As we age, our skin loses elasticity and volume, and we develop lines around our mouth and a hollowness in the under eye area. A mid-face lift or cheek lift is a surgical procedure to reposition the cheek fat up onto the cheekbones where it used to be when you were young, giving you the look of having fuller cheekbones, just as you have when you smile. It raises the outer eyebrows, and flattens any folds at the corners of the mouth.
The mid-face lift is often combines with an eyelid lift, browlift and/or full face laser resurfacing to complete your transformation.
The mid-face lift is performed through an incision in the temple scalp, and another inside the mouth underneath the upper lip. This procedure may also be performed through a lower lid incision while simultaneously rejuvenating your lower eyelids. Both incisions are hidden, so the only outward signs of the surgery are the improvements to your looks. During surgery, the patient is typically under light sedation anesthesia, but it can also be performed under local anesthetic with a mild sedative.
This procedure is frequently done in tandem with an eyelid lift, a neck lift and/or a brow lift.
For most patients, the downtime for a mid-face or cheek lift is about the same as with a traditional face lift. There will be sutures at the incision sights for up to 2 weeks, and during that time it is common to experience bruising and swelling, and have very limited activity. Most patients are usually feeling better within a few days to a week, and can resume normal activity within 3 weeks.
For more information on a mid-face lift, please fill out the form to the right or call us at 360.613.2600.
Inquiry TypeBody ContouringCosmetic SurgeryFacial ContouringGeneralHair RestorationInjectablesLaser TreatmentsProductsSkin Rejuvenation
We take extra care to make sure that our patients are at the center of everything we do. Our core values are established to bring our practice standards above and beyond. Our patients are treated as individuals with custom tailored care throughout every consultation, procedure and everything in b... Read More
My visit to the center far exceeded my expectations. The staff, assistants and Dr. Cole were professional, efficient, and made me feel valued. I relied on a referral and waited until I could visit Cole Aesthetics. I am, now, more than confident moving forward with the work I’ll be having done a... Read More
I have worked in the medical field for many, many years and I have to say, what a difference Dr. Cole’s office is from the usual medical office along with his skill and knowledge that make the entire package such a good experience when you go there. The atmosphere is so warm and the people that... Read More
This is a very wonderful office. They really spoil you with professional courtesy and genuine friendliness. I have received samples of skin products with information either from the staff or by pamphlet. They are on top of their game with current technological equipment and products. Dr. Cole is ... Read More
I had surgery with Dr. Cole to remove the bags under my eyes and he did a fantastic job! I could not be happier! I have also had laser work done by Jamye and she does amazing work. I would recommend them to absolutely anyone! Also just had Botox with Heidi the new PA and she was awesome!