Facial contouring (also known as facial sculpting) is a cosmetic surgical procedure that is used to improve the general appearance of the face. It is one of the fastest-growing and trending facial reconfiguration techniques taking the plastic surgery industry by storm. The main target of the facial contouring technique is to improve the proportion of the face and all facial features.
This treatment is safe and extremely effective in amplifying facial features. Face contouring procedures helps in getting rid of double chin, jowls, smokers, or frown lines, treat and tone loose wrinkled skin, and helps in reducing the signs of aging from the face, neck, and hands. Face sculpting treatment reshapes your face, makes your facial features look more balanced, and help you to achieve the charming and youthful appearance which every person desires.
Face contouring (face sculpting) technique helps in:
- Removing all your fat non-invasively
- Tightening loose and saggy skin
- Giving your face a better shape
- Getting long-lasting and visible results right after the first session
- Reshaping your face without any scar, side effects, or tissue damage.
Who should undergo Face Contouring treatment?
Facial contouring is generally preferred by adults who want to improve the outline or contour of certain areas of their faces. Females go for face contouring techniques to make their face softer and more feminine while males settle on to achieve a more chiseled look and a more masculine appearance. This treatment is beneficial for the person with saggy facial skin generally caused due to aging which makes the person’s face lose its original contour.
A person with the following features can take the advantage of the face contouring procedure to reshape their face:
- Square jaw
- Receding chin
- Protruding cheeks
- Protruding mouth
- Asymmetrical mouth
- Protruding chin
Types of treatment used in Facial Contouring:
In face contouring treatment methods topical treatments have certain limitations but other methods used for face contouring like RF ( radio frequency), US (ultrasound), and Near Infrared(NIR) have powerful effects on the various layers of the skin like the epidermis, dermis and even on the deep subcutaneous tissue. These contouring treatments will show immediate, visible, and dramatic improvements as each technology used in the treatment penetrates different layers of the skin.
Ultrasound (US) treatment works by targeting hard-to-remove fat deposits. It reduces and eradicates these fat cells without damaging the skin or shifting fats to other areas like the double chin or the jowls.
Dual-layer radio frequency functions by stimulating the cells to restructure collagen improve elasticity, and tone, tighten, and further contour the skin. This process also reduces the dark circles and pigmentation caused by the sun.
These treatments are safe and highly effective in making remarkable changes without the need for invasive surgery.
Another technology used in facial contouring is Accent V Ultra body slimming technique. It is FDA-approved non-invasive, pain-free, and an effective alternative to liposuction. This technology uses a patented ultrasound resonance system that works at 40.6 MHz. It is considered to be the safest procedure for the body and the facial contouring and body and facial fat removal procedure.
A person who needs body firming and toning, as well as fat reduction, can use this treatment for:
- Face slimming
- Double chin reduction
- Arm slimming and firming
- Thighs and legs slimming and firming
How long will it take to see results?
Some people may experience instant results right after the first session while it may take a few sessions for others to get satisfactory results. Generally, it takes 8-10 treatments spaced out over 7-10 days intervals to get the best results of the treatment. The number of treatments depends on various factors like the degree of skin irregularity, client age, skin condition, smoking history, medical history, medications, etc.
How long do these results last?
Facial contouring procedures give long-lasting results. The ultrasound waves used in the treatment impair the ability of the fat cells to store excessive fats in the near future. This treatment will improve your body’s youthful appearance.
How long a typical facial contouring session may take?
Depending upon the size of the area being treated a typical facial contouring treatment session may last anywhere between 15 minutes to two hours.
Aftercare of Facial Contouring Treatment:
Here are some measures which can be adopted after undergoing facial contouring treatment:
- It is always recommended to drink at least two glasses of water immediately after the treatment.
- A person should drink plenty of water at least for three days post-treatment.
- Apply soothing cream or gel immediately after the session to calm down the skin.
- Do not apply make-up after the session for a few hours.
- Avoid washing up your face with hot water immediately after the treatment session.
- Try to avoid excessive exercise, sweating, hot water baths, or saunas at least for three days.
- Avoid consumption of alcohol post-treatment as it may drain water from the body and the skin.
- Protect the treated area of the skin from exposure to direct sunlight at least for a month post-treatment.
Some of the best plastic and cosmetic surgeons in Delhi NCR:
Dr. Nandini Ramaswamy is one of the senior consultants at Yashoda Hospital and Research Centre, Ghaziabad. She is known for performing various cosmetic procedures like liposuction, abdominoplasty, breast reduction, facelift and brow lift, rhinoplasty, botox, fillers, etc. with great precision and care.
Dr. Vipin Saigal has experience in reconstructing facial features or body parts. Dr. Saigal has expertise in facial dermabrasions, facial peel for post-acne scar marks, facial scarring, and facial wrinkles, and in dealing with facial fillers and botox.