When can I exercise after the facelift procedure?
Most patients can exercise within two weeks of the procedure. Our facelift surgeons recommend starting slowly and gradually, easing into more vigorous exercise.
Are there any foods or beverages that I should avoid around the time of surgery?
Since alcohol thins the blood, we recommend avoiding alcohol around the time of surgery. Since caffeine can raise one’s blood pressure, we also recommend avoiding caffeine the morning of surgery. A light breakfast is recommended.
Will a mini facelift remove all of my facial wrinkles?
A facelift is not a miracle cure and will not remove all or your facial wrinkles. It will,however, give you more a refreshed and younger look.
Where is the mini facelift performed?
Our American facelift surgeons perform the mini-facelift procedures in a fully accredited and certified operating suite.
What happens during a consultation for a facelift?
Our fellowship trained plastic surgeon will meet with you personally to analyze your goals and assess the best strategy for helping you look younger. He/she will offer our suggestions for surgical options. We will factor in your final outcome goals and your budget, and review the surgical procedure with you . While many facelift surgeons only talk during the consultation, we also listen because we want to hear your perspective as it is a crucial part of understanding your goals.
Is there much pain with a mini facelift procedure?
Most of our patients do not find the mini facelift procedure to be painful, and can tolerate the procedure and post-operative course very well. We will prescribe pain medication in the event that you do have discomfort, but most of our patients transition to Tylenol within a few days.
Are the results permanent?
The improvement from the American facelift procedure will be long-lasting. Of course, over time, the aging process continues. However, you will always look younger than if you had not undergone a facelift.
How much does the mini facelift procedure cost at American Facelift Centers?
The mini facelift procedure at American Facelift Centers starts at $4,950 and depends upon the number of areas being treated. Your American Facelift surgeon will make his/her recommendations during your complimentary consultation, and you can mutually determine which areas you would like treated which will then dictate the price.
How long is the recovery period? How much time do I need to take off from work?
You can get back to work in about a week depending upon the level of the facelift procedure.
Who are the American Facelift surgeons?
American Facelift surgeons are qualified and experienced, fellowship trained plastic surgeons with extensive experience in facial plastic surgery. They have completed thousands of procedures including full face lifts, mini face lifts, eyelid surgery, chin and jowl surgery, rhinoplasty, brow lifts, temporal facelifts, and other procedures with excellent results.