Fine lines and wrinkles aren’t the only signs of aging. As we age, our skin loses collagen and hyaluronic acid – two important anti-aging substances that naturally hydrate skin. As our skin loses these essential ingredients, we experience the three D’s of aging: Deterioration (the development of fine lines, wrinkles and texture change) Descent (sagging or drooping skin) Deflation (loss of skin volume and fullness)
As we start to see these signs, the texture of our skin also changes. Our skin loses the fullness we may remember having at a younger age, and the overall shape of our face may change. Skin becomes tired looking, and can be full of worry or stress lines.
One of the latest skin care trends is combination cosmetic treatment, or Soft Lift. It’s a new approach to skin care that addresses multiple signs of aging and the whole face.Soft Lift™ is a cosmetic treatment that uses a combination of BOTOX Cosmetic® and hyaluronic acid dermal fillers to restore facial balance. By treating the face as a whole, together they smooth away lines, restore lost volume and enhance facial contours to create a naturally refreshed and rejuvenated look.*
Soft Lift™ smoothes deep wrinkles and fine lines, restores lost fullness and enhances facial contours – all in just one treatment session. The overall effect is a balanced, refreshed look that’s totally you. No wonder Soft Lift™ is quickly becoming the preferred choice for a natural, rejuvenated look.* * Results may vary from patient to patient
BOTOX Cosmetic® is used to treat the lines around the eyes and forehead which can make a person look tired or angry – even when they are not. Fillers are used to treat lines around the mouth and to restore the loss of volume in the cheeks, lips and chin that can occur with aging. Soft Lift™ treats all three areas of the face (upper, mid, lower) to create a softer, balanced, entirely natural looking appearance.*
BOTOX Cosmetic® is a purified protein that relaxes muscles and smoothes away wrinkles. BOTOX Cosmetic® has a well established safety history and is used to smooth out the frown lines between your eyebrows, as well as crow’s feet and horizontal forehead lines, creating a more relaxed and refreshed appearance.*
Hyaluronic acid fillers are safe, smooth consistency injectable gels used to instantly improve your appearance by smoothing away lines and restoring lost volume. Made from hyaluronic acid, a sugar naturally found in your body, fillers are used to replenish fullness in the cheeks and lips, and fill in smile lines.
Fillers fill nasiolabial folds (smile lines), perioral lines (smoker’s lines), oral commissures (marionette lines), vermillion border (lip line border) and acne scarring. Fillers can also be used to shape and contour jaw lines for a more streamlined appearance. Generally, BOTOX Cosmetic® is repeated three times per year, while fillers may last one year or more before requiring a touch up. The beauty of Soft Lift™ is that no matter what your age, this combination treatment is customized for the most natural looking you.*
Normal activities can be resumed the day following treatment. Minor swelling, tenderness and bruising may remain with some patients for a few days.*
Be sure to discuss any concerns you have with your physician or his or her staff. You should plan on a follow-up appointment from 2 to 4 weeks after your initial treatment; this allows Dr. Zari to check the results of the treatment, to assess whether any touch-up is necessary, and to ensure that you’re pleased with the results. Contact us to book and consultation and speak with one of our skin care specialists to learn more about how SOFT LIFT™ treatments can rejuvenate your skin!