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Why Fall and Winter are Ideal for Plastic Surgery

Posted on Nov 20, 2015 Plastic Surgery

A major factor in determining whether a cosmetic procedure is right for you is timing. Is this the right time in your life to undergo a procedure? Do you have enough time to recover? Is it the right season?

While it may sound odd that certain seasons are better for plastic surgery, studies suggest that fall and winter are ideal. Here are some reasons why.

Winter clothing makes it easy to conceal changes

If done properly, most procedures should leave very little evidence. But scarring and swelling immediately after the procedure can be common. Heavy coats and sweaters can cover up these temporary changes until you are ready to unveil the new and improved you.

More holidays in winter months

Thanksgiving and the holidays in December, usually carry with them more days off which you can use for recovery time. No point in taking extra vacation when you can use the holiday down time to rest up from a procedure.

Less sunlight

In many cases, it is best to stay out of the sun following a procedure. With shorter days and far less sunshine in the winter months, you can ensure that direct sunlight with not exacerbate anything post surgery.

If you have questions about the best time for you to undergo plastic surgery, call us at 610-355-1929 to schedule your consultation with Philadelphia plastic surgeon, Dr. David A. Bottger today!