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What is an endotine facelift?

What is an endotine facelift?

Endotine is an innovative method of improving signs of aging in the middle of the face, using a temporary implant to readjust the position of skin and subcutaneous tissues. Through a small incision (usually hidden behind the hairline), the device is inserted into the cheek, below the soft tissues.

How long does it take for endotine to dissolve?

Typically it takes 30 to 60 days for the position of your skin to completely attach in its new position. During this time, the Endotine implant gradually dissolves until it is completely absorbed by the body. This means you won’t need a second surgery to remove temporary fixtures (such as screws).

What is a mid face lift?

Unlike a facelift, a mid-face lift addresses the middle of the face and concentrates on the areas around the eyes to correct under eye bags, for the correction of hollowness in the upper cheeks, to correct prominent nasolabial folds and lines forming a downturned mouth.

How painful is a brow lift?

Patients typically experience very little pain after a brow lift, but it is common to feel slight discomfort as well as a sensation of tightness throughout the forehead. Swelling and bruising are most common during the first 10 days or so after surgery, and are mostly resolved after about 2 weeks.

How is an Endotine midface implant used in surgery?

Endotine Midface Implant. An Endotine midface lift uses an Endotine Midface implant, which gives surgeons the ability to easily restore sagging cheek volume to its more youthful position. The implant is smaller than a dime and has five small tissue holders, or tines, to grasp the cheek tissue and elevate it to a new position.

How often do you need an Endotine lift?

An Endotine lift can provide years of rejuvenation value. 1,2,3,4 Unlike treatments such as injections that must be repeated two to three times per year, an Endotine procedure can last for years. The long-term value is compelling if you consider the costs over several years and the required number of injection treatments.

What happens to your face when you have an endoscopic facelift?

This causes the cheeks to look saggy or flat, the lower eyelids become puffy or hollow, circles begin to appear under the eyes, and the lines between the nose and the corner of the mouth deepen. Results and patient experience may vary. Are you a qualifying candidate?

How to determine if you need an Endotine cheeklift?

The best way to determine if an Endotine cheeklift is right for you is by a thorough consultation with your plastic surgeon. Locate a surgeon who performs Endotine procedures in your area.