Neck Lift in Madison, CT
Achieve your most elegant silhouette with a neck lift at Aria DermSpa! A neck lift can address loose skin along the neck and jaw, often referred to as the “turkey neck.” This will result in a much younger-looking appearance and a smoother-looking profile. Our Medical Spa neck lift in Madison, CT requires minimal downtime and little to no noticeable scarring.
Why Have a Neck Lift?
The effects of aging first appear in the facial areas, typically in the neck and lower jaw. Its contour may lose youthful firmness and definition and may look like what many refer to as a “turkey waddle.” When the platysma muscle fibers loosen and sag, a youthful face may dramatically change. Dr. Donofrio offers a neck lift in Madison, CT, to restore the youthful shape and firmness and to perfectly frame your face.
The Neck Lift Procedure
The procedure involves tiny, almost invisible incisions below the earlobes and under the chin. Dr. Donofrio trims excess skin before lifting it to an elevated position and suturing. Next, she removes a section of muscle and fat and sutures the ends together at the front area of the neck. She will connect the tissue beneath or behind the ear to improve neck firmness.
What are the Benefits of a Neck Lift?
Our Madison, CT neck lift can:
- offer safe, effective, and long-lasting results.
- correct and turn back what is known as the “turkey waddle.”
- typically last at least 10 years.
- be done in conjunction with other aesthetic procedures.
Why Choose Aria for my Neck Lift?
Sleek and slender contours are the qualities of an elegant neck. This area should be well defined and separate from the jawline, offering a slender transition from the face to the shoulders. Whether the problem rests with excess fat or skin, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Lisa Donofrio will effectively eliminate what prevents your neck from looking beautiful. The result is a natural neckline, with stunning improvements revealing no alteration.
Who are the Best Candidates for a Neck Lift?
An aging neck is a combination of excess fat, loose skin, and sagging tissue. For patients who look for improvement in this area, neck lift surgery offers positive results. It can be performed as a standalone procedure or with other aesthetic facial treatments for an overall improvement.
Suitable neck lift candidates include:
- Patients with excess skin and sagging tissue under the chin
- Patients wanting a slender, sleek neck contour to perfectly frame their facial features
- Healthy patients who have no medical conditions which can negatively impact healing or increase the risk of surgery.
- Most patients are between the ages of 30 and 70
Neck Lift Recovery
The duration of a neck lift recovery varies from patient to patient. However, many of our patients return to their normal activities, including work, within two weeks.
You should expect some bruising, swelling, and tightness for a few weeks. Dr. Donofrio and her staff will provide detailed instructions to follow after surgery and until you are fully recovered.
Combining a Neck Lift with Other Aesthetic Procedure
Because the neck frames the face to display optimal contours and beauty, neck lifts are often done concurrently with other aesthetic procedures. This combination of treatments enables facial definition and balance to resolve the effects of aging like loose skin, midface hollows, and abnormal proportions. Results include defined lines and a youthful facial presence. Here are some standard aesthetic procedures many patients choose to add to neck lift surgery:
- Non-Surgical Eyelift
- Silhouette Instalift
- Undereye Dark Circle Correction
- Facial Fat Transfer
- Injectables & Dermal Fillers
During your consultation, Dr. Donofrio can recommend additional treatments that can help you to age gracefully.
Madison, CT Neck Lift FAQs
During surgery, you will feel nothing because of the anesthesia. During recovery, you may feel some discomfort during the healing period. We will provide medication to help you manage the pain and avoid any infections.
You will need some time to rest for a successful recovery. However, many patients return to work three days after the procedure and return to light exercise and other physical activities after one week.
Your tighter contour and youthful, elegant neck should last for a decade or more. Although the results are a dramatic change in shape and firmness, the neck lift will not stop the aging process. It will, however, turn back the clock by about a decade.
As with all surgeries, a neck lift does have potential complications. But because of the advanced techniques Dr. Donofrio, these risks are minimal.
Risks include nerve damage, bleeding, tightness, and infection.
Your results will be immediate, but the swelling affects the visible improvement for a few weeks after a neck lift. When the swelling subsides, you will realize the result that will continue to improve for three to six months.