How is a mini face lift done? What advantages does a mini face lift have over a traditional face lift?
In this video you can watch a mini facelift operation step by step with before and after images
Tumescent dissection: The anesthesia is infiltrated, and the planes are dissected to facilitate the separation of the tissues.
Incision: This is one of the advantages of a mini face lift over a traditional face lift. Limited incisions = Smaller wound
The limited incisions in the preauricular skin also limit the possibility of visible scars and changes in the hairline.
Reduced surgical time (advantage vs traditional lift)
A full face lift involves 4-6 hours of surgery; a mini face lift is done in 1.5–3 hours.
Shorter anesthesia time = shorter postoperative = lower economic cost.
Readjustment of the external skin and closure. A mini face lift is easier to combine with other procedures in the same operation such as a blepharoplasty, a mentoplasty…