BASE Spa and Wellness

BASE Spa & Wellness offers advanced non-surgical face procedures in Chesterton, Indiana. With advancements in injectables, such as cosmetic dermal fillers that can restore lost volume and wrinkle-relaxing neuromodulators, there are compelling alternatives to traditional facelift surgery. To help you navigate the choices in facial aesthetics, our experts have provided the following insights into when comparing non-surgical and surgical cosmetic procedures.

Non-Surgical Options: The Power of Injectables

Injectables, including cosmetic dermal fillers such as Juvéderm and neuromodulators like Botox, have gained immense popularity for their ability to provide remarkable facial rejuvenation without the need for surgery. Here are some key benefits of non-surgical options:

Minimal Downtime – Non-surgical procedures typically involve minimal to no downtime, allowing you to resume your daily activities almost immediately after treatment.

Natural-Looking Results – When administered by skilled practitioners, injectables can achieve natural-looking results that enhance your appearance while preserving your unique facial characteristics.

Affordability – Non-surgical treatments are often more budget-friendly than surgical alternatives, making them accessible to a broader range of patients.

Versatility – Injectable treatments can address various concerns, including wrinkles, fine lines, volume loss, and dynamic muscle movements.

Safety – These procedures are considered safe when performed by experienced, licensed professionals.

Temporary Effects – If you are uncertain about long-term commitment or desire flexibility in adjusting your results over time, injectables offer the advantage of temporary effects that can be fine-tuned with follow-up treatment

Traditional Facelifts: Key Factors to Consider

While exploring the possibility of a traditional facelift, it’s crucial to consider several essential aspects that come with surgical options:

Surgical Risks – As with any surgery, there are risks involved, including complications from anesthesia, infection, and the potential for scarring. 

Recovery Period – One of the most significant considerations for a traditional facelift is the recovery time. Surgical facelifts require a period of downtime, with initial recovery often taking 2 to 4 weeks.

Financial Investment – Surgical procedures are significantly more expensive than non-surgical alternatives. The total cost is influenced by more than the surgeon’s fees, including anesthesia, the use of an operating suite as well as on site aftercare immediately following the procedure.  

Lifestyle and Health – Your overall health and lifestyle can also influence the decision to undergo a facelift. Smokers, for example, may face increased risks and a longer healing process. Similarly, those with certain medical conditions may need to explore alternative options or take special precautions.

Emotional Preparedness – Emotional and psychological readiness for the permanent changes a facelift brings cannot be understated. The transformation is significant, and adjusting to your new appearance requires time and, for some, emotional support.

Contact Us for More Information

We invite you to schedule a consultation to discover the potential of non-surgical facial rejuvenation procedures at our medical spa in Chesterton. By exploring the benefits of each approach, you can confidently embark on your journey toward a more youthful and revitalized appearance. Get started today by contacting BASE Spa & Wellness. We look forward to meeting with you!