April 25th, 2018 by Soderstrom Skin Institute
J. Eric Lomax, MD and James M. Jeffries III, MD
Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery
Member Surgeons of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS)
What Is a Liquid Facelift?
A liquid facelift is a combination of non-surgical treatments used to restore facial volume, lift cheeks, soften the appearance of wrinkles and contour unwanted facial features with the use of dermal fillers and BOTOX® Cosmetic.
At Soderstrom Skin Institute, we meet with patients to understand their desired goals and aesthetic outcomes and develop a custom, individually-tailored treatment plan. We learn about what they’re unhappy with and discuss the specific ways to treat problem areas to help them look rejuvenated and feel better about their appearance.
Which treatments are considered part of a liquid facelift?
The treatments used in a liquid facelift vary from patient to patient. At Soderstrom Skin Institute, our menu of liquid facelift treatments includes:
- BOTOX® Cosmetic to treat wrinkles including smile lines, brow furrows and crow’s feet.
- JUVÉDERM® XC to smooth out skin and fill in wrinkles for a more supple and youthful appearance.
- JUVÉDERM Volbella® XC to diminish perioral lines (also known as vertical lip lines or smoker’s lines), enhance the Vermillion border (the outline of the lips), accentuate the Cupid’s Bow, improve lip symmetry and increase lip volume.
- JUVÉDERM Voluma® XC to add volume to the cheek area for a subtle lift and more youthful, restored facial contour.
- KYBELLA® to improve the appearance of moderate fat beneath the chin by physically destroying the fat cells.
Additionally, we offer other noninvasive treatments outside of the scope of a liquid facelift like advanced facial peels, and facial laser resurfacing to help enhance, replenish and restore a youthful appearance to the face and body.
Most procedures are performed in-office and typically take 30-90 minutes, though some treatments like KYBELLA® may require multiple office visits to complete the desired outcome. Other treatments, like BOTOX® Cosmetic and JUVÉDERM®, may require future visits for upkeep and maintenance.
Our Peoria Ambulatory Surgery Center provides surgical procedures and treatments for more permanent and advanced results like breast augmentation, tummy tucks, surgical facelifts and more in a discreet, private and intimate setting.
What areas are treated in a liquid facelift?
Liquid facelifts are individualized and customizable to meet the needs and goals of each patient. Popular treatment areas for liquid facelifts include:
- Drooping eyebrows
- Frown lines, crow’s feet and smoker’s lines
- Furrowed brows/creases between brows (also known as eleven lines)
- Hollowed or sunken areas around the eyes or temples
- Laugh lines
- Loss of cheek volume/sagging cheeks
- Marionette lines
- Sagging lip contours
- Thin lips
- Undefined jawline
- Undefined/uneven nose or nasal tip
- Wrinkled lips/lipstick lines
What are the differences between a surgical facelift and a liquid facelift?
The major differences between surgical facelifts and liquid facelifts are that liquid facelifts are nonsurgical and not permanent. Typically, the price of a liquid facelift treatment is less than a surgical facelift. Liquid facelifts also require little to no recovery time.
How much does a liquid facelift cost?
The cost of a liquid facelift varies from patient, depending on their individual facial musculature, areas of concern, desired outcomes and upkeep. Our Soderstrom VIP Club is the best way to save year-round on the procedures that comprise a liquid facelift. Learn more about our VIP Club Membership Levels.
Can I receive Brilliant Distinction Points for Liquid Facelift Treatments?
BOTOX® Cosmetic, KYBELLA®, JUVÉDERM®, and even non-liquid facelift treatments from Allergan (ex: Latisse® treatments), qualify for Brilliant Distinction points. If you aren’t already enrolled, ask your provider about signing up for Allergan’s Brilliant Distinctions rewards program.
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*individual results may vary.
The administration of BOTOX® Cosmetic KYBELLA® and JUVÉDERM®, product constitutes medical procedures and, as with any medical procedure, some risks apply. During a consultation, patients and purchasers of these products will be fully informed and will be required to sign a Consent Waiver acknowledging the benefits, risks, and alternatives before the injectable product is administered. It is important to discuss your medical history during your consultation. Some restrictions apply. Brilliant Distinctions, BOTOX® Cosmetic, KYBELLA®, JUVÉDERM® and Latisse® are a registered trademark of Allergan, Inc.