Cheek/Mid-facelift A cheek lift/Mid-facelift enhances the appearance of droopiness and puffiness in the cheeks or beneath the eyes by repositioning tissue and lifting skin in the cheeks. This results in more proportionate, attractive, and youthful facial features. Cheek lifts or mid-facelifts can also help correct elongation between the nose and upper lip.

Typical Minimum Cost of Cheek/Mid-facelift (based on national averages):
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Typical Maximum Cost of Cheek/Mid-facelift (based on national averages):
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National Average Cost of Cheek/Mid-facelift:
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Time Required for Cheek/Mid-facelift:
It usually takes about 2- 4 hours to perform cheek/mid-facelift surgery. Time requirements can vary, of course, depending on the extent of work being done.
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Is Cheek/Mid-facelift an InPatient or OutPatient Procedure?
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What are the Side Effects of Cheek/Mid-facelift?
Cheek lift side effects, or mid-facelift side effects, can include temporary, swelling, numbness, bruising, and tightening of the skin.
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How Long do Cheek/Mid-facelift results last?
Cheek lift/Mid-facelift results can be long lasting, usually up to 10 years or longer, but may also be affected by aging and gravity.
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What is the recovery time for Cheek/Mid-facelift?
Some swelling, numbness, and bruising will be apparent after surgery, but will fade

Sutures, if in mouth, will dissolve within about a week of surgery; If in eyelid, usually removed anywhere from 4-10 days after surgery

Most patients reach ample enough cheek lift/mid-facelift recovery to be able to return to work right around 2 weeks after surgery
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Will my insurance company cover Cheek/Mid-facelift?
Because of the cosmetic nature of cheek lift, or mid-facelift, insurance usually does not apply. In rare cases, cheek/mid-facelift is turned to for reconstructive purposes, in which case, insurance might be involved.
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Is there much discomfort for Cheek/Mid-facelift?
After a cheek lift or mid-facelift, pain and discomfort will be moderatly apparent, but will quickly fade and is easily controlled with standard pain killers.
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What types of anesthesia is necessary for Cheek/Mid-facelift?
With a mid-facelift or cheeklift, anesthesia of choice is usually general, or often local with sedation.
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What else can I combine Cheek/Mid-facelift with?
For enhanced results, a cheek or mid-face lift can be combined with:
Chin Augmentation
Brow Lift
Forehead Lift
Facial Implants (cheek, chin)
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What else is Cheek/Mid-facelift referred to as?
Mini Mid-Face Lift. Cheek Lift and Mid-Face Lift are used interchageably. Cheek Enhancement.
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