A facelift is one of the most popular facial surgeries for its ability to instantly take years off the appearance. However, the extensive surgery and downtime required can lead many to look for an alternative. Technology is now evolving to allow for true, surgical results from a minimally invasive procedure. FaceTite™ is an effective facelift alternative that drastically accelerates recovery while producing similar results. RGV Cosmetic Surgery & Vein Center offers FaceTite™ and other facial surgery procedures to women and men living in McAllen, Brownsville, and throughout the Rio Grande Valley in South Texas.
What Is FaceTite™ ?
FaceTite™ is a minimally invasive contouring procedure for the face and other small areas of the body. This treatment enables patients to achieve results comparable to a facelift without the extensive surgery and downtime that is traditionally involved. This is made possible with the unique RFAL (radio-frequency assisted lipolysis) technology, which gently heats the skin from underneath while simultaneously treating the skin’s surface for enhanced tightening. With FaceTite™, patients can eliminate loose, sagging skin for beautiful, scar-free results. This treatment can be most effective for the neck, jawline, jowls, and lower face.
How Is A FaceTite™ Treatment Performed?
FaceTite™ is considered one of the safest and most advanced facial rejuvenating procedures. This one-time procedure takes between 60-90 minutes to complete, and is performed under oral sedation with additional local and tumescent anesthesia. Treatment is performed in the clinic using the unique FaceTite™ handpiece. This device consists of a tiny cannula and gentle heating component. The cannula is inserted under the skin via a tiny incision hidden in the desired areas. Then, it begins to heat the skin using bi-polar radio-frequency energy. This process is combined with gentle dermal heating from the surface, also powered by radio-frequency energy. This tightens the skin from the inside and out, producing dramatic rejuvenation results.
What Results Can I Expect From FaceTite™?
Results from FaceTite™ are visible immediately after treatment. However, skin tightening will gradually improve as a result of increased collagen in the body. This means that results will be most noticeable 6 -8 weeks after treatment. Patients will experience some swelling and some soreness after immediately after the treatment, but these are just short-term effects and will fade within a few days. Although the results of this one-time treatment are permanent, we can’t stop the march of time and progressive aging. Fortunately, there is no scarring or long-term side effects from FaceTite™.
What Is Recovery Like Following FaceTite™ ?
FaceTite™ uses gentle radio-frequency energy and minimally-invasive techniques, which greatly accelerates the recovery time when compared to more invasive facial surgery procedures. Patients can generally expect to resume work and light activities within a week of their appointment, with the ability to resume normal activities shortly thereafter. During your consultation with Dr. Rodriguez, he will explain what you can expect regarding recovery, as well as any specific instructions to be followed.
How Much Does FaceTite™ Cost?
To determine the cost of your FaceTite™ treatment, we invite you to schedule a private consultation with Dr. Rodriguez. During your consultation, we will assess your cosmetic goals in order to pursue a treatment plan that matches your unique needs. Then, we will be able to provide you with a clear breakdown of the costs associated with your treatment. At RGV Cosmetic Surgery & Vein Center, we accept a number of payment and financing options, including cash, checks, money orders, major credit cards, and CareCredit® financing. We also offer simple and secure online payment options for the convenience of our patients.
If you are considering the FaceTite™ procedure, contact us today to learn more or schedule a consultation. FaceTite™offers patients a facelift alternative that can take years off the appearance without scars or invasive surgery. We offer this and other cosmetic procedures to patients living in McAllen, Brownsville, the Rio Grande Valley, and all of South Texas.