What Is A Human Cellular Tissue Facelift?
A Human Cellular Tissue Facelift is a new and emerging trend in the world of facial plastic surgery. Although not a true facelift, it utilizes regenerative medicine to smooth out the texture and fine lines of the facial skin allowing for a more youthful appearance. A human cellular tissue facelift works very similarly to traditional dermal fillers, but with longer lasting and natural results. This technique is particularly useful with fine lines around the mouth (smoker’s lines) and eyes (crows’ feet).
What Does A Human Cellular Tissue Facelift Involve?
It utilizes newer technology to enhance and stimulate youthful regeneration of the skin. Cells obtained from the umbilical cord that are rich in nutrients and vitamins are injected into the skin of the face and neck. Once this product deposits in the area, the cells promote healing and may present a more youthful appearance of the skin. The cells might also fill out areas where there are fine lines and wrinkles.
Who Is A Candidate For Regenerative Cell Facelifts?
Any patient, male or female, that desires an improvement in skin quality and texture could benefit from a Human Cellular Tissue Facelift. Specifically, patients with fine lines and wrinkles, sun related damage, pigmentation and color changes, and scarring of the face could benefit. Patients may seek this treatment as young as their 20s.
What Are The overall Benefits Of A Human Cellular Tissue Facelift?
A Human Cellular Tissue Facelift allows for facial revitalization that is natural, using the body’s own tissue. This is different than synthetic material found in other fillers and injectables. Other benefits include:
- Long Lasting- traditional fillers and injectables are temporary and need reapplication very 9 to 12 months.
- No General Anesthesia- this insures minimal down time and return to normal activity sooner.
- Little to no swelling- this insures a return to normal life after the procedure.
- Smoother Skin- allows for reduction in fine lines and overall improvement in youthful appearance.
- Non-Toxic- this is a natural solution to the aging related changes of the face
What Can You Expect During A Human Cellular Tissue Facelift?
The procedure is performed in our office. Dr. Jochum will then place you on a comfortable bed. Your facial area will be thoroughly scrubbed with an antibacterial solution to clean the recipient sites (face and neck). The human cellular tissue is prepared and Dr. Jochum will then begin to inject the human cellular tissue into the skin and fine lines of the face. Minimal discomfort should be experienced. Once completed, Dr. Jochum will clean the recipient and donor sites, which completes the procedure.
What Is The Follow up And Recovery Like For A Human Cellular Tissue Facelift?
Immediately following the procedure it is normal to experience some swelling and redness of the face. It begins to go down approximately 30 minutes after the procedure. Patients are asked to refrain from exercise for 24 hours following the procedure. Most patients can resume normal activity the following day in addition to applying makeup. Over the following 3-10 days you may still experience some swelling and bruising that should resolve. Over the course of 3-4 weeks after the procedure the healing will take effect, and noticeable improvement will continue to evolve.
How Long Does It Take?
The procedure is most commonly performed in the office. It is relatively painless, and patient’s experience minimal discomfort. The entire procedure time ranges and can take anywhere from 25-50 minutes.
How Long Does A Human Cellular Tissue Facelift Last?
A Human Cellular Tissue Facelift should last 5-10 years. In reality the effects are permanent as it is using the body’s own restoring potential to make permanent and long lasting effects. However, patients will continue to experience age related changes of the face that may require additional procedures.