Mini Facelift in La Jolla & San Diego
Who are the Ideal Candidates for Mini Facelift Surgery?
You may be a candidate for a mini facelift if:
- You have loose or excess skin around your cheek and mouth area
Mini facelifts are intended for people who have a small to moderate amount of loose skin and wish obtain a refreshed look through plastic surgery.
How is a Mini Facelift Procedure Performed?
Dr. Kearney makes the incision inside and around the ear and into the hairline. The length of this incision is minimized and tailored to every patient and is a shorter incision than a standard facelift. Excess skin and tissue are pulled back and removed and once healed the incisions are hardly noticeable. Sometimes the underlying muscle is addressed but not always.
What is the Recovery from a Mini Facelift Procedure?
Dr. Kearney performs mini or limited facelifts under local anesthesia with light sedation or general anesthesia if you prefer. You may go home the same day. Patients usually return to work within 1 week following the procedure and can resume normal activity within 3-4 weeks. Most bruising and swelling is gone within 7-10 days.
- “Dr. Kearney is highly accredited, experienced, talented, practical and conservative, making sure that I get the results I want while helping me fully understand procedures and the parameters in which certain results can be attained. His bedside manner is impeccable; I feel comfortable, cared for and respected in his office and in his presence.” – B.Q.
- “I highly recommend Dr. Kearney! He listens to you and gives you his honest opinion(very knowledgeable). He doesnt force anything on you. Great sense of humor as well! Also, His office staff is amazing! They’re all very welcoming and make you feel comfortable.” – B.S.
- “This is a great practice and the best doctor. I highly recommend Dr. Kearney and his staff. They are all extremely knowledgeable, accessible, kind, and they all make you feel comfortable. There is never a wait and I appreciate the extreme efficiency with which their office is managed. We travel across the country for our visits not just to see him and his staff but for his impeccable work.” – B.W.