The 8-point Lift is a form of Liquid Face Lift that was devised by world famous Brazilian Plastic Surgeon Dr Mauricio De Maio. The key aspect of this technique is to spread the hydrating filler across 8 strategic points on the face to restore volume as well as give maximal lift and support for a more youthful yet natural look.
When will I see results?
Results are instant. You will see an immediate improvement. Facial contours will be improved and facial volume subtly enhanced.
How long do the results last?
Results will last for approximately 9 to 12 months. However, supplemental "touch-up" treatments may be required to achieve and maintain the desired look.
Is the procedure painful?
Discomfort is usually minimal and brief. Prior to injection, your doctor may choose to numb (anesthetize) the treatment area with a cold pack or anesthetic cream to further minimize discomfort.
How long does a procedure take?
The injection procedure takes approximately 30 minutes. You will also need to allow time to consult with your doctor prior to treatment.
What is the recovery time following an 8 Point Lift procedure?
Most patients are in and out of the physician’s office with minimal or no downtime. Usually, you may return to your daily routine immediately.
What are the possible side effects and unwanted risks?
Most side effects are mild or moderate in nature, and their duration is short lasting (7 days or less). The most common side effects include, temporary skin reactions such as redness, pain/tenderness, firmness, swelling, lumps/bumps, bruising, itching, or discoloration.