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What is the Neck Liposuction Procedure?

Neck liposuction is a simple, minimally invasive procedure done under tumescent local anesthesia. It only requires a few tiny incisions to give you instant youthful results.

It is performed as an outpatient procedure. It does not require general anesthesia nor intravenous sedation.

It is well suited for younger patients with good skin elasticity.

It is often combined with chin liposuction to give you better neck contour and improve your overall appearance and give you a more appealing neckline.

Neck Liposuction Removes Excess Fat to Sculpt a More Refined Jawline

Neck Liposuction removes fat from the neck’s subcutaneous tissue layer and sculpts a more youthful, contoured neck and jawline. Good candidates for liposuction of the neck have excess fat along with elastic skin and muscle tone.

Neck Liposuction is usually advised when you want to get rid of a double chin. The contouring cosmetic surgery will give your face a slimmer look and take years off your neckline.

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How Does the Doctor Perform Neck Lipo?

After a review of the pre-op tests with the doctor, you receive oral sedation.

Neck liposuction is performed under local anesthesia.

Small incisions in the skin are made to introduce the tumescent anesthesia. It numbs the area very quickly and allows the doctor to access the amount of fat to remove.

The surgeon uses small cannulas and the SmartLipo Triplex laser to contour and removes fat cells in the neck area. The use of SmartLipo enables the best skin tightening possible. It allows the doctor to balance head to shoulders ratios and reduce the appearance of loose skin.

The local anesthetic wears off after a few hours. The results will start showing as the new collagen tightens the skin.

There is no need for sutures, and it is one of the most requested cosmetic procedures.

Most patients can return to work the very next day.

We advise patients to organize transport from the clinic because there may be residual effects associated with the oral sedative.

Who is Going to Perform my Lipo Surgery in Houston, Texas?

Our doctors are members of the American Academy of Cosmetic Surgery and the American Society of Liposuction Surgery. They have performed many liposuction surgeries and are recognized as one of the best in Texas. All are board certified plastic surgeons in Central Texas with additional aesthetic fellowship training. They specialize in Aesthetic Surgery of the breast and body.

The doctors will be able to answer all your questions concerning this procedure and will personally handle your case from your preliminary consult and the post-op. His dedication and expertise are unsurpassed in this precise procedure.

What is the Difference Between a Neck lift and Neck liposuction?

A neck lift is an actual plastic surgery procedure that will lift the loose skin under the chin, often called the turkey neck. It is often combined with a facelift and rhinoplasty.

Neck liposuction removes fat deposits under the chin to give you a more chiseled look. Using laser lipo, it is possible to see a natural tightening of the skin in the treatment area if the skin has sufficient elasticity.

Your doctor can explain which surgical procedure is appropriate to deal with the excess skin during your free consultation.

Am I a Good Candidate for Neck Liposuction?

To determine if you’re a good candidate for neck liposuction to reveal a sleek, defined jawline, ask yourself a few questions:

  • Am I in good health?
  • Am I at or close to my ideal weight?
  • Does my skin have good elasticity to help it bounce back after unwanted fat liposuction?
  • Do I have realistic expectations of the results I can expect to see?

If your answer to these questions is yes, neck liposuction could be the perfect choice for you.

Why Do I Have to Wear a Chin Strap After Neck Liposuction?

The purpose of the chin strap is to exert pressure to keep the shape of the treatment area. It is especially important when sleeping.

How Long is the Recovery from Neck Liposuction?

Typically, patients return to daily activities, including returning to work, within a few days after surgery. Expect your neck to feel tight for a few weeks, and know that bruising and swelling are normal.

Recovery / Downtime

The recovery time for neck liposuction is quite rapid. The first 36-72 hours after treatment is the most uncomfortable part of recovery since patients often experience a combination of numbness, swelling, and soreness. Avoid activities that involve twisting, turning in the first three days after surgery to minimize soreness. During this time, patients may take medication prescribed or recommended by our surgeons to help them manage discomfort.

All patients should observe the following guidelines for recovery after a liposuction procedure:

Slim, Sleek, and Chiseled jawline

Neck Liposuction is a perfect choice if you want to take years off your profile and give yourself a more pleasing neckline.

Schedule your complimentary consultation in Houston by calling (713) 401-9090.