Best Time for Plastic Surgery
Many people who are considering a plastic surgery procedure want to know when the best time of year is to have their operation performed. Some surgeons feel that the weather has a big impact on the final results and will recommend their patients to have their operations done in the springtime, when the warm air is perfect for recovering but not so hot that it is uncomfortable. However, Dr. Kevin Sadati does not feel that there is a particular month in the year that is better than others. He simply feels that the patient must choose a time during their year that works for them — a time where they can truly take the time they need to rest, recovery and relax following their operation.
Patients need to look ahead at their own schedule, both for work and personal conflicts. In addition to finding time in their own calendar, they will want to make sure they consult with family or friends who will be helping them out during the recovery. It’s essential that both parties have ample time, available, to focus on the recovery process. It is extremely vital for parents to find proper child care for their children during their recovery time because they will not be able to chase after their children while they recover from major surgery.
Orange County patients will find that their recovery depends greatly on the procedure or procedures that they opt to have performed by Dr. Sadati. Minor procedures, such as a liposuction, will only require about one week of downtime. However, more intensive procedures such as rhinoplasty operations, breast augmentations and surgical facelift procedures will require a longer period of recovery. It is important for the patient to discuss with the surgeon what type of recovery can be expected after their particular surgery so that they can choose a time in their life that works for them.
It is essential to plan for the procedure ahead of time, and for patients to get all of their affairs in order prior to the operation. This includes providing everyone involved, from patient caregivers to child caregivers, with a plan of action. Patients may also want to make sure they clean their house and ask a friend or family member to maintain the house as they recover. In addition to this, patients should make sure they are emotionally prepared for what is to come. It’s critical that people opt to have plastic surgery for the right reasons. It is not ideal to use plastic surgery as an answer to a life-changing event, such as a death of a loved one or a divorce. Avoid cosmetic surgery right before a major event, like a wedding or graduation.
For more information on planning your plastic surgery procedure, set up a free consultation appointment with Dr. Sadati at his Newport Beach office. He will help you get a better understanding of what you can expect during your recovery process so that you can pick a time in your life that will work for you.