A neck lift is a surgical procedure that can help a patient to rejuvenate the neck and jawline area. With this surgery, you will be able to remove the excess of skin and fat that created abnormal contours to achieve a youthful look.
This procedure can be performed under local anesthesia. Small incisions will be made around and behind your ears and another one under the chin. The excess of fat will be removed and the remaining distributed around the neck and jowls. The muscles of the neck will be lifted to reposition and the excess of skin will be trimmed away.
After the procedure, you will be instructed to wear a support girdle to compress your neck, this will help to reduce the swelling. You made notice some bruising but it will eventually reduce in a couple of weeks. You will need to keep your head elevated and be careful with twisting or bending the neck.