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5 Signs That Will Give Your Real Age Away (And What You Can Do About It!)

Although aging is inevitable, there are numerous cosmetic procedures to reduce the appearance of the hallmarks of physical aging — from sagging jowls to the dreaded crow’s feet. Whether you’re looking into restoring your natural beauty or wanting to make subtle changes for dramatic results, our San Francisco cosmetic surgery practice is committed to helping CONTINUE READING

How would you reshape my neck?

Based on the photo it looks like a portion of the problem is excess fat. You look fairly young so the first thing I’d recommend is a consult with a qualified surgeon. From there I’d discuss options but highly recommend considering a fitness or diet program to achieve some weight loss before considering any other CONTINUE READING

What is a Botox neck lift?

The term Botox neck lift isn’t really a real treatment term. Botox by definition is a neurotoxin that relaxes muscles, which can be the cause of wrinkling. Other than a very minor lift of the brows, Botox cannot “lift” anything. However it can be used to reduce the appearance of wrinkles in the neck and CONTINUE READING

Neck firming options

There are a few options available when it comes to firming up a sagging neck, often dubbed “turkey” neck.  Non-surgical options like Botox treatments can have some effect if there are bands that form when you form facial expressions. Minimally invasive treatments such as liposuction can also be a potential treatment option if your skin CONTINUE READING

Streamlining your jawline

Often, in spite of regular exercise and diet, you may find that you have excess fatty deposits under your chin or around your jawline. Even a very small excess of fat can spoil facial features that are otherwise smooth and youthful.  There are two simple procedures which can be used to streamline your jawline – CONTINUE READING

Q&A: How to get rid of excess neck skin

There really aren’t any good non-surgical options to get rid of excess neck skin.  Laser resurfacing and chemical peels do not work, and unfortunately the wonderful nonsurgical (injectable) tools we have that work really well for the face, work poorly for the neck. Neck liposuction does not work either, as that only addresses excess fat, CONTINUE READING

Q&A: Neck lift procedure options

Necklifts can be performed as a stand alone procedure, or as part of a traditional facelift.  In many cases, a patient may not want or need a full facelift, but it depends on the unique issues and goals of the patient.  In simple terms, with the first option, often excess fat is removed, and the CONTINUE READING

Q&A: Loose jowls options

If the sagging you notice is slight, injectable fillers in the area between the jowls and chin could help to alleviate this, but true jowls are highly resistant to fillers. Long lasting fillers such as Sculptra and Radiesse can be used to decrease the appearance of sagging along the jaw line and have a very CONTINUE READING