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Caring for Your Facelift Scars

Are you considering taking the plunge to renew your youthful appearance with a surgical facelift? With approximately a quarter of a million people having facelifts in the United States each year, you’re not alone! A facelift performed by double board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Ali Sajjadian improves many visible signs of aging caused by stress, sun exposure,… Read More »

How Weight Fluctuations Can Affect Your Facelift

When considering a facelift, most patients don’t think about their body weight. They may feel a difference of 10 or 15 pounds shouldn’t affect their facial appearance. But the truth is that weight fluctuations can impact facelift benefits, a surgery where submental fat plays an integral role. Ideal Facelift Candidates The goal of facelift surgery is… Read More »

Procedures You can combine with a Facelift

A facelift in Orange County may mean different things to different people. After all, there are mini facelifts, soft-lifts, SMAS or deep plane techniques, and more.Aside from highly personalized and natural-looking facelift results, Dr. Sajjadian offers a variety of possible combinations for your facial surgery that aim to enhance your results.Dr. Sajjadian strives to create… Read More »

Don’t be fooled! 5 Common Myths about Facelifts

Of all the plastic surgery procedures out there, few carry as many myths, misconceptions, and straight-up confusion as the facelift. Over the years, though, this procedure has become one of the most precise, refined, safe, and efficient means of providing long-lasting, subtle anti-aging. With so much gossip surrounding this hugely popular procedure, it’s no surprise… Read More »

Post-Facelift Comforts

Here in the Newport Beach, Costa Mesa area we’ve helped numerous men and women recover from facelifts and other plastic surgery procedures in their own homes and in hotel rooms.  Through these experiences, we’ve discovered certain comforts that make recovery as easy and comfortable as possible: Reusable gel ice packs. Gel ice packs are gentler on bruised or sore… Read More »

Preparing for Your Facelift or Other Procedures

If you, like many others in Orange County are preparing for a facelift there are some important things to know. In the two weeks prior to your face lift surgery, we recommend our Orange County plastic surgery patients to stop taking certain medications, including blood thinners, anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDs) and aspirin, as they thin your blood and… Read More »

Recovery: Facelifts vs. Botox®

What is recovery like for facelifts compared to Botox®? Are there any side effects? Recovery time after facelift surgery is much, much faster than it used to be and most of it depends on the individual. Most of our clients have only one or two days of mild pain after surgery. There undoubtedly will be some swelling and bruising after… Read More »

Goals for Your Neck Lift

Not everyone who comes into our Newport Beach plastic surgery office interested in a neck lift knows what they’re looking for. Here are some common goals and reasons people consider getting a neck lift. The most common concerns that a neck lift can address include the infamous turkey wattle neck, excess fat, or just too much loose skin. If… Read More »

What to Expect after a Facelift

A facelift is a pretty involved procedure and we’ve found that our Orange County plastic surgery clients heal a lot faster and have a lot less complications when they know what to expect post-facelift surgery.  So we’ve put together a little list of some things you can expect after having a facelift in Orange County or elsewhere. Numbness – During a facelift… Read More »