Dr. Joshua Zimm, M.D. Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery

Top 5 Myths About FaceTite

Myth #1: It’s Very Painful

A local anesthetic and tumescent fluid are used to minimize any discomfort that may occur. We add a mild oral sedative (such as Xanax or Ativan) in addition to Pronox, prior to the procedure. Pronox is nitrous oxide (a mixture of nitrogen and oxygen, a.k.a. “laughing gas”), which may be used for an added calming effect without any long acting sedative properties. Pronox lasts for a short duration and, therefore, will not make you extra sleepy after the procedure (for example, you could drive 10 minutes after your procedure).

Myth #2: The Improvement is Hard to See

This is the best result you can achieve without surgery. Typically, you can realize between 30% and 40% of the results you would otherwise get from a facelift surgery, and you get to have these results without incurring a large incision. You’ll also get tightening of the tissue, which you cannot get from facelift surgery alone. This is a ‘scalpel-free’ procedure; therefore, there are no large scars that would need to heal.

Myth #3: Any Provider Can Perform the Procedure

The results are directly related to the skill - and devotion - of the practitioner, not just the treatment itself. InMode only sells their devices to surgeons who have demonstrated expertise in facial surgery. Someone who doesn’t perform facial surgery would not be qualified to perform this procedure.

Myth #4: It’s Costly

Lost opportunity costs: When you’re using money, the idea of cost comes up. What you really want to look at is what it would cost you to not have the procedure. What will it cost you in terms of quality of life, missed opportunities, and personal satisfaction? FaceTite is a cheaper alternative to surgery, both in terms of money and the fact that there is less downtime. Plus, you get the added values of improved quality of life, captured opportunities, and increased personal satisfaction, which trustfully, should all be worth a great deal more than the dollars you’ll be investing in yourself.

Myth #5: Lots of Downtime

There is less downtime than if you had facelift surgery. You will need to wear a compression garment for a few days, and then just wear the garment at night afterwards. You are essentially turning back the clock and taking years of aging off of your face and neck without having surgery.

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NOTICE: This is only a guide and is not a guarantee of results.  This article is for your entertainment only and is not being given as medical advice.  Always consult your personal physician on any medical matters.

Doctor for Face Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Manhattan Upper East Side 10021
American Board of Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Doctor for Face Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Manhattan Upper East Side 10021
Doctor for Face Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Manhattan Upper East Side 10021
Doctor for Face Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Manhattan Upper East Side 10021
Doctor for Face Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Manhattan Upper East Side 10021
Doctor for Face Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Manhattan Upper East Side 10021
Doctor for Face Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Manhattan Upper East Side 10021
Doctor for Face Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Manhattan Upper East Side 10021
Doctor for Face Aesthetics Plastic Surgery Manhattan Upper East Side 10021
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