Excessive fat underneath the neck and chin can result from aging and hereditary factors. This can result in facial imbalance and an aged appearance. Neck liposuction is a specialized procedure that removes this fat from the neck and chin area to improve the neck contour.
How is Liposuction performed?
Small incisions are made underneath the chin and the earlobe. The neck is then injected with local anesthesia and a liposuction cannula is used to remove fat beneath the skin. A neck wrap is placed to reduce swelling and bruising after the procedure.
Am I A Candidate?
Patients with excess fat in the neck despite diet and exercise are good candidates for neck liposuction. Patients often complain of a double chin and heaviness around the jawline. Those who are interested in liposuction should have good skin tone around the neck for better results. removed about 1 week after surgery. Swelling will slowly resolving over the next 2-3 weeks. Detailed post-operative instructions will be explained thoroughly before and after surgery.
Frequently Asked Questions
The incisions are placed in the hairline and natural creases in front and behind the ear. Once these are completely healed, the scars will be well camouflaged and nearly undetectable.
Non-surgical facelift or liquid facelift is an option for patients with mild to moderate signs of facial aging with no significant tissue sagging. A combination of Botox, soft tissue fillers (Juvederm, Restylane, Voluma), fat grafting, and laser skin resurfacing are used to provide comprehensive facial rejuvenation. Dr. Razfar with discuss both surgical and non-surgical options to determine which one will benefit you.
There are different stages to the recovery. There will be significant swelling and bruising for the first week or so. This is associated with mild discomfort as the swelling improves. The stitches are removed about 1 week after surgery. Swelling will slowly resolving over the next 2-3 weeks. Detailed post-operative instructions will be explained thoroughly before and after surgery.