Mini Facelift

A mini facelift is a surgical procedure used to tighten loose skin and muscle in the lower face. The procedure addresses the common signs of aging found in the midface,  jowls, and nasolabial folds. Our patients in Orange County who seek out the mini facelift generally feel they need just a little lift in the cheek and jawline area.

A Conservative Approach To Facial Aging

For patients who are somewhere between finding complete correction through minimally invasive techniques such as lasers, filler, and Botox injections, and patients who are prepared to undergo a complete facelift for permanent correction of moderate to severe facial aging, the mini facelift is ideal. 

 

The mini facelift will permanently improve signs of aging in the lower face, providing a youthfully refreshed appearance. 

 

Patients who elect to have a mini facelift often report the following results:

 

  • Improvement of Nasolabial folds
  • Reduced appearance of jowls and sagging jawline
  • A more youthful appearance
  • Improved self esteem

 

The most rewarding benefit of the mini facelift, as noted by Appearance Center patients, is the sense of feeling "back to myself again." This sentiment is equally rewarding for our talented and experienced facial plastic surgeons.

Combining the Mini Facelift with Additional Procedures

Appearance Center cosmetic surgeons specialize in facial rejuvenation treatment plans. During the consultation process, your surgeon may suggest additional options for enhanced results. 

 

Some of the most common treatment combinations including the mini facelift are:

 

  • Mini facelift with volumizing fillers - for a totally reinvigorated look
  • Mini facelift with eyelid rejuvenation - for a rested and youthful appearance
  • Mini facelift with CO2 fractional laser treatment - for beautifully refined results and a radiant glow

 

Appearance Center mini facelift specialists will customize a treatment plan specific to your individual facial anatomy so that you can feel confidently back to your self again.

Determining Whether You Are a Good Candidate for a Mini Facelift Consultation

In general, patients who inquire about the mini facelift tend to be in or around their 40s and 50s. They have not aged quite enough to necessitate the full benefits of a complete facelift, which incorporates neck lift surgery in addition to the elements of a mini facelift. 

 

Patients interested in a consultation for a mini facelift typically note the following:

 

  • The feeling that you are beginning to look "old" or unrecognizable
  • sagging skin in the jaline
  • Deep nasolabial folds
  • The feeling that filler injections, Botox, and laser treatments are not "cutting it" anymore
  • The feeling that they are "too young" for a facelift

 

If you are experiencing one or more of the physical characteristics or sentiments listed above, you are a candidate for a mini facelift consultation. A mini facelift will provide you with a permanent but conservative solution to facial aging for a brighter and more youthful appearance. 

FAQs About Mini Facelift

HOW IS A MINI FACELIFT DIFFERENT THAN A REGULAR FACELIFT?

The mini facelift differs from the traditional facelift in several ways, most notably, the mini facelift will only address the lower facial area, while a regular, full, or complete facelift addresses the lower face and the neck. There are fewer and smaller incision points in a mini facelift, and the recovery time for a mini facelift is shorter than the recovery time for a full facelift. 

Read About Our Mini Facelift Specialists

Steven Daines, MD - Double Board Certified in ENT Surgery and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

 

Simon Madorksy, MD - Double Board Certified in ENT Surgery and Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery 

"Dr. Madorsky, I cannot thank you enough for all your hard work and care. Through your efforts, I have more confidence and a better quality of life..."

Barbara
Newport Beach, CA

"My nose was badly broken and I thought it couldn't be fixed. Dr. Daines performed such an amazing procedure that you would never have known that it had previously been broken. I'm so grateful for him and his kind staff, and how quick and smooth the overall processes went! Thank you so much Dr. Daines!!!"

A.J.
Newport Beach, CA

"I had a milestone birthday last year and decided it was time to have a little work done to address small bags under my eyes. I decided on Dr Joseph. The results were better than I had hoped for, and his care & demeanor are what pushed me to write this review. I highly recommend him. He's an honest, skilled and capable doctor and I am thrilled with my results."

Morgan
Winnemucca, NV

"Dr. Madorsky and Staff, Thank you so much for the beautiful job on my face. You truly are a miracle worker and your staff is outstanding."

Debi
Newport Beach, CA

"Dr. Madorsky has wonderful energy, is professional, and explains the process with options. I always feel welcome with the staff of the Appearance Center."

Elizabeth
Newport Beach, CA

"I could not have asked for any better care. I felt I was in the very best hands with Dr. Daines and Dr. Joseph."

Claire
Newport Beach, CA

"My family now goes to Dr. Joseph and my aunt and mother-in-law have had their eyes rejuvenated with surgical procedures. Dr. Joseph is highly recommended by me and my family. I have seen a lot of his work. Beautiful! He's worth your time for a consultation. You won't regret it!"

Joanna
Huntington Beach, CA

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