Also known as Neck Lift
Neck lifts can be done in an outpatient facility of a hospital depending on patient’s choice. The procedure tightens loose neck skin to improve the jaw line definition and also smooth neck contour and skin.
The procedure can be done under sedation or general anesthesia depending on patient’s comfort level.
After the procedure, patients will have pressure dressing at their neck area to help control the swelling. Patients are advised that there will be swelling, tightness, minimal pain or discomfort and numbness. However, these are transient and resolve spontaneously during the next several weeks.
For Better Healing:
To improve healing and minimize swelling, patients are advise to avoid the following for 2 to 3 weeks : smoking, alcoholic beverages, aspirin, NSAID’s like mefenamic acids, vitamin E supplement, steroids, herbal tea or herbal medications.