Neck Lift

Due to the age, excessive weight gain and loss, and genetic factors, sagging and wrinkles occur in the area under the chin. These changes make the person look older. If a person loses too much weight, sagging is inevitable. In these cases a Neck Lift procedure is the best option to go.

How is Neck Lift operation performed?

It is performed under general anesthesia. The surgeon makes a tiny incision starting from the front of the ear that turns towards the back of the ear. The soft tissues that cover the muscles are elevated and stretched. Excess skin is removed before the skin is stitched. If there is excess fat under the chin, it is removed by liposuction. Sagging skin becomes more obvious in patients that has relatively smaller chin bones. It is also possible to place implants into the chin in order to stretch the skin under the chin in a Neck Lift operation.

What to consider before a Neck Lift surgery?

Before a Neck Lift procedure, it is necessary to stop consuming blood thinners such as Asprin in order not to increase the bleeding during the procedure. Patients should stop smoking 3 weeks before the procedure. It would be useful to keep your hair long to hide the post-operative scars around the neck and chin.

How to take care after a Neck Lift?

After a Neck lift, patient usually is discharged the day after the surgery. It can be useful to apply cold compresses around the intervened area to avoid swelling. Patient can take a shower 2 days after the surgery. It is possible to have numbness for a few weeks. It is recommended to be gentle whilst combing your hair or applying make up. At least for 2 weeks physical and sexual activity should be avoided. The patient should use sun protection creams regularly for 6 months. All the swelling and bruises disappear in 3 weeks after the surgery.

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Neck Lift Opeation Overview



Duration of Intervention

2-4 Hours

Sports Activity Recovery

4 Weeks

Define Result

6-12 Months

Return to Social Life

4 Days

Return to Work

6 Days


1 Night

Average Pain After 3 Days

1-2 **

*It is for informational purposes only, be sure to consult your doctor for diagnosis and treatment.

**Pain rating scale: from 0 = absence to 5 maximum pain.


  1. 1
    Will there be any scar after my Neck Lift surgery?

    Special surgical suture materials are used, therefore the chance of getting a scar is minimum. All the incisions are made in the natural skin curves and the scars can not be seen as they are covered with these curves.

  2. 2
    How long the effect of Neck Lift lasts?

    Results usually last around 6-8 years but within time the aging continues therefore a slight sagging may occur.

  3. 3
    What other surgery can I have along with Neck Lift?

    It is usually performed with facelifting as the deformities occur in the face and neck simultaneously.

  4. 4
    Is it normal to have swelling or edema after a Neck Lift?

    It is very normal to have slight swelling or edema after the surgery. These effects will disappear naturally without any need of complementary treatment.

  5. 5
    Is Neck Lift risky?

    As with all operations, there is a risk of infection and bleeding as side effects. But these risks are not very commonly seen.

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