Minimally Invasive Neck Lift
Scottsdale AZ & Gilbert AZ
A minimally invasive neck lift is often chosen by patients who are beginning to show signs of aging on the neck.
About a Neck Lift
Extremely small incisions are made behind the ears, or under the chin where they are least visible, to reposition and tighten tissue muscle under the neck to provide contouring.
This is an outpatient procedure that uses local or general anesthesia.
How to Prepare for a Neck Lift?
Most minimally invasive neck lifts are done with local anesthesia. There is really no preparation necessary. You may be requested to stop taking blood thinners, aspirin, and NSAIDs for a week or so before the procedure since they increase bleeding, and to stop smoking.
What to Expect From a Minimally Invasive Neck Lift?
After the procedure there’s substantially improved toning and shape of the neck, jawline, and chin. You’ll see results as swelling recedes, and the full result within a few weeks. The tiny incisions ensure minimal scarring and heal quickly, particularly if you don’t smoke.
After the procedure there’s substantially improved toning and shape of the neck, jawline….
Least Invasive Neck Lift FAQs
For starters, they can slow the appearance of aging. It’s ideal for patients in their 40s and 50s who are just beginning to see signs of aging such as sag and droop on the neck or a double chin.
Usually about three hours.
You’ll see a better-defined neck and a more handsome jawline. The procedure can even fix minor jowling because excess skin is spread out over the neck. Results last for 10 years or more!
Recovery time for the procedure is about one week of rest to allow swelling to go down and bruising to fade. You may be given a chin or neck “bra” to wear to support the neck during this time. Recovery is faster than a regular neck lift because the skin isn’t actually removed but stretched.
Yes, and it’s quite popular among men. Dr. Rochlin may opt to make a larger incision on men with thicker skin and use laser resurfacing to minimize scarring.
Contact Dr. Rochlin to get more information about the benefits of minimally invasive neck lifts.