The facelift procedure is one of the most well-known methods of facial rejuvenation. It has been performed on hundreds of thousands of aging men and women. When it is done well, no one can tell that work has been done. When done well, the results of a facelift look authentic, and they last for several years. That being said, there are a few things that you can do to make the most of this procedure. The better you care for your skin after your facelift, the longer your results can last. A few ways you can do this is to . . .
- Implement healthy skin habits now. Whether you are preparing for a facelift or have recently undergone this procedure, one of the best things you can start doing now is using sunscreen. Next to natural aging, it is UV damage that breaks down the strength of skin and deeper tissues. So, sunscreen, rain or shine. Next, consult with an esthetician about the skin care products that would best suit your skin, and start using them daily.
- Implement stress management strategies. Yes, stress can affect your skin, because stress affects every cell in the body. Adrenaline, cortisol, and other stress-related chemicals According to one study, stress shortens the telomeres in DNA, and short telomeres are associated with cellular damage and death. As you may know, damaged skin cells and weak fibroblasts can lead to premature aging. Whether a daily walk or yoga class or listening to your favorite music is what lifts your mood, do it – a lot.
- Implement a maintenance plan. Next, to using sunscreen on a daily basis, the best thing you can do for your rejuvenated skin supports it. Many of the non-surgical treatments performed today revolve around inducing collagen out of the fibroblast cells. Depending on your preferences, you may choose to maintain smooth, supple skin with injectables, microneedling, laser treatments, or radiofrequency. We offer a plethora of options and are happy to develop a plan around your needs.
We are proud to serve patients from North Bergen, Tenafly, and other areas surrounding our Englewood office. To schedule your consultation, call 201-567-9595.