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Achieving your body goals is easier said than done. Often, it involves a lot of physical activity and a strict diet. These are also the reasons why it’s easy to give up, but don’t lose hope just yet!

Our body contouring and cosmetic body surgery options cater to diverse needs, empowering individuals to achieve their desired aesthetic goals. Whether it’s sculpting through liposuction, rejuvenating with a tummy tuck, or achieving comprehensive enhancement with a mommy makeover, our skilled surgeons specialize in tailoring procedures to meet unique aspirations.

Beyond physical transformations, these procedures often contribute to an improved quality of life and wellbeing.

Guide To Facial Procedures and Treatments

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Midface Lift Overview

Facial aging is multifactorial. Facial aging can be broken down into three basic problems: ptosis (falling or sagging of tissues), atrophy (decreased volume and loss of tissue) and decreased skin quality. A mid-facelift corrects – “ptosis” (falling or sagging of tissues) of the upper cheek and lower eyelid tissue. The addition of fat grafting to treat areas of volume loss and skin resurfacing to improve skin quality can dramatically improve the final result after a “midface lift.” The midface lift serves to move the upper cheek and lower eyelid tissues back into a higher and more aesthetically pleasing location thereby improving facial contour. Unlike a facelift, a midface lift will not treat the neck, jowls, lateral cheek or excess facial skin.

Facts About Midface Lift

Typical Timing/Age

45-65 years old


$6,000 to $8,950 *This is an estimation & prices may vary.


To improve the appearance of the eyes and cheeks by effacing the orbital-malar sulcus, smoothing out the lower eyelid skin, and elevating the upper cheek.


In many cases this can be done in the office, using local, oral, and nitrous oxide sedation. If general anesthesia is used, it would be performed in an outpatient surgery center.


You are encouraged to walk around as much as possible to help reduce the risk of DVT and thromboembolism.


In many cases this can be done in the office, using local, oral, and nitrous oxide sedation. If general anesthesia is used, it would be performed in an outpatient surgery center.


Usually subsides by 1 week.

Risks & Complications

Lower eyelid malposition, dry eyes, chemosis, asymmetry, bleeding, infection, prolonged swelling, numbness, need for revision, complications related to anesthesia.


You may be bruised for 1-2 weeks. If you have a desk job you can return to work as soon as you are comfortable doing so. Most people take 1-2 weeks off of work.


The procedure is done through an incision on the lower eyelid millimeters below the eyelashes and incisions inside the mouth. Through these incisions, the tear trough is treated and the middle-upper cheek is elevated. The procedure takes approximately 3-4 hours. Some less severe “tear trough” or “orbital-malar” creases can be temporarily masked with dermal fillers.


In the office: Local, oral, and/or nitrous oxide sedation. In a surgery center: General anesthesia.

Hospital stay

Patients do not require a night in the hospital.


After a mid-face lift, you should sleep with your head elevated above your heart for a few days to help reduce the swelling.


You will be able to walk around, feed, and bathe yourself. Depending on your pain medication requirements, you may not be able to drive or care for others.


You may shower immediately following surgery.


1 week for light exercise. 2 weeks for regular exercise.


Wait 1 week because you don’t want to increase your blood pressure during the early healing period.


Usually subsides by 1-2 weeks.

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Before & After Gallery

Procedures are performed by board-certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgeons, Dr. Butler, Dr. Leveque, and Dr. Patterson in Pensacola, FL.

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Meet Our Team

At Gulf Coast Plastic Surgery, we understand that the selection of a plastic surgeon is an extremely important decision for any prospective patient. We believe communication, education and individualized patient care are the foundation for creating a strong and trusting patient-physician relationship. Our entire staff is absolutely committed to providing compassionate, personalized, individual attention before, during, and after surgery. We work together to deliver the best possible aesthetic outcomes in a setting that embodies the standards and lifestyle you seek.


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Gulf Coast Plastic Surgery offers a variety of payment options so that your cosmetic surgery will suit your budget. All major credit cards are accepted, and financing plans are available.

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