THE LIQUID FACELIFT
The lost of collagen is a natural process in aging, causing certain parts of the body to sag and sunk, particularly and more obviously, the face. With the lost of collagen, the face loses it’s volume, causing the end of youthful radiant skin.
Treatments such as facelifts can help solve this problem, but the pain that one needs to go through, may be unbearable for some. Hence, liquid facelift is introduced.
What is Liquid Facelift?
Liquid facelift as the name suggest, is a facelift procedure, using a collagen stimulation mixture to trigger the body in producing its own collagen. It is an injectable facial filler that does not only removes wrinkles, lines and folds, it stimulates the reproduction of collagen gradually as well.
About liquid facelift
The main ingredient for the product is a biocompatible and biodegradable synthetic facial injectable material known as poly-L-lactic acid that is found in fruit acids.
ABOUT THE PROCEDURE
Does liquid facelift involve pain?
The pain of injection will be present but numbing agent will be applied.
How many sessions of liquid facelift is needed?
Most patients require up to three sessions of liquid facelift. Due to it’s ingredients and actions of replacing collagen, restoring volume and refining lines gradually, results are not immediate. It can take up to about six weeks for final results to show.
Liquid facelift can be done on these areas:
- Lines between nose and mouth (naso-labial folds)
- Lines around the corners of mouth
- Wrinkles in the cheeks and chin
- Sunken cheeks
- Recessed temple area
Who is suitable for liquid facelift?
It is neither advisable nor encouraged for ladies who are pregnant, lactating, breastfeeding or individuals under the age of 18. It’s also best to consult our consulting cosmetic surgeon for the best procedure to get the desired outcome.
What to expect after the procedure?
The fullness of face restored as collagen gradually reproduces and fill up the wrinkles and folds of the skin. The filler makes subtle and gradual corrections to the skin.
Patients are able to leave immediately after the procedure, as there is no downtime. There might be some swelling or bruising for a few days, but no major side effects.