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Remarkable Results without Surgery

To achieve a truly remarkable result requires outstanding skill and knowledge. Dr. Fechner, as a plastic surgeon who achieved double board certification, has made face and neck enhancement his life’s work. He stays at the leading edge in advancements in cosmetic technology, and offers customized non-surgical face treatments that produce stellar, almost facelift-like results.

Aging is part of life, there is simply no way to avoid it. As a result of loss of beneficial fat, collagen and elastin, our faces start looking sunken and droopy. The cheeks lose their supple fullness and start to appear saggy and hollow.

The defined jawline of youth now shows jowls and there are groves pulling the mouth corners downward. In addition, there are a multitude of other facial changes including hollow eyes, sagging skin leading to wrinkles, turkey neck and a slew of other terms we wish were not be part of our vocabulary to describe us.

Most of us would like to turn back the clock and have a younger, fresher, more radiant face, but a surgical facelift is not for everyone. Fortunately, Dr. Fechner can achieve remarkable improvements for you without surgery, through the expert-use of injectables and other minimally invasive procedures.

Q-Lift™ = Quick Non-Surgical Facial Rejuvenation

Through Dr. Fechner’s experience with facelift surgery, he is able to provide for his suited patients significant rejuvenation without surgery. He applies FDA-approved gel-like soft tissue fillers to bring back youthful softness and balanced contours to his patients. The Q-Lift is Quick: Dr. Fechner completes the whole Q-Lift treatment in 30 minutes and he is able to avoid incisions and anesthesia for fitting candidates.

Because there are a number of injectables dermal fillers available, Dr. Fechner will harness advantageous characteristics of the filler products for the client’s skin type and treatment area. Dr. Fechner prefers the smart use of skinny cannulas for a virtual pain free, easy injection process with only small risks of bruising.

No-hassle Recovery after Q-Lift

In contrast to facelift surgery, most Q-Lift patients are able to go about their normal routine the day after the procedure, sometimes with the helping touch of makeup to cover temporary imperfections. The improvements are immediate and patients enjoy a benefit well beyond one year.

How do I decide if the Q-Lift is right for me?

During your consultation, Dr. Fechner will discuss your hopes and expectations, and review your options for meeting your aesthetic goals. This will include answering your questions and concerns about how the procedure works, your candidacy for the Q-Lift, possible side effects, cost, and other information so you can make an informed decision. In general, the Q-Lift comes at a third of the cost for a surgical facelift. Our patients love the results and have been pleasantly surprised by the long-lasting benefits.

Dr. Fechner’s goal is to help you achieve the loveliness you desire and make “catching yourself in the mirror” bring you pleasure.

Contact

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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