Liquid facelifts are referred to as such because it uses a series of injectable treatments are used to improve the visible signs of aging. Rather than the usual surgical techniques, a liquid facelift is completely non-surgical. The use of the term facelift is a bit of a misnomer. Dr. Allegra does not remove excess skin, nor is there any true “lifting” of the face. Instead, your injectors will use a series of injections to relax muscles causing wrinkles and plump the supporting layers of your skin to restore the fullness lost.
As we age, our bodies produce less collagen than in our younger years. This can lead to sagging skin and the formation of wrinkles as we lose some of the supporting layers under the outermost layer of skin.
Liquid facelift treatments function to relax the appearance of facial lines and wrinkles while also restoring volume and fullness to a patient’s face. Liquid facelifts have become one of the most popular treatments on the market today because they offer almost instantaneous results with little to no recovery time. Some of the injections commonly used in liquid facelifts are reversible, so there is little commitment if the patient does not like his or her new look. Patients find this attractive and make them gravitate towards the procedure.
Both men and women of almost all ages are good candidates for liquid facelift treatments. If you want to restore a more youthful appearance, but have concerns about invasive surgical procedures or anesthesia, you may find benefits from a liquid facelift. Those who have budgetary concerns about the price of a surgical facelift may also find liquid facelifts desirable.
Pregnant and breastfeeding mothers and those with allergic reactions to particular injectables should not receive liquid facelifts. At Northwest Face & Body, we can perform tests during your consultation to determine if you have a heightened risk for complications.
Over time, our facial muscles pull on our skin, which can eventually lead to the appearance of wrinkles and creases and a general appearance of aging. contain safe amounts of a mild toxin which has been shown to gently relax these muscles and release their pull on skin. While this may sound dangerous, it is safe when used at the levels administered by those working under the supervision of a trained physician. ar some of the most commonly sought treatments in the cosmetic industry with an estimated 6 million performed in the United States each year.
Facial fillers refer to a wide variety of injectable treatments designed to reduce the appearance of wrinkles by adding fullness and volume under our skin. By restoring this fullness, we can reduce many of the commonly seen signs of aging and restore a more youthful appearance without it being obvious a patient has had work performed.
As opposed to traditional, surgical facelifts, the results from liquid facelift procedures are not as permanent. How long you see results from a liquid facelift? This depends largely on what injectables you and your physician decide are best for you and your individual goals. It is not uncommon to see results for a year or more.
The injectables used in a liquid facelift are sold by the vial. Your final cost is going to be variable, depending on the amount of work you would like performed, and how many vials are used during your treatment regimen. Our price list and Price Simulator™ app can give a good idea of what the final cost may look like. Please contact us at NW Face & Body to schedule a consultation to discuss further.
Liquid facelifts and the various injectable treatments performed during liquid facelift procedures are, by and large, very safe procedures. All injectable treatments carefully scrutinized by the FDA. A small minority of patients may have allergies to some of the protein or ingredients in some injectables. However, the wide variety of various treatments allows for customized treatments tailored to the individual. Some of the more commonly reported side effects include minor swelling, itching, bruising, and tenderness at the injection sites.
Northwest Face & Body is a premier plastic surgery practice serving the Bellevue and Kirkland areas. Our qualified injectors treat hundreds of patients every month and specialize in liquid facelift injections. With the knowledge and experience necessary for good results, Northwest Face & Body provides the best liquid facelift Kirkland and Bellevue offer.
Dr. Ludwig Allegra is a talented plastic surgeon who performs many injections every week. With over two decades of experience in plastic surgery and cosmetic injectables, Dr. Allegra understands the techniques that can garner the best results from your Bellevue liquid facelift.
To schedule a consultation with Dr. Ludwig Allegra or an injector at Northwest Face & Body, call us at 425-576-1700. You can also contact us via our contact form or Price Simulator™ app.