Plastic Surgery & Cosmetic Center

Mini Facelift in Reno, NV

Janiga MDs offers a wide range of plastic surgery procedures and MedSpa treatments to help its patients from Reno achieve their desired goals. Our center is headed by the award-winning team of Dr. Timothy A Janiga and Dr. Jennifer J Janiga. They bring their individual experience as well as unique surgical and artistic skills to Janiga MDs in order to help you look and feel your best.

We understand your individual requirements and therefore develop customized treatment plans to help you achieve the rejuvenation you desire. Your satisfaction is of paramount importance to us. The exceptional results you achieve at our center do not merely give you a refreshed appearance but also help boost your confidence.

Along with surgical procedures, we also offer nonsurgical options at our MedSpa. These treatments offer a shorter recovery period so that you can get back to your job and everyday routine sooner. If you do not qualify for surgery right now or you do not wish to get one, you can choose from our range of the latest MedSpa treatments.

The facelift offered at our center is a highly customizable procedure which can be personalized to suit your individual needs and to help meet your cosmetic goals. Depending on your specific requirements and extent of changes needed, you can either undergo a full or a mini facelift. When you opt for the mini facelift procedure, you get the advantage of a shorter recovery period and also not having to deal with the same amount of scarring as is associated with the full facelift procedure. Even though it is an effective procedure, the mini facelift is not ideal for everybody and you must schedule a consultation with Dr. Janiga before choosing to undergo it.

Understanding a mini facelift?

The mini facelift or ‘short scar’ facelift is a variation of the traditional facelift procedure, only that it offers shorter incisions and hence, a shorter recovery period. Dr. Janiga makes 2 small incisions during your mini facelift in front of your ears that allows him to lift the mid-face area. The mini facelift can only offer a lift to the area around your cheeks and not to the entire facial area. It will also not offer any combination procedures such as the brow lift or eyelid lift which usually accompanies the full facelift procedure to offer you complete rejuvenation.

The mini facelift procedure, however, is an effective option to help you get subtle results. It helps you reverse skin laxity ranging from mild to moderate in your jowls and neck area. However, the mini facelift cannot rid you of permanent jowls and you can only get a subtle neck lift.

How beneficial is the mini facelift?

The mini facelift procedure is limited in its benefits, but there are also many advantages due to which it is a popular choice at Janiga MDs:

  • Your recovery period will be shorter and most of our patients return to their normal routine within a week.
  • The incisions involved are shorter which means any associated pain and inflammation is also considerably lesser.
  • Your mini facelift procedure is usually performed under local anesthesia reducing the associated risks.
  • The procedure also costs lesser than a full facelift.

Who is a good candidate?

A good candidate is usually less than 50 years of age since those who are still in their 30s and 40s only experience mild to moderate sagging in their mid-face area. Other than the skin laxity, you may also experience sagging in the SMAS as well and this is effectively addressed by the mini facelift.

Our patients who are older than 50, usually struggle with a significant amount of skin laxity in their face and neck area and in this case, the mini facelift may not be able to get you the desired results. However, if you have mostly been slim then the skin laxity will also be minimal and you will benefit from the mini facelift. It is also a great procedure when you cannot take time off work and are satisfied with subtle results. During your consultation at Janiga MDs, you should look through the before and after photos of patients who are from your age group to get an idea about the kind of results that you can expect from your mini facelift procedure.

Even though there are no combination procedures offered with the mini facelift, we also offer non-surgical treatments like Botox and fillers at Janiga MDs which will help enhance your results and give you the complete facial rejuvenation you desire.

About Reno, NV

Reno is a city in the state of Nevada which is located in the western part of the state, about 22 miles from Lake Tahoe. Also known as the “Biggest Little City in the World,” Reno is famous for its casinos and hotels. It is the county seat of Washoe County and the city sits in a high desert at the foot of the Sierra Nevada. The downtown area occupies a valley that is informally known as the Truckee Meadows. The city is known for the slain Union Major General Jesse L. Reno. Wetlands are a major part of the Reno area and the primary source of drinking water to the city is Truckee River. Reno is home to many museums with the Nevada Museum of Arts being the only AAM or American Alliance of Museums accredited art museum in the state. The National Automobile Museum showcases 200 cars including Elvis Presley’s 1973 Cadillac Eldorado. Reno also hosts several music venues (Nevada Opera, Reno Philharmonic Orchestra) and sports events (Reno Aces, mixed martial arts and boxing). Visitors also enjoy a variety of recreational activities that are both annual and seasonal. Summers welcomes windsurfing and kite flying; while skiing and snowboarding are popular in winters. The Reno Air Races are held each September at the Reno-Stead Airport.

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