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Options When YOUR Swan Like Neck Starts Sagging~IT'S TOO HOT FOR TURTLENCEKS IN ARIZONA

by Todd Case | Mar 25, 2015

Swan Like Neck

 

 Options When YOUR Swan Like Neck Starts Sagging~
IT'S TOO HOT FOR TURTLENECKS IN ARIZONA

 

As we become increasingly aware of our self image with social media and photos everywhere, we start to focus on facial features that we may have ignored in the past. Have you compared photos of your relished youth to recent selfies and feeling bad about your neck?  Many of us may start to feel bad about our necks and want to erase the years of time.  A once youthful swanlike neck begins to look heavier, wrinkled and we notice vertical banding.

SIGNS OF AN AGING NECK

  • EXCESS SKIN
  • VERTICAL BANDING
  • DOUBLE CHIN
  • SAGGING JAWLINE
  • PROMINENT JOWLS

It might be time for a visit to your plastic surgeon to discuss the options available such as a neck lift.  A neck lift can help improve the appearance of your neckline by tightening the skin and underlying muscles.  This procedure is aimed at enhancing the contours of the jawline and to provide a more youthful appearance.  Sometimes a combination of a neck lift with liposuction is needed to achieve the desired result.

THE SCIENCE

A patient that has prominent banding may benefit from platysmaplasty, which addresses the platysma muscle that crisscrosses the neck.  Another option for patients with neckline concerns is a cervicoplasty to improve the loose sagging skin on the jawline and neck.  These procedures are often performed with other facial rejuvenation procedures.  Since these neck rejuvenation options are more invasive and lengthy, the recovery time may be longer.  You may experience bruising and swelling and your neck may feel tight for a few months following the procedure.

It's time to feel fabulous, put away your turtleneck sweater and call your board certified plastic surgeon to help determine what your options are for neck rejuvenation.  For more information on cosmetic surgery and nonsurgical treatment options for your face, please visit www.drtoddcase.com