Neck Lift – Facts and Figures



Neck lifts address sagging skin, often associated with age, and provides a smoother neckline.

Neck Lift – Outpatient Surgery
Description: Surgery to enhance the appearance of the neck by tightening the sagging neck muscle, softening the appearance of chords, and removing excess or hanging skin and fat.  May be performed in conjunction with a facelift or liposuction.
Average Cost: $3,500 – $10,000
Length of Surgery: 1-2 Hours
Anesthesia: General or local with intravenous sedation
Recovery Time: Return to work in 7-14 days.  Resume exercise in 3-4 weeks.
Treatment Frequency: Once, but results can be refined every 10 years.
Risks: Infection, numbness, irregular scar formation, complications related to anesthesia.
Duration of Results: Long-lasting, but weight gain and aging can influence outcomes.
Essential Questions: 1. How will you address my neck lift and what is your experience with this procedure?
2. Where will incisions and resulting scars be located?
3. What type of results do your patients experience and how long do they last?
4. Will a neck lift alone achieve my goals?
5. What type of anesthesia do you recommend and who will administer it?

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