liquid face lift
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The liquid facelift is the latest advancement in rejuvenating your face and providing a more youthful appearance. It can offer many of the benefits of a traditional facelift without having to undergo a surgical procedure and its recovery. Liquid facelifts can restore lost volume, diminish lines and wrinkles, redefine the jaw line and cheekbones and lift sagging brows.
Dr. Victor has been performing liquid face lifts since before the phrase was coined and is an expert injector and a true artist when it comes to perfecting and enhancing his patient’s faces. He uses his own customized technique and blends a combination of fillers so that each patient’s results are completely personalized to suit the their particular needs and desires.
The treatment is a multi-layered approach based on your areas of concern and goals. Dr. Victor first carefully studies the structure of your face and then crafts the ideal treatment plan usually using several different types cosmetic fillers. He may use one type of filler to provide volume and fill in wrinkles, while other dermal fillers may be selected for use deeper within the skin to offer significant contouring to the facial structure.
BOTOX is used to relax certain muscles in the face, providing a reduction in lines around the brows, forehead or mouth. A combination of these treatments are used to enhance the overall look of the face, tailored to perfectly suit the your particular needs and goals.
candidates for liquid facelift
Liquid facelifts are an appropriate form of treatment for patients interested in restoring youthful volume and shape to their faces without having to endure an invasive surgery. It is safe and beneficial for people with all different skin types looking for facial rejuvenation. A liquid facelift can produce much more substantial contouring than any topical products. However, the results of a liquid facelift are often somewhat more natural than that of a surgical facelift.
By thoroughly discussing your goals for treatment and your personal medical history with Dr. Victor, you can determine together whether a liquid facelift is the right procedure to meet your needs.
the liquid facelift procedure
Dr. Victor’s technique for a liquid facelift will vary per patient since his procedure is fully customized for each unique patient’s needs. An anesthetic if often necessary before the liquid facelift, depending upon the types of fillers that will be used and the patient’s sensitivity level. Dr. Victor will choose the products used for the procedure which will be injected into the appropriate area or areas of the face being treated. Even if you are receiving several injections, each injection only takes a second or two so the overall treatment time is typically very short.
results of a liquid facelift
The results obtained by undergoing the liquid facelift procedure will vary from patient to patient because each treatment is so individualized. It depends on which particular products were used. Some, such as Restylane and Juvederm, typically offer immediate results, while others, such as Sculptra or Botox, may take longer to produce a noticeable difference. The condition being treated and extent of the treatment will also be factors in determining the results. For many of Dr. Victor’s patients, the goal is an overall rejuvenated, more refreshed and youthful look rather than an obvious appearance of having had a procedure done. Prior to the procedure, Dr. Victor will have a discussion with you to assess your concerns and desires.
On average, the results of the liquid facelift will last between one and two years. However, this too is dependent upon the patient’s skin, lifestyle habits and the treatments used. The results can often be prolonged if the patient carefully follows all of the doctor’s instructions after the procedure and uses quality products to care for the skin. Most of Dr. Victor’s patients maximize their new youthful appearance by scheduling touch-up appointments about every 6 months.
liquid facelift risks
Liquid facelifts are considered a safe procedure with a very low risk of developing any serious complications. Some patients do experience some minor side effects after treatment, though, including swelling, tenderness or bruising. If this occurs, these issues generally respond well to an over-the-counter, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory pain relief medication. Dr. Victor and his staff will provide you with specific instructions to follow after your liquid facelift, which usually include avoiding sun exposure without SPF of at least 50 and not exercising for the first couple of days post-procedure.