Seattle area plastic surgeon, Dr. Marosan, can effectively diminish lines and wrinkles and reverse the signs of aging with a liquid facelift. Dr. Marosan will use a combination of dermal fillers and muscle relaxers to fill in lines and wrinkles, add volume to hollow areas and contour the face. Depending on a patient’s condition, Dr. Marosan can inject any number of injectables such as BOTOX®, Juvéderm®, Voluma®, Restylane®, and Sculptra®. The liquid facelift can transform the eyes, cheeks, nasolabial folds and jowls with no downtime! The treatment erases years off the face with long-lasting results. A Silhouette InstaLift™ or suture lift can be done as a separate procedure or in combination with fillers.
What Products Are Used?
A liquid facelift is a combination of dermal fillers, such as Perlane, Restylane, Radiesse, and Juvéderm, Voluma as well as muscle relaxants such as BOTOX . These are injected directly into the areas that need reshaping, lifting and additional volume in order to reduce signs of aging. Dr. Marosan uses very fine blunt cannulas instead of needles, thus making the injections painless and without bruising. Botox is commonly injected into the forehead to soften the horizontal forehead lines, above the brows for the frown lines or number 11's, around the eyes to diminish crow’s feet. Fillers are injected deep into the cheeks to lift and volumize them, as well as the upper nasolabial folds, tear troughs, temporal hollows, prejowl area and marionette lines. Some of these products are also used to enhance the appearance of the lips.
The Silhouette InstaLift uses a dissolvable suture with small dissolvable cones to lift and tighten the skin of the face and neck. The combination of products can take years off the facial appearance. The results following a liquid facelift can last from 1-3 years.
"BBL: Lipo 360 + fat transfer w/ drains - Dr. Marosan, or Dr. G as I like to call him, is a no nonsense guy about his craft. You can tell he knows what he is doing, he's experienced, and knows his way around body contouring. After extensive research I chose Dr. G based on his credentials and his years in the field - I have zero regrets. I was also impressed by Dr. G's responsiveness following my procedure (lipo 360 + fat transfer) which is a big deal, because this is a big procedure. He answered my calls at 10 pm when I freaked out about my drains, and even took the time to see me on a Saturday, which is outside of his normal office hours, to check on me and address my concerns. The rest of the staff was also pretty amazing, Crystal, at the front desk is always responsive and kind, Lauri the nurse/coordinator is also a gem. Big shout out to Lauri for petting my head and comforting me during my arm lipo! Lauri if you're reading this, I love you lolIf my arms were long enough (and not leaking tumescent fluid), I'd hug the staff all at the same time."- M. / RealSelf / Jun 19, 2022
"The entire process went very smoothly and I ended up getting the results I wanted - I had a wonderful experience with Dr. Marosan and his amazing team! He was able to answer all my questions thoroughly before my surgery and eased all my worries. The operation went smoothly and I was comfortable the entire time. In regards to the results of the procedure, I couldn’t be happier. Overall the entire process went very smoothly and I ended up getting the results I wanted. I definitely recommend going to Dr. Marosan if you’re considering a labiaplasty!"- B. / RealSelf / Dec 06, 2021
"Labiaplasty and Thermiva - At 47 years old, I'd dealt with the discomfort of oversized labia for far too long. I met with Dr. Marosan and his staff and decided to do labiaplasty and then Thermiva. It has been a life-changer for me. Wearing underwear was ALWAYS uncomfortable, but going without was worse. It's amazing how removing a small part of your body makes such a difference. I'm now dressing with ease, and even started running. The entire team here is top-notch. I wholeheartedly recommend them to any woman thinking about labiaplasty."- P. / RealSelf / Mar 10, 2021
"I Booked my Surgery Date with Dr. Marosan - After breastfeeding, my breasts are a little saggy and deflated especially my upper pole. I also got fat pockets around my stomach, abdomen and back. I'm not able to wear clothing that requires a strapless bra and I haven't wear a bikini for years. With a push-up bra, I can easily hide all of these problems but I don't feel confident without my clothing. I have spent years reading reviews, looking at pictures, and doing my research here and finally I made my decision to have a surgery. I want to do a 360 vaser lipo to get rid all of my unwanted fats and transfer them to my breast in order to increase the upper pole fullness. I make a consultation with Dr. Marosan on 12/9. He answered all of my questions, went through the process with me, took pictures of me, and then use myTouchMD to draw the lines on my picture so I'm able to know what kind of results should I expect. I told Dr. Marosan that I'm obsessed with a tiny waist with muscle line and a flat stomach and showed him the picture of the results I was looking for. I arrived at 11.10 and left his office at 12.40 so you know it went really well. Actually before I came to his office, I already knew he is the best, I saw lots of good reviews and beautiful results here. Since I'm already in the area, I also booked a consultation with another doctor in Bellevue as well but there is nothing to compare of. I didn't have a chance to meet another doctor in person but with his assistant, I mean his assistant is nice but maybe because I already decided to go with Dr. Marosan from my deep heart, I didn't feel comfortable, so I only spend 20 minutes there and all I was thinking about was when can I get my quote from Dr. Marosan. I got my quote the next following day and made my deposit immediately to lock my surgery day in January. I just couldn't wait any longer. So doctor Marosan is the only doctor I saw before I made my decision, I just don't think it's necessary to see the other doctors because I believed him and my mind is at ease when I think about under the knife with his hand and his experience. I'll keep updated and hope to help anyone who is looking to do the same procedure as me."- N. / RealSelf / Dec 10, 2020
"Outstanding Experience with Entire Team - I had a great experience with Dr. Marosan and his entire team. Surgery is always difficult and they were with me and my family each step of the way For those concerned about safety protocols, Dr. Marosan has implemented them in a way which is seamless and still allows for human interaction. I would recommend Dr. Marosan's practice for any surgery you may be contemplating."- J. / RealSelf / Dec 08, 2020
During/After the Procedure
Treatment is designed to address an individual’s specific facial condition. Local anesthetic may be applied to ease the patient’s discomfort with the pricking from injections. The fillers are injected with very small blunt cannulas deep under the muscle to prevent lumps and bruising. Because Dr. Marosan uses blunt cannula for injections, there's minimal to no pain or bruising during or after the procedure.There may be swelling and redness on treated areas, mild bruising may occasionally be present, but these will fade after a few hours. There is no downtime with this procedure, but since it combines several injections, patients must avoid any pressure on the face area and strenuous activities are restricted.
Plan Your Procedure
- Surgeon Fees
- From $4,500
- Average Procedure Time
- 45 Minutes - 1 Hour
- Procedure Recovery Location
Liquid Facelift FAQs
All products used are approved by the FDA and backed with comprehensive testing. Prior to treatment, details of each product will be discussed and reiterated in the treatment plan. It is important to find a reputable injector who understands how to use each product so that a safe and effective outcome can be attained.
How Many Reinjections?
It depends on how long the patient wishes to maintain the achieved facial enhancement. Muscle relaxants, such as BOTOX, normally only last up to 4 months. Derma fillers can last anywhere from 6 months to 2 years. Injections are repeated when the practitioner and the patient feels its necessary, which is usually around the time the visible signs of aging slowly reappear. Even though some consider this a "high maintenance" way to maintain a youthful appearance, many patients feel that this outweighs the risks of invasive procedures such as a traditional facelift.
A liquid facelift significantly helps in reshaping and regaining youthful contours of the face. Skin irregularities such as age or sunspots may be corrected with additional treatments that target the upper layers of the skin. Chemical peels, laser resurfacing, microneedling are some options to consider combining with the injectables chosen for treatment.