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Mini facelift

Facial rejuvenation can be a confusing process for both men and women. There are many procedures, all with their own unique results that might not match with what you’re looking for. Before opting for one of these procedures, make sure you’re making the right decision to achieve the results that you want! 

A facelift is a popular procedure for addressing various signs of aging, such as jowls and sagging skin. A full-face procedure corrects these problems by making the muscles underneath tighter to create a more youthful look, while mini ones target specific areas that could use some TLC, such as around your eyes or mouth area.

To see if you are the right candidate, you should consider your skin type before making any final decisions about facial surgery—not just in terms of age but also if you have acne scars from past breakouts; different types will have varying effects depending upon the severity level with which they occur as well.

Traditional Facelift

A full or traditional facelift has become somewhat of the gold standard when it comes to a total facial rejuvenation. Traditionally, a full-face procedure addresses all parts from under the eyes and cheeks up through your chin, with attention given towards jowls in order to remove excess skin that may have been saggy before fixing this area by tightening them if necessary. After all of this, you can look ten years younger than you did before!

The best candidate is someone who a full facelift is best for those with noticeable signs of aging including sagging, loose skin, and volume loss. While there is no age limit when it comes to cosmetic surgery, most full facelift patients are in their 50s and 60s. A full facelift is the right choice for those wanting their face to appear younger, fuller, tighter, and smoother.

Mini Facelift

A mini facelift is a less invasive alternative to traditional full face surgery that can be used for patients who have minimal signs of aging. The procedure corrects minor sagging skin on the lower jaw and neck. A mini facelift is the perfect solution for patients who want to look younger but don’t need all of those fancy, unhappy surgeries. This less invasive alternative will upgrade your sagging skin in these three areas with only one small incision.

The best candidate for a mini facelift is someone who has minimal signs of aging. Younger men and women in their late 40s to early 50s who want to fight the earliest signs of facial aging are the most likely to benefit from a mini facelift. If you’re looking for a subtle way to look younger and are not ready for the dramatic improvement that comes with full face lifts, consider getting one of these mini facelifts.

When it comes to surgical procedures, everyone’s different. What may be perfect for you could be disastrous for someone else. That’s why the best way to decide which procedure is right for you is by considering your specific needs and desires. The best way to know which type of face lift is right for you? Schedule a consultation with Pacifica Plastic Surgery Center and let them help you decide the best option for you. 

Dr. Daniel G. Kolder

Board Certified Plastic Surgeon

As a highly trained plastic surgeon, Dr. Kolder’s specialties include:
Tummy Tucks + Liposuction + Breast Augmentation + Breast Lifts + Breast Reduction + Facelifts + Armlifts + Upper & Lower Blepharoplasty, as well as a variety of non-surgical aesthetic procedures. Dr. Kolder is also known to have a warm, easy manner, compassionate care, with surgical results that are beautiful and natural.

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Patient Testimonial

“I was so pleased I chose to go to Dr Kolder! Not only do I love his staff, they are so helpful, efficient and just plain fun to talk to, Dr. Kolder makes you feel at ease with his knowledge and disposition. My surgery results were amazing and my recovery was made easy knowing I could call any time and get immediate attention and information. I highly recommend Dr. Kolder and his entire staff…”