ISAPS - Facelift - Mini/Midface - ISAPS

Facelift - Mini/Midface

Rejuvenates the central section of the face.

Procedure

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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