Dr Danielle Waxman attended the World Class Dermoscopy and Surgical Training worshops held by the Skin Cancer Symposiums last weekend in Auckland at North Shore Hospital.
Speakers were Dr Cliff Rosendahl,Professor at the University of Queenland,Dr Chris Boberg,Deputy Chair Melnet NZ.Chair of New Zealand Skin Cancer Doctors,Dr Andrew MacGill,Fellow of the Royal College of GP,GPwSI,Ms Katherine Gale,Breast and Melanoma Surgeon and Dr Martin Denby,Felllow of the Royal New Zealand College of GP,GPwSI.
The 8 point lift is a specialised lifting and volumising technique also referred to as the "non surgical facelift "or "liquid facelift ".
It uses dermal fillers to enhance and discreetly lift the face for a total rejuvenating effect .
Who is it for?
On its own or combined with Botulinum Toxin A the 8 point lift is ideal for patients who have noticed the early signs of ageing but for whom it's too soon for face left surgery if that is what they desire .
Not all points may need injecting, it is a bespoke treatment that depends on an individual's features. It takes extensive training and an artistic eye.
Essentially the treatment is a reversal of the pull of gravity because if you reinflate specific points of the face you get the effect of a lift .. Like a hammock .. If its sagging you tighten the supports ....
Results last around 18 months and there are other skin benefits too .. fillers increase the skin's volume over time and tighten it.
The fillers are made of synthesised hylauronic acid , a naturally occurring substance in the skin that decreases as we age.
Over time as the filler also stimulates regeneration of your own natural collagen , the quality of the skin continues to be significantly improved .
Results generally last 12 to 18 months .