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How to Know If You’re a Good Candidate for a Neck Lift

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The neck is one of the first parts of the body that show signs of ageing. Most people that notice a “turkey neck” or a neck with loose skin and wrinkles turn to cosmetic clinics for a plastic surgery neck lift. This procedure helps patients achieve a well-contoured and firmer neck. If you’re interested in undergoing a neck lift and are wondering if you are a good candidate for the surgery, Artiste Plastic Surgery discusses some common issues that will benefit from the procedure:

Loose neck skin 

A common sign of an ageing neck is sagging skin, vertical muscle bands or excess fat deposits. A neck lift surgery restores the elegant transition from face to neck, resulting in a sharp neckline with a better contour. Having a unique and technical understanding of the anatomy of the ageing process takes years of training and experience, so it is essential to consult only with a trusted professional, like Dr Jack Zoumaras, for the best possible results.   

Double chin

If you have gained weight that resulted in having a double chin with the excess skin hanging instead of just excess fat, a neck lift surgery would be right for you. This procedure gets rids of fat, loose skin and muscles around the neck – resulting in a firmer, youthful-looking neck. 

Unpleasing jawline 

Some neck lift patients never had a strong jawline, even in their youth. If you want a defined jawline, our neck lift surgery can address this concern by using our Structural fat grafting along the jawline or use of a chin implant.

Good health condition

A neck lift surgery can be done on physically and mentally healthy patients aged 30 to 70.  Ideally, the potential patient should be a non-smoker or is amenable to quit smoking before the procedure. The neck lift procedure benefits last for longer in younger patients, but results in the older patients are more recognisable. 

At Artiste Plastic Surgery, we have different Neck Lift Options depending on the concerns you’re constantly struggling with.  Our procedure will be illustrated and you will be given a detailed instruction sheet on the expected postoperative course and potential complications during your consultation. If you’re interested in undergoing neck lift surgery in Sydney and have more questions or concerns about the procedure, schedule an appointment with Artiste Plastic Surgery today.

Disclaimer: At Artiste Plastic Surgery, our Plastic Surgeons led by Dr Jack Zoumaras have been trained to the highest possible degree. All surgery has risks and it is always advised to get a second opinion. Risks are very real and we cannot guarantee any result. Results are illustrated as a guide only. All risks are managed and any need for revision surgery or complications (1-5%) can be managed by our specialist plastic surgeons.

Any statements on how you will feel is based on Level V Evidence:

Level V:  How you will feel after plastic surgery varies between individuals, depending on psychological and physical factors. Our internal research is based on how patients in our practice feel after surgery.

The blogs are not a substitute for a medical consultation and do not form as part of the doctor to patient relationship.


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