Face and Neck

Conveniently located to serve Reno, Carson City & Gardnerville

How faces change

Aging of the face, especially the lower third area that includes the jawline and neck, is one of the most talked about areas for improvement in facial plastic surgery. As we age, our skin is no longer tight and springy like Spandex. We lose collagen and the elasticity, and our skin becomes more of a bedsheet. Loose, thin, and wrinkly. In addition, the ligaments that hold our skin in place also become weaker and more loose, adding to the problems of facial aging.

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We begin to see the dreaded “J-word” (jowls!) which is that fullness you may see along the jawline. Our necks start to show loose skin, muscle banding, and fullness or fat under the chin. Over time, all that nice fullness and volume you had in your cheeks starts to drop and settle in your jawline and neck. This is one of those most noticeable signs of facial aging.

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Think of an egg turned on its narrow end:

This is the shape of a youthful face

youthful face

Now think of an egg turned on its wide end:

old shape

This is the shape of an aging face.

So how do we take that aging egg and turn it back onto its more narrow end? Truly, a good lift of the jawline and neck can effectively and naturally improve these areas and help you look more youthful.

Face and Neck Surgery

Face and neck surgery is designed to eliminate the signs of aging that develop with the progression of time. The procedure involves removing excess skin and fatty deposits along with enhancing the contours of the face and neck.

Candidates for Face and Neck Surgery

Before undergoing surgery related to the face and neck, it’s important for you to first schedule a consultation in our office to determine if you’re a good candidate for the procedure. Ideal patients have excess skin, jowls, and wrinkles and are in good physical health. We’ll perform an evaluation and help develop a surgical plan that’s tailored to your specific needs.

Dr. Yamamoto has developed the Yummy Lift family of face and necklifts to give you just that: a more youthful face that is natural, requires minimal downtime, and fits your budget.

Completely satisfied with the results

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I had a great experience with Dr. Yamamoto, I walked out immediately feeling more confident! I highly recommend him, you will feel comfortable from the time you step foot in his office and will be feeling completely satisfied with the results you walk out with. He understands that every patient’s desire is unique and will be sure to deliver exactly what you want. I couldn’t be happier with Dr. Yamamoto’s work. Reno is lucky Dr. Yamamoto started his practice here, as he is one of the only face specialists in the area. Don’t make a mistake, see Dr. Yamamoto!

by Britton

Dr. Kyle Yamamoto specializes in facial plastic surgery and strives to deliver world class facelift surgery in Reno, NV. Dr. Kyle Yamamoto can provide you with a beautiful and natural-looking appearance.

Surgical Options For Facial Aging

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