Summer is just around the corner and there are a few extended holiday weekends coming up, as well. If you have been considering plastic surgery, it’s time to take advantage of those 3-day holiday weekends, so you can take less time off from work. While some plastic surgery procedures have a longer recovery period, like a tummy tuck, others have a much shorter recovery period. As a matter of fact, an extended weekend could be the perfect amount of time for you to heal and get back to your normal daily activities. These are procedures that could get you back to work within a week or less!

Breast Augmentation

One of the most popular plastic surgery procedures in the United States is the breast augmentation. Getting this procedure can help you get a refreshed look and improved profile. While every patients’ anatomy is different, the recovery time can vary. Dr. Crispin will discuss each of the different options that influence the surgery’s recovery time. Some of the factors include the kinds of incisions and the types of breast implants.


Liposuction is a popular body contouring procedure that removes stubborn and excessive fat from various areas of the body. There are different types of liposuction offered by Dr. Crispin to help accommodate every patients’ needs. These methods include SlipLipo, Ultrasound-assisted liposuction and Power-assisted liposuction. With every patient he provides insight on the most effective method and how to achieve the quickest recovery time.

Facial Injectables

Facial injectables are non-surgical procedures that produce immediate results. As a matter of fact, these simple procedures don’t require any downtime. While you may experience some discomfort during the procedure, you can return to normal activity almost immediately.

Botox is one of the most common facial injectables that helps reduce wrinkles. Dr. Crispin’s office also offers Juvederm, Radiesse, Sculptra, and Belotro injectables. While you may be able to find these injectables at a discounted rate around Atlanta, Dr. Crispin has 20 years of experience in plastic surgery to get you the results you desire.

Laser Treatment

Laser treatments are another non-surgical option offered at Dr. Crispin’s office. Laser skin resurfacing helps improve the condition of common skin issues. These types of issues include: wrinkles, fine lines, acne and wound scarring, age spots, discoloration and pigmentation problems. Laser treatments can provide quick and effective results.

One of the laser treatments offered by Dr. Crispin is the Pearl Laser Treatment. As a matter of fact, this outpatient procedure can be done in as little as five minutes! Patients can generally resume to normal activities after 2 days.

Ear Surgery

Have you been considering having work done on your ears? Ear surgery, or ear pinning, is a procedure that reshapes and sizes your ears. This particular surgical procedure heals relatively quickly, it does vary per patient, but some patients can expect to return to normal activities within a week.

This is actually a procedure performed on numerous children too. If this is something you have been considering for your child, the summer is the best time to do so. This allows enough healing time for them, and you don’t have to worry about them missing school.

With any plastic surgery procedure, your body needs some time to recover. While some procedures may take longer than others, you can discuss the expected length of recovery time during your consultation at Dr. Crispin’s office. If you have any questions about the recovery periods or details about specific procedures offered by Dr. Crispin, give us a call at 404-257-9888.