Neck and Chin Liposuction Procedures
As people get older and, maybe put on a few pounds the area of skin underneath the chin can become more full, plump, and rounded.
Neck liposuction removes excess fat and skin, and can help tighten sagging skin around the chin and ear area. Neck liposuction reduces fullness in the neck and can lessen sagging skin which can be caused due to a heredity feature or aging.
The neck liposuction procedure requires small incisions to be made behind the ears, similar to facelift incisions, allowing the neck liposuction surgeon to lift and remove excess skin following the liposuction procedure. Neck liposuction is performed using a thin wand called a cannula to suck out the fat, and some neck liposuctions tighten the skin using a laser under the skin, preventing sagging in areas that neck liposuction has been used to remove excess fat.
Neck liposuction can also be carried out at the same time as other cosmetic procedures such as chin implants and face lifts.
Neck liposuction is a fairly straightforward procedure that usually takes thirty minutes to an hour, and is normally performed with a general anesthetic on an outpatient basis. Neck liposuction patients usually report minimal discomfort and return to work within a week.
Read more about other areas that can benefit from liposuction and the actual liposuction procedure.