A neck lift is an effective and popular cosmetic procedure that is performed for patients who are experiencing sagging or loose skin under their chin or around their neck. Loose skin can gradually appear with age or can be a result of weight loss. Along with loose skin can also come wrinkles and creases within the neck area as well. A neck lift seeks to restore both the sagging skin and the wrinkles by surgically tightening and removing the excess skin and folds, resulting in a firmer, more youthful look. Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Amir Moradi and his team can offer a free consultation at Moradi MD in San Diego, CA, to determine whether you are in need of skin tightening (a neck lift) or if you can also benefit from neck liposuction.
A neck lift removes hanging skin and reshapes the neck. During the procedure, an incision is placed under the chin and/or behind or in front of the ears. If fat deposits are present and need to be removed, liposuction will be used during the surgery and performed first. The final steps of treatment will be to trim away excess skin, pull the remaining underlying tissue and muscle tight, and suture the incision.
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"I met with Tatyana for an initial consultation. She listened to me intently to my concerns about my wrinkles on my forehead, cheeks and around my lips. Also, brown spots on my face. She suggested the treatments that would give me the best results. During the procedures, I felt confident with her skills. She displays empathy and communicates in detail about the process. I saw results after my peel on the brown spots. There was amazing results on my wrinkles from the laser resurfacing. The treatments were successful and I booked other treatments too."- L.T. / Yelp / Jul 15, 2021
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This procedure is performed under general anesthesia as an outpatient surgery at an accredited surgical clinic. The duration of the surgery usually takes around 2 hours, although it may vary depending on the case. Bruising and swelling will be visible after the surgery, but this will subside in the few short days following the procedure. Initially, patients will feel tightness and numbness. Once the neck adjusts to its new position, patients will notice a more relaxed feeling and a beautiful surgical result. It can take up to 6 months for the final results to appear.
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If you are experiencing loose or sagging skin around your neck or chin due to the effects of aging or sudden weight loss, a neck lift can be a very effective way to address this issue and restore your appearance. Dr. Moradi encourages you to schedule a free consultation at his San Diego practice to determine if this could be the appropriate procedure to enhance your features.