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Neck Lift

Why is a neck lift done?

A neck lift is a cosmetic procedure done to reduce the loose look of sagging skin in the neck area and under the jaw line. A neck lift may be

  • A cervicoplasty – to lift the excess neck skin
  • A platysmaplasty- to address weakened or loose muscles

How is a neck lift done?

  • Incisions are made either
    •  under/ behind each ear to remove excess skin or
    • under the chin and behind/under each ear to remove a section of fat muscles and excess skin
  • The incisions are sutured and a pressure dressing is placed around the head
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