Feel Confident to Stick Your Neck Out
The neck is an often ignored feature that reveals your age. Your genes and external circumstances accelerate the aging of the delicate tissues surrounding your neck, leaving you with a turkey neck and bands of wrinkles and creases.
A neck lift can tighten and smooth the extra skin on the neck, removing years from you. Danny Soares, MD, a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon in Lake County, is committed to guaranteeing your confidence in your appearance from head to toe, including neck lifts. We strive to deliver the best neck lift The Villages has to offer. Schedule a neck lift consultation today for a younger-looking appearance today.
A neck lift is like a facelift because it fixes the neck but not the upper face. The cuts can be the same as those used for a facelift, or they can just be made behind the chin. With the neck lift, suture suspensions can be used to make the look more dramatic. The recovery time and results are a lot like those of a facelift. If you want more complete results, you could combine a neck lift with other procedures to make your face and neck look more contoured and younger. Neck lifts can be combined with brow lifts, blepharoplasty, lip augmentation, and even non-surgical treatments like Botox injections.
Stop Hiding Your Neck
Skin on the neck is thin and sensitive and is often affected by the climate you live in. Some patients are prone to lose elasticity faster than other parts of their face. This means that eating right and working out isn't always enough to make you look like you did when you were younger. Instead, you get sagging skin, a turkey neck, double chins, jowls, and deep creases and wrinkles as you lose weight or get older. A neck lift directly fixes these issues, giving you tighter muscles and smoother skin.
Eliminate Your Double Chin
Patients with loose, sagging skin on their necks can benefit the most from neck lifts. A neck lift can make troublesome neckbands look better by tightening loose neck muscles (vertical "cords" in the center of the neck). Also, the surgery gets rid of extra skin and the dreaded "turkey neck," giving you a slimmer appearance. Patients who are at a healthy weight but still have a "double chin" and can't get rid of it are also good candidates for a neck lift. The goal of a neck lift is to get rid of extra fat, but it doesn't help with loose skin. So, people in their twenties to early forties will have skin that is flexible enough to contract smoothly after liposuction, giving them a more defined jawline.
Subtle Transformation that Makes a Big Difference
At VIP in The Villages neck lift patients are given a mild general anesthesia. A long-lasting local anesthetic is also used to keep you as comfortable as possible during your procedure. The front of the neck is shaped first.
Next, a small cut is made under the chin to remove fat from the neck and strengthen the platysma muscle. Next, an incision is made around the ear lobe, behind the ear, and down to where it is hidden in the hairline. This tightens the neck area just in front of, below, and behind the ears. Under the skin, a tube is made so that it is easy to slide back. Slowly, the loose skin behind the ear is tightened, and the extra is cut away. The cuts are closed with sutures that dissolve over time. Dr. Soares pays close attention to your aesthetic objectives to give you amazing results.
Restore Your Firm, Youthful Contours
After your neck lift, there will be some swelling and bruising around the neck, but this is normal and will go away over time. In the beginning of your recovery, you might have to wear a surgical garment. Most neck lift patients will need about two weeks of rehab before they can do most of the things they usually do every day. So, exercise and other physically demanding activities should be avoided for a longer time. You can expect the swelling and bruising to subside within a few weeks. The shape of your neck will change quickly for the better. In two to three months, you will see the full effect of your neck lift surgery. It is vital to maintain a healthy weight for long-lasting results. Even though you will still age normally, your neck will look younger than if you had not had surgery.
Begin Your Transformation
No other area of your body will age more quickly than your neck. Take care of your neck by having a neck lift in The Villages to remove the extra skin and smooth out the neckbands. Dr. Danny Soares is an amazing and approachable doctor and will deliver the finest care possible. Make an appointment for your neck lift consultation now to get started.
You may experience mild discomfort while recovering from neck lift surgery. Dr. Soars ensures his patients are comfortable with appropriate prescribed pain medication and vital post-surgical care instructions.
Some of the risks of a neck lift are bleeding, infection, pain, slow healing of the wound, and loss of hair along the incisions. You could also have nerve damage, numbness, and an uneven face. Deep vein thrombosis is rare. During your consultation, Dr. Soares will talk to you about all of these possible risks.
Every cosmetic procedure is tailored to each patient’s individual needs. Therefore, the cost of the procedure will vary. After your consultation, your patient coordinator will discuss the cost of your procedure.
It is always recommended for you to check the coverage options with your insurance provider. However, neck lift surgery is typically not covered by medical insurance. VIP offers payment and financing options for your convenience.
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At Village Institute of Plastic Surgery, we offer our patients a wide variety of plastic surgery techniques.
We specialize in facial plastic surgery, offer more laser cosmetic procedures than any other regional provider, and are Central Florida's premier cosmetic injectors. VIP is the best option for plastic surgery and advanced cosmetic procedures in The Villages and throughout Central Florida. Plastic surgery from our experienced and highly-trained plastic surgeons can lead to incredibly positive and life-changing results. Schedule your consultation today.