While getting a facelift can provide some relief from signs of aging, it does not stop your body from getting older. Years of sun exposure combined with hormonal changes will still work to age your face. By maintaining skincare, generously applying sunscreen, and living healthy, you can work to maintain the appearance of your facelift for years to come.
Maintaining a Facelift Will Keep You Looking Younger Longer
Getting a facelift doesn't mean that you no longer have to take care of your skin, but rather provide new care regimen. A facelift will not stop your face from aging and will require regular upkeep to keep your skin looking timeless.
Some of the best ways to maintain your facelift include:
- Using skin-care products with retinoids and antioxidant ingredients in them to help the skin maintain hydration and enhance skin cell production
- Use laser or microneedling to stimulate the production of collagen in the face and improve skin tone
- Get IPL treatments to fix skin color variations and visible blood vessels
- Use fillers and Botox treatments after the facelift has settled to prevent the development of new wrinkles
One of the best things you can do to maintain your facelift is by practicing a healthy habits. Applying sunscreen, drinking water, eating a well-balanced diet, not smoking, and regular exercise are some of the daily ways you can keep your facelift looking good.
As a person continues to age, their need to maintain their skin only increases. A facelift procedure is a great option to restore a youthful appearance and correct problem areas on the face but taking care and maintaining your face will keep you looking great for years to come.
For any cosmetic surgery, consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon such as Dr. Yuly Gorodisky to be sure that you are receiving the best possible care!