The majority of us would prefer to avoid going under the knife when possible. However, the results of a facelift can be stunning and many men and women wish to rejuvenate their skin and see a more youthful version of themselves when they look in the mirror. This is why non-surgical procedures are quickly gaining popularity as a means of improving facial appearance by restoring the contours of the face without cost, risk, or downtime associated with major surgery.
A non-surgical facelift is most frequently a procedure known as a liquid facelift. During this procedure, your dermatologist will use injectable fillers to restore volume to the face and restore your skin to a more youthful look.
What Non-Surgical Facelifts Treat
A non-surgical facelift combines several effective anti-aging techniques into one procedure aimed at rejuvenating the face. These treatments include the use of dermal fillers to replace volume loss, neurotoxins to smooth the skin, chemical peels to rejuvenate the skin’s texture, and laser treatments to achieve total facial rejuvenation.
Who Should Get a Non-Surgical Facelift?
Both women and men who are interested in the enhance appearance possible from a facelift without the risks and expense of plastic surgery are good candidates for a non-surgical facelift.
In order to create a treatment plan that works best for each individual, Dr. Ip will work one-on-one with you to discuss your concerns and goals before recommending a non-surgical facelift or another treatment that may be better suited to your needs.
What to Expect from a Non-Surgical Facelift
Every patient is different and has drastically different aesthetic goals. For this reason, no two non-surgical facelifts are the same. Some people may be thrilled with their results after just one visit, while others may require multiple visits to reach their goals.
This procedure is minimally invasive and patients can expect to return to their regular activities after their procedure. Combined with the fact that results can last for up to two years, non-surgical facelifts are a patient-favorite.
Prior to starting this procedure, Dr. Ip makes sure that you have a comfortable experience by applying numbing medication to the area so that you do not feel discomfort during this procedure.
Your non-surgical facelift appointment can last anywhere from 20 minutes to an hour, making this a quick and easy procedure that can fit into your lunch break!
All About Recovery Times and Results
Some patients experience discomfort and some swelling following their non-surgical facelift. This type of reaction is normal but should be monitored to ensure that the swelling is not excessive since this can point to an abnormal reaction to the procedure. Bruising is also a common side effect of this procedure, and it may persist for up to 10 days.
However, this doesn’t mean you need to take off work to recover from this procedure. Patients with non-surgical facelifts can resume their normal activities and even apply makeup to cover up post-procedure bruising or redness.
The results of a non-surgical facelift can be extraordinary and this procedure comes with high satisfaction rates. The combination of minimal downtime and not needing to go under the knife in an OR room makes a non-surgical facelift a great option for people who wish to enhance their appearance.
Why Dr. Ip Recommends Non-Surgical Facelifts
Non-surgical facelifts allow many patients to achieve their anti-aging goals without going under the knife. To prevent patients from needing to go under the knife needlessly, Dr. Ip often recommends non-surgical facelifts as a great option with similar results to traditional facelifts.
Leave your skincare to the experts. To learn more about how a non-surgical facelift can enhance your appearance, make sure you work with a board-certified dermatologist. If you would like to experience premier dermatological care to achieve beautiful and healthy skin, please schedule your appointment with Dr. Ip today.