Facial rejuvenation doesn’t have to mean surgical procedures with lengthy downtimes. We have a number of non-invasive treatments that can help to tighten, brighten and revitalise your skin resulting in a fresher and more youthful appearance.
We have picked out 10 of our top facial rejuvenation treatments that we offer in our clinics. To find the best one to suit you, book in for a consultation with our experienced skin specialists at a clinic local to you.
What is it? A non-surgical facelift, also known as the 8 Point Lift or liquid facelift is a specialised volumising and lifting facial treatment. Dermal fillers are injected into specific parts of the face to achieve a visually lifted appearance. A non-surgical facelift takes a look at your entire face as a whole and allows your doctor or nurse to offer you a bespoke treatment that works with your own natural features. The result is a more lifted and rejuvenated appearance that looks natural.
What is it good for? It is ideal for patients who have signs of sagging in the lower face, wrinkles and under eye hollows. For the right patient it can be a great alternative to a surgical facelift which requires a lot more downtime.
How long does it take? A non-surgical facelift treatment can take between 30 – 60 minutes.
How long do the results last for? The results achieved from a non-surgical facelift treatment can last for up to 18 months.
What is the downtime? You may notice a little redness or swelling immediately after a non-surgical facelift. Some bruising may appear the following day but then all of these symptoms should gradually reduce over 2 – 3 days.
How much? A non-surgical facelift prices start from around £1,200
What is it? A thread lift is also referred to as a non-surgical facelift. It is a minimally invasive procedure that passes medical grade threads under the skin to help lift and reduce the appearance of sagging skin.
What is it good for? Thread lifts are ideal for patients who have sagging cheeks, jowls, overall loss of facial volume, deep lines and wrinkles. Thread lift treatment can also help with jaw line redefinition although this should not be in the main reason for treatment.
How long does it take? Thread lift treatment can take as little as 30 minutes under local anaesthetic and requires no hospital stay afterwards.
How long do the results last for? The results from a PDO Thread Lift can last from 6 months up until 2 years and the results from a Silhouette Soft thread lift can last up to 18-24 months.
What is the downtime? Downtime after a thread lift procedure is very minimal. You may experience some pain, swelling and bruising in the days following your procedure.
How much? We offer two different types of thread lift procedures here at The Private Clinic. Silhouette soft thread lifts start from £1,095 and PDO Thread Lifts start from £2,500.
What is it? Thermage is a CPT skin tightening treatment that works to tighten and contour your skin in a single treatment.
What is it good for? Thermage treatment is ideal for patients who have loose jowls, sagging skin, lines and wrinkles, hooded eyes, furrowed brows and dimples or bulges that appear on the skin anywhere on the body.
How long does it take? Thermage skin tightening treatment can take between 30-45 minutes to complete.
How long do the results last for? The results from Thermage treatment can take 3-6 months to fully appear but these results will then last you 12-16 months before you will be required to have another thermage treatment to maintain them.
What is the downtime? Thermage targets the deep layers of your skin so there is often no downtime associated with it.
How much? The price for Thermage treatment starts at £1,500.
Available at: Thermage treatment is available at London Harley Street.
What is it? Dermal fillers are facial injections made up of a hyaluronic acid solution to help restore volume to areas on the face. Hyaluronic acid is naturally found in our bodies but as we age the amount of it that we retain can reduce causing areas of hollowness on the face for example.
What is it good for? Dermal filler is great for restoring or introducing volume into areas such as the cheeks, tear troughs, anti-ageing lip treatment, thin lips, nose to mouth lines, mouth to chin lines, nose (non-surgical nose job), hands and chin.
How long does it take? The time it takes for dermal filler treatment will vary depending on the amount of areas being treated. On average a dermal filler appointment is 30 minutes.
How long do the results last for? The amount of time that your dermal filler results last for will depend on the type of filler used, the area treated and your own metabolism. On average results can last from 6 – 18 months.
What is the downtime? There is no downtime after dermal fillers. You may experience redness, swelling or bruising but these will gradually fade over 2-3 days post treatment.
How much? Prices start from around £250 at The Private Clinic for Dermal Fillers.
Wrinkle Relaxing Injections
What is it? Wrinkle relaxing injections are facial injections consisting of small amounts of high quality toxins that when injected into the face work to blocks signals from the nerves to the muscles which reduces the appearance of wrinkles on the surface of the skin.
What is it good for? Wrinkle relaxing injections are good for reducing the appearance of wrinkles but they can also be used to reduce the amount of sweat that you produce
How long does it take? A wrinkle relaxing treatment can take up to 30 minutes to complete. This will vary depending on the amount of areas you are having treated.
How long do the results last for? Results from wrinkle relaxing injections can last between 4 – 6 months. Regular treatment is required to maintain your results.
What is the downtime? There is no downtime following wrinkle relaxing injections although you may notice some redness or swelling in the areas treated initially after treatment.
How much? Prices for wrinkle injections at The Private Clinic start from £195 for 1 area.
What is it? A chemical peel is when a chemical solution is applied to the skin to help remove the outer layers of the skin. There are many different types of peel solutions all of different strengths and have different purposes. You will usually need a course of chemical peel treatments to see the best results.
What is it good for? Because of the variety of types of chemical peels available, a chemical peel treatment is able to treat a number of different issues including; sun damage, acne scarring, hyperpigmentation, fine lines, wrinkles, and tired looking skin.
How long does it take? A chemical peel appointment takes around 30 minutes on average to complete but this does include the facial cleanse before and post treatment. The amount of time that you will have the solution on your face will vary depending on the type of peel you are having.
How long do to the results last for? The higher strength chemical peels will give longer lasting results as they penetrate deeper into the skin. Lighter peels will still give you results but you will need to keep up with regular treatments.
What is the downtime? The downtime for chemical peel treatment will again vary depending on the type of peel that you received. Peels do tend to leave you face looking a little red immediately after treatment with it then fading gradually over the hours following. Higher strength peels may eventually result in skin physically peeling a few days after
How much? The prices will again vary depending on what type of peel you are having. A typical Epionce Light Peel starts from £58
What is it? Photorejuvenation treatment uses Intense Pulse Light (IPL) therapy to treat skin blemishes. The IPL light is able to absorb redness and pigmentation and encourage the production of new collagen. The best results are seen after a course of 5-6 treatments spaced 3-4 weeks apart.
What is it good for? IPL Photorejuvenation is ideal for patients suffering with age spots, sun damage, pigmentation, rosacea, wrinkles, broken capillaries, blotchy skin, enlarged pores, uneven texture and acne scarring
How long does it take? IPL Photorejuvenation treatment takes up to 30 minutes to perform.
How long do the results last? Results from IPL Photorejuvenation can be long lasting however it is recommended that you have regular treatments every 3 – 4 months once you have finished your initial course of treatment.
What is the downtime? You may experience some redness immediately after IPL Photorejuvenation but this will gradually fade within 24 hours.
How much? The cost of IPL Photorejuvenation treatment at The Private Clinic starts from £200
What is it? Profhilo is an injectable treatment that works to encourage your skin to produce more collagen. Although it contains hyaluronic acid, it does not give the instant volume like a dermal filler treatment would. The 100% hyaluronic acid solution instead spreads within the skin to nourish the dermal cells, remodel the skins structure and treats skin laxity restoring the firmness of your skin. You will need two treatments of Profhilo spaced 4 weeks apart. You will notice the best results after your second treatment.
What is it good for? Profhilo treatment is ideal for rejuvenating dull looking skin, reducing fine lines, tightening and firming the skin and a general improvement in the texture of your skin.
How long does it take? Profhilo treatment takes up to 30 minutes to perform.
How long do the results last? The results of Profhilo treatment on average last up to six months but it will vary between patients.
What is the downtime? There is minimal downtime with Profhilo. Initially after treatment you may be able to see the injection sites and little bit of redness but this should fade after 24 hours.
How much? The total cost for Profhilo is £590 (£295 per syringe)
Obagi Nu Derm
What is it? Obagi Nu-Derm system is a prescribed skin care routine that has been specifically put together to help improve your skin. The system consists of a gentle cleanser, toner, correcting cream, smoothing lotion, blending cream, moisturiser and sun shield. You will be required to use all of the products included in the system in the way that your prescriber details to you.
What is it good for? Obagi Nu-Derm is recommended for patients with age spots, redness, hyperpigmentation and those with a sallow complexion.
How long does it take? Your prescriber will prescribe the Obagi Nu-Derm System to you for as long as they feel it would appropriate for you. On average most patients are on the Nu-Derm system for 16 weeks.
How long do the results last for? Patients who stop using the Obagi Nu-Derm products may start to notice start the condition of their skin deteriorating after around six months. It is recommended that you continue to use the Obagi products as a maintenance treatment a couple of times a week to maintain the results.
What is the downtime? You may experience some minor downtime with the Obagi Nu-Derm System. You skin may go through a period of being dry and flaky and any blemishes may appear worse but this will then gradually reduce revealing new revitalised skin.
How much? Obagi Nu-Derm Systems range start from £375 for a 6 week supply.
What is it? Ultherapy is a non-surgical skin tightening procedure that is suitable for the face, neck, chin and eyebrow.
What is it good for? Ultherapy is suitable for helping to reduce the appearance of sagging skin, sagging jowls, poor skin laxity, turkey neck, sagging/drooping eyelids and lines and wrinkles on the décolletage.
How long does it take? Ultherapy treatment can take as a little as 30 minutes depending on the number of areas being treated.
How long do the results last for? The results from Ultherapy are gradual and it can take 3-6 months to see the full results from treatment. Most patients will only need 1 Ultherapy treatment but if skin laxity is severe then they may benefit from multiple treatments. The results from Ultherapy can last over a year.
What is the downtime? Following Ultherapy treatment, the skin may appear red, but this will go down after a couple of hours. Patients will be able to return to their normal activities immediately after the procedure without any post-treatment restrictions or requirements.
How much? The cost of Ultherapy treatment starts from £500.
Facial Rejuvenation Treatments at The Private Clinic
As you can see we offer a wide range of facial rejuvenation treatments in our clinics located across the UK and these are only 10 of them. We have some of the most experienced specialist doctors, nurses and skin practitioners in the industry that can advise on the best treatment to help you restore your skin to a more refreshed and youthful appearance.
- Dr Hanson MBBS MSc MBCAM. GMC Number: 6136433
- Dr Richard Brighton-Knight MBChB. GMC Number: 4196903
- Dr Rosa Santa Cruz MD, PhD. GMC Number: 7441197
- Mel Recchia RGN
- Dawn Lisa, RGN, RN(Child), SCPHN, PG Dip, BSc (Hons)
- Ruth Atkins RGN
- Marie Narsoomamode RGN, BSc. NMC Reference No: 92A1045E
- Fiona Hamilton RGN
Find out more about how our non-surgical facial rejuvenation treatments can help you by calling 0333 920 2471 or use our online contact form.