Before Having A Facelift

Chances are, when you are considering a facelift, you will be going to your surgeon’s office armed with a lot of questions. This is a good thing. You should absolutely be curious about how the procedure works and why your surgeon is qualified to perform it, but it also pays to have some concrete ideas about your surgery so that you can answer the questions that your surgeon will have for you.

 

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There are many parts of a cosmetic procedure that remain the same from patient to patient, including what instruments are used and where incisions are placed, but other factors of the surgery can be tweaked and personalized based on your goals and desires, so the consultation is the perfect time to speak up a tell your surgeon exactly what you expect from the procedure.

If you are considering a facelift in Houston, Dr. John P. Freeman is available to speak with you and answer your questions. Dr. Freeman is an award-winning, board-certified plastic surgeon who has years of experience under his belt. To schedule a consultation with Dr. Freeman, Call Us At 281-599-9445 Today!

1. What Type Of Results Am I Looking For?

There are different types of facelifts that each require different surgical techniques and produce a different set of results. You don’t need to come to the office knowing exactly what type of facelift you need, but it helps if you spend some time thinking about what results you’re after.

Think about what problem areas you are most bothered by. For instance, do you hope to address mid-face sag? Perhaps you are more worried about creases around your nose and eyes. Whatever you’re worried about, take some time to put it into simple, straightforward words.

2. Am I Open To Combining Multiple Facial Procedures?

Smart Beauty Guide advices you to decide whether or not you are comfortable with using multiple treatments to achieve your desired results. Oftentimes, the best results come from combining eyelid lifts with facelifts, but it depends on the shape and proportions of your face and your goals.

An added benefit of combining procedures is that you will heal from both of them simultaneously, so if you are planning to have a facelift now and an eyelid lift later, it will save you time to combine them into one procedure.

3. Am I Prepared For The Recovery Time?

As with any type of surgical procedure, you should expect some recovery time to apply. You should set aside several weeks to heal and avoid strenuous activities. Your surgeon will be able to give you a more precise timeline, but make sure you have some vacation time saved up at work before booking your surgery.

If you are planning a facial plastic surgery, it is wise to schedule a consultation with a knowledgeable and experienced surgeon in your area. Dr. Freeman is fully board certified, and he was educated at Vanderbilt University, so you can count on him to answer any questions that you might have. To schedule a consultation, Call Us At 281-599-9445 Today!