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Doctor insights on: What Causes Thin People To Get The Turkey Neck

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What causes thin people to get the turkey neck?

What causes thin people to get the turkey neck?

Sagging muscle edges: This usually refers to the central edges of the platysma muscles, very thin muscles in the neck just below the skin surface that basically have no function. You can tense these by showing your bottom front teeth. With aging, the muscles stretch and relax and their inner borders become prominent, appearing as two parallel lines at the front of the neck. There are many operative approaches to this.

Turkey Neck (Definition)

Looseness and banding of the anterior neck. Associated with aging. See facial ...Read more


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Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes white women to get the turkey neck?

Help docs! I'm trying to find out what causes white women to get the turkey neck?

Not related: Turkey neck ins a reference to lax and hanging skin under the jaw area, usually associated with aging and loss of elasticity or significant weight loss. These occur in all races, not just caucasian.

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Could use expert help with why people get a turkey neck?

Could use expert help with why people get a turkey neck?

Neck lift: Excess fat under the chin is a result of both weight gain and genetics. Too much weight gain will result in fat distribution everywhere on the body - some will deposit more in the chin area and other less depending on genetics. Younger patients can usually be treated with simple liposuction.

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Should I get just a neck lift or should I have it along with a face lift? My biggest concern is my turkey neck, although I do have some sagging in my face, too. My face isn't bothering me yet, so I was going to do just a neck lift. Would it look too weird

Should I get just a neck lift or should I have it along with a face lift? My biggest concern is my turkey neck, although I do have some sagging in my face, too. My face isn't bothering me yet, so I was going to do just a neck lift. Would it look too weird

Neck lift: A neck lift can tighten the neck while a facelift can improve jowling and reposition sagging tissues in the face. Have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. Discuss your surgical goals with your surgeon to come up with an operative strategy together.

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What is turkey neck?

What is turkey neck?

Sagging muscle edges: This usually refers to the central edges of the platysma muscles, very thin muscles in the neck just below the skin surface that basically have no function. You can tense these by showing your bottom front teeth. With aging, the muscles stretch and relax and their inner borders become prominent, appearing as two parallel lines at the front of the neck. There are many operative approaches to this.

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How can one lose a turkey neck?

How can one lose a turkey neck?

Options: Depending on your neck--excessive skin, adipose tissue or both, there are various options both non surgical and surgical to address this. A neck lift with or without liposuction is the most invasive and dramatic approach. Posterior neck lifts can be effective in the right population. Kybella is a non surgical injectable which dissolves submental fat. Consult a facial plastic surgeon for options.

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What is the definition or description of: Turkey neck?

What is the definition or description of: Turkey neck?

Looseness: Looseness and banding of the anterior neck. Associated with aging. See facial plastic surgeon for correction.

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What exercises could help you to lose a "turkey neck"?

What exercises could help you to lose a "turkey neck"?

Turkey neck: Turkey neck comprises loose skin and underlying muscle and sometimes some fatty deposit under the chin. Surgery is the best option for treatment. No exercise will correct this problem.

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Does turkey neck affect more than a person's appearance?

No: A turkey neck is excess skin and fat located under the chin. This is a cosmetic problem that many patients do not like. I have heard men complain about buttoning their collars because of this excess skin.

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Can drinkng too much milk give you a turkey neck?

Can drinkng too much milk give you a turkey neck?

Turkey neck: Genetic factors are a main contributor to "turkey neck". Milk, per se, does not cause it but excessive weight gain can contribute to it.

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What is the turkey neck liposuction procedure like?

What is the turkey neck liposuction procedure like?

Pretty simple: The fat is removed with small suction cannulas from just below the surface of the skin and the compression is placed on the neck to let skin heal and tighten to the in the new position.

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How to hide turkey neck skin from other people?

How to hide turkey neck skin from other people?

Have a neck lift: You can have a neck lift or skin tightening with laser, radiofrequency, or ultrasound. See a plastic surgeon or cosmetic dermatologist.

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Scrotal turkey neck procedure, what to expect?

Scrotal turkey neck procedure, what to expect?

Expect: Expect the procedure to take relatively short amount of time, mostly painless, fast recovery, tissue tends to heal very well with minimal scarring, to use topical antibiotic after the procedure and to give high satisfaction to most patients. Rene-perez. Com