Mini-facelift is used to describe a moderate tightening of the cheeks and jowls and neck usually with a smaller incision and no incision under the chin. A mini facelift is a modified version of a traditional facelift. In the “mini” version, a plastic surgeon uses small incisions around your hairline to help lift the lower half of your face to help correct sagging skin. A mini facelift is a slightly modified version of a traditional facelift. Both are invasive cosmetic procedures that involve the use of incisions to help remove and pull up sagging skin.
You may be a candidate for a mini version if you’re looking to achieve these goals with fewer incisions and you have less excess skin to remove.Despite its name, a mini facelift is still a major cosmetic procedure. It’s important to weigh all the benefits versus the costs and risks before undergoing any type of cosmetic surgery.