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
"I couldn't be more pleased with my results and Dr Stile. After two kids I decided to have a breast augmentation and I am so glad I went to Dr Stile. He was very professional and told me exactly what to expect and made me feel at ease (I was very nervous of getting the procedure done) , his nurse Natalie was awesome and the rest of his staff was very pleasant. He actually exceeded my expectations!"- N.C. / Yelp / Jul 26, 2018
"Dr. Stile is amazing. From the moment I met him I knew he would be my surgeon of choice. He took the time to listen and to explain the surgery in detail. The day of surgery he came and talked to me and gave me a big hug and said let's do this!! I felt so at ease I never had any 2nd thoughts. My follow up care has been amazing as well. Thanks Dr. Stile :)"- D.G. / Yelp / Jul 18, 2018
"Review on behalf of a patient who got Radiesse injections by Rakhi. The results for the jaw, under eye, and lips couldn't be more stunning! She was initially nervous about the swelling, but after a week, the results showed themselves to be beautiful. She is normally hesitant regarding injections as no one seems to satisfy what she's looking for. It's safe to say she will see Rakhi for any future treatments. She gives Rakhi her highest praise and recommends her to anyone looking for natural and stunning results."- S.S. / Yelp / Jul 15, 2018
"Amazing Surgeon!!! Dr. Stile is a perfectionist and really understands what it takes to make a woman feel beautiful. He's honest and is realistic about what you should expect from results. He had to correct some previous work done by another surgeon and I have never been happier! His staff is super friendly and professional. I have recommended him to several friends. I will only ever see him for any further needs."- S.J. / Yelp / Jul 11, 2018
"I'm am very pleased with my experience with Dr Stile and his team! I had a tummy tuck, liposuction on my flanks and neck. I'm a plus size girl that had 2 pregnancies and Dr explained what happens to your abdominal after having children, something I never really realized. It was important that he educated me about this process. I felt at ease and after doing my research on his work I knew he was the right plastic surgeon for me. DrStile personally called me before my procedure and told me everything was gonna be fine and make sure I get rest. The day of the surgery the 2 nurses that I took amazing care of me was Kelly and Shannon. And from my pre-op and post-op was nurse Yesenia! She helped answer a lot of my questions, and made feel comfortable through every step My results after my healing process was better than I expected! I did have minor pain after the 1st , 3 days but overall it was I wasn't in much pain. Anyway overall I'm very pleased with my results, and he made me feel " my beautiful " again for me! Thank you again Dr Stile for your professional and perfection!"- S.L. / Yelp / Jul 03, 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.