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All About The Neck Lift Operation

All About The Neck Lift Operation

Sagging neck, mostly occurs due to excessive weight gain and loss or due to old age. As a result of the sagging of the neck skin, individuals feel bad about their external appearance and experience aesthetic concerns. Unfortunately, neck sagging is inevitable with the old age. The most common type of face with neck sags is people with a small and receding lower jaw. Faced with the problem of skin sagging around their jowls, most people look for a way to fix it. Here in this case neck lift operation will be the ideal choice to put an end to the aesthetic concerns of the patients. In this article, we have given the answers below to your questions about the neck lift surgery.

Neck Lift Surgery Process

The patient should be examined by a specialist physician before the neck lift operation. After the doctor decides if the patient is suitable for the operation, preparations are started for the operation. Whether the patient is experiencing the neck sagging problem due to the advancing age or excessive weight gain and loss; The patient whose body health and condition is suitable for this operation can get rid of sagging neck skin with only one operation.

Neck lift operation is performed with an incision made behind the ear, which is also applied in facelift surgery. The incision is extended in the direction of haired scalp. The neck is stretched upwards in a predetermined way. Excess skin is removed and by the completion of the sewing process, the neck lifting operation is performed successfully. After the neck lift operation, the stretched neck wrinkles are removed and the person has a younger appearance with the clarified chin contour. One of the most curious things for people who want to have the neck lift operation is whether there will be any scars. Thanks to the incision made behind the ear during the operation, the suture scar is hidden under the hair and thus patients do not have to carry a visible scar.

In order for the neck lifting operation to be more successful, additional applications may be required during the operation. During the neck lifting operation, if any other operations are performed on other parts of the face, the operation may take approximately five hours; but if no extra action takes place, neck lifting surgery is completed in a very short time.

Things to Consider Before the Neck Lift Surgery

As is known, as in all surgical operations there are some factors in neck lift surgery that people should pay attention to in terms of their health. In order to avoid complications during or after the operation, it will be for your well-being to listen to the doctor’s advice before and after the operation. At this stage, the things that people should do before the  neck lift surgery can be listed as follows;

  • Stop using medicines such as Aspirin for at least two weeks in advance
  • Any medication used should be notified to the doctor beforehand.
  • An operation or surgery that has been experienced in the past should be reported to the doctor in advance.
  • Having quit smoking at least two weeks before surgery

 Things To Watch Out For After Neck Lifting

Neck lift surgery may carry similar risks as other surgeries; however, these risks often arise from infrequent and careless care. As in all operations, there is a risk of infection and bleeding in neck lifting operation. In case of such a situation, the specialist eliminates the risk by applying drainage treatment or blood transfusion without wasting time. It is forbidden for people who have neck lifting operation to dye their hair in the first month after surgery.

 Are There Any Scars Left After the Neck Lift Operation?

 As a result of developing and changing technology and aesthetic surgeries, scarring can only occur in very difficult operations. Whereas neck lift surgery is a very easy and scar-free process. However, there is a risk for some scars to be left due to some factors. These factors: It may be that the person does not pay regard to his doctor’s warnings about smoking and has some hereditary characteristics. However, if people find a post-operative scar that will be uncomfortable, they can try additional treatment methods.

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Last Update : 19.04.2023