About Neck Lifts
A person’s skin on the hands and neck are the first things that give away their age. Loose or sagging neck skin, jowls, fullness under the chin, and the progressive development of neck bands can make both male and female patients look older than they actually are. Hanging skin below the chin can also cause an unflattering "turkey-neck" appearance. Neck bands (or plastysmal bands) are an age-related condition that appears when the platysma muscles become cord-like. This causes the appearance of stripes or "banding" across the front of the neck. Neck bands are the result of a combination of sagging neck skin with an increased prominence and separation of these platysma muscles. A neck lift tightens sagging neck muscles and skin to accentuate the jaw line for a slimmer profile. It also corrects jowls and reduces the "turkey-neck" appearance. Liposuction is also used and is often part of a neck lift procedure to enhance results. Board-certified Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Frank L. Stile can perform neck lift surgery as a single procedure or can combine it with other cosmetic procedures such as a facelift. Call Stile Aesthetics in Las Vegas, NV, today to learn more about how a neck lift can help you achieve the look you desire.
The best candidates for neck lift surgery:
- Have loose skin in the area caused by weight loss, aging, or genetics
- Have lines and wrinkles in the neck area
- Are any age from 20 – 70+
- Desire a sleeker and slimmer profile
- Desire a long-term solution
- Desire a natural look
"Dr. Stiles and his caring and wonderful staff are amazing! From when you call in and feel like a star! To the beautiful office and patient rooms. No paper gowns here, you get a super soft and comfy robe :) To the consultation where Dr. Stiles actually takes the time to listen to you and answer any questions. On Pre-op day they give you a personalized book with everything you could possibly need to know and what to expect. Also all the prescriptions were thought out with experience and care. I loved being prepared and not worrying because the Dr. and his staff know what to expect and spelled it out for me. On The day of surgery it was just me and my nurse. She only had me as a patient so she was able to sit with me and talk to me and wasn't running all around making you feel more nervous. (If you have ever had a surgery you know what I mean.) But that's not all I had a huge stomach after 5 c-sections and Dr.Stiles was able to perform an extended tummy tuck on me with muscle repair and 2 areas of Lipo. He is an artist and took away 11lbs of skin!!! As if that wasn't enough he gave me back my "normal". No hiding in big shirts and feeling embarrassed and self conscience. My results have exceeded my expectations and I smile more and stand taller everyday!! Plus all the extra eyes and compliments don't hurt Do yourself a huge favor and go to Dr. Stiles he is highly rated and accredited! Which you can't put a price on that!"- A.M. / Yelp / May 05, 2018
"I haven't had surgery here yet..I just come here to read the comments from your stalkers while plan my future surgeries hahah your page is entertaining and your work looks amazing!"- M.A. / Facebook / Apr 30, 2018
"Dr Stile is an amazing Surgen! Can't be more happier with my liposuction and scar revision I had done."- A.A. / Yelp / Apr 25, 2018
"I would like to take this time to spread some love towards Dr. Stile and his team and how Amazing they took care of me not only like a patient but like I was family.. Before, during and post-op at all my appointments I am in & out with the most wonderful care. Consistently where everyone is so happy!! (thank god!!) !!! Dr. Stile's I am beyond grateful for your brilliant work! So thankfull for you and your Awesome staff!! Job well done Sir!!! Crystal-Lynn"- C.C. / Yelp / Apr 06, 2018
"best surgeon in Las Vegas!!! - Dr. Stile staff is very professional and courteous. They book my appt the same day and surgery 2 weeks later ! Thank god I did cause their was an infection in my breast that could have been fatal . Dr. Stile removed everything and i healed for a month before he puts new ones in . They are perfect ! Thank u for taking great care of me ."- Anonymous / Vitals / Apr 04, 2018
What to Expect
Neck lift surgery is outpatient and performed at an accredited surgical facility. The patient will be under general anesthesia during the procedure. The plastic surgeon will start off by making an incision under the chin or in front of or behind the patient’s ears. When there’s abundant fat in the region, liposuction will be the first step of the surgery to remove this excess fat. The underlying neck muscles will then be pulled tight. Then, the skin will be trimmed and the remaining skin will be re-draped for a tighter, smoother appearance. Stitches, or sutures, are placed deep in the neck wall. The surgeon may also place a drain in the surgical site to control bleeding. The entire surgery typically lasts 2 hours.
Following a neck lift surgery, a patient commonly experiences some amount of bruising and swelling in the neck area. It’s also common for patients to have a sensation of tightness and pulling, which is a result of the neck adjusting into the new position. Typically, patients are able to return to their normal routine, such as work, in around 7 – 10 days. After a few months, a patient should be able to see the effects of the surgery with a tighter, smoother, more contoured neck. There should be very minimal scarring since the incisions were placed in discreet areas.
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That sleek, beautiful neck that you desire can be yours easier than you might have thought possible thanks to a neck lift surgery. The surgery is successful at targeting extraneous skin, fat, and lines and wrinkles in the neck area. Want to learn more? Please call our office to schedule a consultation to meet with our plastic surgeon.