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Y Lift results fail to convince

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Sagging Skin
August 4, 2009 Reviewed by Marta 3 Comments
The Y Lift is the signature procedure of a New York plastic surgeon called Yan Trokel (I presume he named his treatment after himself). It is basically injections of hyaluronic acid. But the twist is that Dr T has designed his own injection device and follows the incisions by massaging the filler into place with his hands.

An intrepid journalist from the British newspaper, Daily Mail, gave it a try and posted pictures of the results. Now, which do you think is the before and which the post Y Lift procedure?

The picture below is after $4,000 worth of Y Lift Treatment.

Well, I'm sorry, but I think she looks lovely in the top (before) picture. Not a wrinkle in sight. A full, healthy face. Afterward she looks gaunt and much, much older.

It has to be said that she is delighted with her new look. Especially her "arched" brows and "Charlotte Rampling" cheekbones.

I think that some psychological transformation happens to all of us whenever we undergo something ridiculously expensive and/or painful that convinces us we did the right thing. After all, who wants to drop four gs and admit it wasn't worth it. (Read our articles on procedures that work without being invasive: LED, microcurrent, Pelleve

  • August 4, 2009

    by Laura

    If you're going to do a before and after, spend more time and effort on the after than the before! I thought that was Sales 101 right there.

  • August 4, 2009

    by JulieK

    And her hair! she had a lovely color and cut pre-Ywhatever... then it all goes dull and choppy. I don't get it! ~jk

  • August 4, 2009

    by Jess

    why didn't they have her make the same expression in both pics? Is her smile affected by the Y lift?

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