Could the Oralift, a plastic mouthguard, be the answer to looking ten years younger without cosmetic surgery? According to inventor London dentist Dr Nick Mohindra, this plastic mouthguard can help patients look younger by sculpturing their faces.
The Oralift is claimed can do many different things including:
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- Eliminate hollows under the eyes
- Plump up the cheeks
- Give fuller lips and a wider, more even smile
- Tighten the jawline
A mini facelift is being hailed as a cure for migraines. The facelift is combined with Botox and is said to help cure some patient’s migraines.
Current migraine drugs do not work for everyone. Botox is one option for migraines but is not a permanent solution and also does not work in all cases. However one cosmetic surgeon has discovered that by combining a forehead lift with Botox can help relieve the pain of migraines in around 90 percent of patients, with few side effects.
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Facial acupunctures are popular with many as they are thought to be a non-invasive alternative to facelifts. Facial acupunctures claim to help slow down the anti-aging process by helping to boost collagen production, strengthen skin cells and reduce the look of wrinkles.
Cosmetic acupuncture practitioners target particular areas and muscles in the face and by pressing and gently massaging, make the facial tissue contract and tighten, thus ironing out wrinkles. The treatment it also said to help boost collagen production which helps plump up the skin and even the skin tone.
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The Ribbon Lift facelift is one of the latest cosmetic surgery trends with stars like Madonna reportedly having had this surgery done.
So what exactly is a ribbon lift? Put quite simply, a rube like device is placed underneath the skin. This tube has lots of tiny hooks on it that attach itself to the muscle and tissue under the skin. When the tube is pulled up, it lifts the entire facial area.
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Madonna wowed the crowds at the Academy Awards last week, however her youthful appearance has had many wondering if the Material Girl has had cosmetic surgery.
With a smooth, glowing complexion, there are many in the plastic surgery industry who believe that Madonna has had a procedure known as the ’ribbon lift’.
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Procedure: Improves sagging facial skin, jowls, and loose neck skin by removing excess fat, tightening muscles andredraping skin. Most often done on men and women over 40.
Length: Several hours.
Anesthesia: Local with sedation, or general.
In/Outpatient: Usually outpatient. Some patients may require a short inpatient stay.
Side Effects: Temporary bruising, swelling, numbness and tenderness of skin; tight feeling, dry skin. For men, permanent need to shave behind ears where the beard-growing skin is repositioned.
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