Mini facelift or lower facelift aims to rejuvenate bottom area of the face by trimming excess skin, tightening it and lifting the lower third of the face. It lifts underlying structures of face that become droopy with age and gives a fleshy appearance to neck and lower part of the cheek.
Mini Facelift / Short Scar facelift / Lower facelift is different from full facelift. Full facelift combines lower facelift, mid facelift and brow lift and gives more comprehensive results. Mini facelift involves tightening of lower third of the face through a much smaller scar than a full facelift. Mini facelift targets the area that is quick to show signs of aging.
Who can be a suitable candidate for lower facelift?
It is a suitable procedure for people who do not have any disease that would interfere in the recovery process, show age signs in the bottom of their face and neck, have good overall health and have sufficient skin laxity. People who have slacking skin around the jawline, drooping corners of their mouth or excess skin or fat on the neck can also benefit from a lower facelift.
What is the procedure of lower facelift?
Surgeon makes an incision in front of the ear that ends behind the ear, removes excess fat and restores muscles to their youthful position. Excess skin is also trimmed away and then incision is closed with sutures.
In case of an endoscopic facelift, some small incisions are made to insert a camera and the surgeon monitors the inner of the face. If the procedure involves a neck lift then it can be performed through a small incision in the chin.
How should I choose a surgeon for lower facelift?
Search for a board certified cosmetic and plastic surgeon to have your mini facelift. They have the expertise, skills and experience needed to give you your desired results. Never make cost in cosmetic surgeries a deciding factor because paying less may devoid you of many good things. While getting your face done with an experienced surgeon ensures that you will return home happy and satisfied.
What are the potential side effects of the procedure?
A good Mini Facelift / Short Scar facelift / Lower facelift does not have any fatal or life-threatening complications. However, as it is a surgery so, it has some side effects like
- Swelling and bruising
- Crusting of incision scars
- Nerve damage
- Fluid retention under the skin
Lower facelift rejuvenates your face. It works well for your droopy skin. You must benefit from the treatment if you want to have a youthful appearance. Feel free to contact if you want to know more about the facelift.