It is the process of removing sagging skin, wrinkles, and excess fat that occurs under the chin (neck) due to aging and rapid weight gain. Depending on the thin skin on the neck and genetic and environmental factors over time, loosening and sagging of the skin in the neck area may occur.
This structure, which causes both an unhealthy and unaesthetic appearance, is removed with the neck lift procedure in Turkey.
How is Neck Lift applied?
A neck lift is an operation performed under anesthesia or non-surgically in two to three hours. A small incision is made under the chin, especially in an invisible place. From here, the neck muscles are reached, the skin is released and the excess skin is removed. This sutured skin allows the sagging and wrinkles in the neck area to go away. After the neck lift operation, a slight pressure bandage is attached to the neck. The incision can be made under the chin as well as behind the ear. This depends on the patient’s condition and the preference of your plastic surgeon. It is possible to reach healthy permanent aesthetic solutions with both methods. If there is excess fat tissue in the jowl area; With the liposuction method, excess fat is removed from the area through cannulas, and a neck lift can be applied after liposuction.
Post Neck Lift Process in Turkey
After the neck lift, there may be swelling and bruising in the neck area for a while. After these complaints disappear within a week, the thinning in the neck area is visibly noticed. After the operation, tension and numbness are felt in the neck area. This tension is felt due to the removal of excess skin and disappears after a week. These feelings of the person in the process of getting used to being normal. After the stitched procedures, care should be taken for a week and you should sterilize them to avoid infection. If aesthetic stitches are used, the stitches will fall off on their own. It is normal to feel pain after the operation, paracetamol-containing drugs can be preferred under the supervision of a doctor.
You should avoid sudden and fast movements for a short time, you may need to take a break from sports for a while. But we know your return will be magnificent. After a neck lift, you can continue your work within a few days and perform your daily activities without tiring yourself.
Different Neck Lift Procedures Applied in Turkey
Three different procedures can be used for neck lifts in Turkey. These are cervicoplasty, platysmaplasty, and liposuction. Factors such as the patient’s health status, compliance of the neck region with at least one of these procedures for a neck lift, and the doctor’s preference affect the choice of different neck lift operations.
In cervicoplasty, excess skin is removed from the jowl, loose and sagging skin. Sometimes the whole neck stretching procedure can be performed by combining it with platysmaplasty and relaxing the neck muscles. Cervicoplasty is often preferred for sagging neck skin with excessive and sudden weight loss.
Platysmaplasty is a plastic surgery procedure that recovers sagging under the neck and chin. Tight vertical bands on the neck are improved and neck muscles are tightened. A combined process is applied in procedures where there is excess adipose tissue. It can be combined with cervicoplasty and liposuction.
In liposuction, stubborn fat under the neck and chin is removed with the help of cannulas. Excess fat tissue in the neck area is removed, providing a taut and youthful appearance. It is not applied to every patient, but it is preferred in regionally stubborn fats. It is a reliable and comfortable aesthetic treatment process.
Is neck lift surgery performed together with a face lift?
As a result of advancing age, sudden and excessive weight gain, and genetic factors, lubrication and sagging may occur in the jowl and face shadow. If these saggings, which make the person look older, are not treated, they may cause the fatty tissues to become stubborn or increase the sagging. For this, wrinkles and sagging on the face can be treated in combination with loosening in the jowl area at the same time. Neck lift and face lift surgeries can be performed at the same time.