FAQ | Learn How MyEllevate™ Works | Facial Rejuvenation

Learn why MyEllevate® could be an option for you.

  • Q. What is MyEllevate®?
    A. MyEllevate® is a minimally invasive non-surgical facial procedure.

  • Q. How does MyEllevate® work?
    A. MyEllevate® is exciting because it is simple and easy to perform and a great choice for patients seeking a minimally invasive procedure. It can easily be performed by a MyEllevate® surgeon using local anesthesia. Using the ICLED® light guided suture system, surgeons can easily place a suture support system without incisions that immediately elevates and approximates underly structures.

  • Q. Is MyEllevate® a facelift or neck lift?
    A. No. MyEllevate® is not a facelift or a neck lift. It is a minimally invasive facial rejuvenation procedure that offers natural and long lasting results.

  • Q. Is MyEllevate® a threadlift?
    A. No, MyEllevate® is not a threadlift. It is a minimally invasive procedure that offers patients a long lasting results.

  • Q. How long does the MyEllevate® procedure take to perform?
    A. For most patients MyEllevate® takes less than one hour to perform. There is generally very little, if any, bruising and swelling and most people can return to normal activities within a few days.

  • Q. Can MyEllevate® be used in conjunction with any other procedures or treatments?
    A. Yes. MyEllevate® can be used as a standalone procedure or in conjunction with submental liposuction, chemical lipolysis (Kybella®) and energy based skin tightening technologies.

  • Q. Who can perform the MyEllevate® procedure?
    A. Plastic surgeons, facial plastic surgeons, cosmetic surgeons and surgeons who are trained to perform the procedure can perform the MyEllevate® procedure.

  • Q. How can I learn more about MyEllevate® surgeon training?
    A. To learn more about MyEllevate® email info@myellevate.com.

  • Q. Which energy procedures can MyEllevate® be combined with?
    A. Surgeons love to combine MyEllevate® with multiple other procedures on the market.

    A very common combo is MyEllevate® and skin tightening treatments, such as non-invasive radiofrequency energy treatment that remodels skin and tissue on the cheeks, neck and jawline to reveal more defined facial features and improved appearance. Treatments improving and brightening texture and reducing skin irregularities are also often combined with MyEllevate.

  • Q. What is the difference between a neck lift and MyEllevate®?
    A. A neck lift procedure is typically performed as an outpatient procedure under general anesthesia or intravenous sedation. The cosmetic surgeon will make a small incision behind each ear, and depending on the patient's needs, there may also be a third small incision underneath the chin. Through these incisions, he or she will tighten the neck muscles and/or underlying tissues and remove excess, sagging skin to restore a smoother, firmer, and more youthful appearance to the neck. Recovery time after a neck lift will depend on the individual, as well as the extent of surgery. Typically, patients return to daily activities, including a return to work, within 2 weeks after surgery. Expect your neck to feel tight for a few weeks, and know that bruising and swelling are normal. These effects should subside gradually, with visible bruising typically gone after the first week, and that “tight” feeling remaining for up to several months.

    MyEllevate® on the other hand is a minimally invasive procedure that requires almost no downtime. Unlike a facelift or a neck lift, MyEllevate® doesn’t require incisions or removal of skin and can be performed under local anesthesia in a surgeon’s office. Patients love it because it is a quick procedure (about an hour) and provides natural-looking results. Most patients experience rapid healing with minor bruising and swelling due to minimal tissue trauma.

  • Q. What is the difference between MyEllevate® and “The Zoom Lift”
    A. There is none! MyEllevate® IS the Zoom Lift. As you will see in the article from ELLE Magazine’s December 2020 Issue entitled “Meet the Zoom Lift”, MyEllevate® IS it! Read the full article here.

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