What is a Mini Face-lift?
Many people in Tampa who are looking for an alternative to the traditional face-lift are opting to get a mini face-lift. A mini face-lift is a procedure that helps tighten the jowls, define and lift the cheeks and smooth the neckline. It is less invasive than a traditional face-lift. Mini face-lifts are also less costly than traditional face-lifts. Some people get other procedures cosmetic surgery procedures in combination with a mini face-lift, such as liposuction.
Who Is A Candidate For A Mini Facelift?
If you are a healthy person with realistic expectations, then you will most likely be considered a good candidate for a mini face-lift. It is important to keep in mind that mini face-lifts cannot slow down the natural aging process.
How Is A Mini Face-lift Performed?
Local anesthesia is administered prior to this procedure. After the anesthesia has been administered, Dr. Solomon will make the incisions. The next step in this process is to tighten the muscles and skin in the face. It takes two or three hours to perform a mini face-lift. You can go home after surgery has been completed.
Preparing For A Mini Face-lift?
Smoking can slow down the healing process; so if you smoke, you will need to quit one month prior to the procedure. You also need to make sure that you arrange for someone to pick you up on the day of your procedure.
How Long Does It Take To Recover?
Mini face-lifts have fewer risks associated with them than regular face-lifts. Some of the possible risks include bleeding, scarring and infection.
You will notice a major improvement within a few days. You will also be able to return to work within one week.
How Long Do Mini Face-lift Results Last?
You will immediately notice the results of the procedure. The results will become even more noticeable after the swelling and bruising dissipates. Many patients notice that the results last many years. Taking care of your skin and protecting it from the sun are some things that you can do to increase the amount of time that your mini face-lift lasts.
*Each patient is unique; therefore, results of treatment may vary.