Mini Facelift

Signs of aging can start to creep into your face long before you are ready for them. All too soon you might start to notice your skin begin to loosen, while wrinkles just seem to get deeper and more noticeable. You want to say goodbye to those telltale aging signs, but you aren’t ready to commit to a full facelift. A mini facelift can be the right choice for patients that want to achieve a more youthful look without much of a disruption to their daily life.

Dr. Saad offers a mini facelift option for patients who have mild to moderate signs of aging they would like to reverse earlier rather than later. In addition to his extensive experience performing these procedures, Dr. Saad has published and taught other surgeons the various techniques used to produce the best results from all types of facial enhancement procedures.

Signs of aging can start to creep into your face long before you are ready for them. All too soon you might start to notice your skin begin to loosen, while wrinkles just seem to get deeper and more noticeable. You want to say goodbye to those telltale aging signs, but you aren’t ready to commit to a full facelift. A mini facelift can be the right choice for patients that want to achieve a more youthful look without much of a disruption to their daily life.

Dr. Saad offers a mini facelift option for patients who have mild to moderate signs of aging they would like to reverse earlier rather than later. In addition to his extensive experience performing these procedures, Dr. Saad has published and taught other surgeons the various techniques used to produce the best results from all types of facial enhancement procedures.

Are You a Candidate?

A mini facelift works best on patients in their 30s and 40s that are experiencing early aging symptoms, such as mild to moderate skin laxity and wrinkles. Optimal results are achieved for those in relatively good health and who do not smoke. Dr. Saad will personally assess your situation to determine whether a mini facelift will provide the results you are hoping to achieve.

Specific issues addressed by a mini facelift include:

  • Skin laxity leading to drooping or sagging in the midface and along the jawline
  • Creases in the lower face around the nose and mouth
  • Early signs of jowl formation along the jawline
  • Cheekbones that have lost definition and their youthful look

A mini facelift can be performed alone, but Dr. Saad may recommend combining your facelift with another surgery – like eyelid surgery or a brow lift – to boost your anti-aging results even more. He will discuss your choices with you at your initial consultation so you can work together to make the right choice for you. Plan to ask questions and share any concerns at this appointment, so you go into your mini facelift feeling prepared for your surgery.

About Your Surgery

Your mini facelift may be performed using general anesthesia, or local anesthesia with sedation. Incisions are placed around the ear in the natural skin creases, and behind the ear inside the hairline. Dr. Saad will take steps to ensure any visible scarring after your surgery will be minimal, so you can feel confident showing off your results.

During your surgery, Dr. Saad will reposition the underlying fat and tissue to create a more youthful contour, while firming and smoothing the skin to reduce the appearance of sagging and wrinkles. Some patients may also benefit from a transfer of fat from other areas of the body to add fullness to areas like the cheekbones or chin. Fat transfer can be done at the same time as the mini facelift, or at a later date.

The Recovery Process

Recovery from a mini facelift is relatively comfortable, although Dr. Saad will prescribe oral pain medication for the first few days. You will also be instructed to apply ice, and to sleep with your head elevated to reduce swelling and bruising. Patients are usually back to regular activities within 7-10 days, although there may be some residual bruising and swelling for a bit longer.

Your mini facelift results will be apparent right away and continue to improve as swelling subsides. Most patients enjoy their more youthful appearance for a number of years before other anti-aging treatments are needed to maintain your new look. If you would like to learn more about this surgery, contact Dr. Saad’s office today.

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