About Neck Lift Surgery
We’ve all heard descriptions of necks: She has the neck of a swan (long and elegant). That’s the neck of a fighter (thick and strong). His neck looks like a turkey’s (flabby, hanging). Visual, aren’t they? The neck should be an attractive, flowing passageway from the face and the head to the body--without many hills, valleys, and bumps along the route. The neck is an extension of the face in telling much about a person and his/her lifestyle. Aging and other negatives equally affect the face and the neck. We should treat the neck as gently as we treat the face. Therefore, Newport Beach Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Sean Kelishadi performs neck lift surgery to bring dramatic improvement. At SSK Plastic Surgery in Newport Beach, CA, we can help you shave off years of aging wrinkles through neck lift surgery.
"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
Whether aging progresses at a normal pace or begins early, it readily shows in the face and the neck. Major damage can be caused by:
- Decreasing levels of elastin and collagen, and the constant pull of gravity
- An unhealthy lifestyle (e.g., smoking, frequent frowning, insufficient rest and hydration, a poor diet, insufficient exercise to firm muscles and tissues)
- Environmental contributions (e.g., excessive sun exposure and insufficient sunscreen)
- People who exercise a great deal, and those who have a fast metabolism and are naturally lean, may have less volume and less support in their faces. This can translate into skin that needs to be firmed.
Frowning is a prime example of the wear and tear that occurs to your face and neck anatomy over time, with the constant muscle activation aiding gravity to pull your structures down, and less elastin and collagen to fight the stresses.
- Volume loss in the fat compartments of the face and redistribution of fat to areas that did not have it before, such as the jowls, adds to this droopy look associated with the aging phenomenon.
- When unfulfilled, failing definition and volume in the cheeks, jowls drooping from the corners of the mouth (marionette lines), and failing definition in the jawline will be hastened and worsened when everything above is falling down.
- Also, a job or a bad habit that entails constant looking downward pushes down on the skin beneath the chin, which may compound a horizontal band of loose jowls.
Neck and facial skin and underlying structures need to be lifted, tightened, and smoothed. These problems should be corrected surgically, especially in the neck, where nonsurgical adjuncts (fillers, neurotoxins, skin-tightening treatments) are shortcuts that, when effective, are often short-term “band-aids.”
If you don’t want to wear turtlenecks around the clock to cover the ravages of time, especially in warm weather, you may consider a neck lift in the Orange County area, to reverse the clock. Worthwhile neck rejuvenation can be achieved through various types and levels of neck lift surgery here in Orange County. Trade your “turkey-neck” for the desirable swan neck through the stellar services and personalized attention of SSK Plastic Surgery. After that, it’ll be “Bye-bye, turtlenecks!” and “Hello, V-necks!” for you!
We have different procedures and techniques to match your lower or higher levels of need to repair damage. In our neck lift and facelift techniques, the deeper layers of facial tissue are re-suspended, age-related sagging is corrected, and a more-youthful shape is restored. The real advantage of the neck lift is the extensive improvements Plastic Surgeon Dr. Kelishadi will perform:
- To restore the jawline and a 90-degree angle between jaw and neck.
- Re-drape loose, sagging skin.
- Get rid of visible “platysmal” bands with platysmaplasty. Liposuction of the neck can also be considered in milder cases.
What To Expect
After your procedure, you will be wearing a neck-wrap dressing or a “jaw bra” when your designated driver takes you home. Normally, we will remove your surgical dressing the next day. Our efforts to reduce post-treatment inflammation via careful tissue handling will show in your short-term results. The additional advantages are a typical downtime of only 1 to 2 weeks and a natural look. Results will become obvious to you during the next 2 – 3 weeks as swelling resolves and the soft tissue takes on its new form. You may continue to see improvement over the next few months and can rejoice in a better-defined jawline and a younger look that we hope will last over the long term.
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Time has proven tremendous, long-term results from an investment in a joint neck lift and facelift with an anatomic approach. In addition, chin, cheek, and lip enhancements are advantageous options for men and women. These adjunct procedures balance the proportions to achieve the effect of a more-attractive and unified neck and face.
What are your particular options and neck lift cost in Orange County? If you want to pursue top-notch repairs of a high-caliber Orange County plastic surgeon, please consider the personal connection, compassion, and skill of SSK Plastic Surgery. Feel free to call us for an appointment at (949) 515-SURG to find out about the enhancements 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 and facial rejuvenation 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. Looking younger and more vibrant can also mean feeling that way!