Introducing: The GenXLift – A New Option for the Next Generation
A NEW FACELIFT FOR A NEW GENERATION
VALLEY PLASTIC SURGEON DEVELOPS NEW ALTERNATIVE TO THE FACELIFT
Fusing technique and technology with new individually tailored approach, the GENXLIFT™ offers a minimally-invasive, no-anesthesia, in office alternative to the traditional face lift designed for Generation X
Leading a revolution in the fight against aging, a renowned Valley-based plastic surgeon has developed a new alternative to the face-lift tailored specifically to each where each individual falls on the aging spectrum. The GENXLIFT™ is a revolutionary new procedure developed by Dr. Daniel Shapiro that addresses the continuum of aging that begins in the 30’s and continues through the 50’s and the first minimally-invasive procedure of its kind that offers rapid-healing and a less invasive alternative for patients not ready for a ‘full facelift’ or want shorter downtime. This first of its kind procedure does not need to be performed in the operating room and can be done as an in office procedure with local anesthesia and oral sedation, making the GENXLIFT™ an ideal alternative to the traditional facelift for Generation X, or people who’s birth date fall between 1961 and 1981, or are roughly 33 to 55 years old.
The GenXLift was created specifically with the Sunbelt population in mind. A board-certified plastic surgeon specializing in facial plastic surgery, Dr. Daniel Shapiro spent over two years researching and developing the procedure after studying how and when faces age in the desert climate over the course of two decades.
“Living in Arizona, people show significant signs of aging much earlier than in other parts of the country where sun exposure isn’t as prevalent,” said Dr. Daniel Shapiro, board-certified plastic surgeon and creator of the GenXLift. “It’s not uncommon for me to see a ‘Generation X’ patient in their 40’s or 50’s that could benefit from some aspects of a face lift, but not everyone who wants to look younger needs or wants a full face lift. Until now there hasn’t really been a procedure that specifically addresses just the intermittent signs of aging that are different for each person depending on their age, their genetics and other factors,” he said. “For years, surgeons either turned people at this stage away from their practice entirely or filled them up with Botox and fillers in hopes of bridging the gap yielding less than ideal results. For the first time ever, the GenXLift offers a way to address each nuance of your facial aging, and not a one size fits all approach,” he said.
With the GENXLIFT™, Dr. Shapiro’s innovative multi-tiered procedural approach merges the latest anti-aging technology with the most advanced, minimal incision surgical techniques.
GENXLIFT™ Stage I will focus on the skin changes that occur in the 30’s along with early fat reabsorption. If needed, non-invasive or minimally invasive neck tightening with fat removal can be coupled. A pro-fractional four-day laser peel is applied to treat changes of sun damage including broken capillaries, enlarged pores and fine lines. A fat transfer to the face would be performed to achieve more youthful volume as needed beneath the eyes, along the cheekbones, around the mouth, along the chin, and into the lips.
GENXLIFT™ Stage II will typically involve a combination of Stage I treatments coupled would be non-invasive or minimally invasive treatment of neck laxity. In this more flexible stage, treatment possibilities can include Ultherapy; the ultrasound tightening of the neck or Precision Laser tightening of the skin of the neck and the reduction of fat of the neck. ThermiRF is another option involving radiofrequency skin tightening of the neck and fat reduction. All treatments of Stage II would only amount to at most 7 days of down time, drastically reduced from a full-face lift.
GENXLIFT™ Stage III will impact advanced signs of aging. Signs of significant cheek laxity, jowl formation and neck laxity are the focus of this stage. It will consist of Stage I treatments, a pro-fractional four-day peel with Fat Transfer plus a Short Scar Facelift. The Short Scar Facelift would address the cheek and cheekbone laxity and neck laxity. This minimal incision facelift would result in a total of seven to ten days of downtime, an incredibly rapid-healing alternative to the traditional face lift.
For those who have always wanted to fight facial aging and had reservations regarding facelift surgery, GENXLIFT™ provides the perfect opportunity to get the desired results with minimally invasive procedures that fuse the best in technique and the latest in technology to restore the look of youth.
For more information about the GENXLIFT™ or to schedule an interview with Dr. Daniel Shapiro contact Melissa Rein.
For more information about Dr. Daniel Shapiro and the GENXLIFT™ visit www.shapiroplasticsurgery.com or call 480.451.1700.