For patients with excessive and loose skin in the neck region, the laser neck lift is a revolutionary and minimally invasive procedure done on an outpatient basis. The results are a noticeable improvement to the tone, texture, and firmness of neck skin. The procedure usually takes less than 1 hour to complete and most patients are able to resume normal activity immediately afterwards. Patients can feel extremely confident in getting the neck lift by Plano, TX double board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Vu Ho, who was actually the first doctor in Texas to perform the laser neck lift technique.
At Beautiful Faces, a patient can expect the laser neck lift to involve:
- Local anesthesia with optional sedation
- A small cannula inserted through mini-incisions behind the ears and under the chin
- Precise laser treatment under the skin surface to safely heat and tighten aging skin and stimulate the formation of collagen
- The outer layer of the skin being resurfaced with a fractional CO2 laser
- The excellent results of a two-layer sandwich-like effect for maximal tissue tightening
Neck Lift Reviews
"Thank you Dr Ho and staff, I trust you with any of my concerns I have with my face and body. Beautiful faces puts you first and Dr Ho has such insight and takes the time with you to discuss your concerns. Thank you for my rested new look with my face lifts and neck lift."- C.M. / Yelp / Jan 24, 2017
"I had an amazing experience with Dr. Ho and his staff at beautiful faces!! I got a neck lift and fillers done three months ago. They were always willing to see me after my neck lift and Dr. Ho stayed late after office hours to address my concerns. The results just keep getting better and better!! These folks rock!!"- R.B. / Yelp / Jan 30, 2017
"Dr Ho is a excellent cosmetic surgeon. My face lift and neck lift has given me so much more confidence in my life. Dr Ho had great insight on the look you are trying to achieved he truly listens to you. The office staff is awesome and informative an so very kind. Please take the time for a consult appointment and find out what a difference Dr Ho can make in your appearance and build you confidence just like he did for me. Thanks Dr Ho"- B.C. / Facebook / May 04, 2017
The best candidates for neck lift surgery:
- Have loose skin in the area caused by weight loss, aging, or genetics
- Have lines and wrinkles in the neck area
- Are any age from 20 – 70+
- Desire a sleeker and slimmer profile
- Desire a long-term solution
- Desire a natural look
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Neck lift surgery is outpatient and performed at an accredited surgical facility. The patient will be under general anesthesia during the procedure. The plastic surgeon will start off by making an incision under the chin or in front of or behind the patient’s ears. When there’s abundant fat in the region, liposuction will be the first step of the surgery to remove this excess fat. The underlying neck muscles will then be pulled tight. Then, the skin will be trimmed and the remaining skin will be re-draped for a tighter, smoother appearance. Stitches, or sutures, are placed deep in the neck wall. The surgeon may also place a drain in the surgical site to control bleeding. The entire surgery typically lasts 2 hours.
Following a neck lift surgery, a patient commonly experiences some amount of bruising and swelling in the neck area. It’s also common for patients to have a sensation of tightness and pulling, which is a result of the neck adjusting into the new position. Typically, patients are able to return to their normal routine, such as work, in around 7 – 10 days. After a few months, a patient should be able to see the full effects of the surgery with a tighter, smoother, more contoured neck. There will be very minimal scarring since the incisions were placed in discreet places.
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That sleek, beautiful neck that you desire can be yours easier than you might have thought possible thanks to a neck lift surgery. The surgery is successful at targeting extraneous skin, fat, and lines and wrinkles in the neck area. Want to learn more? Please call our office to schedule a consultation to meet with our plastic surgeon.