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Mini Facelift

Naples Plastic Surgery

Mini facelift surgeries are among the most popular and common cosmetic facial surgeries performed today. Dr. Paul Gardner and Dr. Leo Baccaro specialize in facelift surgery to treat facial wrinkles and loss of skin elasticity, or sagging, in the lower face, due to aging. The mini facelift is a minimally invasive procedure with the main difference from a traditional face lift being less undermining of the skin and limited muscle mobilization. The recovery time for a mini facelift is quick and your results will last!
View Video Transcript – Mini Facelift Surgery

One of the procedures we’re really excited about here at Gardner Plastic Surgery is our in-office mini facelift. And the reason we’re so excited about it is it is a procedure that is really, really minimally invasive and the results are actually really good. What I love about it is we do that procedure usually on a Monday afternoon, they come in, I see them on Tuesday and very few bruise, very minimal swelling and a week later they look like they haven’t had anything done. After we take the stitches out, they’re ready to go to dinner, go to events, they can be in public and in a week–they are completely healed, and they look great! So that’s why we’re really excited about mini facelifts in the office, under local anesthesia with oral sedation–they don’t wake up with a hangover from the anesthesia–they go on with their lives the next day.

It’s a great procedure.

Mini Facelift Surgery in Naples

A mini facelift removes the excess skin and tightens underlying tissue and muscle. Additionally, skin is positioned on the face and neck to relieve sagging in the neck, jowls, and chin. Facelifts and mini facelifts are known as the gold standard for facial rejuvenation.

Considering A Mini Facelift

  • If you feel your facial appearance does not accurately reflect your youthful energy
  • If your facial sagging or excess skin is a social or career obstacle
  • If you are showing signs of facial sagging but retain skin elasticity
  • You wish you look like your vibrant and youthful past self
  • You want a procedure that has minimal recovery and discomfort.

Gold Standard of Minimal Facial Plastic Surgery

Mini facelifts can improve multiple areas of the face in a single surgery and last up to five years or more while making you look years younger! Not only can this procedure make your facial appearance more lively and youthful, it also contours the neck and jawline to seek a smoother, all around younger appearance. The best part is it can be done in the office under local anesthesia with minimal sedation, and the recovery is quick and relatively painless.

Are You A Candidate For A Mini Facelift?

Common facial attributes that make you a candidate for a mini facelift:
  • Sagging skin in the lower face along the jawline.
  • You want a minimally invasive procedure.
  • You want a minimal recovery.
  • You want to avoid a deeper anesthetic.
The mini facelift is done in the office using an oral sedative and local anesthesia. This helps the patient recover quicker. Incisions are made in front or behind the ear in creases and folds. The skin is minimally lifted and the underlying muscle is tightened to contour the jawline and neck. The extra skin is removed and the incisions are closed, hiding them in natural creases.

Recovering From Mini Facelift Surgery

Once your surgeon is done performing mini facelift surgery, he wraps patients in large, fluffy dressings to minimize swelling and encourage faster recovery periods. Our patients usually require a couple of days of rest before being able to return to their daily activities. Swelling and bruising may last up to a week, but it is considerably less than that seen with a full face and neck lift. As with any surgical procedure, there are risks for complications, such as poor scarring. Dr. Gardner or Dr. Baccaro will discuss this, and any other concerns, with you. Gardner Plastic Surgery has years of experience successfully performing surgery and works diligently to help patients enjoy a healthy, pleasant recovery.

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Your Mini Facelift


Health is the highest priority to our Naples plastic surgeons. Our doctors work with great care when performing mini facelift surgery to improve the aesthetics and functionality of the face. Our skilled surgeons and staff takes pride in helping his patients begin their journey toward their aesthetic goals and strives to help his patients obtain the beautiful results they desire.

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with Dr. Gardner and Dr. Baccaro


The surgical team at Gardner Plastic Surgery has a long-standing, stellar reputation for outstanding levels of skill, talent, and beautiful results. Dr. Paul M. Gardner and Dr. Leopoldo M. Baccaro are both highly trained, experienced, and respected in the Naples community.
At their state-of-the-art surgical suite in Naples, our plastic surgeons use their many talents, and personalized compassionate approach, to help patients achieve their aesthetic goals.

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At Naples Plastic Surgery, our cosmetic services are designed to contour and enhance your body to help you achieve the body image that you desire. Known for offering among the best facial plastic surgery in Naples, our board-certified surgeons are known as much for their artistry as they are for their surgical skills. We understand that your image is the key to feeling great, so we will provide you with the most reliable advice and services to help make you look and feel your best.

The surgical team at Naples Plastic Surgery has the training and experience necessary to help you pursue your own individual cosmetic goals down to the very last detail, all in a warm, comfortable, and private environment.

Dr. Paul Gardner, MD, FACS is a board-certified plastic surgeon serving Southwest Florida. As one of the leading plastic surgeons in Naples, FL, Dr. Gardner has more than 25 years of experience performing facial procedures including composite facelift, mini facelift, rhinoplasty, brow lift and skin cancer removal procedures. He also possesses expertise in breast augmentations, breast lifts, tummy tucks, liposuctions, and labiaplasty.
Dr. Leopoldo M. Baccaro, MD received extensive training at the prestigious Houston Methodist Hospital in the Texas Medical Center, where he worked with some of the most well-renowned practitioners in the art of cosmetic surgery. With honors and awards throughout medical school and his residency, Dr. Baccaro earned a stellar reputation for high quality surgical care with both cosmetic and reconstructive surgery procedures.

The plastic surgery process at Naples Plastic Surgery begins with a one-on-one, confidential consultation in which your surgeon conducts an examination to determine which procedures are likely to produce the most robust aesthetic improvements. This includes a comprehensive discussion with you to identify the benefits, risks and costs associated with each procedure. It may be possible to combine a number of surgical procedures into a single surgery if you desire and if your medical condition permits it.

As with any medical procedure, there is no guarantee that a desired outcome will be achieved. There are a number of health risks associated with even minor medical procedures. If you have any health issues or concerns, please feel free to discuss them any time with your surgeon at our Naples’ plastic surgery center.
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