Non-surgical Facelift Treatments
With the ability to define the face and make us look more youthful, it is little wonder that facelifts are such a common cosmetic surgery procedure. Many patients who choose facelift surgery report that the end result leaves them brimming with confidence, and feeling as well as looking significantly younger. Nevertheless, conventional facelift surgery is invasive with considerable downtime, and understandably, many people who are desperate to reap its benefits still have real reservations about going under the knife.
Thankfully, advances in the techniques and tools used in cosmetic improvements mean that patients no longer need to turn to invasive surgery in a bid to transform their appearance. Instead, there
Most common non-surgical facelift treatments
There are three different areas that non-surgical facelift treatments can address. These are:
- Replenishing volume that has been lost
- Tightening deeper tissue
- Resurfacing the superficial skin
Many patients choose to use a combination of treatments so that they can effectively address the different aspects of their face that they are unhappy with. Let’s explore some of the non-surgical facelift treatments most commonly requested today.
Botox injections have been around a while, but they are still one of the most popular choices when it comes to reducing signs of
Botox is most often used on fine lines around the eyes, on the forehead and in other areas of the upper part of the face. The results of the treatment are at the optimum around a week after the
As we get older, we naturally lose volume in our face. This can create the appearance of sagging jowls and hollow cheeks, which in turn can make us appear older, often more so than we truly are.
Dermal fillers, which are administered via injection, work by restoring facial volume, plumping out the cheeks and tightening the skin
They are most often used in cheeks and lower parts of your
There are several types of injectable dermal filler that can create this facelift effect. These include:
- Hyaluronic Acid based fillers (Belotero, Hydrelle, Juvederm, Perlane, Prevelle Silk, Restylane, Ultra Plus,
- Semi-permanent fillers (Radiesse, Sculptra)
- Permanent fillers (ArteFill)
The results of dermal fillers are virtually instant, and although temporary, they can last as long as six to nine months. There is also virtually no downtime, making the procedure a very simple way to achieve a non-surgical facelift.
Volume loss can also be treated with a process known as
Many people who are interested in a facelift are concerned about the appearance of their neck and jawline. As we age, the skin on the neck can sag and wrinkle, which leads to a loose and undefined jawline. Kybella is a new, non-surgical fat-blasting treatment that can help you achieve greater definition in your jaw and a more youthful appearance.
Kybella injections usually take place over a period of several months, and you may feel a little discomfort in the days
Light, Ultrasound and Laser Treatments
There are a wide variety of light, ultrasound and laser treatments that focus on rejuvenating the appearance of the face. Targeting pigmentation problems, blotchy skin, fine lines and redness, these treatments can offer results that closely mimic those seen after conventional facelift surgery. They also tend to be relatively affordable, with fast results and virtually no recovery period.
If you are unable to achieve the result that you are looking for using any of the above non-surgical treatments, our doctor or surgeon may recommend a laser facelift. This minimally-invasive treatment utilizes laser technology to create a controlled injury, melting fat and causing the skin to tighten.
Laser lifts tend to be most effective on the lower half of the face and neck, and the results of the treatment are immediate and permanent.
If you would like to look and feel younger, a non-surgical facelift can help you achieve the appearance you are hoping for without the need to go under the knife. To find out more about non-surgical facelift treatments, please contact us and make an appointment at our offices.