Signs of aging do not just appear in the face. Early signs can show up in the neck as well. Loose skin, muscle bands, and excess fat can be seen in the neck. The turkey neck or double chin can cause decreased self-esteem and is a common reason to seek professional advice. For patients in New York, NY, Dr. Ariel Ostad offers neck lift surgery as an option to improve the appearance of an aging neck.

What does a neck lift do?

Aside from aging, extreme weight loss can lead to excess or loose skin. A neck lift is performed to correct lax skin, excess fat or skin, and muscle bands. The muscle must be addressed for optimal results.

What to expect

Using carefully placed incisions, the muscle is restructured and fat is removed. The skin is pulled and excess is removed. The result is an improved and smoother neck and a more youthful jawline. Depending upon the patient’s need, a neck lift may be combined with other procedures to achieve the desired look. A neck lift includes:

  • Anesthesia and surgery length – The procedure is done under anesthesia and is generally completed in under 2 hours.
  • Outpatient procedure – The surgery is performed as an outpatient procedure in our AAAASF (American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities) facility.
  • Recovery period – Each patient heals differently and may need some assistance immediately following the surgery. Bruising and swelling are common. However, most patients are ready for regular social activities within a week. You will be given detailed post-operative instructions regarding care and physical activity.
  • Lasting results – As your body heals, you will look younger and refreshed. Once healed, the aging process will start from that point and continue naturally.

During your consultation, Dr. Ostad will discuss all of your treatment options to determine the best surgical plan for you. His sophisticated, precise techniques give patients natural-looking results. Call our office today to schedule your appointment. (646)798-9494

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