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Facelift services offered in the greater Newport Beach, CA area


Facelift services offered in the greater Newport Beach, CA area

You’re ready for a facelift but wonder what to do when faced with a baffling array of procedures. That’s when you owe it to yourself to turn to Jonathan Zelken, MD, in Newport Beach, California. If you’re considering this complex, highly personal procedure, you deserve Dr. Zelken’s expertise and passion for facelifts. He also makes it easier, creating exquisite facelift results with his unique approach that eliminates the choice between different procedures. Call the office today or use online booking to request a consultation to learn more about Dr. Zelken’s innovative approach.

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Facelift Q&A

What is a facelift?

The answer to this question isn’t as obvious as it seems. If you seek a facelift, you’re confronted with many procedures, including an upper facelift, mid-facelift, or mini lift.

Dr. Zelken stands apart from the crowd due to his world-class training, artistic sensitivity, and close attention to your personal needs. He also takes a unique approach to facelift surgery.

What is a head-and-neck approach to facelift surgery?

Dr. Zelken doesn’t offer an upper, mid, or lower facelift. Lifting one area of your face can create a wow factor. But it ignores the harmony of your overall appearance and the future changes in other areas.

Dr. Zelken creates exceptional facelifts by considering the relationship between all the structures in your face and neck. He also incorporates the underlying muscles and deep tissues supporting your skin, called the superficial musculoaponeurotic system (SMAS).

Tightening and repairing your SMAS makes the difference between an excellent facelift with long-lasting results and mediocre results that deteriorate because the SMAS wasn’t improved.  

A facelift performed by Dr. Zelken achieves fabulous yet natural-looking results without the obvious and unwanted signs of a facelift (like a too-tight, windblown look).

Should I consider fat grafting with my facelift?

Fat is usually an unattractive feature, but the natural layer of fat under your facial skin is crucial for maintaining supple skin and a youthful appearance. As you age, the fat layer thins out and moves around, contributing to wrinkles and unattractive fat pads.

Dr. Zelken includes fat grafting in 95% of the facelifts he performs because it significantly improves your results. During a fat graft, he takes excess fat from one area and artistically transplants it to areas of your face needing the cushion.

What if I want a facelift, but I’m concerned about surgery?

It’s natural to be concerned about the risk of any surgery. Most patients also worry about the potential for scarring and downtime after a facelift.

During your initial consultation, Dr. Zelken openly and honestly discusses all these issues with you. He answers your questions, explains the procedure you’ll need, and recommends nonsurgical or minimally invasive facial rejuvenation procedures when appropriate.

Call the office or use online booking today to request a consultation and learn about the extraordinary care and attention you’ll receive from Jonathan Zelken, MD.

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