New Lift is a non-surgical procedure that uses NovaThread dissolvable threads that are injected into the dermis to stimulate collagen and lift underlying tissue. For those interested in returning to a youthful, healthy appearance,New Lift at WAVE offers patients results similar to a traditional face and neck lift with no incisions, no scars and no downtime.

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New Lift Pre-Treatment:

  • Avoid NSAIDS and blood thinners for 2 weeks prior to treatment.
  • Ensure skin is clean of makeup and lotions.
  • Talk to your provider if you have any medical conditions or allergies.
  • Postpone social events and big activities for 3 weeks.
  • Medications may be prescribed to help relieve discomfort and sensitivity, talk to your consultant or provider to discuss options.

New Lift Post-Treatment:

  • Effects will be seen immediately after treatment. However, maximum effects are typically seen 4-6 weeks.
  • Swelling and bruising is expected.
  • Arnica may be taken to facilitate healing. • Irregularity and asymmetry of the tissue is common and will typically resolve in 2-3 weeks.
  • Pain at the insertion site is expected and will resolve over time.
  • Avoid excessive facial movement and animation for approximately 2 weeks.
  • Facial treatments (laser, microneedling, fillers) may resume after 4 weeks.
  • Avoid strenuous activities (exercise) for 2 weeks.
  • Avoid steam rooms, hot tubs, saunas for 2 weeks.
  • Any discomfort, Tylenol may be taken.
  • Antibiotics and Arnica will be prescribed.
  • Medical tape will be placed along the cheeks and/or compression garment (as needed). Tape may be removed 1 day post tx. Remove tape in upward motion.
  • Buckling or ridges may occur post treatment, call and schedule a follow up appointment should this occur.

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