Is a mini facelift right for me?

If you’d like to minimize signs of facial aging, and restore a more youthful appearance, a facelift may be right for you. However you might not require a full facelift, a mini-facelift may be all you need. So if you’re asking the question – Is a mini-facelift right for me? We offer some tips below.

The mini-facelift is less extensive when compared to a full facelift, as it focuses on correcting loose, saggy skin in the lower third of the face. The incisions for the mini-facelift are usually made around the ear, and are shorter than those made for the full facelift. There is less scarring and downtime with a mini facelift.

Is a mini facelift right for me?
A mini-facelift is beneficial for younger patients wishing to address mild facial sagging. It is ideal for individuals with loose skin around the jawline and mouth, but minimal laxity in the neck area.  However, if you have a lot of loose skin in the neck, a full-facelift will give you better results.

Nowadays men and women are opting to take early action to correct signs of facial aging, which typically start to appear about the late 30’s.These are the patients that can gain the most from a mini-facelift.

If you would like to address subtle signs of aging in the lower third of the face, and have no neck issues that need to be addressed, contact Song Plastic Surgery, Irvine, CA, to find out if you would be a good candidate for a mini-facelift.

Call (949) 701-4454 today to schedule a consultation with board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Kyle Song. Dr. Song is a skilled, experienced surgeon, and he will customize your facelift to meet your specific needs.