A rejuvenated and younger-looking skin is everyone’s fantasy, especially when we are ageing it’s because of various reasons like we want to build self-confidence, be competent in our walk of life or simply wants to look and feel younger. But, some of us hesitate to let our skin mostly our face to be under the knife or be on actual surgeries as the face is crucial for us and we don’t want it to harm in any way. So, you must be thinking of possible less invasive treatments, then a non-surgical facelift is worth considering.
What is the non-surgical facelift?
A non-surgical facelift is a combination of minimally invasive and non-surgical procedures to address the ageing, rejuvenate and refresh the appearance of your skin. It involves a variety of treatments that can boost the appearance of skin even without undergoing surgery. Examples of these are microdermabrasion and Medical Grade LED light therapy.
Microdermabrasion is popular because it is one of the most gentle and non-invasive cosmetic skin treatments that you can get nowadays. Using a mechanical exfoliator, the outermost layer is professionally stripped to allow new cells to quickly replace the lost skin cells. This procedure also stimulates blood flow to the skin, improving the skin’s texture and appearance. This treatment is usually done in 5-10 sessions over a few weeks, depending on your skin condition.
Even though this is a safe and gentle procedure to clear your skin, you may have some temporary side effects such as a pinkish or red complexion, sensation of sunburn, skin tightness or an overall sensitive sensation. However, these effects are worth it as you achieve a more youthful look.
After the treatment, its effects may immediately be evident with a smooth finish on your skin and these effects are worth it as you achieve a more youthful look. However, as with any skincare treatment, it is recommended for you to follow through with aftercare treatments recommended. This is for you to get the optimal results from the treatment.
LED light therapy or ‘laser facial’ is not a new concept; however, it has more recently gained popularity in skin clinics around the globe. Ozmedica has a variety of treatments that are suitable for skin tightening, pigmentation, tattoos, skin rejuvenation and acne.
The reason for the popularity of these treatments is simple – they work. They work because they use scientifically proven mechanisms that help various skin issues such as; bacteria, wrinkles, and pigmentation.
LED light therapy is a non-invasive procedure, and many say it’s a pleasant experience that they look forward to pampering themselves with. The LED lights are most commonly emitted through a mask or a machine that sits directly over the face as you lay down. The procedure is completely painless which is a plus for many. LED light therapy is safe to do in conjunction with many treatments such as injectables and facials, to increase the effects of the treatment.
In general, here is what non-surgical facelift treatments can do.
- Lift and tighten your face skin.
- Make your lips plump and your face look fuller.
- Reduce the appearance of scars, irregular skin pigmentation, sun damage, wrinkles and many more.
- Even fine lines and crow’s feet.
Benefits of a non-surgical facelift.
The fact that non-surgical treatment may not provide you dramatic results like surgical procedures, but it is efficient and will give you breathtaking results. Here are some benefits of non-surgical facelift treatments.
- More affordable. Non-surgical facelifts are inexpensive compare to surgical facelifts and still, you can be able to achieve amazing results.
- They have fast visible results. Some treatments may produce instant results, but some may take a few days or weeks.
- Less recovery period. Some may take less than an hour to finish the procedure and the recovery time is less.
- Stress-free results. Compared to surgical procedures, non-surgical treatments are typically had minimal aftercare. Also, you can start small and see how you like the results, then you can proceed with further treatments.
Are there any risks with a non-surgical facelift?
Although risks and complications may possible for any treatments, side effects from non-surgical facelift procedures are just minimal and not severe. Some of the side effects are bruising, headache, nausea, swelling or irritation succeeding a procedure which depends on what type of treatment and how your skin will react to it.
To avoid or reduce the risks, it is important to always consult and work with a board-certified doctor to have safe and effective results. A proper consultation with a qualified professional will guide you through the proper treatment to be done, achievable results, and aftercare.