Rejuvenate Your Neck
For many people, the neck is one of the first areas of the body to show signs of aging. This area’s exposure to sunlight and frequent, flexible motions make the skin and underlying tissues particularly susceptible to damage, stretching, and loss of elasticity. Improving the tone and contours of your neck can lend you a more youthful look and dramatically slow the progression of aging in this area.
The success of your neck lift can depend greatly on the skill and experience of your surgeon. Reza Bolourian, M.D., F.A.C.S., of Orange County Surgical Specialists has over twenty years of experience in performing face and neck lift surgery. By focusing his practice on these specific areas, he stays on the cutting edge of surgical technique and has developed a reputation for delivering unparalleled results. He brings a caring and compassionate manner to his work, listening carefully to your needs when planning any procedure. Read on to learn more about a Mission Viejo neck lift with Dr. Bolourian.
A Combination Approach to Contouring
A neck lift is an effective approach to reducing signs of aging by targeting one of the areas where sun damage and loss of elasticity in the skin often show up first.
The techniques used in our Mission Viejo neck lift can include cervicoplasty, which is the removal of excess skin, and platysmaplasty, the repositioning of muscles. Liposuction can also be employed to remove excess fat deposits. This combination approach helps correct signs of aging on multiple fronts, providing all-over lift and sculpting while improving the look of the skin on the neck.
When it comes to our neck lift Mission Viejo's OCSS performs it as an outpatient procedure in our onsite surgical facility. Recovery typically takes about two weeks, and the results are permanent. Working with a highly qualified surgeon to plan and perform your procedure can help you achieve amazingly effective and natural-looking results.
Beautifully Contoured and Lifted
A neck lift helps your neck and submental area under the chin look more youthful, sculpted, and athletic. Because the neck tends to show signs of aging earlier than other parts of the body, lifting and tightening lax tissues in this area can significantly rejuvenate your entire appearance. The best candidates for a Mission Viejo neck lift have sagging skin, a “turkey neck,” or a lack of tone in the neck area. If you have these issues isolated to the neck—and not in the mid or lower face—a neck lift may be an excellent option for you.
A neck lift has the benefit of providing lasting results. While surgery cannot stop your skin from changing with age, it can “reset the clock” by reversing many of the effects of aging and sun damage and giving you a new, more youthful baseline. After a neck lift, patients enjoy smooth, taut contours and toned skin, which elevate the look of the entire neck and face.
Start Your Journey
If you are troubled by excess skin, fat, wrinkles, or lax skin tone in your neck, we invite you to set up a consultation to learn more about the neck lift procedure. Dr. Bolourian will spend time learning about your reasons for considering a neck lift and talking you through the surgical techniques that may be used to achieve your individual cosmetic goals. If you live out of town, ask about getting started with a virtual consultation. Dr. Bolourian regularly works with both local and out-of-town patients seeking his exceptional skill as a surgeon and compassionate approach to patient care.
How a Neck Lift Works
Your Mission Viejo neck lift procedure will be performed in our well-equipped onsite surgical facility. You may be given twilight sedation by I.V. along with local anesthesia. Dr. Bolourian may begin by performing liposuction under your chin and in the jowls. He will then make small incisions behind your ears and under your chin to lift and tighten the platysma muscle in the neck, creating a more sculpted contour. He will also carefully remove excess skin to make the neck and jawline smoother and more youthful looking. After the procedure, we will carefully monitor your comfort level before releasing you to return home the same day.
Love Your Look Again
After a neck lift, the skin of your neck will be noticeably smoother and more toned. Fatty deposits will be minimized, and the underlying muscles will be more youthfully taut and sculpted. Practicing good sun protection and keeping your skin well-hydrated can help maintain your results. Although the skin on your neck will still be prone to changes over time, these changes will be dramatically slowed by the elegant lifting and contouring achieved through the procedure. A neck lift can revitalize the look of your entire face by targeting an area that commonly shows signs of aging.
Smooth and Sculpted
We will provide you with a facial garment to support the tissues in the treatment area while they heal. You should wear this as often as possible for the first two weeks of recovery. You may have bruising in the treatment area, but this usually fades within three to four days. You should be ready to return to work after one week. Most people do not experience much discomfort during recovery and need minimal pain medication.
Recovery from a neck lift is relatively quick, with most patients returning to work after one week. Discomfort is usually minimal and easily managed with pain medication. You will be provided with Dr. Bolourian’s cell phone number in case you have any questions. We are here to support you in any way needed to promote optimal healing and results.
Your neck area may feel tight for a few weeks after surgery. This is a normal side effect and will resolve on its own—post-procedure bruising and swelling typically clear within three to four days. Any surgery comes with a small risk of more serious side effects such as infection, internal bleeding, or unsatisfactory results. Working with an experienced facial plastic surgery specialist and following your aftercare instructions carefully may minimize such risks.
As a general role, an isolated neck lift procedure is performed for patients with minimal skin laxity under the chin or younger patients, generally in their 30s and 40s looking for improvements in their neck and jawline. A traditional facelift incision in conjunction with neck lift is always a preferred approach to address moderate to severe neck bands or the so-called “Turkey Waddle”.
Our goal is to improve your quality of life by giving you the power to be your best self. We work tirelessly to provide the safest and most state-of-the-art care. You deserve to look and feel your best every day. We can help you enhance your unique appeal to give you a boost of confidence and pride in your appearance. We believe that when you look and feel your best, it shows in every area of your life. Dr. Bolourian and the team at Orange County Surgical Specialists are on hand to help you understand your options and craft results that make you shine from the inside out. Schedule your consultation today.
29829 Santa Margarita Pkwy, Ste 300
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA 92688