Is a Laser Face Lift Safe?
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One of the options in face lift procedures today is that of a laser face lift. Here are some things you should know about the procedure that may help you determine if this is an option for your situation.
There is some anxiety connected with the idea of a laser face lift. To some degree, that is because popular culture has informed us that the use of lasers is destructive in nature. In fact, the process that is used in laser face lift procedures is very controlled and in some cases may even be more precise than conventional plastic surgery. The operation of the laser during the procedure is strictly managed, so there is very little chance of something going amiss during the procedure.
Others have heard stories of a great deal of pain after undergoing a laser face lift. The fact is that the laser face lift often is less of an invasion of the tissues of the skin, which means that the level of pain and the recuperative period are often somewhat less than with other methods of plastic surgery. In short, the procedure will carry no more pain than any type of invasive surgical procedure, and in many cases in much less painful.
Last, some people think that a laser face lift simply does not last as long as other forms of plastic surgery. In fact, there is no appreciable difference between the use of laser face lift procedures and other surgical procedures to smooth the contours of the face. The methods all tend to lead to the same results and tend to last for the same amount of years.
Laser face lift surgery is a viable option today for many people. To determine if you are a candidate for laser face lift surgery, see your local plastic surgeon.