A mini face lift by Sacramento plastic surgeon, Dr. Thomas Kaniff rejuvenates and refreshes the cheek and jowl areas by repositioning the deeper layers, which have sagged over time, back to their youthful position. The mini face lift is known by many names including: cheek lift, mini lift, K-Lift, short scar facelift, Lifestyle Lift, Mac lift, Q Lift, etc. Patients come to Dr. Kaniff from throughout Northern California because of his specialized training, attention to detail and exceptional results.
Am I a candidate for Mini Face Lift?
Mini lift candidates have laxity of the cheek and jowls tissues. Stand in front of the mirror, place your fingers in front of the ear, and pull backward and upward. If you look better then you are probably a mini face lift candidate. At the time of your consultation with Dr. Kaniff, we will confirm if you are mini face lift candidate and give you a customized treatment plan.
Why Have a Mini Face Lift by Dr. Thomas Kaniff?
Mini face lift experience counts! Dr. Kaniff has treated hundreds of happy patients from Folsom, El Dorado Hills, Granite Bay, and San Francisco, achieving a refreshed, natural-looking appearance with his proprietary advanced mini face lift techniques. Board certified plastic surgeon Dr. Thomas Kaniff, an authority on mini facelifting, specializes in natural facial plastic surgery results. Mini lift surgery is performed in the comfort and safety of the Kaniff Cosmetic Medical Center in Sacramento, California. Kaniff Cosmetic Medical Center, Inc. is accredited by the Accredited Association of Ambulatory Healthcare (AAAHC).
The Mini Face Lift Consultation
At your plastic surgery consultation Dr. Kaniff will discuss your desires, examine your areas of concern and develop a customized treatment plan for you. He may recommend additional treatments that complement the mini face lift to give you the best result possible. Procedures often done at the same time as mini face lift surgery to improve facial harmony and deliver the best result include: eyelid surgery or blepharoplasty, neck lift, brow lift, double chin firming, fat grafting or other fillers such as Voluma, Restylane, Juvederm or Sculptra.
The Mini Face Lift Procedure
The mini face lift is performed by Dr. Kaniff at his plastic surgery center in Sacramento, California. The procedure is done under local anesthesia or some patients choose the additional comfort of intravenous sedation anesthesia.
The mini lift incision begins in the scalp above the ear and the follows the natural curves of the ear to the ear lobe and sometimes into the crease behind the ear. Through this incision Dr. Kaniff identifies and repositions the deep layer of the cheek known as the SMAS to a more youthful position with semi-permanent suture. Excess skin is removed and the incision is closed with meticulous plastic surgery techniques.
Mini Face Lift Recovery
After a short recovery, you return home with a light dressing, which is removed in the clinic the next day.
The Mini Lift recovery is measured in terms of just a few day if you pay strict attention to the post-operative care and instructions given by Dr. Kaniff and his staff at the Kaniff Cosmetic Medical Center, Inc. Sutures are removed in one week and make-up can be applied. Normal activity is resumed after just a few days, but hold off on strenuous activities for two weeks.
Mini Face Lift Cost
The mini lift cost, as well as any other procedures Dr. Kaniff recommends, will be itemized on your written estimate and clearly explained at your consultation.
Mini Face Lift Results
The mini face lift is perfect for persons with an active lifestyle. Patients from Lincoln Hills to Elk Grove are amazed at their quick mini facelift recovery. Friends and family will appreciate your refreshed and natural-looking results.