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If your neck has wrinkles, vertical banding, excess fat, and other signs of aging, then a neck lift may benefit you. The neck skin can be pulled tighter and excess neck and chin fat, as well as loose skin, can be removed to achieve a slimmer neck contour and defined chin and jawline.
Thinking About A Neck Lift?
Undergoing a Neck Lift surgery can improve your life in a multitude of ways. Here are some of the many benefits patients generally experience after having Neck Rejuvenation surgery.
Slimmer, Trimmer Neck
By addressing excess skin and fat tissue, the overall contour of the neck is improved.
Diminishing the appearance of wrinkles and creases on the neck produces smoother, more youthful skin.
More Defined Jawline
Tightening the skin in the lower face and eliminating jowls noticeably improves the definition of the jawline.
Tightening sagging skin and removing excess fat deposits restores shape and attractiveness to the chin and can eliminate a “double chin.”
More Attractive Facial Appearance
Neck rejuvenation procedures focus on the neck and jaw area, but the entire face becomes more attractive as a result of better facial harmony and lower face shape and tone.
Your Neck Lift Surgery Options
Incisions are made in the hairline by the ears and underneath the chin. After excess skin and fat deposits are removed, the remaining skin is re-draped and the incisions are closed.
- Most traditional method for neck improvement
- Inconspicuous scarring
- Provides longest-lasting results
After a tiny incision is made in the neck area, a high-powered laser is used to liquefy and remove fat cells to induce maximum correction of neck fullness and laxity.
- Permanently eliminates fat tissue
- Provides lasting results
- Minimally invasive
- Minimal recovery time
Subdermal Neck Tightening
Uses laser fiber heat under the dermis to produce tighter and smoother skin. The incision and technique are similar to laser lipo, but the primary target is loose skin, not fat.
- Ideal for lean individuals needing to address loose skin and small amounts of fat
- Provides lasting results
- Minimally invasive
- Rapid recovery
Before & After Photos
Neck Laser Liposuction | Photos taken 3 months post procedure.
Neck Lift with subdermal neck tightening | Photos taken 4 months post procedure.
Neck liposuction with Tumescent liposuction | Photos taken 4 months post procedure.
Laser Liposuction of the neck with subdermal neck tightening | Photos taken 5 months post procedure.
Necklift | Photos taken 6 weeks post procedure.
Neck Lift with BBL & Laser Skin Resurfacing | Photos taken 4 months post procedure.
Facelift & Necklift | Photos taken 8 weeks post procedure.
Male Laser Liposuction | Photos taken 4 months post procedure.
You’ve Just Had Neck Lift, Neck Lipo, or Neck Tightening! Now What?
The recovery process varies depending on the procedure performed. Dr. Mess will go over specific post-operative instructions to ensure you have the safest recovery possible. Here is a general timeline of what to expect after a neck rejuvenation procedure.
Patients will wear a neck garment for 1-3 days post procedure to provide compression and minimize swelling.
1 Week After
Most patients return to work, although strenuous exercise, heavy lifting, and certain other activity should be avoided. Some residual bruising and swelling may still be evident.
2 Weeks After
Patients are free to resume their normal activities and will begin to see the results of their “new look.” All exercise and physical activities may also be resumed once you are cleared by Dr. Mess.
You are welcome to visit our neck lift before and after page to see some of Dr. Mess’ previous patients’ results. These patients have graciously allowed us to use their results on the website. Additional photos can be seen in the office during your facelift consultation. Previous Neck lift patients from Washington, Baltimore, and Columbia are happily satisfied with their results and high recommended Dr. Mess as the best plastic surgeon in the area.
Dr. Mess is a board certified plastic surgeon and a member of The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery (ASAPS) and the American Society of Plastic Surgeons (ASPS). Facelift patients from Washington, and Baltimore come to her Columbia practice because of her ability to provide a revitalized look that appears natural and youthful.
How much does a Neck Lift cost?
We believe patients make better decisions when they understand the options and cost ranges for aesthetic surgery. We are happy to provide a basic price range for neck lift surgery, but final costs cannot be determined prior to your consult with Dr. Mess.
Neck lift cases are scheduled from 2.5 to 3.5 hours depending on the requirements of the case. Simple “mini” neck lifts will take less time and cost less than a full neck lift or a neck lift with Renuvion Jplasma . Dr. Mess will help you determine the best options to achieve your aesthetic goals.
The best way to determine your procedure pricing is to come in for a consult with Dr. Mess. Our Columbia office is conveniently located and easily assessable from both Washington, D.C. and Baltimore.
Our surgical estimates are comprehensive. Your neck lift surgery quote will include:
- Surgeon’s fee
- Operating room fees and supply charges
- Anesthesia fees
- Post-surgical garments
- All appointments before or after your surgery
Price Range for neck lift surgery: $8,000 – $14,000 (additional $1,000-$2,000 to include Renuvion JPlasma)