgery here to provide you with the outstanding results you deserve.
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With summer firmly behind us and the cold winter months here, it’s the best time of year for getting plastic surgery. There are many reasons why scheduling your plastic surgery for the winter months benefits you and can help produce better outcomes. Perhaps most important to many people would be that you’ll be fully recovered by the time summer arrives again. This means you’ll be able to share the benefits of your plastic surgery when they’re already looking their best. However, there’s more than just convenient timing involved.

Why Winter Is A Great Time To Get Plastic Surgery

Winter is full of time spent with family, but it’s also that time of year when we’re the most bundled up. This means that the signs of our surgery will be the least visible. However, we also tend to spend the most time off work during this time of year. This means more time to rest, relax, and heal. Consider the time most people take off for Thanksgiving and the various holidays that land in December. Since most surgeries will require you to take a week or two to complete the initial recovery, winter is an excellent opportunity to do this without missing a bunch of work.

Other benefits of getting your plastic surgery done during the winter include the following:

  1.  Planning Ahead Provides Flexibility: The closer get to the following summer, the less time there is to prepare for getting ready for outdoor activities. During these winter months, you’ll be able to plan your surgery conveniently with your plastic surgeon.
  2. Less Special Events In Winter: There are less active, outdoorsy activities going on in the winter for most of us. Unless you’re an avid fan of winter sports like skiing, snowboarding, or ice skating, odds are this time of year is pretty physically relaxed. At most, you’ll be taking a drive to a relative’s house to sit together and enjoy a meal. There won’t be big barbeques and celebrations to plan for.

These are just a couple of things that make wintertime plastic surgery a fantastic option for most people. The ability to rest, relax, and spend more time recovering before making the big reveal is quite beneficial. However, you’ll also be able to schedule your surgery more conveniently.  

Getting Ready For Your Winter Cosmetic Surgery

The first step to receiving plastic surgery is always a consultation with your surgeon. During this visit, you’ll review the changes you hope to make and your time frame. Together, you’ll determine the best options for reaching your desired goals. Once you’ve outlined the procedure or procedures that are right for you, you’ll be ready to begin, schedule your first surgical date and ensure your plans are in place for a nice relaxed recovery. Don’t wait to start; winter is already here, and the window of opportunity is already closing. Call now, schedule your first consultation, and greet you next summer looking better than ever.

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