As the neck ages a combination of excess adipose tissue associated with skin laxity can lead facial imbalance. You may start to see a distortion of the jaw line and loss of a sharp angle between the chin and neck. Necklift involves elevation and lifting of the skin to restore facial harmony and a more youthful appearance. Incision are hidden under the chin.. You may want to consider a facelist or chin implant to enhance your results. For those who have a lot of sun exposure, CO2 resurfacing can help with skin texture.
During a consultation with you, Dr. Berens will analyze your face and determine the best treatment plan that may include surgical and non surgical options.
Minimally invasive techniques are used to decrease visible scarring. Associated liposuction can also be done through minimally invasive incisions.
You will need someone to stay with you overnight. Discomfort after surgery can be managed with oral medication. Dressings will come off the day after surgery. You will be seen in the office the day after your procedure and follow up visits will continue at week 1,3,6 and 12. You should take 5-10 days off of work.
Final cost will depend on consultation. Cost starts at $5,000.