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Neck Lift in Turkey

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Neck lift surgery, also known as platysmaplasty surgery, is a type of plastic surgery performed in medical centres from all around the world in order to improve the aesthetic appearance of the neck region. Sometimes platysmaplasty surgery or neck lift surgery is used to remove excess tissue as well as tightening the skin and underlying muscle tissue in the region.

Many individuals feel self conscious about the appearance of their neck. Sometimes it can lack definition or it can be bigger than other parts of the body. Sagging skin and tissue around the neck can lead to individuals feeling unattractive or undesirable.

What can lead to an unattractive neck?
Being overweight, even by a few pounds can lead to an unattractive neck. The neck area can be too fleshy or obtuse. On the other hand, losing weight can lead to excess sagging skin in the neck area. Other patients have a genetic predisposition for fatty tissue growth in the jaw area. Age is another factor that can lead to an unattractive neck – the skin loses its elasticity and it begins to sag.

Platysmaplasty surgery or neck lift surgery can be successfully combined with the following procedures:

● Face lift – also called rhytidectomy, it can remove signs of aging and wrinkles from the face area
● Chin augmentation – patients with a weak chin can benefit from this procedure
● Brow lift – this procedure elevates the eyebrows and makes the forehead skin look smoother

Neck Lift Candidates

Neck lift surgery, also known as platysmaplasty surgery is recommended for patients with one or more of the following:

● Excess loose skin
● Double chin
● Turkey wattle neck
● Excess fatty tissue in the neck area

Am I Suitable for Neck Lift?

Platysmaplasty surgery also known as neck lift surgery is not recommended for morbidly obese patients or patients suffering from heart disease, lung disease or cancer. Restrictions may also apply to patients suffering from other underlying health conditions.

Preparing for Neck Lift

Platysmaplasty surgery patients need to have realistic expectations from the procedure – this is the first preparation step for neck lift surgery. Patients need to stop smoking at least a month before and after the procedure. Green teas, herbal teas, vitamins and aspirin are forbidden at least 2 weeks before and after the procedure is performed.

How is Neck Lift Performed?

Platysmaplasty surgery is usually performed under general anaesthesia, making it practically painless. The procedure itself lasts around 2-3 hours. The surgeon will begin by creating incisions under the ear and under the chin. Some of the excess skin is then removed. Fatty tissue and muscle tissue may also be removed at this point. Different neck lift surgery techniques can be applied to achieve a better result. When the desired result is achieved, the surgeon will close the incisions and the neck lift recovery period can begin.

Neck Lift Summary

Anesthesia

Local or General anesthetic

Hospital Stay

Patient may spend one night in hospital

Back to Sports

3 weeks

Duration of Operation

2 - 3 hours

Back to Work

2 weeks

Neck Lift Recovery

The average neck lift recovery period lasts around 2 weeks. During this time, patients are required to wear a special compression garment that facilitates the healing process and limits any potential scarring from the neck lift surgery. Patients usually return to work in around 2 weeks, but sports need to be avoided for at least 3 weeks after platysmaplasty surgery. Smoking and alcohol consumption during the neck lift recovery period is prohibited, as it can increase the risk of developing post-op complications.

Neck Lift Risks and Complications

Neck lift surgery complications can include the following:

● Allergic reaction to anaesthesia
● Anaesthesia-related complications
● Infection in the neck area
● Hematomas
● Nerve injury in the neck area
● Scarring
● Neck lift surgery revision

Neck Lift Side Effects

Neck lift surgery side effects can include bruising, swelling, burning and tingling sensations. Patients will feel a tightness sensation in the neck area for a few days after the surgery. Numbness is another neck lift surgery side effect. In around a week or two these post-op effects will pass.

Neck Lift Success Rates

Neck lift surgery reviews set the average platysmaplasty surgery success rate at around 94%.

Before and After Neck Lift

Patients will be able to notice their neck lift surgery results in around a week. Platysmaplasty surgery results last anywhere between 5 and 10 years, but patients need to take some precautions in order to retain their results .

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Vanity Clinic

Istanbul, Turkey
ISAPS - International Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
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NewAge Clinic

Istanbul, Turkey
9 reviews
TPCD - Turkish Society of Plastic Reconstructive, and Aesthetic Surgery ISHRS - International Society of Hair Restoration Surgery ESHRS - European Society of Hair Restoration Surgery
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Istanbul Aesthetic Center

Istanbul, Turkey
TTB - Turkish Medical Association ISO 9001:2008 - International Organization for Standardization
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Acibadem Maslak Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
7 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International ISO 9001:2008 - International Organization for Standardization
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Estethica Atasehir

Istanbul, Turkey
19 reviews
TTB - Turkish Medical Association
FROM€ 2,250
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Florence Nightingale Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey
6 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International ISO 9001:2000 - International Organization for Standardization TÜV SÜD - Technical Control Unit
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Medical Park Antalya Hospital

Antalya, Turkey
10 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International EMBT - European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation ISCT - International Society for Cellular Therapy
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Medipol Mega University Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
7 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International
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Medicana International Istanbul

Istanbul, Turkey
1 review
JCI - Joint Commission International
FROM€ 2,400
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Medical Park Goztepe Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
3 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International EMBT - European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation ISCT - International Society for Cellular Therapy
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Memorial Atasehir Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
14 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International ISO 9001:2000 - International Organization for Standardization TTB - Turkish Medical Association
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Kolan International Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
3 reviews
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Mediface Health Group

Antalya, Turkey
3 reviews
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Medical Park Ankara Hospital

Ankara, Turkey
4 reviews
JCI - Joint Commission International EMBT - European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation ISCT - International Society for Cellular Therapy
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Ota & Jinemed Hospital

Istanbul, Turkey
TTB - Turkish Medical Association
FROM€ 2,570
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Neck Lift Cost in Turkey

Cheapest Neck Lift price in Turkey is € 2,250. Average Neck Lift cost in Turkey is € 2,820 where prices can go as high as € 4,290.

With FlyMedi, you can connect with 16 Plastic Surgery centers in Turkey that are offering Neck Lift procedures. These Plastic Surgery centers are accredited by international standard-setting bodies including JCI and TTB. Popular Neck Lift destinations in Turkey include Istanbul, Antalya and Ankara.

Prices listed on this page are the average price for Neck Lift. Clinics may require more details regarding your medical condition in order to provide you with a personalized Neck Lift quote. For a more accurate Neck Lift price quote, please click HERE.

Turkey

Turkey is a treasure trove of traditions, spices, street food delights and destinations for any intrepid tourist. It’s a mix between the familiar and the exotic, ranging from the bustling streets of Istanbul to the serene and relaxed Roman ruins spread around Turkey’s Western and Southern coast. Turkey is a fairly large country with 75 million inhabitants. The country spreads between Europe and Asia, with 97% of the country on the Asian side – Asian Turkey. Turkey is encircled and enjoys access to three different seas: The Black Sea, The Aegean Sea and the Mediterranean. Istanbul is the largest city in Turkey and the largest city in Europe, regarding population – It has over 14 million people.

Healthcare

Turkey’s medical infrastructure has improved greatly beginning with the early 2000s and now is one of the biggest medical tourism hubs in Europe and Asia. Turkey has the largest number of JCI-accredited hospitals, second only to the USA and hospitals are more often than not part of international healthcare groups, following strict European protocols and regulations. Turkey has 28.000 medical institutions spread across the European and Asian side but some of the biggest private hospitals and medical centres are in Istanbul, Ankara, Antalya and Bodrum – these also happen to be some of the best tourist destinations in Turkey.

Sights to See

Bodrum is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Turkey, with its sandy beaches and small streets littered with traditional shops and elegant restaurants. The town used to be called Halicarnassus, and the Mausoleum at Halicarnassus is one of the World’s Seven Ancient Wonders. Bodrum also features a castle built by the crusaders in the 15th century.

Istanbul is the home of several architectural treasures, including the Blue Mosque. The Blue Mosque was built on the orders of Sultan Ahmed between 1609 and 1616 and the Sultan’s body still resides within the mosque. The high ceiling is lined with more than 20000 handmade ceramic tiles, hence the name – The Blue Mosque.

Pamukkale, meaning “The Cotton Castle” in Turkish is a surreal destination in the country’s western region of Denizli, world renowned for its white terraces with warm spring water. The ancient Greek city of Hierapolis was built over the springs and Pamukkale was a renowned destination in antiquity as well. Tourists can visit the ancient Roman and Greek ruins of the baths, temples and theatres dating to the second century BC.

Things to Know

● If you don’t feel like waiting in a queue, you can get a VISA for Turkey online. The VISA usually costs around $20 for US travellers.

● Turkey’s population is predominantly Islamic so it’s a good idea to wear a headscarf while visiting mosques. Shorts or any other garments that fit under the knee are not prohibited by law but it’s considered good etiquette not to wear shorts for men or short skirts for women.

● You can change any sort of currency into the Turkish Lira – the Turkish currency just about everywhere. Most supermarkets and shops also accept credit cards.

● Roaming fees in Turkey can be somewhat expensive, so it’s a good idea to simply buy a new Turkish SIM card and use it while staying in Turkey.

● Turkey’s international calling code is +90.

● Electrical installations usually operate on 220 volts, 50 Hz and use European style plugs and European style sockets. Four and Five star hotels usually provide North American - 120 volts, 60 Hz sockets as well.

● Driving in Turkey can be a hassle sometimes, but very pleasurable at other times. Roads are usually in good shape and some roads actually lack traffic, so it can be a relaxing experience. In Turkey, people drive on the right, so that’s a detail you will need to keep in mind. In some areas, villagers made cardboard and marker pen signs in order to help lost tourist on their way.

● Renting a car in Turkey is quite simple and cheap. If you have the budget for a full insurance, you should definitely take it – if anything happens, at least you won’t have to worry about money.

● The Turkish Airlines Company, THY offers destinations to just about anywhere in the world with a total of 261 destinations. The company was founded in 1933 and features 285 passenger and cargo planes.

● Turkey uses the metric system which is easy enough to understand – 1 Km = 1000 meters, 1 Kg = 1000 grams, and so on. One mile equals 1.60 Km.

● Turkish people are warm and very hospitable - It is customary for people to hug and kiss both cheeks regardless of their gender.

● Turkish street food is very diverse, from the simple bagel-type snack Simit to the familiar pizza-type Lahmacun, there are tons of variants to just about anything. 



● Turkish coffee is world renowned, but it’s also a bit different than say, its American counterpart -  It is usually a strong coffee with a rich aroma, served very hot from a small traditional cup. Be careful not to drink any of the coffee grounds still in the cup.

● Turkish delight, as the name suggests, can be a really sweet delight for tourists. It is made from sugar, starch and just about any fruit or aroma imaginable, including walnuts, hazelnuts, pistachios, dates, lemon, orange, rosewater and many others. Turkish delight is usually served with coffee and it became popular all around the world, including in the Balkans region and as far as Brazil and North America.

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Neck Lift FAQ

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Can platysmaplasty surgery be combined with other procedures?

Yes, popular choices include face lift surgery, brow lift and cheek lift surgery.

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Are there any alternatives to platysmaplasty surgery?

Neck liposuction is an alternative. This procedure can only be performed on younger individuals, with little excess skin in the region.

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Is platysmaplasty surgery painful?

No, the patient doesn’t feel a thing.