Years ago, it was easy. You chose from a menu of surgical procedures for facial rejuvenation which might be coupled with a skin resurfacing treatment. But now, almost each surgical procedure has a noninvasive counterpart to treat the same problem or condition.
With a less expensive price tag and less downtime, the issues related to noninvasive procedures boil down to: “What results and how much longevity can I get from noninvasive treatments?”
It’s a good idea to know all your options. Your ideal procedure will be based on your facial features, skin quality, ability to tolerate downtime, economic resources and aesthetic sensibility. You can’t make these choices alone.
Our team of trained surgeons and support staff at the Institute of Aesthetic Surgery will guide you based on a facial assessment supported by years of experience treating patients with similar concerns and facial features.
Though in general, the surgical options are more expensive, the nonsurgical treatments will undoubtedly need to be repeated, and will likely give a more subtle result. It is up to you, with support from out team, to do the math and weigh your options.
Here is a sampling of some of the surgical facial procedures and their noninvasive counterparts that are currently available, plus additional Frequently Asked Questions at the Institute of Aesthetic Surgery.
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