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Non Surgical Facelift | Botox | Thermage | Loudoun County | FairfaxFacelift is a plastic surgery procedure designed to reduce the signs of aging from the face through surgical tightening of loose facial skin and underlying muscle, and reduction or redistribution of excess facial fat. However, some patients may be reluctant to undergo a surgery for an elective aesthetic procedure. In such cases, the surgeon may offer a range of safe and effective non-surgical facelift treatment options.

Dr. Trang Vo-Nguyen (Dr. V) is a well-known board certified facial plastic surgeon providing both surgical and non-surgical facelift treatments. Dr. V receives patients from Chantilly, Northern Virginia, Loudoun County, Fairfax, Prince William, Fauquier, Arlington, Middleburg, Leesburg, Manassas, Warrenton, and surrounding communities.

Anti-Wrinkle Topical Treatments

A variety of anti-wrinkle topical creams and lotions are available in the market today. Some of these treatments can serve as good starting points for candidates with minor wrinkles and fine lines on the face.

Such treatments may also be used from a maintenance point of view, and may help delay the onset of signs of aging. An experienced cosmetic surgeon can recommend the appropriate topical solutions according to the patient’s skin type and the condition of facial aging.

Botox Injections

Botox is one of the most widely popular anti-aging non-surgical treatments for the face. It involves the delivery of botulinum toxin, a powerful nerve immobilizing agent, directly into the wrinkle causing muscles. It immediately causes the muscle to go into a temporary relaxation mode, and the wrinkle will fade away for up to six months.

Dr. V provides this FDA approved injectable facelift solution to patients in Chantilly, Northern Virginia, Loudoun County, Fairfax, Prince William, Fauquier, Arlington, Middleburg, Leesburg, Manassas, Warrenton, and nearby areas. The treatment produces near-instant results and involves almost no downtime.


Thermage is an innovative skin tightening procedure based on radiofrequency energy. Thermage is designed make the facial skin tauter and soften the appearance of wrinkles. This non-surgical facelift technique can restore youthful vigor to the sagging and thinning areas of the face. Thermage is the only skin tightening system that has been cleared by the FDA for non-invasive eyelid treatment.

Laser Therapy

Laser therapy involves deliver of low intensity laser energy beams to the deeper layers of the facial skin to stimulate the production of fresh collagen. The heat generated by this non-surgical treatment causes the facial skin to firm up, and moisturizes and oxygenates the skin. The procedure results in toning up of the facial and neck muscles, reduction of wrinkles and enhancement of facial skin texture.

Microcurrent Facelift

Microcurrent is an innovative and increasingly popular non-surgical facelift procedure to promote healthier and younger looking facial skin. The procedure is particularly effective in rebuilding depleted areas of the skin, lifting of sagging muscles, and reduction of wrinkles due to its ability to regenerate tissue.

The process is designed to stimulate cellular physiology and growth. It helps lift eyebrows and jowls, reduce wrinkles and fine lines, improve muscle tone, increase blood flow, and promote skin exfoliation on the face. The procedure causes no damage to the outer layers of the skin.

For more infomation please contact Dr. V. Dr. Trang Thuy Vo-Nguyen, known to her patients as “Dr. V,” is a board certified facial plastic surgeon providing the latest surgical and non-surgical aesthetic procedures in Northern Virginia, Leesburg, Loudoun, Fairfax, Warrenton, Fauquier, Arlington, Manassas, Middleburg, Prince William, and other areas.

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