What Is a Nonsurgical Facelift?
If you've started to notice droopy facial skin or a sagging neck but aren't ready for a surgical facelift, you may be wondering about noninvasive options for rejuvenation. At Imperial Dermatology, Dr. Simona Bartos is pleased to offer Silhouette InstaLift® and Medyglobal Threads, a nonsurgical facelift procedure that utilizes dissolvable sutures to lift sagging skin and add natural-looking, youthful volume. Generally recommended for patients between the ages of 35 – 60, a nonsurgical facelift can treat mild to moderate skin laxity in the cheeks, nasolabial folds, neck, jowls, forehead, and brows. Contact our practice in Hollywood, FL to book an appointment with Dr. Bartos, and learn whether a nonsurgical facelift could help you meet your cosmetic goals.
What Are The Benefits Of A Nonsurgical Facelift?
A custom nonsurgical facelift at Imperial Dermatology can give you the benefits of plastic surgery without the cost and recovery time, including:
- Lifting sagging skin
- Reducing wrinkles, creases, and lines
- Improving skin tone and texture
- Firming the skin
- Enhancing volume
- Stimulating new collagen and elastin growth
- Creating a more youthful look
- No surgery or scarring
- Recovery is quick (about 2 – 3 days)
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"Today I had my first visit with Imperial Dermatology and I was very impressed. All of the staff were so welcoming and kind. Dr. Bartos is awesome! Her bedside manner is exactly what you want in a Doctor. I appreciate the amount of time she takes to listen and understand your concerns. I’m very happy with my Botox treatment and I will be coming back soon for Morpheus8. Thank you for being so wonderful!"- H.T. / Google / Sep 16, 2022
How Nonsurgical Facelift Works
The Thread Lift is an outpatient procedure performed at Imperial Dermatology, generally taking about an hour. Prior to starting your treatment, Dr. Bartos will apply a topical anesthetic and mark the treatment areas. The area is marked, numbed with a tiny amount of local anesthetic, and then a needle will be used to place the dissolvable threads into your skin to produce a tighter, suspended appearance and create your desired lift. The threads contain tiny, absorbable cones, which help stimulate collagen production to add youthful-looking volume. After your procedure, you should have very little required downtime. You might experience some mild bruising and swelling, but these effects should dissipate within a few days.
Nonsurgical Facelift FAQ
Is the Silhouette InstaLift safe?
Yes, it is. The Silhouette InstaLift was approved by the FDA in 2015 and is the only absorbable suture with FDA clearance for cosmetic procedures.
Does getting a nonsurgical facelift hurt?
No, most patients don't experience discomfort during a nonsurgical facelift. Before your procedure, Dr. Bartos will apply a topical anesthetic to the treatment area and then numb it with a local anesthetic to keep you comfortable while the threads are inserted. After the procedure, some patients may experience mild swelling or bruising, but these typically subside in a few days.
How long does a nonsurgical facelift procedure take?
Most nonsurgical facelift procedures take about 30 - 45 minutes.
How soon do you see results from a nonsurgical facelift?
Some people may see tightening and firming results almost instantly, but in most cases, results start becoming noticeable within weeks as the skin starts to produce new collagen. Optimal results are usually seen at 3 – 6 months.
How long do the results from a nonsurgical facelift last?
Many patients can see their results from a nonsurgical facelift last for about 18 – 24 months or longer.
Give Your Skin a Lift
If you're looking to fight signs of aging, like sagging and volume loss, a nonsurgical facelift might be a great treatment for you. The cutting-edge Silhouette InstaLift® and Medyglobal Threads technology elevates the skin while also stimulating collagen production over time. Let Dr. Bartos and her team help you achieve the look you want. Contact Imperial Dermatology in Hollywood, FL to schedule an appointment.
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