Combining non-invasive treatments for full facial rejuvenation

Whether it seems to appear over night or creep into perceptibly little by little; there is no denying that ageing happens. Anatomical bone structure, genetics, the environment and various lifestyle realities all contribute, affect, and determine the prominence of visible ageing. Individuals who seek to retain their youthful appearance have multiple choices when it comes to diminishing and erasing unwanted signs of ageing. One of these is a Non-Surgical Facelift.


Non-Surgical Facelift

A Non-Surgical Facelift is a beautifying non-invasive cosmetic procedure that provides excellent outcomes.

It is ideal for those without the time or desire to undergo more invasive procedures. It may also prove to be suitable for those who are looking to minimize risk while retaining the ability to address unwanted signs of ageing. A Non-Surgical Facelift is less costly than a Surgical Facelift.


What can a Non-Surgical Facelift provide?

This procedure is capable of renewing and rejuvenating the facial appearance. It is effective at targeting signs and symptoms of visible ageing without incisions, scheduled recovery time, or significant downtime required. It can be performed without the use of General Anaesthesia, time in theatre, or an overnight clinic stay. It is a highly approachable aesthetic procedure and its priority on catering to individualized concerns carries high levels of patient satisfaction following.

A Non-Surgical Facelift is able to produce significant results in ideal candidates. It is most popularly utilized to:
• smooth wrinkles and lines
• restore volume
• renew the dermal surface
• tighten skin


Who is the Ideal Candidate

Individuals who are experiencing mild and moderate ageing are likely to receive the most significant advantages of a Non-Surgical Facelift.

It is important to note that there are distinct differences between a Surgical and Non-Surgical Facelift. A Non-Surgical Facelift is not able to reposition fat pads, move muscle or ligaments, eliminate excess tissue, or treat severe laxity or advanced dermal ptosis.


Techniques & Results

A Non-Surgical Facelift is highly customizable; as such the techniques and treatments considered in a Non-Surgical Facelift will vary. These may include dermal filler, botulinum toxin, PRP therapy and resurfacing treatments. Those which are to-be selected will be discussed in detail and determined pre-treatment. Following a Non-Surgical Facelift redness and light swelling is likely, although discomfort should be minimal. You will be provided with specific after-care instructions; these often advise sleeping with your head elevated, no strenuous exercise, and avoiding sun exposure for several days.


Enjoying Non-Permanence

A Non-Surgical Facelift allows for results that may last up to 12 months or more.

The non-permanence of this aesthetic treatment is an asset to many individuals who want to experience the reviving effects of aesthetic rejuvenation without surgery. They find that they enjoy and celebrate the experience of touch-ups as self-care. The preventative qualities that accompany commonly used staples such as botulinum toxin are also to be appreciated.


Speak to the Surgeon

The decision between a Surgical Facelift or a Non-Surgical Facelift requires a thorough assessment.

The joy of consulting with an established and experienced Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgeon is an accurate, balanced, and honest appraisal.

If you are desiring to reverse ageing; nothing will clarify advantages, limitations, and realistic expectations better than a scheduled consultation. For advice based on your individually unique skin texture, bone structure, and aesthetic concerns; schedule a one-on-one consultation with Dr Potgieter.


Dr Potgieter

Dr Potgieter is a Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgeon based in Sandton. Learn more about his personality and practice here.

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