People focus first on your face when meeting you. Your face shows your emotions, your personality, and your approximate age. While the eyes and the smile often provide the most-pleasing emphasis, all features join forces to create a favorable or unfavorable first impression. A face that is clear, smooth, and shiny through great skin care reflects light and is appealing. In fact, babies are much more responsive to youthful, round, smooth, glowing faces than to aged faces that are lined and dull-toned. To significantly reduce wrinkles and improve your facial profile, board-certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Sean Kelishadi, performs facelift surgery at SSK Plastic Surgery in Newport Beach, CA.
"Dr. Kelishadi is amazing!!! He made me feel so comfortable! I had Breast Augmentation May 26th. I'm three months out and loving my results! I was very self conscious about my chest. My breasts shrunk due to breast feeding. I didn't even want to change in front of my husband. (he loved them no matter what lol) and now I am feeling so great about it! He said he's even noticed a boost in my confidence level. I love it! i feel good..i feel sexy. I never thought I would actually go through with getting this done, but Dr. Kelishadi and his staff helped me with every step of the way. He was very caring and checked up on me after surgery. His staff was very nice as well. All so helpful! I highly recommend him!"- J.V. / Yelp / Jul 27, 2017
"It´s been a month since my wife has gone under surgery with Dr. Kelishadi for a breast augmentation procedure, and the results are incredible. My wife has been wanting to get this done for a very long time, but we were a bit concerned about the final outcome. Why have we waited so long, my gosh, she's so happy now, and I'm even happier :-) Dr. Kelishadi and his staff, Alejandra, Shea, and the anesthesiologist he works with, have been professional and supportive throughout the entire process. Dr. Kelishadi even contacted us himself, the first Sunday after the procedure to see how my wife was doing. We are so thankful and definitely recommend him 100% to anyone who wants to look better, feel better and be treated like family, no doubt. Thank you Sean."- C.S. / Yelp / Sep 09, 2018
"Dr. Sean and his staff are first class they really deserve 6 stars. Both my Wife and I have had procedures with his team. They are the best at what they do and very well priced!"- S.R. / Google / Jun 21, 2018
"I'm just barely 2 months post op from my breast augmentation , and I'm in Hawaii celebrating in my bikinis! Lol lol So first of all, a shout out to Dr Kelishadi and his staff: Alenjandra and Shea- they ladies are absolutely wonderful! So you guys know the classic tale, mother of a couple kids decided to get breast augmentation after breastfeeding destroyed them.... yup that's me! I ended up choosing SSK because I was impressed by his resume and portfolio- which he extensively went over during our consultation. Dr Kelashadi, I felt connected very well with me and it's important for me to feel like my doctor will care about me. He's also hip, young, healthy and looks like he has steady hands. The consultation itself is .., not gonna lie... extremely awkward...., but it's part of the process. That's when you try on different implant sizes and the doctor examines your breast. In the end we decided on 365cc, high profile which the doctor recommended after examining my proportions. The surgical facility itself was very clean and the staff was amazing. I had a wonderful experience. Recovery was fast and quick.. but to be fair..... my pain tolerance is high... especially after giving birth 2 times... After the recovery... my breast looked pretty hard and square... I definitely wasn't ready to wear a tube top or anything. By the week 6 however... they were taking form and I was so excited about them... and each day after the 6th week... they looked progressively better and better. So i am nearly 8 weeks out... they are not 100% settled yet but I don't care... im in Hawaii in a bikini! Lol Anyway, I understand everyone's experience will be different... I just happened to have a very ideal experience and I am tremendously grateful for everything and everyone. I am very happy with my body. The results, honestly... ended way better than I thought it would be... going in I had no expectations because I seriously hated how they looked originally. I just can't believe how I look in certain clothes and in bikinis- I am sooo happy!"- T.L. / Yelp / May 19, 2018
"The best of the best... I wish there were more stars to add to his review, but if the five stars describe the best, then that would be Dr. Kelishadi. I have no words to describe the amazing job he's doing with every case. He is very patient, meticulous and never gives up until the smallest detail is taken care of. Thank you Dr Kelishadi for everything"- S.A. / Yelp / Apr 19, 2018
Aging is complex. Early to normal aging often shows first in the face, especially if hastened by a poor diet, insufficient rest, excessive sun exposure, smoking, frequent downward-pulling expressions, and other unhealthful habits. Even in this super health-conscious age, some people have more protective genetics than others. Aging--including declining levels of elastin and collagen proteins in tissues, which may start as early as the thirties--can show in any of the following signs:
- dark circles and shadows, bags, puffiness, or excessive lines under or around eyes
- excessively fatty, puffy, or sagging eyelids (hooding)
- frown lines or furrows between eyes and eyebrows and on the forehead
- a loss of support and volume, which leads to sagging and wrinkles
- failing definition and volume in the cheeks
- jowls downward from the corners of the mouth (marionette lines)
- failing definition in the jawline.
Smoking adversely affects the skin overall, especially in pursed lines around the mouth. Skin tone and texture of the face and the neck need to be tightened and smoothed. These problems should be corrected surgically. While injectables and fillers are useful tools in non-surgical facelifts in Yorba Linda and Fullerton, they are not always sufficient to restore anatomy to its youthful state.
In patients suffering from aging, the loss of elastin and collagen may require our multi-modality approach with facelift to restore volume (via lifting the underlying tissue to create more cheek volume and with potentially adding fat grafting or fillers), re-draping of the stretched skin and underlying tissue, and removal of excess skin. Facial rejuvenation with your Orange County plastic surgeon is a worthwhile goal.
Plan Your Procedure
We have different procedures and techniques of facelifts to match your lower or higher levels of need to repair damage for an improved, natural appearance. In some modern surgical face lift techniques, the deeper layers of facial tissue are re-suspended, age-related sagging is corrected, and a more-youthful shape is restored.
Liposuction and the transfer of fat to an insufficient area may be included. The advantages are an average downtime of only 1 to 2 weeks and a natural look. Our gentle tissue handling and meticulous technique are a few ways we make every effort to reduce post-treatment inflammation and bruising to please your short-term goals. Our expertise in facial anatomy and our efforts to understand the progression of your personal journey of facial aging (we will look together at photos of you during different stages of your life) are what set us apart in exceeding your long-term expectations with lasting results. Mini-lifts can make an appreciable difference; however, time has proven much-greater, long-term results from an investment in a full facelift.
You likely may need a complete rhytidectomy, facelift, neck lift, eyelid surgery, lip lift, and/or a brow lift simultaneously. In addition, chin, cheek, and lip enhancements are advantageous options for men and women. These procedures balance the proportions among facial features and contours, including jaw and cheekbones, to achieve a more-attractive face. With you and your facelift we will decide which strategy would work for you to add strength or volume. Not only can we use implants to augment lost volume in the face; we also have biologic fillers (such as your own fat) and synthetic fillers (temporary or permanent).
Facial rejuvenation with surgery or a nonsurgical adjunct can be worked into nearly any busy schedule. Nonsurgical options include Botox Cosmetic and Dysport, or dermal fillers and other volume-enhancing products such as Restylane, Juvéderm, Perlane, Radiesse, and Sculptra.
To Learn More
Feel free to call us for an appointment at (949) 515-SURG to find out about the enhancements of rhytidectomy or facelifts that interest you. In our consultation together, we will use your photos as aids in discussing and deciding on the procedures that best suit you and your needs. Neck lifts and facelifts in the Orange County areas can be worked into nearly any schedule. Whatever your stage of aging, we will work with you to tailor a treatment to your goals and your satisfaction. Getting a facelift and looking younger and more vibrant can also mean feeling that way! Contact us for more detailed answers to any questions you might have.