For those who want the benefits of plastic surgery without the cost and commitment, nonsurgical facial rejuvenation is becoming an increasingly attractive option. Most people have heard of Botox, and for good reason. The number of Botox treatments out-number face lifts five to one, making it the most common nonsurgical cosmetic procedure in the United States. The reason is that dermal fillers, along with other popular forms of nonsurgical facial rejuvenation, are able to provide some of the same basic effects of traditional plastic surgery, while also offering some unique advantages. Using fillers to add volume to the face, without going under the knife, is commonly known as a “liquid facelift.” Take a look at some of the benefits listed below and decide for yourself.
Maybe the scariest thing about reconstructive surgery is the idea that the changes in your face will be difficult or impossible to reverse. It’s why so many people choose to try nonsurgical alternatives, preferring a ‘test run’ approach to facial alterations. Those who go this route can see the effects of treatment for themselves, choosing to stay the course or opt-out anytime they like.
A fear of invasive surgery is certainly not unheard of and though plastic surgery techniques are among the safest around, individuals with a more pronounced aversion to the scalpel find themselves more comfortable with nonsurgical solutions. Most kinds of dermal fillers are composed of natural materials, lowering the risk of a negative reaction. Many facial fillers are also 100 percent reversible, and carry an antidote for full elimination of the effect.
No recovery time
Avoiding unnecessary incisions means no scars and no recovery time. Nonsurgical facial rejuvenation shows results immediately, allowing people with busy schedules to get back to their lives without having to worry about their appearance. The procedures themselves often take under an hour to complete, which means a minimum time commitment for maximum effect.
A variety of options
For those who aren’t sold on the dermal filler approach, there are many other options available for consideration. Laser rejuvenation can fix unwanted skin blemishes, as well as treat wrinkles and scars. If you are interested in exploring this or other options, a qualified facial plastic surgeon will be able to offer advice on the options that will work best for you.