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How Does A Necklift Improve Sagging Jowls?

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Neck lift surgery can improve some of the most visible signs of aging caused by gravity, sun exposure, and naturally growing older. One of the most requested surgical procedures in Southern California, plastic surgery for neck and jowls, is a technique to lift and tighten the neck area. Orange County, CA patients can redefine their profile while taking years off their appearance. Award-winning and board-certified facial plastic surgeon Dr. Kevin Sadati blends his fine arts background as a sculptor with his exceptional surgical skills to create beautiful results for his patients.

Schedule a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Sadati to learn more about neck lift surgery and other anti-aging procedures offered at his private practice in Newport Beach, CA. We are also now offering online consultations, enabling patients to visit our office from the comfort of their homes. Read on to learn more about how Orange County, CA residents can tackle telltale signs of aging and what a neck lift surgery can do.

What can a neck and jowl lift do?

The jowl and neck area are one of the first places affected by the natural aging process. Other factors, like sun exposure, weight loss, and genetics, can also lead to aesthetic changes in a person's neckline. The skin on the neck area is delicate and thin by nature, so when it starts to lose elasticity, sagging jowls can develop. A neck and jowl lift can restore and rejuvenate a more youthful profile, so patients can feel more confident about how they look. It can reduce signs of aging, giving Orange County, CA women and men a more contoured neck and jawline.

What can a neck lift address?

A lower rhytidectomy, or neck lift surgery, can restore the neck area and lower jawline, providing men and women with dramatic results. The neck area is comprised of an underlying band of muscles that become less tight or taut with age. When these muscles, in the front and back of the neck, lose elasticity, it causes the lower jowls and neck skin to droop and sag. Outside of age, other conditions that can alter the lower jowls and skin on the neck area extreme weight loss and excessive sun exposure. Neck lift surgery is a cosmetic procedure designed to tighten sagging skin and muscles in the lower portion of the face and restore the natural contours of a patient's jawline and neck. It can address several issues, such as:

  • Double chin
  • Muscle laxity or loose neck bands
  • Loose skin in the jawline area
  • Fatty deposits around the jowls and underneath the chin

How long does neck lift surgery take?

The primary goal of a neck and jowl lift surgery is to give Orange County, CA men and women a younger-looking profile. It can contour and tighten the jawline, throat, and neck area. During a private consultation, Dr. Sadati will listen to his patients' aesthetic needs, answer questions, and devise a surgical plan. He will also determine if liposuction is necessary to remove any excess fatty tissue to give his Southern California patients optimal contouring results. Using an innovative option of a local anesthetic with twilight sedation, Dr. Sadati's patients can forgo general anesthesia with this skin tightening surgery. Surgical incisions are made behind the ears and under the chin, if necessary. The skin and underlying band of muscles will be gradually tightened to further contour the lower jowl and neck area.

How long does a neck lift last?

Neck lift surgery can provide facial rejuvenation for men and women struggling with sagging jowls or necklines. The long-lasting results of a neck and jowl lift procedure can last 10 – 15 years, especially for patients who continue taking care of their skin, wearing daily sunscreen, and limiting their sun exposure while maintaining a healthy lifestyle. It can redefine a patient's profile and restore a more youthful appearance, making them look and feel years younger.

Dr. Kevin Sadati has made several appearances on different media outlets and TV shows as a surgical expert in his field. Dr. Sadati and his professional staff provide the highest level of patient care at his state-of-the-art accredited center in Southern California. The best way to determine whether or not you are an ideal candidate for a neck and jowl lift procedure is to be evaluated by an experienced, qualified, skillful board-certified plastic surgeon, like Dr. Sadati. Please feel free to contact our office to schedule your consultation today or talk with our team from the comfort of your own home via virtual consultation.

*Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. All "Before and After" Images are patients of Dr. Sadati. Other Images may contain models. This website is designed for general information only. The information presented at this site should not be construed to be formal medical advice nor the formation of a doctor/patient relationship.