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Page Updated: Dec 22, 2020

Have you noticed a slight sagging of skin and tissue in your lower face and neck? Lost skin and tissue elasticity, combined with gravity, are responsible for the aging process that is impossible to stop completely. A mini facelift is the first procedure used to address sagging in the jowls and neck. It can greatly improve the youthfulness of the neck, chin, jawline and lower face.

At City Facial Plastics, our esteemed facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Gary Linkov, uses advanced surgical techniques for our facelift procedures. The methods used in our traditional facelift are similar to the ones in a mini facelift. However, a mini facelift is done on a smaller scale with less invasive procedures. Dr. Linkov’s impressive skill and artistry can restore definition and firmness to the lower face. Those experiencing the early stages of age-related sagging can greatly benefit from a mini facelift procedure.

Am I a Good Candidate for a Mini Facelift?

Facelifts are often not a one-time procedure. More and more people are opting to start combatting aging issues earlier before a traditional facelift is needed. Candidates for a mini facelift have slight to moderate sagging in the lower cheeks, jowls and neck. They may have a double chin beginning to form. By choosing to have a mini facelift performed, these aging issues can be slowed down. A full facelift may be delayed by several years while retaining a more youthful appearance.

A mini facelift will still have small incisions that are used to access and elevate the skin and tissues. However, these are smaller incisions, and there is less trauma to the tissues. The recovery time is also shorter. Some versions of the mini facelift can even be a weekend procedure with minimal downtime required.

If you are ready to begin exploring facelift options to address lost firmness or sagging in the lower face and neck, contact us at City Facial Plastics in Manhattan’s Upper East Side. We can schedule your appointment with Dr. Linkov to discuss your options for retaining a more youthful appearance as you get older.

City Facial Plastics: Dr. Gary Linkov
635 Madison Ave #1402E
New York NY 10022
(212) 439-5177

Page Updated on Dec 22, 2020 by Dr. Gary Linkov (Facial Plastic Surgeon) of City Facial Plastics in New York

What Dr. Linkov's Patients Say
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Highly recommend! Dr. Gary helped me with painful lip scar tissue after an accidental fall a year earlier. I’ve known Gary for 20 years and since the first day knowing him he’s grown as a medical professional with an innate sense of detail and kind demeanor. Excellent client follow up and post treatment care.

Marina S.

Dr. Gary is a fantastic NYC plastic surgeon who treats me and to whom I would recommend all my friends and family. He has a very conservative approach to fillers and I was extremely impressed with the way he filled my nasolabial lines that had been bothering me for years. It was painless, and I did not experience any bruising at all. Getting this done gave me so much confidence - I wish I worked with him years ago!

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Wow is all I can say! Fantastic doctor that gives you an extremely pleasant, professional, and realistic experience. Would highly recommend and give 6 stars if I could.