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What causes thin people to get the turkey neck?
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Dr. Barry Press
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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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