Whether you’re attending Thursdays on Third in Naples, or holiday shopping at Coconut Point in Estero, or one of the many holiday boat parades and Christmas tree lightings from Naples, Bonita Springs to Fort Myers… you will want to look fabulous this holiday season!
The problem is, a refreshed and rejuvenated appearance takes time and planning. The Woodruff Institute for Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery has complied the list below, supported by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons, of the top cosmetic procedures to prepare for the holidays. These treatments are available at any of The Woodruff Institute’s locations and can ensure you look your best for the season’s festivities, but only if you start planning now!
Blepharoplasty: Plan 1 Month Ahead
The delicate, thin skin of the upper eyelid can slowly sag with age, resulting in eyes that look tired, uninterested, and even unhealthy. A blepharoplasty, or eyelid lift, is a surgical procedure designed to eliminate this lax tissue, creating a brighter, more awake look to the appearance. The blepharoplasty can also address the loose fat pads that pull downward both above and below the eye, eliminating dark circles and under eye “bags”. The benefits of an eyelid lift can be seen almost immediately. Bruising and swelling are generally mild, but patients should give themselves from two to four weeks for healing. Call today for a complimentary consultation with board-certified facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Jonathan Sonne.
Kybella: Plan 4-8 Weeks Ahead
Kybella is the first and only FDA-approved injectable drug that contours and improves the appearance of submental fullness, sometimes referred to as “double chin.” This common yet undertreated aesthetic facial condition can detract from an otherwise balanced and harmonious facial appearance- leading to an older and heavier look. Since everyone’s chin profile is different, the number of treatments varies from patient to patient. The in-office treatment takes 15 minutes and you will likely have some swelling, bruising, or numbness under your chin. You may receive up to 6 treatment sessions, spaced at least 1 month apart. Many patients experience visible results in 2 KYBELLA® treatments.
Botox/Dysport: Plan 3-4 Weeks Ahead
The neurotoxins, Botox & Dysport, temporarily weaken muscles, relaxing wrinkles. Botox & Dysport target dynamic facial lines, or those caused by repetitive expressions, including Crows’ Feet, forehead creases, and frown lines. As the muscles release, the face will look younger and more refreshed. The in-office treatment takes only a few minutes and requires no downtime. While the results from Botox & Dysport are not immediate, they will last for up to three months. In about two weeks, early benefits of Botox & Dysport can be seen. For the best results, schedule your Botox / Dysport session three to four weeks before your holiday celebration.
Dermal Fillers: Plan A Few Days Ahead
The dermal filler family includes injectibles like Juvederm, Restylane, Radiesse, and Voluma. Created from collagen-renewing substances such as Hyaluronic Acid, fillers plump wrinkles, smooth acne scars, lift tissues, and restore volume under the eyes or across the cheeks. The results from fillers can be seen immediately after administration and will last from six to twelve months. Do not wait till the last minute to plan on a dermal filler session, however, since mild bruising and swelling may occur after treatment.
If you want to put your best face forward this holiday season, there is no time to waste. Call The Woodruff Institute for Dermatology & Cosmetic Surgery today! 239-498-DERM (3376)
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