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Is the “XYZ” mid facelift worth it?

Many plastic surgeons have trademarked or branded their facelift techniques, but in reality these names are just for marketing. The best facelift surgeons tailor each surgery to the specific needs of each patient without any specific branded name. One facelift is not necessarily better than another. Be cautious when speaking to a branded or trademarked …

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Who is a candidate for mid facelift surgery?

Mid facelift candidates generally have some of the following qualities, but circumstances may vary for each person: Good general health Over 40 years old Flat or sunken cheeks Loss of facial volume in mid facial area Time for recovery after surgery As a facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Chaboki will tailor the mid facelift as appropriate …

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Where are the incisions placed for a mid facelift?

The incisions are hidden in the contours of the face. Incisions may be placed in the lower eyelid, inside the mouth, in front of the ear, or on the side of the head. The location of the incisions is based on the specific cheek lift procedure appropriate for you.

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What are the different types of mid facelifts?

Mid facelift surgery may be performed via incision in the lower eyelid, inside the mouth, in front of the ear, or from the side of the head. Minor wrinkles may be corrected with incisions hidden around the lower eyelid. Patients with more moderate sagging of the cheek often benefit from a sub-periosteal type of mid …

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What is the mid face?

The mid face refers to the middle part of the face, which includes the lower eyelids and cheek areas. The mid face commonly loses fat volume with age, resulting in lower eyelid bags and sunken cheeks.

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How long will a mid facelift last?

After a mid facelift, you should look better than nature intended for the remainder of your life. The aging process continues, however, so wrinkles and sagging skin will reappear years after facial surgery. You should look better than if you had not had the procedure in the first place.

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Does insurance cover mid facelift surgery?

Dr. Chaboki provides the finest in both cosmetic and reconstructive plastic surgery at affordable prices, and participates with most insurance plans. Plastic surgery covers a broad area of medicine, which includes both reconstructive procedures and cosmetic procedures. If your procedure is medically indicated, some portion of the cost may be covered. The office accepts insurance …

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Can I combine a mid facelift with other facial surgery?

Yes, it's generally preferred to combine procedures. First, by combining surgery, insurance may cover a portion of the procedure, and you may save money on fees. Secondly, tissue modified from one area may be used for another surgical area. Lastly, the recovery process following surgery would only be once, and you minimize downtime by avoiding …

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When can I resume regular exercise after mid facelift surgery?

Strenuous activities or exercise after plastic surgery will increase the risk of bleeding, swelling, and bruising, until an appropriate amount of healing time has been allowed. This restriction during the recovery period varies based on the operation performed and patient's medical condition. Light activities, such as slow walking, may (and should) be performed soon after …

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