Neck Lift Service in Newport Beach, California

Do you struggle with the appearance of loose skin sagging beneath your jaw or around your neck? The dreaded “turkey neck” look is one that can affect anyone later in life and can distract negatively from your appearance. You will be relieved to know that these problems can be addressed with our neck lift surgery at Pacifica Cosmetic Surgery Center.

When looking to address issues like a turkey neck, sagging jowls, wrinkles, and loose skin around the neck, it is important to undergo the correct type of procedure. Cosmetic surgery on the face, neck, and décolletage is extremely delicate and should only be performed by an expert plastic surgeon, like triple board-certified Newport Beach surgeon Dr. Hendricks.

What Is a Neck Lift?

A neck lift is a cosmetic surgery procedure that, similar to a facelift, works to address loose skin that can accumulate over time, due to aging, weight fluctuations, loss of collagen, and more. The procedure consists of various techniques that can be used to help address the issues individually for each patient.

Our Newport Beach neck lift is designed to tighten and tone the lower face, chin, neck, and throat area. When performed by expert plastic surgeon Dr. Hendricks, patients can see a natural-looking result that doesn’t look over-corrected or “fake” and can help to naturally accentuate your facial profile.

What Are the Different Types of Neck Lift?

There are two basic types of necklift: the deep necklift and the mini necklift. While the deep necklift addresses more extensive signs of aging by refining the underlying muscle structure for a more pronounced transformation, the mini necklift provides a subtler, less invasive option, targeting minimal sagging and skin laxity for those seeking a more restrained enhancement. By assessing your unique facial anatomy, we can recommend the most suitable approach for your aesthetic goals.

What Are the Benefits of a Neck Lift?

While there are non-invasive skin tightening techniques, correcting loose skin in certain areas of the body, such as the neck, can be much more difficult without surgery. After our neck lifts in Newport Beach, patients experience many neck lift benefits, including:

  • Tighter skin and muscle tissue around the lower face and throat area
  • Correction of drooping around the jowl
  • Sharpened chin, jaw, throat, and neck contouring
  • Eliminated double chin
  • Reduced vertical banding and lines that develop in the neck
  • Diminished appearance of wrinkles and fine lines in the lower face region, chin, and neck

How Is a Neck Lift Performed?

The necklift procedure begins with the careful administration of anesthesia to ensure comfort throughout the process. Incisions are strategically placed under the chin and behind the ears, remaining discreet to minimize visible scarring. 

This surgery typically spans several hours, during which excess skin is removed, and underlying tissues and muscles are meticulously tightened and repositioned. Our approach is designed to rejuvenate the neck area, resulting in a smoother, more defined contour. Throughout this precise process, we focus on creating natural-looking outcomes that align with the patient’s aesthetic aspirations.

Neck Lift Before and After

Neck Lift Before
Neck Lift After

Frequently Asked Questions About Neck Lift Surgery

Why Choose Dr. Hendricks for My Neck Lift?

When you visit our relaxing Newport Beach office, you will receive the best of care. Dr. Hendricks is a dedicated surgeon who is triple board-certified in general, hand, and plastic surgery. Dr. Hendricks is regarded among the most experienced and skilled Newport Beach neck lift providers.

Since opening his Newport Beach Plastic Surgery Practice 20 years ago, he has transformed his patient’s lives providing gorgeous, lasting results. Dr. Hendricks and his staff work hard to provide a customized plan with the perfect solution to your specific needs. We will help restore your beauty by recapturing and rejuvenating your true aesthetic.

Our appearance may vary over time, most often due to shifts in weight, changes due to age, or intentional changes we make to our look. In some cases, these changes can be flattering and accentuate your natural beauty and overall appearance.

However, there are many changes we experience that can cause distress, lower self-confidence, and discomfort. Loose, sagging skin around the neck may cause wrinkles or bunched skin to accumulate in the area. Many patients find themselves avoiding low-cut shirts and bathing suits and may even feel uncomfortable undressing or during intimate moments. A neck lift can address these issues and help you gain a smoother, tighter décolleté and neck area.

After your procedure, the treated area will be immediately corrected, but there will be swelling, bruising, and bandages that can distract you from enjoying the final result. In general, most patients can expect the inflammation and any side effects to subside after two weeks, and throughout the next few weeks and months, you will see your new appearance slowly reveal itself. Be sure to avoid strenuous activity for up to a month after your necklift and follow your surgeon’s aftercare instructions carefully. For many patients, this can not only help preserve their results and reduce any risk of complications, but it may also help speed along the healing process!

Prior to making any final decisions, Dr. Hendricks will sit down with you to discuss the procedure, what will happen before and after your surgery, and your potential results. You can look at before and after pictures of real patients to help get a better idea of what you can expect. However, it is important to remember that, because we tailor neck lift procedures to suit each patient individually, our Newport Beach neck lift results may vary for you.

Yes, a neck lift can be integrated with other procedures for comprehensive neck contouring and facial rejuvenation. Patients often choose to combine it with facelifts or eyelid surgeries for a more cohesive transformation, addressing various areas for enhanced results.

The results of a necklift can last for many years, with longevity varying based on lifestyle, skin quality, and adherence to post-operative care. While natural aging continues, the improved contours can be maintained with a healthy lifestyle and proper skincare.

Post necklift procedure, some scarring is expected, but these are typically well-concealed under the chin and behind the ears. We take great care to ensure incisions are discreet, and with proper care, scars should fade significantly over time.

After your necklift surgery, you can shower the day following the procedure. However, it’s recommended to wait six weeks before resuming strenuous exercise, allowing your body ample time to heal properly for the best outcomes.

Yes, based on the situation, it’s possible to undergo a second neck lift if signs of aging reappear over time. A consultation is essential to assess your current condition and discuss the best approach for achieving your desired results and promoting safety and satisfaction.

Newport Beach Neck Lift Consultations

The effects of aging often cause patients to look older than they are and can distract them from the way they truly feel about themselves. Achieve a more youthful appearance with natural-looking results with a neck lift at Pacifica Cosmetic Surgery Center in Newport Beach, CA.

Our triple board-certified plastic surgeon, Douglas Hendricks, MD, works closely with patients to help deliver a result carefully tailored to suit their unique aesthetic goals and overall appearance. To learn more about a neck lift procedure, contact us today to schedule your own consultation at our state-of-the-art facility. Call us at (949) 304-6678 to get started!

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