A Neck Lift or Lower Rhytidectomy is an advanced surgical treatment that improves
visible signs of aging in the jaw line and neck, and includes the treatment of the
- Excess fat and skin relaxation within the lower face.
- Double chin.
- Loosening of neck skin.
- Muscle banding in the neck.
There is a common misconception that one should undergo a complete facelift because
one’s upper face is still pleasing. This can be answered by stating the fact that
several patients can note excess wrinkling of their neck skin, a ‘turkey wattle
phenomenon’, double chin and jowl lines.
When the neck space doesn’t match the higher facial appearance, a neck lift may
be a good solution Rejuvenation procedures that may follow a Neck Lift Surgery are
Brow Lift, Fat Transfer and Eyelid Surgery that address their concerned cosmetic
issues to give you a more natural and rejunvated look.
1 - Anaesthesia:
Sedative medications are administered to numb
your pain (if any) during this surgical procedure. The choices available to you
comprise of intravenous sedation and general anaesthesia, though the final call
shall be taken by us regarding the best possible alternative for you.
2 - Incision
Neck Lift can be performed as a traditional Neck Lift
Incision or as a Limited Incision Neck Lift Incision. A traditional Neck Lift Incision
often begins in the hairline, continues all around the ear and ends in the posterior
hair. We can also remove unwanted fatty deposits by decentralizing it from jowls
3 - Closing the incisions
Incision lines are closed with sutures
and skin glue. Sutures may dissolve by themselves or may have to be removed after
some days. Once cured, the incision lines from a neck lift are unobservable to naked
eye as they are put within the hairline and in the natural contours of the ear.