The neck, in particular, is somewhat vulnerable to signs of aging. The skin is delicate, and often even diet and exercise can fail to improve the appearance of the neck. It’s common to experience softening muscles and fatty deposits that build up as we age. Our procedures can offer a solution to such problems and restore the neck to a more youthful state. Visit Mountain State Cosmetic Surgery in Beckley, WV to learn more, or contact us today to schedule your consultation!
What is a Neck Lift?
A neck lift is intended to improve the neck and jawline by tightening any loose skin and muscles. Excess skin is removed to eliminate any unwanted bulging. Each procedure will be catered to the needs of the patient to ensure the most natural-looking results.
Who is the Procedure For?
This procedure is for women or men who are suffering from sagging or bulging skin. It is for those who would like a more youthful appearing neck overall. These problems are usually due to age, yet the premature aging of the neck can also be due to heredity or stress factors. For anyone unhappy with the appearance of their neck, this can be a fantastic option to solve the issue and increase confidence levels.
What Does the Procedure Involve?
This procedure involves removing excess fat cells and tightening the neck muscles. Sagging skin is removed by small incisions which will be made behind the ears and below the chin. The incisions are hidden enough so that the work is as unnoticeable as possible when finished. A surgeon will use anaesthesia and make sure that the patient is made comfortable enough. The procedure will last anywhere between one and three hours, depending on the individual and the amount of work required. A neck lift can be combined with other types of facial work to achieve a younger appearance overall. After the procedure, the patient will recover in several weeks and need to follow the aftercare instructions provided to them.
What are the Benefits?
The benefits of a neck lift include an improved neck contour and a more defined jawline. Patients will achieve a younger-looking neck that’s toned and firm. As well as reducing any excess skin, a neck lift can also lessen wrinkles and fine lines. Muscles will be tightened, and any platysmal bands the patient has will be worked on too. The platysma muscle is at the front of the neck and it tightens as we age, creating prominent lines; referred to as platysma banding. A neck lift procedure can help to ease the tightness of these muscles. The results will last between 10-15 years, which will vary from patient to patient.
If you would like more information you can reach out to our team at Mountain State Cosmetic Surgery in Beckley, WV. If you are unhappy with the condition of your neck we can help you to change this. The first step is to contact us today to schedule your consultation!