Liquid Facelift in Charleston, SC
Does it seem that your wrinkles and fine lines multiply every time you look in the mirror? Men and women living in Charleston, Daniel Island, Summerville and Mount Pleasant, SC, may want to consider a liquid facelift by Dr. Brian G. Widenhouse at Port City Plastic Surgery to reduce the signs of aging and restore a younger, fresher appearance.
What is a Liquid Facelift?
Liquid facelifts are another term for dermal fillers. With this type of “facelift,” we combine an injectable filler treatment to add volume with a Botox® or Dysport® treatment that relaxes facial lines.
How Much Does a Liquid Facelift Cost?
The cost of a liquid facelift varies with each patient depending on the filler and injectable used as well as how many injections of each are needed and how many areas are treated. During a consultation with Dr. Widenhouse, we can go over the costs as well as payment and financing options.
Liquid Facelift Benefits
Liquid facelifts are the best of both worlds incorporating treatments of dermal fillers and injectables that relax the muscles associated with fine lines and wrinkles. They also offer the following benefits:
- No downtime or recovery
- Quick results that improve over time
- Fast, easy treatments
- Minimally invasive
Who is the Ideal Candidate for a Liquid Facelift?
Anyone who wants to make subtle changes to their appearance without going through extensive facial surgeries requiring lengthy recoveries.
What Do I Do to Prepare for a Liquid Facelift?
Just as with dermal fillers and injectables, there is no preparation for liquid facelifts; however, we recommend you stop taking medications and supplements that thin the blood to prevent excessive bruising.
What Should I Expect on the Day of a Liquid Facelift?
The process of performing a liquid facelift is the same as performing injections of dermal fillers and injectables. The targeted area may be numbed with cream to prevent any discomfort. The fillers are injected into the layers of skin to add volume and increase collagen production. Injectables such as Botox® or Dysport® are injected in the area to relax the muscles associated with the wrinkles and folds to smooth the area. The treatment takes no more than an hour to complete.
What to Expect after a Liquid Facelift
Most people return to their normal routines immediately following their treatments unless the filler is the patient’s own fat. If that is the case, a few days of rest are recommended to allow healing from the fat harvesting. There may be some slight swelling or redness at the injection sites that typically resolves itself within a day.
When Should I Expect to See Results from a Liquid Facelift?
There are immediate results after a liquid facelift that improve over a few weeks. Because a liquid facelift uses injectables and fillers, the results are temporary and must be repeated every three to six months to maintain the results.
Dr. Brian G. Widenhouse, a board-certified plastic surgeon, recommends liquid facelifts on men and women living in and around Charleston, Daniel Island, Summerville and Mount Pleasant, SC, who want to make minor corrections to skin imperfections and reveal a more youthful appearance. Contact us today to schedule your consultation at Port City Plastic Surgery.