Minilifting in the Canary Islands

Recover a youthful face easily

Minilifting in the Canary Islands with Clínica ICA

Nowadays there are many people who want to undergo an effective treatment for wrinkles, and one of the best ways to rejuvenate the face and neck is with the minilifting technique. It is a surgical procedure that, through small incisions, will improve the appearance of the skin, or treat age-related imperfections how the appearance of wrinkles.

Minilifting corrects sagging in the face and neck in a more natural and less invasive way than other surgical procedures. With this alternative you can reposition and tighten the skin that has descended creating wrinkles, as well as tighten the muscles of the face to correct sagging. Take the decision to improve the appearance of your face with the specialists of the Clínica ICA!

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What is minilifting?

Minilifting is a new surgical technique that aims to rejuvenate the appearance of the face by eliminating the flaccidity and wrinkles that appear over the years. 

This surgical procedure is performed by specialists at the Clínica ICA and involves making minimal incisions and detaching the tissues of the face and neck to achieve a facelift that eliminates the flaccidity of the skin.

Unlike the traditional facelift, minilifting is a small superficial surgery that takes place in the subcutaneous plane, with smaller incisions to achieve the detachment of tissues in a smaller proportion without lifting all the facial skin, in order to obtain more natural results.

The treatment incisions are usually made at strategic points to hide them from view, for example, at the hairline or behind the ears.

How does the procedure work?

Through the mini-lift technique, the specialist will make small incisions specifically behind the ear or just in the area of the hairline, to reposition and tighten the skin that has fallen out of place, especially in the cheekbone and cheek area.

Generally, about 3 cm of skin is detached to isolate the SMAS, which is the Superficial Muscular Aponeurotic System, the tissue that connects all the facial structures in order to stretch it and reposition the skin in a natural way.

Finally, the anterior lobe incision is closed with an invisible intradermal suture. The success of this treatment is based on the fact that, in contrast to the well-known facelift, the tissue detachment is less pronounced to tighten the muscles of the face and eliminate flaccidity.

The best thing about the mini facelift is that it is a less invasive surgery that can even be performed under local anaesthesia, with a mild level of sedation and on an outpatient basis; unlike other facial rejuvenation treatments. In addition, it will offer more natural results and the incisions will be undetectable.

    What is minilifting for?

    Ageing is a cycle of life that is inevitable in human beings. However, with technological advances there are more and more techniques and treatments that can be performed to obtain facial rejuvenation.

    Minilifting is one of these aesthetic procedures that can be used, with a positive point in its favour as, unlike other treatments, it is as minimally invasive as possible.

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        Frequently asked questions about minilifting at ICA

        How is the postoperative period for minilifting?

        As it is a simple procedure that does not require general anaesthesia or hospitalisation and lasts less than 60 minutes, the recovery time is very short.

        In many cases after the operation you will notice a small swelling in the lobe where the incision was made, but after 48 hours it will diminish.

        The specialists at the Clínica ICA will take care of removing the sutures in the time determined by the surgeon. In just a couple of days, the incision will be completely camouflaged.

        How long does it take to see the results?

        The results are immediate and the effect of minilifting is very long lasting.Although it will not stop ageing or the appearance of new wrinkles, it is a surgical procedure that greatly improves the aesthetics of the person.

        How much does the treatment cost?

        Many people are hesitant about this surgical procedure because they think it is expensive. However, it is much cheaper than the traditional facelift treatment.

        Its price will depend on the degree of intervention that is necessary based on your needs. Therefore, the exact price is obtained after an assessment at Clínica ICA by a specialist.

        What does minilifting correct?

        It eliminates the flaccidity of the skin of the face and neck and corrects the folding of the chin, repositions the eyebrows, defines the jaw lines and smoothes the skin without applying tension.

        Is minilifting dangerous?

        No, it is a less invasive treatment compared to other techniques and does not pose any risk to the health of patients.

        In fact, it is a technique that does not involve any risk of bleeding or haematoma. Instead, it is a simple and quick procedure. The patient may remain under observation for a couple of hours, but hospitalisation is not necessary. All that is required is to follow the specialist's recommendations and the recovery process will be short and quick.

        Who can undergo this treatment?

        Generally people over 40 years, who already have wrinkles and sagging skin. If you want to achieve facial rejuvenation, choose the minilifting with the best specialists at the ICA Clinic.

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