NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ — A new study released on
September 20, 2010, in the Archives of Facial Plastic
Surgery details a breakthrough innovation in post-op treatment
for facelifts. The study, performed by renowned New York
Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon Dr. Andrew Jacono details
how Hyperbaric Oxygen (HBO) Therapy addresses bruising in patients
undergoing facelifts, and proves to decrease bruising by 35
percent, seven days post-operation.
“Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy works to increase oxygen to facial
tissue and stimulate the growth of new blood vessels, which in
turn, contributes to a faster recovery,” explains Dr. Jacono, who
cites faster healing time among the top concerns of facial plastic
surgery patients. “My patients are all very busy and are
eager to return to their public lives as quickly as possible,” he
Facelifts were the most popular surgical procedure for women in
2009, according to the American Academy of Facial Plastic and
Reconstructive Surgery (AAFPRS). Compared to 2008, facelift
procedures actually increased by 14 percent.
HBO is not Dr. Jacono’s first foray into natural approaches to
healing. He also incorporates scientifically proven holistic
elements like homeopathy, massage and music therapy into his daily
surgical practice. Dr. Jacono is known for his masterful
results and helping his high profile patients make a rapid return
to the public eye.
“Scientific studies also indicate that homeopathic remedies like
Arnica Montana and dietary supplements like Bromelaine and
Hyaluronic Acid can help minimize swelling and bruising and speed
healing,” says Dr. Jacono.
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