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Are there alternatives to facelift surgeries?

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There are various things that we can change about our body, but there is one thing that we cannot avoid – aging. Everywhere we look, there is a new marketing campaign or a product that promises us that it has anti-aging benefits. And, of course, who does not want to look younger? As we all know, young feel happy and healthy, and there are various examples of people and celebrities that motivate us to take better care of our skin and body. However, for most people, it is not just enough to take extra care of their skin and have a healthy diet.

Here is a list of the top 5 popular, non-invasive facelift alternatives that will offer you a lifted, tightened, and toned effect without the need to go under the knife.

1. LED

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The light-emitted diode or for short, LED, is a procedure that is pain-free and that uses a wide range of different lights in order to target different parts of the face. It effectively treats acne, fine lines, wrinkles, acne scarring, rosacea, and pigmentation. It will also target any inflammation and redness that might have occurred. Similar to LED therapy, Intense Pulsed Light (IPL), also works perfectly for red vessels, Sun damage, or brown pigmentation.

2. Botox

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Botox is quite common in today’s world and you have probably met a lot of people who have done the procedure before. These injections use various types of botulinum toxin in order to temporary hinder muscle activity. Botox reduces the appearance of wrinkles or fine lines, and it takes around 24-72 hours to actually see the effect of it.

3. Thermage

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This cosmetic procedure involves radiofrequency, that allows and helps the skin smooth out, as well as tighten the collagen already existing and boosting the production of new. It is often done in order to treat wrinkled, dimpled skin, cellulite, and fine lines. It can also lift the cheeks, jawline, and brows. This procedure needs to be done every 2-3 years in order to maintain the desired results.

4. Facetite

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This new, minimally invasive treatment helps with skin laxity and it will also eliminate saggy skin or excess fat. According to the experts from Beauty Fix MedSpa, this treatment utilizes radiofrequency-assisted liposuction in order to provide thermal heating by internal and external electrodes into the fatty areas or dead tissue. It can be used in any area above the shoulders, so you can do this procedure on your jawline, neck, brows, eyes, forehead, mouth, and cheeks.

5. Ultratherapy

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This treatment implements the use of ultrasound to heat the targeted tissues under the surface of your skin. This naturally, triggers the production of collagen. This alternative battles the effects of gravity and time on the skin. This treatment can be repeated every 6 to 12 months since collagen takes this long to develop.

6. Fillers

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Quite different from Botox that relaxes the muscles, these fillers will fill in the line, crease, or any other general are with various substances. They can also be used to lift cheeks, the jawline, and the temple. There are some side effects, but they are short-termed and include swelling and redness.

Conclusion

As you can see, there are ways to avoid going under the knife. Unlike facelifts, that will require you to recover for a few days, these treatments will provide you with the opportunity to carry on with your daily life as soon as you get out of the clinic you choose for the treatments.



Peter is a freelance writer with more than eight years of experience covering topics in politics. He was one of the guys that were here when the foreignpolicyi.org started.

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