Neck Liposuction is a cosmetic surgery performed to get rid of excess fat deposit under your chin or neck. This kind of surgery can definitely make you look younger and can give you a more defined neck and jaw line. On the other hand, if the skin of your neck has aged due to heavy weight loss or heredity factors. You should consider a neck lift, also known as Platysmaplasty, a procedure designed to rectify the sagging and drooping neck skin.
Who can have the treatment?
If the main problem in the neck is Fat what is also known as double chin, then you need a minimally invasive neck liposuction to remove the fat from the entire neck area. If age issues have swept in your life, you neck skin is dangling as a results of weight loss or gravity, then you should consider having combined neck lift and neck liposuction procedure to remove excess skin and address the fat issue at the same time.
How is the operation performed?
Generally a local anaesthesia with twilight sedation is given to the patients; they are generally outpatients with an exception of few, who can be kept overnight in the hospital. There are mainly 3 kinds of procedures that can be performed on a patient depending upon the age and severity of the problem. They are as follows:
This is done basically to remove excess fat layer from beneath the chin and jaw line area to carve a beautiful and well defined neck. Tiny holes are made behind the ears and under the chin in order to suck out the excess fat from the desired area via specialised and advanced surgical equipments. This procedure may take 1-2 hours.
Neck Lift ( Cervicoplasty)
This type of procedure is performed majorly on over-weight or older people. This will give you a younger looking skin on the neck along with firmer jaw line to enhance the beauty of their face. In this surgery, small incisions are made under the chin and ears in order to tone and tighten neck muscles along with the removal of excess fat and skin .It generally lasts for 2-4 hours.
Mini Neck Lift (Submentoplasty)
This type of procedure is suggested if you have less or moderate amount of drooping skin or fat layer around their neck and jaw line area. The procedure does not take more than an hour. Usually surgeons make tiny incisions on the curve of the patient’s neck and try to tighten the skin and remove excess fat from there.
The swelling and bruising from the surgery subsides totally and the desired result comes to surface in about 3-6 weeks, until then the patient needs to take certain precautions such as: taking special care until all the sutures are removed by the doctor, restraining from any strenuous activity, taking prescription meds on time, keeping your face elevated while sleeping, avoiding driving, etc for at least 1 week.
How much does the procedure cost?
Neck Plastic Surgery with Sydney Cosmetic specialists ranges from $4,900 to $9,900. Call us today on 02 80063344 for a formal quotation.
Frequently Asked Questions
How long will the procedure take?
Neck Liposuction or Lift is a procedure which lasts 2-4 hours depending upon the complexity and type of procedure.
Do I need to opt for a liposuction or neck lift?
Liposuction is suitable if no platysmal bands are visible in the neck. Lipsuction is generally a preferred alternative amongst young people.