Here’s a list of non surgical treatments with surgical-like results

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If you live in New York, then you are probably surrounded by a lot of professionals, models, actors, and performers. This means that you are likely also surrounded by a lot of attractive individuals and possibly a lot of plastic surgery. Over the past ten years, minimally invasive procedures have been taking over the world of cosmetic medicine, bringing to us several new medical spas in NYC that offer minimally invasive options to get the results we want without having to go under the knife. One of the most common procedures at the moment is an alternative to a surgical face lift, called the PDO thread lift. PDO thread lifts in New York are not available everywhere, as they are fairly new in the United States, however, there are only a handful of plastic surgeons that offer the treatment. Along with multiple other treatments PDO threads are one of many minimally invasive alternatives to treatments that would otherwise require surgical intervention for ideal results. Here is a list of other minimally invasive treatments to get you the results you want, without having to undergo surgery.

PDO threads

PDO thread lift is a minimally invasive alternative to a surgical face lift and will give you instant results. PDO threads work through the insertion of barbed surgical threads underneath the skin, typically in the lower face, jowel, jaw, and neck region, which are then carefully pulled upward along with the skin as the barbs hold the skin in place. This results in a lifting effect, which works incredibly well on early signs of loose and sagging skin. The results for this procedure are immediate and may last up to two years. Unlike a surgical face lift, with PDO threads, you will not have many weeks of recovery time. Instead, you can return to work the following day with mainly just some bruising, swelling, and general discomfort, which will subside over the course of four to six weeks.

Cheek fillers

Cheek implants are a thing of the past as cosmetic medicine has expanded to minimally invasive procedures. Instead of cheek implants, people are now opting for minimally invasive alternatives such as dermal fillers injected into the cheeks. Not only can dermal fillers in the cheeks replace lost volume, but they can also add prominence to bring out the structure of your cheekbone to create a more ‘snatched’ look. Most cheek fillers are hyaluronic acid based, which means that they can also be dissolved. Cheek fillers last anywhere from six months to two years and are a wonderful non surgical way to bring out your cheekbones.

Jawline and chin fillers

Similar to cheek fillers, jawline and chin fillers have become increasingly popular as people have begun to stray away from surgical procedures and implants. Jawline and chin fillers give you instant results without the surgery and downtime associated with surgical implants. Your results should last anywhere from six months to two years and most dermal fillers in that area are dissolvable since many are hyaluronic acid based. Juvederm is one of the most commonly used fillers to treat age-related facial deficiencies.

Nose filler

Surgical rhinoplasties are one of the most common cosmetic procedures in the world of aesthetic medicine. While a dermal filler can not be used in place of a surgical rhinoplasty in all cases, it can be a wonderful tool to use if you would like to slightly adjust the shape or dents and bumps on the bridge of your nose. It can also be used as a way to test a nose augmentation before going for a full on irreversible surgery, to see how you feel about it first. Again, nose fillers are often dissolvable and typically can last you between six months and two years depending on the type of filler used.

Non surgical butt lift

Butt implants and Brazilian butt lifts have been around for a long time. Though results may be promising, the surgery and downtime that comes with it is not worth it for everyone. If you are someone who wants a butt augmentation but does not want to undergo a surgical procedure, Sculptra butt lift may be the option for you! Sculptra is a non-surgical butt lift that works by injecting a dermal filler that stimulates your own collagen in the treatment area, causing the area to grow in size over the course of two months. You may need anywhere from one to five sessions, however, the results are very natural, with no down time, and will last you up to three years!

CoolSculpting and Kybella

CoolSculpting and Kybella are non surgical and minimally invasive treatments used to eliminate unwanted fat without having to undergo liposuction surgery. CoolSculpting uses cryolipolysis technology to freeze the underlying fat cells without damaging the surrounding tissue, while Kybella is an injectable solution of deoxycholic acid, which breaks down fat cells in the treatment area. With CoolSculpting you may need up to three sessions, and Kybella may require up to five sessions. Both will leave you with permanent results.

Overall there are multiple options to get your desired outcome without having to undergo surgery. In New York there are several medical spas that offer these treatments along with other minimally invasive treatments. Be sure to consult with a trained medical professional to confirm that these are the proper treatments for you.