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Many of us want to enhance our appearance, especially as we age, but a surgical procedure like a facelift may not be in the cards for you yet. Fortunately, there’s a solution that will smooth bothersome fine lines and wrinkles, and plump and restore lost volume: the non-surgical facelift.
Whether you’re preventing the signs of aging or want to refresh and revitalize the way your face looks, a non-surgical facelift combines wrinkle relaxing injections and dermal fillers to create a vibrant, youthful appearance, without the need for an invasive procedure. Consider it to be a fantastic step to subtly tackling signs of aging with results that give you an extra boost of confidence that comes from knowing that you look your best.
8 West Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Clinic is the city’s premier medical aesthetic clinic for your anti-aging and beautification needs. What makes us Vancouver’s top facial rejuvenation destination? Our patients are in the most talented hands with our expert team.
Led by one of North America’s most skilled dual board-certified facial plastic surgeons, Dr. Thomas Buonassisi, our highly skilled medical aestheticians are industry leaders who use the most advanced techniques, training, and technology. Our top-tier team offers our patients a 360° full spectrum of anti-aging and beauty-enhancing treatments, with customized plans that are as unique as every person who walks through our doors.
We take pride in every member on our team, including our Aesthetic Nurse Injectors, who lead their field in medical facial rejuvenation, approaching injectables with precision and mastery.
Our nurses work closely to understand each patient’s aesthetic goals and assess their unique facial composition to create a treatment plan and offer advice for the best methods to treat your areas of concern for the beautiful appearance and enhanced confidence you want.
With 20 years of experience in aesthetics, Lisa Roberge is an integral member of our team. Lisa is a certified Advanced Aesthetic Nurse Injector and is highly trained in offering each patient the best-quality treatments and most attentive care.
Lisa’s patients enjoy subtle, natural-looking results through her less-is-more approach that gently eases patients towards their facial rejuvenation goals. She forms long-term relationships with the people she treats, to provide continued care as your face changes over time, so you can maintain beautiful results that evolve with you.
A core member of our facial rejuvenation team, Jenn Sheaves is an Advanced Aesthetic Nurse who brings 20+ years of experience in fine-tuning the art of injecting. Jenn is attentive to every detail, delivering results that have her injectables patients seeing her as their exclusive anti-aging and beautification provider for maintaining a natural, healthy-looking, refreshed appearance for years to come.
Book your complimentary consultation appointment with 8 West Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Clinic to learn more about your nonsurgical facelift treatment options and discover a facial rejuvenation plan that’s tailored to your individual needs and goals. Give us a call at (604) 733-1669 to get started with your consultation.
A nonsurgical facelift is a wonderful treatment option for patients who want to take 3 to 5 years off their face by correcting and preventing mild to moderate signs of aging. What does a non-surgical facelift do? There are plenty of reasons why a non-surgical facelift is one of the quickest, easiest, and best alternatives to a facelift that’s a popular choice among our patients:
A facelift without surgery, also called a liquid facelift, uses a combination of dermal fillers and neuromodulators to treat or prevent signs of aging by smoothing wrinkles and plumping areas that hollow out as we get older.
Carefully placed injections target the specific areas that you’re concerned with, and your treatment plan is fully customizable to your unique anatomy and beautification or anti-aging goals.
A nonsurgical facelift uses a strategic combination of neuromodulators and dermal fillers, and we use only gold-standard injectable products to ensure the best results possible. Neuromodulators relax targeted facial muscles smooth out dynamic wrinkles around the eyes, between the brows, and in the forehead that form from repeated frowning or raising our eyebrows. Dermal fillers plump, restore volume, and contour areas of your face, like the cheeks, lips, jawline, and temples to make them look more youthful and defined.
It’s important to note that a nonsurgical facelift won’t produce the same level of results as a surgical facelift, so there are some limitations to what this type of treatment can and cannot do. For example, a nonsurgical facelift won’t remove excess skin or lift drooping features. Patients who are accepting of these limitations can fully enjoy the beautiful results of their nonsurgical facelift.
A non-surgical facelift may be the ideal way for patients with mild to moderate signs of aging to effectively treat their areas of concern without the need for an invasive procedure. Patients who have realistic expectations and desire subtle and natural anti-aging benefits will love the results of a nonsurgical facelift that treats these areas:
A precise combination of injections gives our patients a “lift” in their appearance and attitude, so they look more refreshed and revitalized and feel their best. When you visit us for your complimentary consultation, we’ll discuss your unique needs and rejuvenation goals and will tailor a comprehensive treatment plan that’s created just for you.
During your nonsurgical facelift session, your Aesthetic Nurse Injector will skillfully place your ideal combination of neuromodulators and dermal fillers in areas of the face that your treatment plan calls for.
No sedation is required during your procedure, as neuromodulators and Dysport injections are relatively painless pricks, and many dermal fillers contain lidocaine, which is a local anesthetic that will make you more comfortable during your treatment session. We are extremely selective with our injectables products, using only those that meet the highest standards set by the FDA and Health Canada such as Botox and Dysport. For more information on the specific brands of dermal filler products we carry and hold advanced training in, visit our Dermal Filler Brands page.
Depending on the number of areas you’ve chosen to target, the process can take around 15 to 30 minutes. You can return to the rest of your day immediately after, although some patients experience some bruising and swelling, which can be treated with ice and will fade within a few days.
A non-surgical facelift results in a brighter, less tired, and more youthful appearance, all in a way that looks and feels natural. You’ll see the effects of the dermal fillers right away, and the neuromodulators will show their full effect within one week after your treatment.
As with any injectable treatment, the results of a nonsurgical facelift aren’t permanent, but you’ll be able to enjoy your “lift” and refreshed look for 3 to 6 months before coming back to see us for follow-up maintenance sessions.
Patients who want to accentuate the results of their nonsurgical facelift often choose skin treatments that improve the tone and texture of their skin’s surface. Laser resurfacing treatments like HALO™, BBL, or ProFractional™ laser therapies are great for stimulating collagen production, giving skin a fresh, glowing look, and targeting dullness, redness, or sun damage. Microneedling is another popular choice for improving the skin’s texture, reducing scarring, and evening out discolouration.
Discover the perfect balance of injectables that are right for your nonsurgical facelift during your comprehensive assessment. To learn more about non-surgical facelift treatment plans and our other facial rejuvenation options, visit 8 West Cosmetic Surgery & Skin Clinic for your complimentary consultation. Book a consultation online or by giving our patient care managers a call at 604-733-1669.