1. WHAT IS AWAKE AND PAINLESS MINI FACELIFT?

This is the procedure often referred to as a weekend lift, ‘lifestyle lift’ or limited incision lift - includes small SMAS (a specific technique to manipulate the superficial muscular aponeurotic system, an area of musculature of the face)

Face lift and skin resurfacing. Minimal downtime and small incisions typical age 40-50. This lift is the most common type of facelift done in North America. It has limited incisions (hidden) and downtime. It includes a mini-facelift, and skin resurfacing. It is ideal for patients without a lot of neck sagging. It is done with local anesthetic and oral sedation to help with a speedy recovery. 

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2. ABOUT DR. ESMAIL

Dr. Ali Esmail is Winnipeg’s first and only fellowship trained Facial Plastic Surgeon. Unlike a ‘general plastic surgeon’, Dr. Esmail has 6 years of specialized training that focused on procedures from the neck up. Facial plastic surgery requires extreme attention to detail, an eye for symmetry and a drive for perfection.

When it comes to someone’s face there is no room for error, and at Visage, this is the very work ethic that drives our entire team. It is those attributes that originally attracted Dr. Esmail to the field of facial plastic surgery. His obsessive attention to detail and keen eye for aesthetic symmetry is what makes him one of the most exciting and top young surgeons in the field.

2. ABOUT DR. ESMAIL

Dr. Ali Esmail is Winnipeg’s first and only fellowship trained Facial Plastic Surgeon. Unlike a ‘general plastic surgeon’, Dr. Esmail has 6 years of specialized training that focused on procedures from the neck up. Facial plastic surgery requires extreme attention to detail, an eye for symmetry and a drive for perfection.

When it comes to someone’s face there is no room for error, and at Visage, this is the very work ethic that drives our entire team. It is those attributes that originally attracted Dr. Esmail to the field of facial plastic surgery. His obsessive attention to detail and keen eye for aesthetic symmetry is what makes him one of the most exciting and top young surgeons in the field.

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3. AM I A CANDIDATE?

Typically this is best for patients without a lot of neck sagging. Most patients are between 40-55 years old. 

4. RECOVERY

Recovery is around 5 days downtime including potential bruising and swelling.

5. WHAT TO EXPECT FROM THE SURGERY?

Turning back the clock 3-5 years.

6. CHOOSING A FACELIFT SURGEON

Dr. Esmail is considered one of the top facial plastic surgeons in Canada. When choosing which surgeon will perform your awake and pain less mini lift procedure, make sure you do your research and ask to see images of their past results.

7. COST OF A FACELIFT PROCEDURE IN WINNIPEG

$7000