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Short Scar (Mini) Facelift

Louisville Short Scar Facelift Surgeon – Dr. Lee Corbett

Dr. Lee Corbett is an experienced Louisville facelift surgeon who is adept at various facial plastic surgery techniques, including short scar facelift (also known as mini facelift or S-scar facelift). After a thorough consultation and evaluation of each patient’s facial anatomy and skin laxity, Dr. Corbett recommends the best facelift procedure to meet the patient’s unique aesthetic needs. He has helped numerous Louisville short scar facelift patients achieve a tighter, smoother, more youthful-looking facial appearance with much less bruising, swelling or downtime than are associated with traditional facelift. Read on to learn more about short scar facelift in Louisville.

Short Scar Face Lift in Louisville: Is It for Me?

The ideal candidates for short scar facelift are relatively young patients with moderate facial sags, lines and nasolabial folds. The name of the procedure refers to the incisions, which are shorter than those required for a traditional facelift and typically form an S-shaped line around the sideburns and extend around the bottom of the ears. Older patients with a significant amount of sagging along the neck and jowls are typically better candidates for a traditional facelift or a neck lift.

Goals of Surgery

The purpose of the short scar or Mini facelift is to create a rejuvenated, youthful facial appearance.

The Surgery

Where Does the Surgery Take Place?

Dr. Corbett performs the short scar facelift in a hospital.


General anesthesia is required for the short scar facelift.

Surgery Time

Short scar facelift takes from 1 to 2 hours to complete.

Hospital Stay

Dr. Corbett’s Louisville short scar facelift patients typically go home within a few hours after the procedure. However, an overnight stay is an option.


You should be back to work and other everyday activities within 1 to 2 weeks. Dr. Corbett will provide you with detailed instructions on when you can resume exercise and other strenuous activities. The recovery from a short scar facelift is quicker and involves less bruising and swelling than recovery from a traditional facelift.


Short scar facelift patient should expect to make 4 to 6 follow-up visits to Dr. Corbett to ensure proper healing.


All surgical procedures pose risks, and short scar mini facelift is no exception. Dr. Corbett will thoroughly educate you on all possible complications during your initial consultation.


The cost of short scar mini facelift ranges from $6,700 to $9,000. All estimated pricing does include Hospital Costs, Anesthesia Fees, and Surgeon’s Fees. While this cost range represents an estimate, the final price is based on each patient’s unique situation and can only be determined during a consultation.

To learn more and to see if you may be a candidate for short scar facelift in Louisville, call (502) 721-0330 or use the Contact Us form on this page to schedule your initial consultation with Dr. Lee Corbett. You may also utilize our convenient Virtual Consultation service.

Dr. Lee Corbett is a highly regarded provider of plastic surgery Louisville patients visit for top-notch appearance-enhancing results. He is adept at a wide range of facial plastic surgery procedures, including facelift, neck lift, eyelid surgery, ear surgery, nose contouring and revision rhinoplasty in Louisville. He also administers a range of facial injectables and fillers, including Botox, Juvederm and Restylane.