There are so many procedures available to improve the appearance of the neck. They range from very minimal in office treatments with no down time, to more invasive process need anesthesia and time off for recovery. Aging of the neck is usually a combination of loose skin and muscle and some excess fat. So, the patient have to decide to best for their, start by consulting a board certified plastic surgeon to address your concerns. The surgeons have included valuable information below on ways to address that most common concern. These processes can be performed alone or in combination to offer the patient best possible result. It is best and perfect thing to correct your problem in systematic manner.
Aging is the natural process, which happens to everyone. But, a few people show signs of aging than others. The lower face starts to sag as muscles & skin lose a few of the elasticity as well as start to loosen. At times weakened neck muscles separate that causes waddle type look. And Fat can get deposited under chin, thickening as well as widening of neck. These days, people have more of active lifestyles, which do not match age the facial features show. It is when they start looking in neck lift treatment.
Neck lift takes away excess fat & skin under neck, and tightens muscles and after that re-drapes skin. It will improve jaw line as well as correct double chin. Neck muscles, and platysma are all tightened & repositioned. The procedure is performed in the conjunction with facelift and as stand alone treatment. At times, liposuction in area is that is needed to make necessary changes. But, the liposuction is used in conjunction with the surgical treatments to restore more youthful appearance.
The neck lift can take 2 – 3 hours. Either general and local anesthesia is used, generally with I.V. It is done as outpatient surgery and person having procedure can be back to work in one and 2 weeks. Recovery is reasonable, and a few bruising, and minimal swelling & numbness are being expected. With any of the surgery, there is slight risk of the infection, and thus it is very important you follow post operative instructions given by the board certified surgeon.