While traditional facelifts have always involved invasive procedures and lengthy recovery times, Sean Doherty, MD, of Sean Doherty, MD in Brookline, Massachusetts is proud to announce an alternative to the invasive facelift procedure for patients in the greater Boston, MA area. This procedure is unique from traditional surgery in that there are no invasive incisions made to the face. This means that some patients may enjoy similar results to a traditional facelift without worrying about surgery scars and other telltale signs of a procedure.
The non-invasive facelift procedure at Sean Doherty, MD in Brookline is unique because it combines the youth-enhancing powers of facial fillers, neurotoxin injection and laser resurfacing. Fillers (Juvederm, Restylane, Restylane Lyft and Radiesse) and neurotoxin (Botox or Dysport) are an excellent treatment option to combine with laser resurfacing, as they help to produce a more youthful and natural-looking appearance in less time. Here are the steps involved in the non-invasive facelift procedure:
- To realize the full effects of a non-invasive facelift procedure, Dr. Doherty recommends undergoing three full face non-ablative laser facial treatments, which should be performed at intervals of once each month for three months. A non-invasive facial resurfacing treatment is accomplished using the 1540nm laser. These treatments can ensure that your facial skin is ready for a full face laser resurfacing treatment, which combines the powers of ablative and non-ablative resurfacing. At the FOURTH month, Dr. Doherty recommends a full ABLATIVE laser resurfacing procedure utilizing the 2940nm Erbium laser)
- In order to achieve ideal results, the facial fillers will be injected into the treatment areas at least two weeks prior to when the ablative laser resurfacing procedure is performed. Neurotoxin (Bostox or Dysport) should be injected at this time as well. This timing produces the ultimate effect, as the laser resurfacing results are more apparent on the smooth facial skin from by the neurotoxin.
- In short, to experience a non-invasive facelift procedure at Sean Doherty, MD in Brookline, it’s important to schedule your procedures well in advance to any event where you’d like to appear fresher and more youthful. You may require three months advance notice, as this ensures you have enough time to undergo the three non-ablative laser facial treatments, the filler injections, and the final full face laser resurfacing treatment.
The non-invasive facelift procedure at Sean Doherty, MD can produce similar results to those of traditional facelift surgeries. If you’re considering facelift surgery you may want to weigh your options with the non-invasive facelift procedures offered at Sean Doherty, MD in Brookline, MA (also serving the greater Boston metro area). Dr. Doherty can help guide you through the ins and outs of each option. To learn more please call (617) 735.8735 or fill out the ‘Ask The Doctor A Question’ box in the top right corner.