The mini facelift, or “weekend facelift” can be performed quickly and has a short recovery period. It is still an effective and thoroughly performed procedure. This procedure enhances key facial areas with less risk and less stress than standard facelift surgery. The mini facelift is an attractive option because it reduces minor sagging around the cheeks, jaw-line and neck more economically than the conventional facelift.

The mini facelift focuses on specificareas of the face, such as the neck and the folds of the nose. Using smaller incisions, Dr. Balikian lifts, repositions, and removes facial tissue to achieve optimal results. The mini-facelift can usually be performed under local anesthesia alone or in combination with twilight sleep. It does not require general anesthesia.

Richard V. Balikian, MD, FACS

Double Board-Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Trust Your Face to a Facial Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Balikian is an experienced, double board-certified, facial plastic surgeon. He is double board-certified both in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Balikian belongs to a very select group of elite cosmetic surgeons with at least six years of specialized surgical training exclusively in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face and neck.

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Dr. Richard Balikian, a double-board-certified facial plastic surgeon who focuses solely on the face and neck, will be available to tell you more about the Mini Face Lift procedures we offer. For more information on his advanced facial-rejuvenation techniques, call Balikian Facial Plastic Surgery today at (951) 719-2950 or use our online appointment request form.

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Dr. Balikian is very informative and takes the time to explain what it is he is about to do. He does not make you feel rushed at all.
Very personal experience.
The single best thing about my treatment was the personal connection (a human experience vs. a rushed business) that Dr. Balikian gives.