Removal of loose, hanging skin in the mid face, jowls, neck, and fat from neck.
A quarter-inch incision is made under the chin to liposuction fat and free the loose skin on the neck area. An incision is made following the front contour of the ear and behind the ear to remove sagging skin of the mid face, jowls, and neck. The SMAS muscle is rotated from the front to the back of the ear, which gives longer lasting results. Sutures are removed one and two weeks later.
Office, unless combined with other larger surgery
Oral sedation and local
Minimal, controlled with oral medication
Wound care is done 3 times a day for 2 weeks, head elevation, apply ice packs for first week, then switch to moist heat.
No lifting for 4-6 weeks. Patient should avoid getting hot and sweaty. May return to work in 7-14 days.
Final results seen in about 4-6 weeks with lasting effects for 5-10 years.
For more information about a mini face lift with chin liposuction, please contact us today and schedule your complimentary consultation.