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Liposuction (or liposculpture) is one of the most widely performed procedures in the world. This procedure consists in sculpting the body or the face. The goal of liposuction is to restore plastic harmony. Neck liposuction involves removing excess fat located in the neck, chin and lower jaw area by suction. This refines the lower face by reducing the volume of the neck, highlighting the lower contours of the jaw and restoring the angle between the neck and the chin.

The fatty deposits in the neck are particularly stubborn and despite weight loss, they tend to be persisted. Neck liposuction has been used for more than 20 years to correct these fatty deposits. Neck liposuction is a crucial and popular procedure in the treatment of the "double chin".


Who Is This For?

  • Men or women with a double chin
  • Individuals with excessive fat accumulation in the neck and chin area

Treatment Duration

30-60 minutes

Potential Risks & Side Effects 

  • Anesthesia risks
  • Hematoma
  • Infection
  • Skin necrosis
  • Muscle damage
  • Poor wound healing

Recovery Time

Recovery time of neck liposuction lasts about five to seven days. Patients can return to work within 5 days.

Success Rate: 90%

Alternative Treatments

  • Neck Lift
  • CoolSculpting

How Does it Work?

The neck area is one of the most preferred areas in the body for liposuction. Both women and men may experience a stubborn fat accumulation that causes the double chin. The reason for this accumulation of fat is not very clear, but mostly it is hereditary.

In order to remove this excess fat from the neck, neck liposuction is one of the most effective options. This procedure requires careful surgical consultation beforehand as in every surgical procedure.

Neck liposuction is widely preferred by patients who suffer from the aging effects on their neck because it rejuvenates this region. But it is also a good solution for younger patients who have a double chin linked to excess fat in the neck.


What Does Neck Liposuction Treatment Involve?

1.    Consultation for Neck Liposuction

The first step to start your neck liposuction process will be the online consultation. At this stage, our specialist will ask you some questions to define your problems and try to learn your complaint first. The main target of this stage is to make sure whether you are a suitable candidate for neck liposuction or not. Your health history, allergies, medications you use, previous surgeries and your expectations about the process are the most important data to determine the most appropriate treatment plan for you at this stage. The photo of your neck/chin area will be very useful to understand your current status and also eligibility during this online consultation phase.

2.    Planning Your Trip and Choosing the Clinic

At this stage, it has been decided that you are the right candidate for the procedure and it is time to make the best treatment planning for you. We will share the results of the clinic and surgeon; which we filter according to the criteria we receive from you. After you make a selection among them, we proceed to the stage of date determination and detailed adjustments.

3.    Final Consultation with Your Surgeon

When you arrive at the clinic, you will have a face-to-face consultation with your surgeon. He or she will ask you some questions to try to understand your expectations better and also make you understand what you should expect from your neck liposuction treatment. Your surgeon and your clinic will explain everything you need to know about your treatment process and try to simulate the results as much as possible, in order you to feel ready and comfortable.

4.    Medical Examinations

Before the neck liposuction process begins, your surgeon will conduct some necessary medical tests to make sure that you are in acceptable health status for the procedure. Every patient is required to undergo medical tests to ensure that nothing can hinder the success of the procedure and if any risk obtained, surgeons try to eliminate them first.

5.    Surgery 

1.    Depending on the patient's condition and the doctor's evaluation, surgery can be performed under local or general anesthesia.

2.    During the neck liposuction procedure, the surgeon works on at the lower lateral parts of the neck, under the chin and along the lower jaw.

3.    Generally, the surgeon makes 2 very small incisions to insert the liposuction tube (cannula) to remove the excess fat

  • an incision under the chin (median, at the level of a natural fold)
  • an incision under the angle of the jaws (lateral)

4.    After removing the required amount of fat homogeneously through the inserted cannula, the surgeon shapes the remaining skin and contours the neck and chin. Finally, tiny incisions are closed with dissolvable stitches.

5.    The best results are obtained in patients who have thick skin, without excess skin and who have the anatomy of the neck at right angles to the mandible. Too much skin can cause irregularities; a neck lift can complete the liposuction procedure (at the same time or secondarily).


Things You Should Consider After Neck Liposuction Treatment

  • The swelling and bruising disappear 15 days after the neck liposuction procedure.
  • A post-operative chin strap has to be worn for 1 month.
  • The first results are observable as soon as the dressings are removed, but you have to wait for 2 to 3 months for a final result.
  • Cardiovascular activities will be allowed after 3 weeks, sports after 4 weeks and contact sports after 6 weeks.



Is Neck Liposuction Procedure Painful?

Pain and discomfort may occur after surgery, but this post-operative pain can be easily managed with simple painkillers. Your doctor will prescribe medications that will relax you during the recovery period and also reduce the risk of complications.

Will I Have Scars After the Neck Liposuction?

There is no other scar than a tiny hole under the chin and sometimes on either side behind the earlobe; in other words, there will be no visible scar after the neck liposuction procedure.

What Can I Do to Reduce Postoperative Swelling in The Neck?

Applying cold compresses during the first 24-48 hours after surgery and lying down/sleeping by raising the head will help reduce swelling.



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    Ellis McLintock, Turkey
    star star Aug 2020
    From start to finish my experience with Flymedi was exceptional. The coordinator, Abud worked hard at finding the right surgeon for me. He was constantly in contact while I was away to ensure everything went smoothly. I honestly could not be happier with the company. Dr Ozge has done an exceptional job too. Thank you Abud for making me feel confident again!
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    Maribeth, Switzerland
    star star Jan 2019
    I highly recommended Mustafa was good assistance all the way through. From airport, hotel, and hospital. The surgeon who conduct the operation did a great job. I was hesitant at first and was scared what would be the result but waking up after the surgery I was surprised by his professionalism. As well as Mustafa was being present every time I needed him out anytime I could contacted him. He never fails. Thanks to Y'ALL guys.

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