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Neck Lift

Serving New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Connecticut (the mid Atlantic states)
Cosmetic/Plastic Surgeon Sheila A. Bond, M.D., F.A.C.S.

 

Sagging, creepy skin and excess fat can be corrected with necklift surgery. The necklift can restore a clean and well defined neck and jaw line. The results can improve facial shape and balance, give the appearance of weight loss and a healthier and more youthful look.

Dr. Sheila Bond will meet with you individually to evaluate your neck problems and determine the best corrective procedure: neck lift or possibly liposuction. If the skin is lax or if there is extra skin, a skin tightening procedure with incisions behind the ears is usually best. If skin tone is adequate, excess fat can be removed with liposuction alone.

The neck lift can be performed in conjunction with a, facelift or as a procedure on its own, and is commonly performed in a hospital under general anesthesia.

The Surgery

During the neck lift, Dr. Sheila Bond will remove excess fat from below the chin or neck using a gentle liposuction procedure. Platysmaplasty, a tightening of the neck muscles will be performed with a small well concealed incision under the chin. Then, excess skin is carefully trimmed away. The remaining skin will be tightened, offering a more youthful look.

The Recovery

Patients will return home with a neck support garment, an elastic dressing that allows the treated area to heal properly, and wear it for at least a week to maintain the neck’s new position. Post-operative bruising and swelling will take several weeks to resolve.

We look forward to helping you learn more during a personalized consultation. To learn more about this procedure, contact our office today. Call (973) 509-0007

Visit our plastic / cosmetic surgery office located in Montclair, New Jersey (NJ). We serve patients from the following area, such as Essex, Hudson, Passaic and Sussex counties, as well as Jersey City, Newark, NJ and all surrounding areas including New York (NY).

We look forward to meeting you in person.

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