A neck lift is a cosmetic surgical procedure designed to restore youthful contouring of the neck. As a person ages, fat is accumulated under the chin and skin becomes looser and hangs in the neck area. A neck lift is used to correct this. It is a far less invasive procedure than a facelift with less recovery time. However, it must be performed before the point when a neck lift surgery won’t do the job, and a facelift becomes necessary.
During the neck lift, fat is removed from below the chin. The soft tissue in the neck is tightened and excess, sagging skin is removed. This restores a well-defined silhouette that can lead to a youthful looking profile. To see examples of real neck lift surgeries from NY Face Place patients, look at the gallery below.
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