The mini or mid-facelift rejuvenates the central section of the face, from the lower eyelid to the upper lip, by repositioning sagging tissues and enhancing the volume of soft tissue that is lost in the midface with age, sun exposure and gravity.

  • Length

    The procedure takes approximately one to two hours.

  • Anesthesia

    General anesthesia or intravenous sedation and local anesthesia are used.


    Inpatient – Outpatient

    May be either an inpatient or outpatient procedure depending upon whether other procedures are being performed at the same time.

  • Possible Side Effects

    Temporary swelling, numbness, weakness of facial muscles or dry eyes.

  • Risks

    Infection, persistent swelling, persistent dry eyes, permanent muscle weakness or areas of permanent numbness are possible.

  • Recovery

    The patient may resume work in seven to fourteen days. More strenuous activities may be resumed after three weeks.

  • Results

    The results are usually permanent.

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