The Y-Lift Technique

In Melbourne, FL

Our Y Lift is a 45 minute miracle facial contouring procedure, which revives the cheekbones and under eye area, defines the jawline, and lifts the upper neck, producing instant results.

The treatment lifts, fills, and sculpts using Allergan® injectables (Juvederm®, Voluma®, etc).

You look younger and more beautiful.

Suitable for men and women.

The Y LIFT is performed exclusively by Dr. Saluja at Dermatology + Plastic Surgery. Dr. Saluja underwent specialized training in this procedure and is a certified practitioner in it.

How Does the Y LIFT Differ from Other Filler and Injectable Procedures?

The Y LIFT is based on the notion that youthful facial contours are shaped like the letter “Y”. If you were to superimpose two “Y”s over the face you would see that one appears wide at the top, spanning the eye and cheekbone region, while the second spans the entire jawline, both narrow down to a point culminating at the chin. As we age, the arms of these “Y” shapes begin to widen steadily downward and, as a result, the face begins to lose volume and deflate.

What are Some of the Advantages of the Y LIFT Over More Invasive Procedures?

NO Surgery, NO Incisions, NO General Anesthesia, NO Stitches, and INSTANT Results are the advantages. The key to the Y LIFT is not the fillers, but the specialized instrumentation, placement, and technique. Each Y LIFT procedure that Dr. Saluja performs is fully customized to the individual patient.




The cannula instrument is inserted beneath the skin and then maneuvered throughout designated parts of the facial region to instantly lift and contour the muscles, fascia, and fat underlying the skin. Once lifted, hyaluronic acid (found in Juvederm® and Voluma®), a substance that is naturally present in the skin is used to hold the newly elevated position in place at which point the cannula is removed from the treatment site. The rejuvenated face is then “sculpted” to accentuate and highlight each individual’s beauty.

The Y LIFT is performed under local anesthetic. Additionally, the Y LIFT has built-in safety in that it is one of the few procedures that is completely reversible.

What is my recovery like?

It is not uncommon to have tenderness, soreness, bruising, and swelling. These effects generally subside over the course of 1 to 2 weeks. Refrain from exercise for 1 week.

How long does the effects of the Y LIFT last?

The Y LIFT lasts between 1 and 3 years using only FDA-approved Allergan products. Independent results vary and periodic touch-ups may be recommended.

What is the goal of the Y LIFT?

The goal is to help you feel more youthful, more beautiful, restored, and rejuvenated.  More youthful and Restoration and rejuvenation with minimally invasive techniques.

Are there any cautions?

Please inform us prior if you have a history of herpes simplex 1 virus (cold sores).

Where do I go for more information?

Please visit for more information and call us to schedule a personalized consultation.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the best age for a Y Lift?

Theres no wrong time to be interested in a Y Lift, but the best candidates are usually younger patients who dont require surgical techniques to remove sagging skin or excess fat that is contributing to their aesthetic concerns. The Y lift can be combined with MyEllevate and Botox/Dysport or other procedures such as C02 laser resurfacing.

Is Y Lift Safe?

Yes, the Y-Lift is a patented technique to restore volume to the face. When considering the Y-Lift, make sure you find an injector such as Dr. Saluja who is experienced and trained in the Y-Lift. Her team and she will review the Y Lift consent form and instructions with you. Dr. Saluja injects more Juvederm than anyone else in Central Florida!

What is the Y Lift recovery time?

You may experience up to one week of mild swelling and tenderness as well as the potential for minimal bruising (rarely, 2 weeks).

How does Y Lift work?

Using dermal fillers strategically injected in a Y-shaped pattern in the jawline and cheeks, Dr. Saluja creates highly refined contours that make you look more youthful and achieve your ideal facial shape. Ask for it by name.

Is Y Lift permanent?

Because the Y Lift utilizes dermal fillers as opposed to removing excess tissue or permanent facial implants, it wont be a permanent result. Most patients with maintenance can expect to experience the full benefits of the Y Lift for 2-3 years.

Is Y lift painful?

No, we have customized a signature preparation technique that ensures maximal comfort without general anesthesia. You may experience some mild pressure or discomfort during injection.

What filler is used in Y Lift?

Depending on your initial contours and desired goals, we can use different FDA approved Allergan dermal fillers (such as Juvederm Voluma) for a Y Lift to achieve a natural-looking and rejuvenated result.

What is the Y Lift Procedure?

The Y-Lift procedure is a revolutionary patented, minimally invasive facial recontouring procedure performed with dermal fillers in 30-45 minutes with dramatic and natural looking results. Dr. Saluja has carefully crafted a curated treatment that restores youthful architectural facial features with minimal downtime.

How is Y Lift different from other procedures?

The Y-Lift is based on a Flexi-guide technique and includes more syringes of filler to artfully restore lost volume and beautify facial shape. The Y-Lift is different from other filler treatments as it utilizes a focused injection style that works on full facial restructuring by adding volume to cheeks, temples, and jawline.

How long has Y Lift been around?

Y Lift has gained popularity in the past few years for its simple 45-minute treatment and has been in use since 2006.

How quickly will I start to see the results of a Y Lift?

Y Lift results are technically visible immediately after the procedure but can take up to two weeks to become settled and look their best.

Does Y Lift work?

Yes, you can check Dr. Salujas Y Lift before-and-after photos to see real results from patients who have come to Dermatology + Plastic Surgery for this procedure.



Dr. Saluja and staff members are nothing but the best. I’ve been receiving Botox and fillers for almost two years now and the results never fail to impress me. I always recommend to anybody and everybody!

Amazing treatment! We have been to many doctors throughout the US and this is the best. Dr Saluja could be one of the top dermatologists in New York or Los Angeles and we’re fortunate enough to have her offices here in Melbourne — very comfortable office.


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