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What is a Non-Surgical Facelift?

Do you have crow's feet, forehead lines, or maybe some frown lines? Do you feel like the skin on your face is starting to sag? You may be unhappy as your face ages and wrinkles and think that a facelift is the perfect option. Celebrities are often noticed for having facelifts done. A facelift procedure involves cutting your skin and stretching it. By tightening your skin, a facelift lessens your skin's wrinkly and saggy areas. Unfortunately, facelifts are expensive and take a lot of time. The average cost of a facelift is about $8,000, with some ranging as high as $25,000. There are also quite a few potential risks, including hair loss, skin loss, infection, scarring, discoloration, nerve damage, and blood or fluid retention under the skin. Another problem with spending the money and worrying about risks is that facelifts last only about ten years.

Non-surgical facelifts are a way to get facelifts without having to go under the knife. The goals of a non-surgical facelift are the same as a surgical facelift, but without surgery. Non-surgical facelifts tightens the skin on your face by using more natural methods. Some of these natural methods include Botox, Thermage, and Threadlift. Botox and Thermage have been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The FDA's approval of Threadlift, however, has been revoked.

  • Botox is the most well-known method of non-surgical facelift. Botox is the nickname for Botulinum toxin, which is injected underneath your skin. By paralyzing your muscles, this injection gets rid of your wrinkles. Be careful with Botox though. Just a quick Internet search will prove that sometimes, Botox goes wrong. Also, on average, it only lasts for around two to six months. The cost ranges from $300 to $1,200.
  • Thermage activates the natural collagen found in your skin by using a radio frequency device. This is a more expensive method of non-surgical facelift, as it costs around $2,000. Your results should last from six months up to two years.
  • Threadlift (or FeatherLift) uses a surgical needle and thread to tighten up your wrinkles. This procedure is very non-invasive. Each thread costs about $400 and, typically, two to eight threads are used for each treatment. On average, results last from two to four years.

Lasers, microdermabrasion, chemical peels, and dermal filling agents are other methods for non-surgical facelifts. Understand that there are risks involved in facelifts, whether they are surgical or not. Find a doctor that you trust before getting a procedure done.

 

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