Dr. T. Y. Steven Ip is one of the premier Plastic Surgeons in Southern California. With an outstanding resume, Dr. T. Y. Steven Ip is educated with a bachelor of science engineering degree from UCLA and a doctorate of medicine degree from University of Texas. He received his surgical training at prestigious Columbia University St. Lukes / Roosevelt Hospital in New York City and plastic surgery training at the world-renowned Duke University. With his work seen in national publications, Dr. T. Y. Steven Ip is a specialist in the areas of the breast, body and face.
Dr. T. Y. Steven Ip is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons. He is double board certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and the American Board of Surgery. He is a Diplomat of the American Board of Surgery and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. T. Y. Steven Ip, is affiliated with Hoag Memorial Hospital in Newport Beach and has been the Vice Chairman of Plastic Surgery.
“We would like to extend a warm welcome to our Plastic Surgery practice. The philosophy of our practice is based on commitment, dedication, and excellence. We understand that every plastic surgery patient is unique with individual concerns and goals. We hope to address your concerns and goals to achieve the best results possible. Our aim is to focus our attention on your comprehensive needs as a patient.”
Beautiful Natural Looking Facelift and Necklift Surgery
Your Facelift and Necklift Surgery
Our face is our most visible feature, one that through expression and appearance conveys what and how we feel. Facial aging includes a loss of skin elasticity and firmness, sagging tissue and wrinkles. These visible signs of aging can greatly impact how we feel about ourselves and how others see us. Even a person who is energetic and excited about life can appear tired or sad due to aging in the midface, jawline and neck. The loss of youthful contours in these areas is due to a variety of factors including heredity, gravity, environmental conditions and stress. If you are bothered by the signs of aging in your face, a facelift and necklift may be right for you.
What Is A Facelift and Necklift Surgery?
A facelift and necklift is also known as a rhytidectomy. There are many types of facelifts (Lifestyle lift, Lite lift, Mid-face Lift). The most important factor is creating a natural looking facelift. Facelift and necklift is a surgical procedure to improve all the visible signs of the aging face and neck. In general, a facelift and necklift corrects sagging facial skin and muscles, removes excess fat, and restores firmness in your skin tone. Facelift and necklift creates a more youthful, rested and vibrant appearance.
Who Is A Good Candidate For Facelift and Necklift Surgery?
A facelift and necklift can be performed on both men and women who have signs of facial aging that no longer reflects the youth and vigor that they feel physically and emotionally. A good candidate is a healthy individual who has no significant medical conditions that can impair healing. Patients should also be non-smoking and have a realistic expectation.
How Is A Facelift and Necklift Surgery Performed?
For facelift and necklift surgery, an evaluation of your face during your consultation will dictate the areas (skin, fat, and muscle) that need to be corrected. On the day of your facelift and necklift surgery, the excess skin and fat on your face will be identified and marked out. The sagging facial muscles will also be identified. The facelift and necklift surgery can be performed under local anesthesia with sedation, but most cases are done under general anesthesia. In surgery, the excess skin and fat will be removed. The tone of your facial muscles will be assessed. If there is any areas poor tone of the facial muscles, they will be tightened. The result is an uplifted face and neck with restored youthful look.
What Is the Recovery For A Facelift and Necklift Surgery?
The recovery period for a facelift and necklift surgery is approximately one week. Return to aggressive exercising is allowed after 4-6 weeks.
Deciding On Having Your Facelift and Necklift Surgery
Facelift and necklift surgery is a highly individualized procedure. Choosing to have facelift and necklift is a very personal decision. Every patient's facial features are unique and different. In addition, every patient's desires and goals are unique and different. By giving his personal attention to every detail, Dr. T. Y. Steven Ip aims to perform the best possible natural looking facelift and necklift result for you. For more information on facelift and necklift surgery, you can contact our office at (949) 548-0300