About Neck Liposuction
Regardless of the reference, a double chin is actually created by too much fat in the neck. During neck liposuction surgery at DeRosa Clinic Plastic Surgery, we will remove the fat on the neck. This helps to eliminate the jowls and the presence of a double chin. Liposuction of the neck can create a more distinguished jawline and throat by tightening muscles and adjusting soft tissue. This procedure can alleviate both small lumps of fat or larger areas. Liposuction is a great treatment for patients who want a thinner neckline. To learn more about neck liposuction and how it can improve your neckline, schedule a consultation at DeRosa Clinic Plastic Surgery in Palm Beach, FL.
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Can Neck Liposuction Help You?
The best candidates for neck liposuction at DeRosa Clinic Plastic Surgery are patients interested in removing excess fat from their neck and jawline to create a thinner appearance. During neck liposuction, we successfully remove large and small pockets of fats. Men and women who maintain a healthy diet and exercise can usually have lasting results. Additionally, if you suffer from sagging or excess skin under your jawline, you may be a good candidate for skin tightening surgery and neck liposuction.
During a neck liposuction procedure, we will use a suctioning device called a cannula to remove the pockets of fat through a small incision below the chin. In some cases, our plastic surgeons will use the tumescent, or "superwet" technique. With the tumescent or "superwet" technique, we use a numbing ingredient and combine it with a solution that breaks down the fat, which makes it easier to remove. Next, we inject the numbing ingredient and the fat dissolver into the treatment area to help reduce bleeding. The incision is then carefully sutured together with small stitches. To meet your aesthetic goals, we can complete neck liposuction or combine it with another procedure, such as a neck lift.
What to Expect
At DeRosa Clinic Plastic Surgery, neck liposuction is completed under general anesthesia and does not take long perform. Following the treatment, we may recommend that patients wear compression garments to help reduce the swelling. The recovery period may vary and could increase if our doctors performed additional cosmetic procedures. For the first week, patients should refrain from putting weight on the surgery site. Generally, patients see maximum results following a few months after the procedure. Due to the small incision site, scarring is minimal and easily concealable.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does neck liposuction cost?
The cost of neck liposuction will depend on several factors, like the amount of treatment needed for your desired outcome. After a complete examination, we will develop an individualized treatment plan for your specific goals. During your consultation, one of our plastic surgeons will also discuss payment options, including low-interest medical financing.
Will I have visible scarring?
We make incisions for neck liposuction so they are less visible or easily concealed. During your consultation, we will show you the placement of the required incisions. To conceal the scars, we can place incisions in the natural folds of your skin or just below your jawline. Before and after the treatment, a member of our team will discuss scar care instructions so your stitches heal properly.
Does the fat come back after a neck liposuction procedure?
The liposuction process removes fat cells from the neck, which cannot regrow. However, should you gain a significant amount of weight following liposuction, your neck can become larger because the remaining cells can expand. That's why we suggest being at a stable weight prior to neck liposuction. Along with a balanced diet and regular exercise, this should make it easier to maintain your results.
What is the difference between neck liposuction and Kybella injections?
A new minimally invasive treatment, Kybella can reduce small to moderate amounts of fat in the submental area of the neck. If you want to eliminate fat in your upper neck or the look of a double chin, Kybella injections might be a good option. However, if you want significant fat removed from multiple areas, surgical neck liposuction is a better option. During your consultation, we will listen to your goals and explain your choices, including liposuction and Kybella.
Should I get a neck lift or neck liposuction?
We can help you choose between a neck lift, neck liposuction, or both in your initial consultation. On the whole, a neck lift helps remove excess skin while neck liposuction eliminates pockets of fat. Often, a combination of liposuction and a lift can yield the best outcomes for a smooth, even neckline. Tell us about your goals during your consultation so we can develop your personalized treatment plan.
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Say Goodbye to Unwanted Fat
Neck liposuction is a wonderful way to remove stubborn fat from the neck. Neck liposuction defines the jawline and eliminates the appearance of a double chin. Through a number of aesthetic procedures, we proudly help Palm Beach, FL patients feel more confident about their overall appearance. Our team is dedicated and works hard to provide the results you deserve. For more information about neck liposuction or to schedule a consultation, call DeRosa Clinic Plastic Surgery.