Dr. Ariel Ourian | Ourian Plastic Surgery - Plastic Surgery Beverly Hills CA

Mini Facelift


Experience subtle rejuvenation with a Mini Facelift by expert Dr. Ariel Ourian in Beverly Hills. Perfect for those seeking minimal intervention with maximum impact, this procedure tightens and refreshes, revealing a naturally younger you.

Who is a good candidate for Mini Facelift?

The ideal candidate for a mini facelift in Beverly Hills has signs of aging such as skin laxity, jowls, and wrinkles. These aging signs are less severe than candidates for a traditional facelift, but they will likely not see their ideal results from non-surgical procedures such as injectable fillers or chemical peels. In addition, candidates for mini facelifts should be generally healthy overall. It is also mandatory that you are a nonsmoker before undergoing a mini face lift.

How is a Beverly Hills Mini Facelift performed?

A mini facelift is generally less invasive than a traditional facelift, but is performed using similar techniques. The mini facelift is focused on signs of aging through the lower portion of the face, including the cheeks and jawline. To complete a mini facelift, Dr. Ourian will make a small incision along the hairline, above each ear, or in the natural creases around the ear. Through these incisions, the tissues of the cheeks and jawline are lifted and tightened, which corrects sagging and jowls. In most cases, Dr. Ourian will perform a mini facelift under general anesthesia, but it is possible that only local anesthesia with sedation will be necessary. The surgery is performed as an outpatient procedure, meaning that you can typically return home the same day.

What is Mini Facelift Recovery Like?

After your mini facelift, you will need a trusted caregiver to drive you home as you can expect to feel drowsy after anesthesia. Some discomfort can be expected during the first few days of recovery, but this can be relieved through pain medication, which will be prescribed by Dr. Ourian. Swelling and bruising are also typical after a mini facelift, and in most cases last about a week after the surgery. Many patients feel well enough to return to work and other day-to-day activities between three to seven days after the procedure. Dr. Ourian will help you determine when it is advisable for you to resume your normal routine as well as more strenuous activities such as exercise.

What Procedures Can I Pair with Mini Facelift?

A mini facelift is designed to address aging signs in the lower portion of the face, but many patients also wish to address wrinkles or fine lines in other areas as well. If you’re opting for a mini facelift and have some aging signs that are not severe enough to require surgery, you may choose to pair your procedure with injectable treatments. Botox, for example, is a popular and nonsurgical method of softening wrinkles in the forehead and around the eyes by relaxing the muscles that are responsible for creating lines when you make certain facial expressions.

You may also choose to pair your mini facelift with a neck lift in order to address skin laxity and signs of aging in the neck as well as the face. While a mini facelift will enhance the jawline and remove jowls, the neck lift also removes fat from below the chin, helping to further define the chin, jaw and neck.

How Much Does a Mini Facelift in Beverly Hills Cost?

The final cost of a mini facelift in Los Angeles depends on many factors, including the extent of your surgery and whether you decide to pair it with another procedure. Dr. Ourian’s patient concierge team will be able to give you a more accurate and specific estimate for the cost of your Beverly Hills mini facelift after a thorough consultation.

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Dr. Ourian is a top Beverly Hills Plastic Surgeon specializing in Breast Augmentation, Breast Lift, Brazilian Butt Lift, Mommy Makeover, Tummy Tuck, Labiaplasty, Facelift, and Liposuction. Dr. Ourian proudly serves the greater Los Angeles area, including West Hollywood, Santa Monica, Brentwood, and Malibu as well as the San Fernando Valley, encompassing Encino, Pasadena, Glendale, Burbank, Calabasas, and Thousand Oaks.
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