One of the tell-tale signs of the aging process is the laxity of skin in the neck. While it is an unfortunate reality that with age comes loose and sagging skin in this area, there is a surgical solution that can reverse the aging effects by pulling the skin tightly together and creating a youthful appearance and a slim neck contour.
During this procedure, the team will strategically place incisions behind the ears or under the chin, giving them access to remove excess tissue without causing scarring.
A neck lift is a straightforward cosmetic surgery that is generally performed with the patient under local or general anaesthetic. Incisions will be made behind the ears, under the chin, or in both areas. These incisions give the team the access they need to remove excess tissue and skin without causing scarring in visible places. The remaining skin is then fixed together using sutures, and the whole procedure should take around 2-3 hours to complete.
Are you lacking confidence because of the laxity of the skin and muscle on your neck? Are you concerned that your loose and sagging neck skin is making you seem older than your years? If so, you could be the perfect candidate for neck lift surgery, a procedure that can tighten the skin around the neck, make you look younger, and boost your self confidence It may not only be older women but simply women with naturally weak neck muscles who wish to have this surgery in order to improve the contour of their neck.
You will experience mild soreness and discomfort around your neck for approximately 1 week following this procedure. During this time, you may also be required to apply a compress to the area in order to minimize swelling and bruising, which will completely go down within a month. You will be administered painkillers so that any pain you experience is minimal, and you should be able to return to work 2 weeks following surgery.
Pain and Discomfort
Return to Work
Swelling and Bruising has Subsided
In this procedure, your SixSurgeon will strategically place incisions behind your ears or under your chin so that they are not visible. You will have scars, but they will be hidden in inconspicuous places so that they are never on show.
Neck liposuction is a better solution for patients who wish to remove excess fat around the neck and chin and do not have excess loose skin, whereas a neck lift is a more appropriate solution for patients who are concerned about the ageing effect of loose and sagging skin on the neck. If you would like to remove fat rather than skin, liposuction in this area would be a more effective solution.
This procedure is also often performed in tandem with eyelid lift, brow lifts, facelifts and cheek filler in order to create a comprehensive transformation of the face for improved facial harmony. While neck lifts are very effective at removing sagging, excess skin, they are not an appropriate solution for removing large amounts of fat around the neck and chin.
As with all cosmetic surgery procedures, there are some risks associated with neck lift surgery. Patients have a small chance of experiencing bleeding, skin ulceration, infection, and formation of fluid beneath the skin. Dr. Jugenburg is an experienced neck lift surgeon who takes every precaution to ensure that no complications occur during or after surgery.
It is a very good idea for all patients to stop smoking for 2 weeks prior to their surgery, and to stop taking certain medications and supplements that can thin out the blood. Your surgeon will be able to let you know which medications you will not be able to take prior to surgery.
$4 800 (with lipo), $8 800 (skin tightening)