The neck lift procedure is intended to provide a natural, attractive and more youthful appearance. This surgery can produce excellent results and the scars are usually inconspicuous.
Recent technical advances have led to longer lasting improvement and an increase in patient satisfaction. Complications are rare.
The operation consists of removing excess skin and fatty tissue and correcting the sagging of specific facial and neck muscles. Cosmetic surgeons have been performing this type of surgery for many years. Recent advances in surgical technique have led to significantly improved and longer lasting results.
Many factors play a role in the aging of facial skin. These include the physical environment (sun, wind), the type of skin (elasticity, thickness), the complexion (pale, dark, ruddy), weight alterations, nutrition, smoking and menopause. There is no ideal age for this type of surgery. It must also be remembered that a neck lift cannot remove all wrinkles.
A neck lift will not stop the aging process; it only removes some of its effects, producing a more youthful appearance. The procedure can sometimes be done again, if need be, in order to maintain the rejuvenated look.