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Mini Face lift

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The mini face lift has gained popularity in recent years as many people have become interested in effective surgical facial rejuvenation procedures with less recovery time than the traditional face lift. In Seattle, Dr. Stella offers the mini face lift to subtly refresh the neck and lower face by tightening sagging skin of the chin, cheeks and neck.

Dr. Stella Desyatnikova performs mini face lift procedures for her patients who want less extensive lifting than a traditional face lift. She enjoys helping women and men feel confident in their appearance, and has years of experience with facial procedures. In addition to listening carefully to her patients, she provides a realistic and honest opinion.

To find out more about a mini face lift or other procedures offered at the Stella Center for Facial Plastic Surgery, request a consultation or call our office at (206) 682-3223. We look forward to helping you with any questions or concerns you may have, and getting you on your way to looking and feeling your best!

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This woman was happy with her overall appearance, but concerned with the aging changes of her neck. She came to our facial plastic surgery practice in Seattle for a consultation in preparation for her wedding later in the year. She had already purchased a dress for the event, but was uncomfortable w...

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This lady presented with concerns of early aging changes in her face and neck and around her eyes. She decided to undergo mini facelift, and upper and lower eyelid lift. To complement her younger face, she chose to have lip enhancement with Juvederm Ultra injections.

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This woman was concerned with her early signs of aging, and came to our facial plastic surgery practice in Seattle seeking minimal correction. She desired natural rejuvenation, as she did not want her appearance to change after surgery.Upon examination, her face showed early signs of jowling and mil...

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This woman had a long history of sun exposure. Recent weight loss also contributed to her aging appearance. She came to our facial plastic surgery practice in Seattle for a consultation to discuss rejuvenation options. She was primarily concerned with the sagging of her lower face and jowl area. Her...

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Am I a candidate for a mini face lift?

Ideal candidates for the mini face lift are people with some laxity (loose skin) along the lower face or early jowls. Other suitable candidates are those who desire improvement of the lower face, but do not want the longer recovery associated with the standard face lift, or those who have had a face lift previously and want some additional improvement of the lower face. The mini face lift is not for everybody; people who have excessive neck skin laxity will need a standard face lift for optimal results.

What does a mini face lift address?

The mini face lift addresses the upper neck, jaw line and lower half of the face. The procedure can be performed in our office facility with local anesthesia, if it is appropriate for the patient. Small, well-hidden incisions are made inside and around the ears, and the skin and underlying tissue are tightened. Often, liposuction of the neck is performed as a supplementary procedure for best results. The incisions are closed using fine sutures in order to minimize scarring. Following mini facelift surgery in Seattle, patients may experience some swelling and bruising; however, overall downtime is minimal and patients can usually resume their daily activities within a week of their procedure.

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Stella Desyatnikova, M.D.

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Additional Treatments

Several cosmetic procedures can enhance the rejuvenating effect of a mini face lift including:

Dr. Stella can advise you about which procedures might best be combined with a mini face lift in order to achieve the results you desire.

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