Is a Facelift Better Than Injectables?

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Practically everyone will have to deal with age-related blemishes at some point over the years, and those cosmetic issues can have a major impact on your confidence.

If you are tired of hiding your facial imperfections with expensive beauty products, then it might be time to consider professional help. There are now many different treatments and procedures available to those who are ready to restore their confidence by eradicating blemishes throughout the face and neck. 

Currently, two of the most popular cosmetic treatments:

Each of those options can be very effective in certain situations. If you are interested in restoring your youthful beauty, then you might want to take a closer look at just a few of the benefits of these two treatment options.

What to Know About Injectables

The doctor holds the injection near the girl's face before the cosmetic procedure

It should come as no surprise to anyone that injectables are incredibly popular, and millions of people have those treatments carried out every single year. Currently, there are hundreds of injectable products on the market, and they can be used to treat a wide range of cosmetic problems.

Injectable Fillers

Injectable fillers will add volume to the face, and that is going to give a patient a more youthful appearance by erasing unwanted blemishes around the cheeks, nose, and mouth.

Botox

Botox, on the other hand, is used to treat dynamic wrinkles and other imperfections around the eyes and forehead. Patients can also combine various injectables to further enhance the results.

There are quite a few reasons why injectable products have become so prevalent in recent years. In addition to being highly effective, they are also very easy to administer. As an added bonus, modern injectables are also incredibly safe, and very few patients notice any unwanted side effects other than temporary discoloration and inflammation around the treatment sites. Within minutes of your injections being administered, you should notice distinct improvements, and those results are only going to get better in the coming week.

A Look at Facelifts

A close up face of a beautiful girl on the white background who touches her face with hands to show facelift

While injectables are an excellent option in some situations, many patients prefer the facelift procedure. As you can see from the facelift before and after photos, this cutting-edge operation can produce amazing results. During a facelift, a doctor can minimize or completely eradicate a wide array of cosmetic issues throughout the face and neck:

  • loose skin along the jowls
  • excess fat in the lower half of the face
  • wrinkles around the mouth
  • deep folds on the sides of the nose

One of the biggest benefits of a facelift is the fact that the results can last for quite some time. While injectables are very effective, most of them only last for a year or two. With the proper aftercare, the results of your facelift could easily last for 10 years or longer. Facelifts are also ideal if quite a few imperfections need to be treated at once. Instead of injecting a variety of substances into your face every few months, your surgeon will be able to completely rejuvenate your appearance during a single procedure.

Deciding Which Is Right for You

In addition to taking a look at some facelift before and after photos and doing a little bit of online research, you should also speak with a surgeon who has experience with both of these treatment options. A skilled surgeon will be able to explain all of the pros and cons of these treatments so that you can decide which is right for you.