8 Point Facelift, AKA The Liquid Facelift…
Facial Rejuvenation Without Surgery. The 8-point facelift represents a comprehensive, non-invasive rejuvenation programme. It is a technique for creating a lifting effect using the smallest amount of dermal filler material.
The concept of restoring volume and structure in the face to give the skin the support it needs is now very well-established – the days of just filling lines and creases should be long gone. Better understanding of the compartments of the face and the patterns of volume loss has meant that our ability to rejuvenate and beautify the face has become much more sophisticated.
What are the 8 Points?
Our diagram illustrates the 8 separate injection points treated in the 8-point facelift:
Results of 8-Point Facelift
- Looks and feels very natural.
- Not a ‘fake’ or ‘over-done’ look.
- Enhances the overall shape of the face.
- Lifts the structure and dynamics of the face.
- Smooths the skin, reducing lines and wrinkles.
- Gives a general brightening effect.
- Reduces of dark circles or under-eye hollows.
- Offers improvement in the jowl and jawline.
- Helps skin look younger for longer.
Areas Encompassed Within 8-Point Facelift
- Cheek structure, volume and definition.
- Tear troughs, which can create a tired appearance.
- Nose to mouth contours.
- Downward smile, sad face.
- Looseness in the jowl area.
- Lack of definition to jawline.
Procedure Time: 45-60 minutes estimated.
Back To Work: 24 hours estimated.
Full Recovery: 48-72 hours estimated.
Sensitivity Period: 24 hours estimated.
Results: Immediately visible *
Duration Of Results: 6 – 9 months *
Risks & Complications: Asymmetry, bruises, infections, swelling *
Frequently Asked Questions…
The “8-point facial rejuvenation” is ideal for patients who have a little skin laxity.
If you are over the age of 35 it is almost certain that you would see a benefit with this. Often a very subtle treatment can have a striking effect and in addition, it will help keep your skin in good condition for the longer term. If there is more severe laxity then a good result is still achievable but more filler material and a different technique may be required for best results.
Yes, the 8-point facelift is a very natural-looking procedure which is flattering, not fake. Clients look and feel fresher. There is no need for any concern about puffy or frozen features.
The 8 point facial rejuvenation involves injecting of dermal filler to a specific sequence of targets areas of the mid-face. The result is to lift, contour and revitalise the whole mid and lower face.
As the 8-point facelift uses facial filler injections, the effects are immediate. Patients are always surprised just how much difference a few tiny injections can make.
A little short term swelling or bruising is possible and the pin pricks where the injections are placed may show, but there are very short term effects which are easily disguised with makeup.
Any discomfort is minimal. The new generation of dermal fillers contain numbing properties which makes the procedure almost painless.