What is the Difference Between a Neck Lift and a Neck Liposuction?

Are you bothered by sagging neck skin or a jowl-y appearance, but don’t know what cosmetic surgery may help?

If that’s the case, then it’s time to discover two youth-enhancing procedures designed to help you get the neck of your dreams: the neck lift and neck liposuction.

Let’s take a closer look at the differences between a neck lift and a neck liposuction, including how to tell which one may be the best option for your needs.

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Neck Lift vs. Neck Liposuction: What You Need to Know

1. Neck lift is ideal for wrinkles and sagging skin.

If you’ve noticed obvious skin sagging around your neck or you have moderate neck bands and wrinkles, you may be a good candidate for a neck lift.

This cosmetic procedure aims to address signs of neck aging by repositioning the muscles to their youthful placement. Once the muscles have been resculpted, sagging skin is trimmed away until the patient’s new neck contours are revealed. 

A neck lift can lead to the minimization of sagging, wrinkles, neck bands, and even crepey skin.

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2. Neck liposuction focuses on fat.

Neck liposuction aims to remove the fat that may be resulting in the appearance of a double chin or neck rolls. A small cannula is used to manually remove excess fat, while sculpting remaining tissue to create a more natural and contoured jawline. 

Neck liposuction does not address existing sagging skin. Additionally, patients with poor skin laxity may need to get a neck lift after neck liposuction, as the fat removal could potentially leave behind saggy skin.

3. Neck lift and neck liposuction can be combined for dramatic results.

If you’re a good candidate for both procedures, you may want to have your surgeries combined for the ultimate neck contouring results.

Neck liposuction is typically performed first, after which a neck lift is used to reposition muscles to create the youthful look you’ve been looking for.

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Want to learn if you’re a good candidate for a neck lift or a neck liposuction?

Schedule a consultation at our Cosmetic Facial Surgery Center in Bala Cynwyd, PA by giving us a call at  (610) 668-3300 today.

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By | 2020-04-22T08:49:57-04:00 April 22nd, 2020|Neck Lift, Neck Liposuction|
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