What is Liquid Facelift?
Our secret but powerful anti-ageing procedure to help boost the youthfulness and vitality of your skin using the latest advancement in non-surgical liquid therapy, without the need for surgery or scarring that is usually associated with a facelift. Offering many of the benefits of traditional facelift surgery, without the need for any recovery time. It can be used to restore volume, fill cheeks, remove wrinkles and restore the old structure that your face once had with treatment times usually taking less than 45 minutes.
How does Liquid Facelift work?
The Liquid Facelift procedure uses a combination of TGA and FDA approved dermal fillers and optional muscle relaxants to add volume to the face, fill wrinkles and smooth fines lines and restore vitality. The Liquid Facelift treatment rejuvenates the skin by restoring facial volume and is effective in reducing wrinkles. Liquid Facelift can be used to target selected areas such as your lips, around the nose or you can have additional areas of the face injected for an all-round improved appearance.
Results from the Liquid Facelift are usually noticeable immediately after treatment. You will have a healthier and more youthful skin with reduced appearance of fine lines and wrinkles. A Liquid Facelift is the perfect way to get your skin refreshed and to make you look years younger. Patients who get the Liquid Facelift are always impressed at how much younger and healthier their appearance looks.
We know that the first step towards making and appointment can be a little overwhelming for some people. We encourage you to visit us for a free consultation with our expert physicians today.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
The Answers to all of Your Questions
Q. What is a liquid facelift?
A. A liquid facelift involves injections into the skin in order to restore volume, help restore the old structure, and remove various lines and wrinkles. It is an overall anti-ageing procedure used to improve youthful aesthetics of the face.
Q. What are the benefits to a liquid facelift over a traditional one?
A. Many benefits exist for a liquid facelift. The primary one is that it is considered minimally invasive because the results are obtained by injections only. There are no knives and no incisions made. This means that there will be no scarring. There are no hospital stays and it is significantly more affordable than traditional facelift surgery. Many of the same results can be obtained, but it is not going to be the same. It is important to explore both and talk to a doctor about the pros and cons to a liquid facelift.
Q. How long do the results last?
A. The results can vary from person to person and based upon what products are used. For the most part, the injections can last at least six months and some have been known to last as many as 10 months. The results are often natural and improve naturally over the span of several weeks as the body is able to up its collagen production.
Q. Which product is used?
A. The product used can vary based upon what a person’s desired results are. There can be fillers as well as other natural substances together with the use of muscle relaxers.
Q. What are the costs involved?
A. The costs can vary from doctor to doctor as well as what injections are used and how many injections are made. The costs can be upwards of $600 per injection, though a doctor will be able to give you a complete cost workup when you schedule an appointment. Most doctors will charge per injection, though there are packages available as well. This can be advantageous when multiple injections will be used in a single sitting or when there is going to be repeat business for touch-ups later on.
Q. How long does the procedure take?
A. The procedure generally takes about 45 minutes, though it depends on the amount of sculpturing involved in order to get the desired appearance. This is something you can ask your doctor about to find out the estimated time for what you want done.
Q. How do I make an appointment?
A. An appointment can be made first for a consultation and then for an appointment for the actual procedure. The first step is to call the doctor and ask for a consultation. After the consultation has taken place and it has been decided that you are a candidate, you can then make an appointment at the office for the procedure for a day and time that is convenient for you. Not everyone is a candidate for a liquid facelift, which is why a consultation occurs first.
Q. Is a consultation needed?
A. A consultation is needed because there are variations in terms of the overall outcome. Everyone is different and has different issues. You will want a consultation to find out what kinds of injections you need and what can be expected with the final results. Some people need more volume filling while others need to erase more wrinkles. Each of these can involve different types of injections and various techniques. The consultation can also help to answer questions about the procedure and the experience level of the doctor to ensure you are in the best hands..
Q. How do I find the right doctor?
A. It’s important to find a doctor who is familiar with liquid facelifts and who has a proven track record of offering them you want to make sure that all fillers being used are TGA and FDA approved to avoid any kind of negative reactions. When you schedule a consultation, you can ask questions about the procedure and gain confidence with the doctor who will be performing the facelift. It’s also a good idea to view before and after photos so you know what to expect.
Q. What can I expect during the procedure?
A. During the procedure, you will go in and sit down in a chair. The areas that will be injected will be treated with a numbing agent. The doctor will then use several syringes to make injections into such areas of the face as the cheeks, forehead, and chin. This is done to remove wrinkles and to fill the areas for more volume. After the procedure, a list of care instructions will be provided so you know what you can and cannot do for the first few hours.
Q. Is it going to hurt?
A. Many of the injections will include lidocaine, which is designed to help reduce the amount of pain involved with the injections. Numbing cream or gel can also be used to help minimize the pain. Most people experience a small pinch when the needle pierces the skin. Many patients will also experience a little bit of pain and tingling after the procedure, but this generally subsides after a few hours.
Q. What are the side effects to a liquid facelift?
A. There can be various side effects. The most commonly experienced ones are redness and irritation at the site of injection. These generally clear up on their own after a few hours. Some people may experience allergic reactions. There may also be lumps, bruising, or excess swelling. When the procedure is done by a trained doctor, the side effects and complications are minimised. This is why it’s of the utmost importance to work with a doctor who knows what they are doing instead of doing a lot of bargain hunting for the best price.