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Face up to it... BEFORE M.I.F.A.C.E. & Upper and Lower Blepharoplasty

M.I.F.A.C.E. Not to be confused with the similar sounding online social networking phenomena, M.I.F.A.C.E. is the acronym for Minimally Invasive Face and Cervical Elevation.

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eveloped by Plastic and Cosmetic surgeon Dr Peter Widdowson, the M.I.F.A.C.E. procedure was devised to take advantage of the minimal recovery time of the traditional S-Lift but with increased longevity and a far superior result.

AFTER M.I.F.A.C.E. & Upper and Lower Blepharoplasty

There was also a huge difference between full American-style facelifts and the much lesser S-Lift procedure which cosmetic surgeons were doing, so something was needed between the two. A lot of people used to think of a facelift as major surgery where you came out looking like you had been in a wind tunnel. It turned people off for a while and that’s when Dr Widdowson decided to develop something minimally invasive that had less recovery time but had the increased longevity and superior result. The concepts of facial rejuvenation span many treatment modalities nowadays, starting from moisturising and rejuvenating lotions and working through facials peels, dermal fillers for facial wrinkles and moving on to muscle relaxant injections, laser resurfacing and deep peels. When loose skin occurs around the eyes, eyebrows, jowls and neck, surgical approaches have become necessary to effect maximum improvement. Loose skin in the neck, jowls, mid-face and cheeks is best improved using face-lifting techniques. A full face-lift procedure has been the standard operation for many years, but when only the neck and lower face needs lifting the less radical procedure M.I.F.A.C.E. in the lower face can be performed under a general anesthetic at a Day stay hospital. Since the M.I.F.A.C.E. procedure was first developed 10 years ago it has been expanded to include the M.I.F.A.C.E. Plus, Extended M.I.F.A.C.E. and Extended M.I.F.A.C.E. Plus to cater for individual needs.

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