Is the Y LIFT® really a “lunch-time facelift “?
Yes. The entire procedure takes between 15-30 minutes. The patient can immediately resume his or her daily activities post procedure.
How long is the recovery?
There is no recovery time with the Y LIFT®. However, you may feel slight tenderness, soreness and possible minor bruising for a couple of days post procedure.
Do the results vary from patient to patient?
Yes. The Y LIFT® procedure uniquely benefits each patient. Y LIFT network doctors utilizes a very individualistic approach. As he closely studies the facial structure of each patient, he customizes the procedure so that it accents their specific features.
How is the Y LIFT® different from a traditional facelift?
Advancements in current cosmetic technology have made it possible to undergo non-invasive procedures that can mirror the results of traditional facelifts. Patients enjoy similar results without the unwelcoming post-operative effects, such as facial discomfort and extensive healing time.
Can the effects of the procedure be reversed?
Yes. The Y LIFT® is one of the few procedures that is completely reversible.
How long to the effects of the Y LIFT® last?
The Y LIFT® lasts between 1-3 years, depending on the type of product used and the rate it metabolizes within the body. Independent results vary. Periodic touch-ups are recommended to maintain the effects of the procedure.
How does the Y LIFT® differ from other filler procedures?
The key to the Y LIFT® is not fillers, but the specialized instrumentation, placement and technique developed by the YLIFT Team. The instrument is inserted beneath the skin to instantly lift the muscles, fascia and fat just below the skin. This adjustment provides the greatest lift in the face. A hyaluronic acid filler, a substance that is found naturally in the body, is then used to hold everything its newly elevated position. The patient is then instantly restored, rejuvenated and enhanced.
May I have the Y LIFT® procedure done the same day as my consultation?
Since the Y LIFT® is so minimally invasive, there is no prior testing required. Most patients elect to have the procedure done the same day as their consultation, as we schedule plenty of time for a thorough facial analysis as well as the 15-30 minute procedure. This is especially true for patients traveling from outside the area, although we do recommend staying the nigh somewhere nearby so you may come in for a brief follow up visit the next morning for a light facial massage and so a doctor can make sure the product is settling in perfectly with your facial features.
A follow up is not required and is up to the patient to attend. Many patients feel perfectly comfortable flying back out the same day as their procedure. We do our very best to accommodate the needs of our traveling patients.
Where can I get the Y LIFT® and who does the procedure?
The Y LIFT® is a procedure performed exclusively by Dr. Yan Trokel, the innovator of the Y LIFT®, and Certified Y LIFT® Providers.
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"The Y LIFT® is truly an amazing procedure. It uses filler products that gave us good results with a traditional technique. But, when using the Y LIFT® technique, the results are revolutionary. Natural beauty with little to no downtime. I am so grateful and appreciative that Dr. Trokel has decided to share this procedure with other Physicians, and we are very excited to be part of the Y LIFT Team. Thanks, Dr. Trokel."
Eugene J. Nowak, DO
"When I first saw the Y LIFT® being presented at a conference, I just knew I had to be part of this breakthrough procedure! This procedure truly revolutionizes the advancements of cosmetic injectable procedures. We are excited and proud to be part of the Y LIFT family!"
Thomas E. Young, MD
"The Y LIFT® Training Course is absolutely the best hands-on injector training I have ever experienced. I am proud to be an elite member of the Y LIFT network of providers."
Lisa Szady, NP
"Using techniques that differ dramatically from traditional injection techniques, an expertly performed Y LIFT® procedure rivals many surgical facelift results without the risks or downtime associated with surgery. I was impressed with the training, which was hands-on and meticulous. And, most importantly, our patients have been uniformly delighted with their results."
Adam Summers, MD
"Dr. Yan Trokel and the Y LIFT® have helped transform my cosmetic practice. His volumizing technique has absolutely blown my mind. I've been performing facial cosmetic surgery for 25 years and never before have I been this excited about any cosmetic procedure. My patients and I celebrate Dr. Trokel's Y LIFT®."
Eric Seiger, DO
"I'm incredibly excited to perform the Y LIFT® in my practice so that I can add a fresh perspective to my patients' facial rejuvenation journey, and I look forward to the expressions of joy and amazement in my patients' faces."
Amiya Prasad, MD
"The Y LIFT® procedure is a transformational approach in facial rejuvenation. We have witnessed incremental advancements in filler techniques over the past 10 years. But, Yan Trokel's Y LIFT® represents a quantum leap forward and the world of facial fillers will never be the same."
Gerald Pierone, Jr., MD
"The Y LIFT® has truly changed the way I approach fillers with my patients, both older and younger. Structural Volumization offers extraordinary transformations with beautiful, natural results, and less downtime than anything else out there. I am excited and honored to be a part of the Y LIFT Network."
Wendy McFalda, DO
"Dr. Trokel's Y LIFT® totally revolutionizes facial rejuvenation. Truly amazing, predictable results without surgery or downtime! I enjoyed every minute of the training, and I'm proud to be a part of the Y LIFT Team. The Y LIFT® changes how we approach facial beautification on the scale that Steve Jobs changed the telephone. Thank you, Dr. Trokel."
Howard Lipkin, DO
"The Y LIFT® really is an incredible advance in cosmetic surgery. I'm excited to be in at the beginning of what is sure to be a new era."
Lee Laris, DO
"The Y LIFT® is a miraculous procedure that walks on water compared to traditional filler based procedures. The training and team were first class and the technique itself is revolutionary and unmatched in the minimally invasive market. My staff and I feel lucky to be indoctrinated into such a wonderful family and network. I look forward to seeing what is next for Y LIFT."
Harold Lancer, MD, FAAD
"Dr. Trokel's Y LIFT® has revolutionized the way we will look at volumizing the face for the future. The way I will approach fillers is changed forever. Thank you, Dr. Trokel."
Sandy Goldman, DO, FAOCD
“This is truly a revolutionary procedure and my patients have never been happier with their results. I’ve never been more impressed by a procedure’s safety, effectiveness, and emotional impact. The future of medicine has arrived.”
George Gavrila, MD
"The Y LIFT® is a real game changer. Transformative is a good word. I no longer think about deflation or aging in the same way. Because of the Y LIFT® I look at my patients differently, I treat them differently and we are all very, VERY happy about it!"
Catherine Cuite, MD
"The Y LIFT® is a paradigm shift in the utilization of fillers in an artistic, safe and comfortable environment. I truly feel like a sculptor creating youthful facial contours that were not possible with ordinary surgery and non surgical techniques."
Mark Berkowitz, MD
"As a pioneer of collagen and the first dermal fillers, it brings me great pleasure to see that a good idea has turned into a great idea, and the Y LIFT® is a procedure that very soon, every surgeon will be scrambling to learn."
Patrick Bitter, Sr., MD
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