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Necklift (Cervicoplasty)

Neck Lift in Tampa and St. Petersburg, FLThere are plenty of options to consider if you want to achieve a younger, more refreshed appearance. Many people come to our Spring Hill and Tampa facial plastic surgery centers in order to achieve just that. While addressing the wrinkles and lines of the forehead and the eye area are both great options to consider, many people don’t realize how much their neckline can make a difference. By undergoing a necklift surgery, you can actually look trimmer, fitter, and more refreshed without anyone noticing the extent of the surgery that you underwent. Let’s take a look at necklift surgery right now.

About Necklift Surgery

A necklift surgery is a facial rejuvenation procedure that removes loose and sagging skin from a person’s neckline. Both weight loss and the aging process can cause contouring issues with the neckline, and only necklift surgery is able to solve such issues.

The Best Candidates for Necklift Surgery

The best candidates for necklift surgery are people who have issues with loose or sagging skin in their neckline, whether it’s the result of advanced age or of major weight loss. These people should be in generally good health and not suffer from any health conditions that would make surgery of any kind a risky proposition. A facial plastic surgeon in Spring Hill and Tampa will be able to determine if a neck lift is an ideal option for a patient.

The Necklift Surgery Procedure

In essence, a necklift is performed in a similar fashion to a Spring Hill and Tampa facelift, though the incisions are located in different areas. Generally the surgeon will place incisions behind and along the lower portion of the ears. Through these incisions, excess skin, tissue, and fat are removed. Once all adjustments of underlying tissues are completed, the surgeon then pulls the remaining skin tighter and sutures it in place.

Another Option for Contouring the Lower Face

In addition to the necklift, many patients also undergo a lower facelift. This procedure involves the removal of tissue from the lower facial area in order to reduce the appearance of drooping or sagging cheeks/jowls. Both the lower facelift and necklift have been known to be performed in combination with each other, with effects that can be quite dramatic.

Additional Options for Facial Plastic Surgery Enhancement

While targeting the neckline and lower part of the face can really work wonders, there are other great standbys for people looking to achieve a total anti-aging makeover. A brow / forehead lift, for instance, can remove those problematic furrows and deep lines. Similarly, a cosmetic eyelid lift surgery (blepharoplasty) can help you have eyelids that don’t droop or leave you looking prematurely old. These options can all be discussed in detail during your visit.

Learn More About Facial Rejuvenation and Anti-Aging Options

For more information about your many options for wrinkle reduction and age-defying rejuvenation, be sure to contact our Spring Hill and Tampa facial plastic surgery centers today. Our entire team is eager to meet you in person and make sure that you have all the answers you need to make empowered decisions about your appearance.