Experience elegance, renewal and rejuvenation with a customized neck lift in New Jersey.
Many clients who desire to roll back the clock on aging and its inevitable consequences focus on the face, believing this area to telegraph the majority of their unwanted changes. However, achieving a more youthful looking aesthetic would be impossible without addressing the neck.
As the years pass, sagging in the neck becomes more pronounced, while that irksome submental fat known as a double chin begins to accumulate. Some patients suffer from vertical neck banding, while losing definition in their lower jaw. Our NJ neck lift can help to correct all of these issues, giving you a smoother, more graceful and harmonious silhouette.
The board certified surgeons at Associates in Plastic Surgery in NJ will determine exactly what is needed in terms of approach during your confidential consultation, but in general, some combination of excision, liposuction, ultrasound technology and laser therapy can be used to achieve stunning results that appear completely natural.
Who is considered a good candidate for a neck lift?
Anyone in the New Jersey or NY area who is suffering from drooping, crepe-like skin, “turkey neck” or other age-related issues can undergo our neck lift in New Jersey, provided that they meet the following criteria:
- In good health, both emotionally and physically
- No major medical issues
- Non-smoker, or willing to quit at least 30 days prior to surgery
- Realistic expectations for improvement rather than perfection
- Well prepared to undergo a cosmetic procedure and recover from it
- Willing to follow postoperative instructions from the surgeons
What are some of the advantages of a neck lift?
- More youthful neck skin
- Reduction of submental fat
- Reduction of “turkey neck”
- Improved fit in collars
- Minimal scarring
- Increased self-confidence
- A more elegant, graceful neck angle
- Increased definition in the jaw area
- Excellent complement to a facelift or blepharoplasty procedure
Where will my neck lift take place?
All procedures are performed at our beautiful, accredited outpatient medical centers in NJ. These immaculate facilities follow all the same strict safety protocols as any local hospital, however we have created an atmosphere that caters to the discretion-minded patient with added convenience, comfort and personalized attention.
From our stylish, climate-controlled reception areas to our world class surgical suites outfitted with the most advanced technology, equipment and software, you will be treated to an outstanding cosmetic journey that begins the moment you walk through the door. On hand to assist you at all times is our team of knowledgeable and highly trained RN’s, medical assistants and technicians.
Where are incisions placed during my New Jersey neck lift?
Associates in Plastic Surgery offers non-surgical and surgical neck lift options, and the incision size and placement will vary among patients. Non-surgical neck lifts do not require an incision and will not involve visible scarring.
A surgical neck lift will require at least one incision, but your surgeon will customize the incisions based on the amount of fat and tissue to be removed. A typical neck lift requires three small incisions. One will be placed under your chin and that incision is used to remove submental fat and tighten the neck muscles. Another small incision will be placed behind each ear. Those are used to further tighten the neck muscles and remove excess skin.
How do I get started with a neck lift?
If you would like to learn more about how a cosmetic neck lift in NJ can improve your appearance and boost your self-image, please contact our New Jersey offices today to set up your confidential consultation with one of our elite, board certified plastic surgeons.
During this initial session, the doctors will perform a physical examination, review your surgical and medical history, and begin to formulate a plan of action involving either surgical or non-surgical methods, or a combination of both, to address your most urgent aesthetic concerns. The doctors will be able to answer all your questions in great depth during your consultation.
You will be provided with access to our library of before and after photography of former clients, so you can gain a better understanding of what to expect. The surgeons at APS may also elect to use our advanced 3D imaging technology to digitally project your future outcome.
Combining treatments often results in less downtime and lower costs for the patient, so if you are interested in any other procedures such as a facelift, rhinoplasty, blepharoplasty or fat transfer, you can ask the doctors about these as well during your first meeting. APS offers a wide range of transformative cosmetic solutions that can achieve comprehensive changes.
Are the scars visible?
The three incisions used during a neck lift will heal into a small, thin line. Each of the incisions are also hidden in the natural folds of your chin and ears, so the scars are often undiscernible.
Our surgeons are highly skilled and use the industry’s latest techniques to minimize visible scarring and provide you with a natural, flattering silhouette. Adhering to your surgeon’s instructions for aftercare will also help your incisions heal quickly and prevent complications.
Neck Lift Recovery Time
There is little to no recovery time associated with a non-surgical neck lift. You will likely be able to resume work or other activities the next day and will be fully healed in approximately one week.
A surgical neck lift will have a longer recovery period. You will need to rest at home for the first few days. Patients typically take one to two weeks off of work depending on the extent of their procedure. Avoid excess movements or strain on your neck. Keep your head and neck elevated, and sleep with a supportive pillow.