Neck Lift Boston
Do you have the dreaded turkey neck? Do you notice just a bit more sagging under your chin than you’d like to admit? Are you unhappy with how you look on Zoom, Facetime, Skype, or in video conferences? A neck lift is a popular and very easy way to treat excess and saggy skin and neck tissue. The difference between a neck lift and face lift is subtle. The neck lift treats fullness and sagging skin of only the neck while a face lift treats the neck, jowls and lower face. Many patients also have some fullness in the neck that we can liposuction during a neck lift or facelift to improve the contour of the neck as best as possible.
What is Neck Lift Surgery?
During a neck lift a well hidden incision is tucked along the bottom of the ear and into to the hairline behind the ear, but does not require as long of an incision as a facelift and either case, it is camouflaged beautifully into the natural creases of the ear and head. The ideal candidate has some fullness or excess skin in the neck but is otherwise happy with their face. In most cases, a neck lift is performed in the operating room using a monitored sedation (“MAC”) or general anesthesia. However, in some cases we can perform the procedure in our office procedure room using a local anesthesia. The surgery typically lasts 1 ½ -2 hours depending on the amount of work required and the complexity of the case. Sometimes a chin implant is a good way to further enhance the results. Patients are free to return home following surgery with the help of an escort.
Neck Lift Before & After
What is Recovery Like?
Recovery from a neck lift is relatively easy. Most patients label the discomfort as less than a “5” for the first week following surgery. It is common to experience some bruising and swelling around the neck and lower face (and maybe even the chest) for one week and we strongly encourage rest and relaxation. Sutures (stitches) are removed approximately eight days after the procedure and by this appointment patients are doing terrifically! Most have some mild redness at the incision but are otherwise looking and feeling well. Most patients feel well enough to resume work and daily activities about 10-14 days following surgery, though if you work at a less physical job, it can be much sooner. Pain medication is given to patients although few need it after the 3rd or 4th day following surgery. Risks of this procedure include bruising, swelling, temporary muscle or nerve weakness, bleeding, patches of numbness, infection, or need for revision. In almost all cases, any problems are easily treated during a quick office visit. Neck lift results typically last 7-10 years although this varies from patient to patient. In any case, you will always benefit from the refreshed look a simple neck lift can provide!
Enhancing the Results of Your Neck Lift
A neck lift can be combined with a number of other facial rejuvenation treatments and procedures in order to provide more comprehensive results. At The Spiegel Center, we offer a wide variety of surgical and non-surgical facial procedures that you can combine with your neck lift. A facelift combined with a neck lift can completely revitalize your youthful appearance. Other procedures like a brow lift, eye lift, or even Botox injections can also complement your neck lift results. Dr. Spiegel can recommend additional facial procedures that can help you achieve your desired look during your consultation. Not ready for a neck lift? You can consider InMode Facetite (necktite), Morpheus 8, or botulinum injections to neck bands.
Neck Lift Cost and Payment Options
The cost of a neck lift in Boston can vary based on the techniques used to perform the procedure, the amount of work needed to provide the patient with their desired results, and whether or not you combine your neck lift with another procedure. During your consultation, our team can go over the expected cost of your neck lift and let you know about the financing and payment options available to you.
Schedule a Consultation
At The Spiegel Center, we are dedicated to providing our patients with the outstanding aesthetic care they deserve. If you are bothered by the wrinkled, saggy, or aging appearance of your neck, contact our office today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Spiegel for your neck lift in Boston.
Procedure: Neck Lift
Source: Real Self
Dr. Spiegel and his staff explained the procedure clearly; they were friendly, supportive, and reassuring. The surgery was done at a top-rated hospital near my home. The expense and short-term discomfort were absolutely worth it. The loose skin on my neck has been tightened, and I look like myself again. My confidence and my spirits have been given a boost. Very glad I decided to have the work done!
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