A 28-year-old male asked:
what is the definition or description of: neck lift?
5 doctor answers
Dr. Evan Sorokin answered
23 years experience Plastic Surgery
Neck lift for youth: A neck lift tightens the skin and muscles of the neck in order to improve appearance.
Answered on Feb 1, 2013
Dr. Shlomo Widder answered
45 years experience Plastic Surgery
Neck rejuvenation: Aging of the neck include skin laxity, fat deposits and muscles bands. Improvement on these condition depends on anatomical presentation : moderate skin laxity - platysma bands and fat deposits under the skin and under the muscle, liposuction and platysmorrhaphy are sufficient. Advanced aging - macs lift and liposuction are appropriate. Extreme aging- macs lift, neck lift and platysmorrhaphy
Answered on Jul 30, 2013
Dr. George Marosan answered
38 years experience Plastic Surgery
Neck lift: A neck lift addresses aging of the neck. If you have loose skin, extra fat and muscle bands in the neck, this can be improved with a neck lift surgery. In my practice, i almost never do a neck lift alone. A facelift will correct the neck as well. A neck lift alone will not correct the jowls and will look disharmonious with the rest of the aging face.
Answered on Mar 22, 2013
Dr. Jeffrey Rosenthal answered
44 years experience Plastic Surgery
Part of face lift: Usually, a neck lift is part of the overall facial rejuvenate. It entails tightening the underlying neck muscles, sculpting the fat and removing excessive skin.
Answered on Dec 17, 2018
Dr. Anthony Perkins answered
15 years experience Plastic Surgery
Confusion terms: Facelifts and necklifts are confusing terms in that facelifts help treat the jaw/neckline better than an actually necklift. In practice i commonly perform a facelift/necklift/fat transfer for most patients. A traditional necklift is a small incision under the chin, tightening of the muscle and removal of skin.
Answered on Sep 9, 2013
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