Non-Surgical Alternative to Facelift? Annapolis Plastic Surgeon On The Pelleve Technique
Dr. Marcia Ormsby helps patients address facial concerns such as deep wrinkles, crow’s feet, and excess skin around the eyes with a new, non-surgical collagen growth treatment.
Annapolis, MD – In addition to providing her Annapolis plastic surgery patients a wide range of surgical procedures, Dr. Marcia Ormsby also oversees the Medical Spa at Annapolis Aesthetic Surgery. The practice’s medi-spa offers cosmetic treatments such as BOTOX® Cosmetic, chemical peels, microdermabrasion, and LATISSE® eyelash enhancement. According to Dr. Ormsby, one of the practice’s most innovative methods for addressing facial wrinkles is the Pellevé® Skin Tightening System by Ellman®, a non-surgical technique that Dr. Ormsby says can often serve as an alternative to a facelift for patients looking for effective aesthetic enhancement results without the extended downtime associated with surgery.
In a recent blog post titled “How To Achieve Facial Rejuvenation Without Invasive Surgery,” Dr. Ormsby explains that Pellevé® can be an ideal procedure for patients who want to address wrinkles, fine lines, crow’s feet and excess skin around the eyes without the hassle, discomfort, or recovery of surgical methods. “Unlike procedures such as facelift or eyelid surgery, Pellevé® is non-invasive, nearly pain-free, and does not require the use of needles,” says Dr. Ormsby. The skin care professionals at Annapolis Aesthetic Surgery’s Medical Spa can also use Pellevé® to reduce the appearance of nasolabial folds (lines between the nose and mouth) as well as sagging skin under the chin.
The Pellevé® Skin Tightening System is FDA-approved and utilizes electromagnetic waves that are transmitted deep below the surface of the patient’s skin, warming the targeted areas and stimulating collagen growth. Over a period of six months, patients should notice continual improvement as their natural collagen reduces skin laxity and creates a smoother, firmer, and fuller appearance.
According to Dr. Ormsby, “Most patients have 3-5 Pellevé® Skin Tightening treatments performed to optimize collagen activity and achieve the best results.” Unlike a facelift procedure that requires weeks of healing, Dr. Ormsby says patients who undergo Pellevé® treatments experience virtually zero downtime. Though some patients may experience redness immediately following the treatment, Dr. Ormsby notes that the skin should return to normal within a 2-24 hour time period. The vast majority of Dr. Ormsby’s patients leave her practice immediately after a Pellevé® treatment and resume their daily routine.
The Annapolis plastic surgeon says, although facelift surgery can have a more significant effect for more pronounced signs of aging along the face, the Pellevé® treatment can be beneficial for patients who may be showing more moderate signs of age and for those who simply wish to avoid a surgical procedure.
About Marcia V. Ormsby, MD
Dr. Marcia Ormsby is a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania and earned her medical degree at the University of Massachusetts. She went on to complete a residency in general surgery at State University of New York and specialty training at New York Hospital, Cornell Medical Center and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center. Dr. Ormsby is renowned for her focus on women’s health through her published work, her national presentations, and service as a lobbyist. In addition, she serves as an administrator at the Anne Arundel Medical Center in Annapolis, Maryland. Dr. Ormsby is available for interview upon request.
For more information about Dr. Marcia V. Ormsby and Annapolis Aesthetic Surgery, visit aasurgery.com or facebook.com/aasurgery.
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