Mini Facelift

In Chicago

PROCEDURE TIME
4-6 HOURS
RECOVERY TIME
12-21 DAYS

Embrace the wisdom of age while subtly defying its visible signs. As time impacts your skin's elasticity, leading to sagging and wrinkles, it's possible to feel a disconnect between your vibrant inner self and your facial appearance. At Impressions Face + Body Clinic in Chicago, we specialize in rekindling your youthful exuberance through minimally invasive procedures like our renowned mini facelifts, including Dr. Dayan's innovative Quiet Lift. This technique specifically targets the early signs of aging in the lower face and neck, aligning your outer look with the spirited energy you feel within.

Mini Facelift in Chicago

At Impressions Face + Body clinic in Chicago, we understand that undergoing a physical transformation means putting your trust in our expertise. Our team of renowned surgeons - led by Dr. Dayan - doesn’t take this responsibility lightly. The team will be with you every step of the way to ensure that the experience is as seamless and comfortable as possible.

What Is a Mini Facelift or Quiet Lift?

The mini facelift, as redefined by Dr. Dayan, stands as the epitome of non-invasive surgical excellence. This unique procedure, known as the "Quiet Lift," is Dr. Dayan's answer to the early signs of aging, offering natural-looking, subtle enhancements. It's a fusion of filler application and skin tightening, meticulously tailored to accentuate the most attractive facial features.

The Quiet Lift is the culmination of Dr. Dayan's extensive research and dedication to minimally invasive facelift techniques. It has gained international recognition, drawing patients from around the globe for its understated yet effective approach. This procedure is favored by those who wish to return to their public roles swiftly, assuring quick, natural results with minimal discomfort. Most patients can expect to resume regular activities within 10 days to 2 weeks.

Performed typically under local anesthesia, this hour-long procedure involves a discreet incision along the hairline, gently lifting the skin and muscles to rejuvenate the face. Dr. Dayan's Quiet Lift addresses wrinkles, sagging skin, and jowls, rejuvenating the face to a more youthful state.

Chicago’s Trusted Mini Facelift Surgeon

The board-certified surgeons at Impressions Face + Body clinic in Chicago take pride in ensuring that your transformation experience - from your primary consultation to post-operative care - is curated to meet your individual needs and expectations.

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Dr. Steven Dayan

Dr. Steven Dayan, a renowned name in aesthetic medicine, has dedicated over 23 years to pioneering facial procedures, shaping his reputation around the innovative "Subliminal Difference" concept. This approach, featured in his New York Times Bestseller "Subliminally Exposed," highlights the power of subtle enhancements in transforming perceptions.

Notably, Dr. Dayan is board-certified by the American Board of Facial Plastic Surgery (AAFPRS), a credential that underscores his expertise and trustworthiness. He believes in a collaborative journey towards aesthetic enhancement, ensuring a partnership built on listening and understanding each patient's unique needs. His approach is not just about physical transformation but about fostering trust and confidence throughout the journey to a renewed self. Dr. Dayan's artistry, dedication to natural-looking outcomes, and holistic methodology make him a standout in cosmetic surgery, where he seamlessly blends external beauty with inner vitality.

What to Expect for Your Mini Facelift Procedure

With a mini facelift at our office, Dr. Steven Dayan will help rejuvenate and transform your appearance without the pain and long recovery time keeping you away from your daily life.

Your Mini Facelift Consultation

Since a mini facelift at our renowned clinic is a customizable procedure, a consultation is always needed for a successful surgery. Each patient has a unique condition and requires an individual personal care plan. During your consultation with our medical staff, our board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Dayan, will:

  • Evaluate the condition of your skin
  • Discuss your goals and needs
  • Go over your medical history
  • Thoroughly evaluate the area that will be treated

Once our team of experts has all the required information, they will create an individualized surgical plan that will help you achieve the results that transform your face, creating a younger, smoother, and revitalized complexion. Also, our staff will discuss and estimate a financial plan based on the needs and surgical techniques that will be performed to correct your specific condition.

During your primary consultation with Dr. Dayan, address any questions and concerns. He will happily discuss the various advantages of the procedure while assisting you in feeling completely comfortable in your decision. Our unbeatable personal care is one of the many reasons patients in Chicago and across the country travel to our clinic for facial contouring.

How to Prepare for Your Mini Facelift

Impressions Face + Body clinic in Chicago will provide all the information you need to adequately prepare for your procedure. Depending on your individual situation, this might include lab tests, adjusting certain medications, applying certain products to your face preoperatively, and avoiding certain anti-inflammatory drugs and herbal supplements. If you are a smoker, you will be asked to stop smoking ahead of the surgery.

During Your Mini Facelift Procedure

Patients choose the mini facelift due to its much less invasive process than the full traditional facelift. Dr. Dayan makes smaller incisions near the ears where he will access the underlying tissue and gently tighten it to achieve a more youthful appearance. Any excess tissue will be removed, and the remaining tissue will be closed to give an improved definition in the:

  • Upper portion of the neck
  • Jaw
  • Chin
  • Lower cheeks

Mini Facelift Aftercare & Recovery Timeline

A mini facelift at Impressions Face + Body boasts a quicker recovery compared to traditional facelifts, thanks to its less invasive nature. Typically, patients require only about 3-5 days off for initial recovery. Swelling generally diminishes within the first week, with full recovery achieved in approximately 2-3 weeks. Our dedicated team will closely oversee your recovery's early stages, offering detailed post-operative care guidelines. We'll also arrange follow-up appointments to monitor your healing progress and ensure there are no complications, guaranteeing a smooth and efficient recovery journey.

Am I a Good Candidate for Mini Facelift?

Patients desire a youthful, symmetric, and natural appearance, but that dream slowly fades away due to gravity, age, and genetics. However, those desires will be achieved when you schedule your first consultation with Dr. Dayan and learn how a mini facelift will improve your life. Candidates for this treatment are men and women looking to eliminate the negative conditions mentioned above without an invasive procedure. Additionally, candidates:

  • Are in generally good health
  • Do not smoke or drink alcohol in excess
  • Have realistic expectations for their results
  • Do not have any underlying medical issues

Mini Facelift Benefits

Mini Facelifts in our clinic aid a wide array of patients of all ages in reversing the signs of aging and correcting genetic disadvantages. Our patients deserve to feel comfortable in their skin, and mini facelifts at our clinic will give them the appearance they have always desired. The mini facelift benefits men and women searching to improve their facial symmetry and definition.

Mini facelift surgery:

  • Eliminates aging signs
  • Demands minimal downtime
  • Results in less scarring
  • Diminishes the appearance of wrinkles
  • Tightens sagging skin
  • Has a significantly lower risk of complications
How Much Does a Mini Facelift Cost in Chicago?
There are a number of costs associated with facelift surgery, including the plastic surgeon's fee, the hospital or clinic costs, anesthesia fees, prescriptions for medications, post-surgery garments, and medical tests. Within Chicago, the surgeon's fee will vary based on the surgeon's experience, the clinic's geographical location, and the procedure's complexity.
How Painful Is a Mini Facelift?
Severe pain is very rare, but in case someone has a low pain threshold, medication will be prescribed to help control any discomfort you experience.
Are there Risks Associated with a Mini Facelift?

As with any surgical procedure, a mini facelift comes with risks. Although these risks are rare, it is important to be aware of what they are so that you can make an informed decision about the surgery. Risks include:

  • Risks related to anesthesia
  • Deep vein thrombosis, bleeding, or cardiac complications
  • Infection
  • Damage to nerves or skin
  • Poor wound healing
  • Persistent pain
  • Unfavorable scarring or unsatisfactory results.
How Long Do Mini Facelift Results Last?
The aging process is inevitable, and while a mini facelift can slow down the appearance of aging, it cannot stop you from aging. The effects of a mini facelift typically last for 5 to 10 years. Age plays a role in how long the effects last, as does skin type, lifestyle, and adherence to post-operative instructions.
What Procedures Pair Well with a Mini Facelift?

Popular procedures that pair well with a mini facelift include:

  • Forehead or Temporal lift: A procedure to elevate the brows
  • Eyelid Surgery: A procedure to remove excess skin and fat from the eyelids to make the eyes appear more youthful.
  • Laser Skin Resurfacing: A procedure that uses lasers to remove the damaged outer layer of skin and improve the tone and texture of skin.
What Is the Difference Between a Mini Facelift and a Lower Facelift?
A mini facelift is a less invasive procedure focusing on the face's lower third. In contrast, a lower facelift addresses the entire lower face and the neck.
What Is the Difference Between a Mini Facelift and a Regular Facelift?

Traditional facelifts have been one of the leading treatments for patients worldwide, and for decades, it has been one of the only options available. However, thanks to advancements in facial contouring and the unique services and techniques Dr. Dayan provides for his patients, more options, including the mini facelift, are now available. However, there are quite a few notable differences that patients need to be aware of before choosing the procedure that’s right for them, and they include:

  • Traditional Facelift/ Deep Plane in Chicago Surgery time: Approximately 4 –5 hours
  • Recovery time: Patients should plan to take off about 10 -14 days from work and their daily routine; Swelling may last up to two weeks, and full recovery takes about 4 Weeks
  • Results: Visible results for 10 + years
  • The average age range of candidates: 40 to 70+

Mini Facelifts in Chicago

  • Surgery time: Approximately 1-2 hours
  • Recovery time: Patients only need to take about 7-10 days off. Swelling usually subsides within a week, reaching full recovery between 2-3 weeks.
  • Results: Visible results for up to 5-10 years
  • The average age range of candidates: Depends on the individual
It’s important to remember that surgery and recovery time alongside the results depend on the patient’s needs, skin quality, and upkeep in the years following the treatment.
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