San Diego Face & Neck Lift Specialist | La Jolla Facelift Plastic Surgeon

Are you looking to turn back time and reverse signs of aging? There is no procedure that can better reverse the effects of time and gravity than a Lower Face and Neck Lift. Facelift surgery is the ultimate solution for rejuvenating and refreshing the appearance of your lower face and neck. By lifting and tightening the appearance of sagging jowls, falling cheeks, and loose neck skin, a Facelift surgery dramatically redefines and restores the youthful contours of your lower face and neck. There are many different methods to tighten and re-drape tissues that have sagged and succumbed to the forces of gravity over time. Every patient ages differently and recognizing the best combination of techniques takes years of training and experience.

With so many Facelift surgeons in San Diego, it can be hard to find the right one. Dr. Kolstad is a Double Board Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon in San Diego specializing in Facelift surgery. He does not perform breast or body plastic surgery. Dr. Kolstad’s practice is fully devoted to plastic surgery of the face and neck. This narrow focus of expertise distinguishes Dr. Kolstad from many of his peers who did not complete advanced fellowships in Facial Plastic Surgery. Because his practice is focused on the rejuvenation of the face and neck, Dr. Kolstad has many years of experience and expertise designing Face and Neck Llifts that are individually tailored to fit his patients’ individual needs and unique facial anatomy.

During your consultation, you will have the opportunity to address your concerns and dislikes about your appearance. Dr. Kolstad will then walk you through a step-by-step approach on what can be done to improve the appearance of your lower face, neck, and jawline. Dr. Kolstad offers a variety of complementary procedures to match your features and create the best facial rejuvenation strategy for you. Many patients benefit from Facial Fat Transfer to restore lost volume, and occasionally a Platysmaplasty or Submentoplasty are required to get the best results. You will be amazed by his knowledge of available techniques, and you will help him choose which treatment strategy works best for you.

The best way to understand Dr. Kolstad’s goals for facelift is by studying his results. We have hundreds of before and after pictures in our galleries and we invite you to study them.

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Elegant & Natural Facelift Before and After Photos

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Case #1.

This patient wanted to see a facelift specialist to improve the appearance of her lower face and neck. During her lower facelift surgery, Dr. Kolstad lifted her sagging jowls to a more youthful position, sculpted her jawline, and softened her smile lines. He enhanced her facelift surgery with a submental liposuction to remove excess fat from under her chin and create a beautifully defined neckline.

San Diego Full Facelift with Facial Fat Transfer & Eyelid Lift

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Case #3.

This patient was looking for one of the best facial plastic surgeons in La Jolla to improve her appearance in an elegant, yet natural way. Dr. Kolstad specializes in combining procedures to achieve natural-looking results that help rebalance the face and improve facial harmony. Dr. Kolstad enhanced her lower facelift with a facial fat transfer, upper and lower eyelid surgery, and a forehead incision brow lift. The results are beautiful and no one could tell she had anything done!

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Case #6.

This patient sought out Dr. Kolstad’s expertise in facial rejuvenation in La Jolla because she wanted to restore volume throughout her face, tighten her sagging neck skin, and refresh her tired-looking eyes. For this patient, Dr. Kolstad performed a lower face and neck lift with a facial fat transfer and upper blepharoplasty in order to rebalance her facial features and improve her overall appearance with only one downtime!

Male Revision Facelift with Facial Fat Transfer in La Jolla, CA

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Case #8.

This patient wanted to see a male revision facelift specialist in San Diego to restore volume in his cheeks and jawline, soften his smile lines, and correct his pixie ear deformities. Revision facelift surgery is very complex and requires a highly trained specialist. Dr. Kolstad is one of the best facelift surgeons in San Diego and specializes in customizing each facelift to the patient’s unique needs. Call our office to schedule a consultation with Dr. Kolstad to learn more about revision facelift and facelift for men!

Facelift with Lower Eyelid Lift

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Case #12.

This patient wanted to see a facial rejuvenation specialist to improve the appearance of her neckline, especially from the profile view. She also wanted to remove the fat bags under her eyes because they made her appear tired and aged. For this patient, Dr. Kolstad performed a facelift with a lower blepharoplasty (eyelid surgery). The results are a beautifully defined neck and jawline and brighter eyes that reflect how young the patient feels on the inside!

Revision Face & Neck Lift with Facial Fat Transfer & Eyelid Lift

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Case #14.

This patient wanted to see an expert revision facelift surgeon in La Jolla to correct the loose skin under her chin, the loss of volume in her face, and her tired-looking eyes.

Dr. Kolstad performed a revision facelift to lift and tighten the skin under her chin to create an elegantly sculpted neckline. He also performed a fat transfer to restore youthful volume throughout her cheeks and lower face, and performed a lower eyelid lift to refresh and brighten her eyes.

Natural Full Facelift San Diego

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Case #26.

Many patients choose Dr. Kolstad for facelift surgery in San Diego because his practice is fully devoted to the rejuvenation of the face and neck. This patient was looking for a natural-looking improvement to her jowling and loose neck skin. She also wanted to reduce the appearance of her melolabial folds and lift her sagging cheeks.

A lower facelift is the most ideal way to tighten sagging skin in the jowls and neck to dramatically improve the contour of the jawline and neckline. Dr. Kolstad used natural and artistic facelift techniques to improve this patient’s overall facial appearance, reducing the shadowing of her marionette lines and highlighting her beautiful cheekbone structure.

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Case #28.

During your consultation with Dr. Kolstad, he will put together an individualized treatment plan that matches your unique facial anatomy and targets your most visible signs of aging. This patient did not like the loose crepey skin on her face. She also did not like the appearance of her neck and jawline from the profile view. She noticed her smile lines getting deeper over time and wanted a procedure that would help restore the youthful contours of her face.

Dr. Kolstad always utilizes conservative facelift techniques, lifting and tightening excess skin to redefine the lower face and neck while avoiding the overstretched “plastic” look. Dr. Kolstad was able tighten her loose crepey skin resulting in a natural softening of her smile lines. Facelifts are a popular procedure because they help rebalance facial features and give patients an overall softer appearance.

La Jolla Mini Facelift Specialist

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Case #29.

This patient was looking for a natural mini facelift to help her look as young as she feels! She wanted to lift her heavy jowls to improve the unevenness and asymmetries of her jawline. She also wanted to improve the appearance of her deep smile lines and correct the wrinkly skin on her lower face.

Facelift surgeries are one of Dr. Kolstad’s most popular procedures. By lifting and repositioning the muscles and deeper tissues, Dr. Kolstad dramatically softened her nasolabial folds and melolabial folds in a natural-looking way. A mini facelift is a wonderful option to tighten loose skin in the jowls for a beautifully sculpted jawline.

Asian Facelift with Facial Fat Transfer

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Case #30.

This patient did not like the appearance of the loose skin in her lower face and neck. She was also concerned with the loss of volume throughout her face caused by aging. Her primary concern was to achieve a natural result that makes her appear refreshed and rejuvenated without looking “overly done”.

A combination of a facelift and facial fat transfer was the ideal treatment to lift and tighten this patient’s sagging jowls and neck skin to accentuate her beautiful neckline. Dr. Kolstad’s conservative approach to facial fat transfer resulted in a natural-looking volume correction to this patient’s midface area, drawing attention to the youthful contour of her cheeks.

Male Facelift San Diego

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Case #31.

This patient wanted to correct his lower face and neck in a natural way. He did not like the prominent appearance of his platysma and the sagging skin along his jawline and neck. His main concern was to reverse the signs of aging without making it obvious that he had plastic surgery.

Male facelifts are a challenging procedure and it is important to choose a surgeon with expertise in facial anatomy. Dr. Kolstad is a board certified Facial Plastic Surgeon. Dr. Kolstad’s extensive training and artistic approach to male facelift surgery in San Diego restored this patient’s youthful facial contours while retaining a strong, masculine facial structure and avoiding an overly “plastic” look.

San Diego Mini Facelift & Platysmaplasty

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Case #33.

Dr. Kolstad sees many patients who are concerned about signs of aging in their neck. This patient did not like the prominent appearance of her platysmal bands and the sagging skin under her chin and along her neck. She wanted a necklift surgery to help create a more defined jawline and improve the contour of her neck.

Dr. Kolstad used expert techniques to carefully redrape the loose skin to recontour her jaw and neckline in a natural-looking way. To help tighten and smooth her central neck, Dr. Kolstad performed a special corseting technique to re-contour her prominent platysma muscle. The result is a more defined and youthful-looking neckline that makes this patient look several years younger!

Natural & Artistic Face Lift

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Case #39.

Facelift surgery is the ultimate solution for patients who are looking to reverse the signs of aging and improve the appearance of their lower face and neck. This patient wanted to see a facelift specialist to soften the appearance of her nasolabial folds and marionette lines, and restore youthful volume throughout her face. If you want to learn more about facelift surgery and facelift cost, contact our office today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Kolstad!

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