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What is a mini-facelift?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
A mini-facelift normally involves minimal skin undermining and smaller incisions. The incisions are made both under the chin, in front of the ear, and behind the ear along the hairline. There should be decreased bruising and reduced post-operative healing times. The results, however, may be short lasting and require another surgery in less than 5 years.

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