Mini Facelift in New York, NY
Many patients wish to improve their facial appearance but are not comfortable or ready to undergo an invasive procedure. A mini facelift is a great option for men and women who want more significant and longer-lasting results than facial fillers but want something that is less invasive and requires less downtime than the traditional facelift. With a mini facelift, the cosmetic surgeons at New Look New Life Cosmetic Surgical Arts can help rejuvenate your appearance without keeping you away from your busy schedule for too long.
Why should I choose New Look New Life Cosmetic Surgical Arts?
New Look New Life Cosmetic Surgical Arts is dedicated to providing safe, beautiful results for men and women looking to improve their appearance with cosmetic surgery. Our board-certified cosmetic surgeons are committed to you and will work to safely provide you with the results you have always dreamed of. With New Look New Life Cosmetic Surgical Arts, you can feel confident that you receive the highest quality care and attention when it comes to your cosmetic surgery needs.
What Are the Benefits of Mini Facelift Surgery?
The mini facelift benefits men and women who are looking to improve their facial appearance. Mini facelift surgery:
- Tightens sagging skin
- Eliminates aging signs
- Reduces the appearance of wrinkles
- Results in less scarring
- Requires minimal downtime
- Has a lower risk of complications
Am I a Candidate for a Mini Facelift?
Candidates for a mini facelift are men and women looking to reduce facial aging signs without an invasive procedure. Additionally, mini facelift candidates:
- Do not smoke
- Are in generally good health
- Have realistic expectations of their results
What Is Discussed During My Mini Facelift Consultation?
Since a mini facelift is a customizable procedure, a consultation will be necessary for a successful surgery. During your consultation, one of our board-certified cosmetic surgeons will evaluate your skin condition, take photos, discuss your goals and needs for the procedure, and create an individualized surgical plan to help you achieve ideal results. At this time, you will receive an estimated financial plan based on the surgical techniques used during your mini facelift.If you think you may be a candidate for mini facelift surgery, contact New Look New Life Cosmetic Surgical Arts by calling (646) 559-2854.
How Can I Personalize My Mini Facelift Surgery?
A mini facelift is intended to provide you with natural-looking results. This outpatient procedure will take between two and three hours to complete.
Where Are My Mini Facelift Incisions Made?
Mini facelift incisions are shorter than the incisions made during the traditional facelift. Mini facelift incisions are made in discreet areas along the hairline.
What Is a Traditional Facelift?
A traditional facelift is more invasive than a mini facelift and requires a more extensive recovery. A full facelift is beneficial for men and women who require a significant amount of correction. A full facelift also takes longer to perform and requires larger incisions.
Should I Combine My Mini Facelift With Eyelid Surgery?
Since mini facelift surgery only targets the lower portion of their face, many patients choose to combine their procedure with blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery). Combining the mini facelift with eyelid surgery helps patients achieve a balanced, youthful, and rested appearance.
Should I Combine My Mini Facelift With a Brow Lift?
A mini facelift addresses aging concerns in the lower portion of the face. By combining a mini facelift with a brow lift, you can address aging concerns all over the face to allow for a rejuvenated, youthful appearance. A consultation with Dr. Karlinsky or Dr. Kim can help you determine if you are a candidate for combining procedures.
What Are Your Concerns?
How Long Does It Take to Recover From a Mini Facelift?
No overnight stay is required following a mini facelift. You will only be in our office for four to five hours for the procedure and recovery.
While you will notice significant improvement after only a few days, we recommend that you take one week off work to ensure optimal healing and results.Dr. Karlinsky and Dr. Kim provide all of their patients with their cell phone numbers so that they can be reached at any time during your mini facelift recovery.
Is Mini Facelift Surgery Painful?
Mini facelift surgery is performed using local anesthesia to ensure that you do not feel any pain during the procedure. You may experience minimal pain and soreness during your recovery, but over-the-counter pain medication can be taken as needed to manage the discomfort.
Will My Mini Facelift Leave Scars?
Dr. Karlinsky and Dr. Kim will place your mini facelift incisions in inconspicuous locations. Mini facelift incisions are small and are placed close to their hairline so that they can be easily concealed. Scars should also fade over time.
What Does a Mini Facelift Cost in New York?
At New Look New Life, mini facelift surgery starts as low as $6,500. You will be given a detailed quote during your consultation. The cost of your mini facelift will include your surgeon’s fee, anesthesia, operating room fees, required garments, and all of your follow-up visits.
What Are Some Frequently Asked Questions About Mini Facelift Surgery?
When will I see my mini facelift results?
Mini facelift surgery results will be visible once all of the bruising and swelling subside. Results will continue to improve for the first few months following surgery.
How should I prepare for my mini facelift surgery?
To optimize healing, we recommend that you quit smoking for the month surrounding your procedure. You will only receive local anesthesia for your mini facelift, but, to ensure comfort, you should still arrange a ride home after the procedure.
What are the risks associated with mini facelift surgery?
Mini facelifts pose fewer complication risks than full facelifts. As with any surgical procedure, the risk of bleeding, infection, and poor scarring is possible.
Does mini facelift surgery address the entire face?
No. Mini facelift surgery only addresses the lower two-thirds of your face. If you are interested in addressing aging signs across your whole face, you may wish to undergo additional facial procedures.
Will I still look like myself after mini facelift surgery?
Mini facelift surgery provides natural results that allow you to restore a more rejuvenated, youthful version of yourself.
What are the alternatives to a mini facelift?
For some, the rejuvenating effects of liquid facelifts and facial fillers or injectables, such as BOTOX® Cosmetic, Dysport®, Restylane®, Restylane® Lyft, JUVÉDERM®, or RADIESSE®, are enough to achieve the desired results. Patients needing more significant facial improvements to address facial muscles and neck rejuvenation may consider a full facelift procedure, a neck lift, or a brow lift.
Are my mini facelift results permanent?
Proper skin care and sun protection can extend the life of your mini facelift. Most patients enjoy positive results for several years to come.
At New Look New Life, helping you achieve beautiful results with minimal time away from your busy life is our goal. Dr. Victoria Karlinsky-Bellini is a New York cosmetic surgeon whose eye for detail and careful attention to her patients showcases itself in the gorgeous and natural-looking results they are able to provide. To schedule your consultation with Dr. Karlinksy-Bellini give our office a call today at one of our two New York locations (Manhattan and Westchester) and get ready for a new, more confident you.