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Facial Rejuvenation

A well-balanced, pleasing and natural look is the ultimate goal of any facial rejuvenation intervention. Treatments available for face rejuvenation include facelift in all its variations offered by Dr. Fechner, eyelid lift, browlift, skin rejuvenation, facial volume enhancement, dermal fillers and Botox. Some patients may require one procedure, others a combination of multiple treatments. No matter what the treatment plan includes, the outcome goal remains the same: a natural appearance without signs of medical or surgical intervention.

Therefore, Dr. Fechner tailors his systematic approach to the special needs of the individual patient: not every patient needs a full facelift. Because plastic surgery alone can only rarely reverse signs of aging in a balanced way, Dr. Fechner’s modern and comprehensive treatment regimens includes medical skin care, non-surgical office treatments (i.e., long-lasting or dermal fillers), minimal invasive facial cosmetic procedures (i.e., Facial Peels) and cosmetic surgery procedures. Get more information on Non-surgical Facial Rejuvenation Treatments.

Rejuvenation Surgery

The synthesis of time-proven facial cosmetic surgery procedures and new techniques allows Dr. Fechner to achieve pleasing results without the undesirable operated-on look.

Facial cosmetic procedures may address the eye and brow area (i.e., browlift, blepharoplasty, lipostructure), the midface (endoscopic midface lift, facelift, fat transfer, cheek lift, cheek implant), the lower face (deep-plane facelift, chin implant, jowl implant, facial fat transplantation) and the neck (neck lift, facelift, under-chin liposuction, platysmaplasty or neck muscle tightening).

Independent of the chosen procedures of facial rejuvenation surgery, the main objectives stay unchanged: normal appearance devoid of the operated-on stigma, excellence in safety during the procedure, swift recovery, delicate incision lines, and excellent longevity.

Although a small facelift may be appealing to patients, the results and longevity of many “mini” face lifts have been disappointing. Dr. Fechner has pioneered new procedures revolutionizing the approach to facial rejuvenation. Thousands of Dr. Fechner’s patients have benefited from fast-recovery facelifts.

For example, the Finesse Lift™ is an innovative procedure that addresses certain concerns of facial aging with decreased downtime. The success and efficacy of the Finesse Lift™ is at least in part the result of Dr. Fechner performing hundreds of Lifestyle Lift® procedures1. The Finesse Lift™ represents his personalized and advanced approach to minimally invasive facial rejuvenation and should not be confused with Lifestyle Lift®. Commonly, plastic surgery procedures can be combined to achieve the desired balanced and natural look of the face.

Rhinoplasty (Nasal Reshaping Surgery)

A well-balanced, pleasing and natural look is the ultimate goal of any facial rejuvenation intervention. Treatments available for face rejuvenation include facelift in all its variations offered by Dr. Fechner, eyelid lift, browlift, skin rejuvenation, facial volume enhancement, dermal fillers and Botox. Some patients may require one procedure, others a combination of multiple treatments. No matter what the treatment plan includes, the outcome goal remains the same: a natural appearance without signs of medical or surgical intervention.

Therefore, Dr. Fechner tailors his systematic approach to the special needs of the individual patient: not every patient needs a full facelift. Because plastic surgery alone can only rarely reverse signs of aging in a balanced way, Dr. Fechner’s modern and comprehensive treatment regimens includes medical skin care, non-surgical office treatments (i.e., long-lasting or dermal fillers), minimal invasive facial cosmetic procedures (i.e., Facial Peels) and cosmetic surgery procedures. Get more information on Non-surgical Facial Rejuvenation Treatments.

Chin & Cheek Surgery

Procedures to augment the cheek or the chin are usually performed through small incisions that are either invisible or virtually invisible. Modern chin implants are placed in order to enhance one’s profile. Computer imaging during the consultation meeting allows Dr. Fechner to achieve a common vision of a realistic chin implantation result with the patient. Get more information on Chin Augmentations and Cheek Augmentations.

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Cosmetic Ear Surgery

Ears that are poorly positioned in relationship to the head can be effectively and safely treated with a procedure (otoplasty) where a small scar is hidden in the skin crease behind the ear. The key to modern otoplasty surgery (ear reshaping) is to create a natural looking ear that is positioned normally and lacks unusual edges. Get more information on Cosmetic Ear Surgery.

(1) Lifestyle Lift® is a registered trademark of Lifestyle Lift Holding Inc. located in Troy Michigan. Dr. Fechner performed hundreds of Lifestyle Lift® procedures while associated with Lifestyle Lift Holding Inc’s Massachusetts based company called LL MA, PC at their facility in Waltham, MA. Dr. Fechner is no longer associated with Lifestyle Lift Holding, Inc or LL MA PC. Any references to Lifestyle Lift® are intended to provide information and comparison purposes and are not approved by Lifestyle Lift Holding, Inc or LL MA PC.

Collagen Induction Therapy

A thick network of collagen fibers forms the backbone of healthy skin. Various skin conditions including acne scaring and wrinkle formation result from a change of this collagen network. This cutting-edge and minimal-invasive technique induces the natural production of a new collagen network. During the private consultation, Dr. Fechner will discuss if Collagen Induction Therapy is right for you. Get more information on Collagen Induction Therapy.

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Dr. Frank Fechner

428 Shrewsbury Street,Worcester, MA 01604

Fax: (508) 754-4222 Tel: 508-306-8363

428 Shrewsbury Street, Worcester, MA 01604

Practice Policy Update Regarding COVID-19

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WE ARE EXCITED TO WELCOME YOU BACK TO FECHNER MD!

On behalf of the entire team at Fechner MD Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa, we would like to take a moment to say thank you again for your loyalty and support during this unprecedented time. The past several months have been unlike anything we've ever experienced, and we're working hard to evolve so that we can continue to provide you with the patient experience you have come to expect from our practice.

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 worldwide pandemic, Fechner MD Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa has taken extreme precautionary measures, in addition to following the most up to date CDC recommendations and state guidelines to maximize the health and safety of our patients, staff and facility. Our surgical center and medical spa remain committed to providing the best patient care, and we are actively working to take all necessary precautions as we plan to safely re-open our practice. Please help us continue to protect the health and well-being of our patients and workplace by cooperating with all of our precautionary measures and protocols against COVID-19 at your next appointment, or as you plan for your surgery.

 

WHAT ARE WE DOING TO KEEP YOU AND OUR STAFF SAFE?

As a fully accredited surgical facility, Fechner MD has always observed the highest level of safety and sanitation. In fact, as a surgeon, Dr. Fechner is an expert in infection control. We want to ensure that we are doing everything possible for our patients to safely return for surgical and medical spa treatments alike.

  • Our accredited practice is exclusively reserved for our patients and staff.
  • Our facility is in a single, free standing building only occupied by our practice. This allows us to limit foot traffic to our patients and staff only.
  • Our staff work only at our facility and all travel in private transport. All of us are otherwise self-isolating at home.
  • We closely monitor our staff for symptoms and elevated temperature daily.
  • We sterilize all our instruments in house further reducing potential exposure.
  • We have PPE to meet our needs.
  • All our staff members will be using appropriate PPE including N95 masks and protective facei shields, goggles and head coverings.
  • We have purchased and installed air scrubbers throughout the facility to clean the air while the practice is open to patients.
  • We have purchased and installed ozone generators designed to sanitize the air in the facility at the end of each day.
  • We have purchased and installed touchless hand sanitizer units throughout the building.
  • We have purchased and installed plexi-glass protective shields in the reception area to provide a protective barrier for staff and patients.
  • Our staff continues to adhere to social distancing guidelines within our facility.
  • We have implemented a stringent survey and testing protocol for staff and patients.
  • We have implemented a virtual check in/ check out process for our patients.
  • We have ensured that there is minimum interaction of patients with other people while in the office.
  • We will continue to offer virtual consults and virtual follow up visits.
  • We provide you with a touchless payment system.

The upgraded work flow and safety protocols we have implemented at Fechner MD far exceed those being recommended by any government agency.

 

WHEN WILL FECHNER MD PLASTIC SURGERY & MEDICAL SPA OPEN?

Fechner MD will adhere to all local, state, and government mandates. We expect to cautiously resume medical spa and injectable treatments during Phase 2 of the Massachusetts phased reopening. We are awaiting a definitive date from Governor Baker. Cosmetic surgery is expected to resume during Phase 3 of Governor Baker’s plan. We ask for your patience and understanding as our staff is working diligently to reschedule all surgeries and procedures affected by our closure. Please understand that in order to open and adhere to Massachusetts guidelines, we will need to limit the number of staff and patients we have in our building and extend the time between patient appointments in order to sanitize rooms. This means we will have fewer available openings for procedures. In order to maximize our provider appointments, we will continue to hold consultations virtually rather than in person, with a few exceptions (body contouring, Instalift, vein treatments).

 

WHAT CAN I EXPECT WHEN I BOOK AN APPOINTMENT AT FECHNER MD?

  • We will do our best to accommodate your preferred appointment date and time, but we very much appreciate your flexibility during this unprecedented time.
  • When booking your appointment, we will ask for your payment information to be securely stored in our payment system. The card you provide will be the card used to pay for your services. This will allow for a touchless checkout.
  • Required forms and documents will be sent to you electronically two days prior to your scheduled appointment via our new patient app, Touch MD. Touch MD will allow you to receive, review and sign documents directly from your personal cell phone.
  • One hour prior to your appointment, we will send you the Covid-19 Wellness Screening document to be completed via Touch MD. This must be completed prior to entering the building.

 

WHAT CAN I EXPECT WHEN I ARRIVE FOR MY APPOINTMENT?

  • When you arrive for your scheduled appointment time, we ask that you park and remain in your car. Please send us a text message or call to let us know that you have arrived for your appointment.
  • When your provider is ready for your treatment, she will call or text you to let you know you may proceed to our vestibule.
  • Please leave your coat and personal belongings in your car.
  • Please do not bring along family or friends, unless you require physical assistance. They will not be allowed entry to the building.
  • Please wear your mask prior to entering the building and throughout your appointment. Should your mask need to be removed for treatment, your provider will let you know when to safely remove it.
  • Your provider will greet you at the door and will take a no contact temperature reading. *Any patient with a temperature of 100 degrees or higher will be asked to leave the building and their appointment will be rescheduled a minimum of 14 days later.
  • You will be escorted immediately to a treatment room. Our waiting room will not be open during this time.
  • After your procedure or treatment the provider will collect payment via our secure payment system with the information you provided at booking.
  • Your provider will book a virtual follow up appointment with you, if necessary, and will escort you to the exit.

 

We thank you in advance for your patience throughout this time, and we look forward to seeing you here again as we begin to resume business operations. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Fechner MD Plastic Surgery & Medical Spa at (508) 754-4000 and our team will gladly assist you. Thank you!

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