If you’ve thought about getting a facelift to restore your youthful appearance, but are hesitating to go under the knife, try cosmetic acupuncture instead. Acupuncture has been used to address a number of health problems and concerns, including weight gain, infertility and acne, and may be a less expensive yet effective treatment for getting rid of wrinkles. Some local plastic surgeons and cosmetic surgeons trained in this procedure promote the treatment as an “acupuncture facelift” and could just be the facial rejuvenation solution you are looking for. This non-invasive treatment works by diminishing the appearance of wrinkles and lines.
Facial acupuncture continues to be lauded as an effective anti-aging treatment, a holistic alternative to facelift surgery and other cosmetic treatments that involve the use of technological devices and heat energy to alter the skin. Practitioners of cosmetic acupuncture believe that the treatments help stimulate collagen production, strengthen the skin cells, and reduce the risk of wrinkles. However, critics contend that this treatment does not cause significant collagen stimulation that would affect wrinkles or fine lines. Here’s a close look at the benefits and drawbacks of this non-surgical holistic ‘facelift’:
When you’re looking for ways to reduce wrinkles and get rid of fine lines, it doesn’t take long to realize face lift surgery is no longer the only option. Face lift surgery is a fairly extensive procedure that involves multiple incisions and requires weeks of healing; however, today’s innovative procedures can mimic the effects of surgery without a single incision.
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