Mid-face lift surgery is a facial rejuvenation procedure that addresses visible signs of aging in the middle of the face. While full facelift surgery can target the entire face from jaw to forehead, a mid-face lift specifically focuses on the center of the face to enhance the cheek area, as well as the mid-face from under the eyes to the corners of the mouth. Sometimes called a cheek lift, this procedure can tighten excess skin and restore lost volume for a more youthful appearance.
Mid-Face Lift Surgery In NYC & Long Island, New York
The plastic surgeons at New York Plastic Surgical Group, a Division of Long Island Plastic Surgical Group are widely recognized for their skill and experience. Our surgeons take a personalized approach to plastic surgery in order to ensure we meet the unique needs and aesthetic goals of each patient. When you choose a NYPS Group surgeon for your mid-face lift, you can expect results that are beautiful, natural-looking, and long-lasting.
Benefits of Mid-Face Lift Procedures
There are many potential benefits of mid-face lift surgery, including:
- Lifts and tightens skin that has lost elasticity
- Restores lost facial volume to correct a “hollowed” look under the eyes
- Improves cheekbone contours
- Diminishes the appearance of deep nasolabial folds and smile lines
- Corrects the initial appearance of mild jowling
- Incisions and any scarring are easily concealed
- Delivers a youthful appearance for improved self-confidence
What to Expect From Mid-Face Lift Surgery
A consultation with a plastic surgeon is the first step in the facial rejuvenation process. During this appointment, your surgeon will review your medical history, explain your options, and answer any questions you may have.
Mid-facelift surgery is typically an outpatient procedure performed with general anesthesia. There are several facelift techniques available for this procedure. A traditional mid-face lift procedure involves small incisions made within the hairline around the temples, and sometimes in the lower eyelid and in the mouth. Your surgeon will adjust the fat and muscle and reposition the skin for a smoother appearance.
Recovery after Mid-Face Lift Surgery
Your recovery experience will depend on your individual treatment plan. In general, you can expect mild swelling, bruising, and discomfort in the days following your procedure. Mid-face lift patients can usually return to most day-to-day activities about one week after surgery, though strenuous activities should be avoided for several weeks.
Am I a Good Candidate for Mid-Face Lift Surgery?
The best way to determine if you are a candidate is to schedule a consultation appointment. Ideal candidates for this procedure are non-smokers in good general health who would like to improve the appearance of their mid-face.1
Frequently Asked Questions About Mid-Face Lift Surgery
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1 American Society of Plastic Surgeons. Who is a good candidate for a facelift? Available: https://www.plasticsurgery.org/cosmetic-procedures/facelift/candidates Accessed May 21, 2021.
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