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Good Advice Non-Surgical Facelift Versus Minimally Invasive Hybrid Facelift (Future Lift™): What are the Advantages of Each, and When Do You Do One Over the Other? by Andrew M. Jacono, MD
If you wish to improve your facial appearance, but are not ready to have ten years, requiring less maintenance and treatment sessions than the non-invasive approach. surgery, there are new products and devices that can deliver a facelifted Additionally, the cost of maintaining your appearance with multiple non-surgical treatments will appearance without incisions. With advances in technology, today’s fa- actually cost more than a minimally invasive facelift. The results of non-surgical facial tightening cial plastic surgeons have new tools to help patients look great without and injections are more subtle, so that those with more severe aging such as heavy jowls and surgery. As with all treatments there are advantages, disadvantages and a “Turkey Waddle” may not see enough of an improvement. This is when surgery becomes a limitations. better choice. I have gotten excellent results when combining two treatments, UltheThe most state-of-the-art facelift is a hybrid technique that I created called the Future Lift™. It rapy® and a new injectable product called Juvederm VOLUMA™ XC. As fuses the optimal features of older-generation, short-incision “mini” facelifts with deep plane we age two things happen to our face, it becomes loose along the jawline and neck creating facelifts. Hybrid facelifts yield superior, natural looking results with minimal scarring and a shortjowls, and our face loses volume and deflates causing flattening and drooping of the cheeks. er recovery (7-10 days). In addition, this lift restores volume to the cheekbones and smoothes Juvederm VOLUMA™ XC adds back the natural volume in the cheeks lifting them, and Ulthe- nasolabial folds, resulting in a youthful, beautiful, heart-shaped face and authentic result that rapy® lifts the hanging neck and jowls. does not appear tight or “overdone.” For years, my patients have had Ultherapy® is a non-surgical treatment for lifting and tightening the to choose between better results or less scarring. With hybrid facelifts, The most state-of-the-art facelift they get the best of both. jawline, neck and face. The procedure takes 30-60 minutes, requires no downtime, (no bruising or swelling) and results occur gradually over 2-3 The Future Lift™ uses a short incision, lifting the facial tissue and muscles is a hybrid technique that I ® simultaneously. This creates a softer look as the lift comes from undermonths. Unlike other non-surgical procedures, Ultherapy is able to treat not only the skin itself, but the facial and neck muscles below the created called the Future Lift™. neath the muscles, unlike traditional mini-lifts that peel back the skin and skin that are addressed in surgery. I tell my patients that there is usually stretch it creating a tight or pulled look. It delivers best-in-class results, ofbetween a 25% and 30% tightening effect that requires only 1 treatfering longer-lasting results as well. The standard lifetime of a “mini lift” is ment session. The results of the treatment last approximately 3 years, and can be repeated. The between three to five years, but with newer hybrid facelifts results typically last 10 to 12 years. Just disadvantage to Ultherapy® is it cannot tighten all of the laxity of the face as surgery does. like a “mini facelift,” The Future Lift™ can be performed under local anesthesia in about an hour Juvederm VOLUMA™ XC is an injectable gel, the first and only filler FDA-approved to instantly and a half. General anesthesia is not necessary, making this a safe procedure as well. add volume to the cheek area that deflates with age. It is made of Hyaluronic Acid, a naturally To learn more, please call our New York or Great Neck offices at 212-570-2500 or 516-773occurring, hydrating substance that is found in your skin. As you age, you start to lose HA, 4646, or visit us at www.NewYorkFacialPlasticSurgery.com. casusig the skin to lose structure and volume. It is injected into the cheek region in a procedure Dr. Andrew Jacono is a Dual Board Certified Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeon. He is that takes just minutes. It gives you a subtle lift, helping to restore contour and a more youthful Section Head of the Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at North Shore University Hospital profile, for up to 2 years. and an Assistant Professor of Facial Plastic Surgery at New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, and AlSo when is a minimally invasive facelift the best option? Surgical results last usually around bert Einstein College of Medicine advertisement
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