Recommended For Neck Liposuction with Laser Liposuction
Patients who wish to correct neck contours without open surgery are suitable candidates for neck liposuction with laser liposuction procedure.
Not Recommended For Neck Liposuction with Laser Liposuction
If you have sagging and excess fat in your neck area, if you want to go one step further than traditional liposuction treatment and also want skin tightening, if your general health condition is good, you can undergo neck liposuction with laser liposuction procedure with your doctor's approval.
The neck is an important part of a healthy, youthful appearance. Unfortunately, the skin below the chin can turn ‘creepy’ and begin to sag with age. Excess fat, also known as a ‘double chin’, may accumulate under the jawline and this make the neck and chin look full and puffy. These changes can be the result of the normal aging process as well as weight fluctuations, and also genetics.
Liposuction procedures whether conventional or laser-assisted are aimed at correcting deformities on the neck appeared due to accumulation of fat.
Laser liposuction is less invasive and requires less recovery time compared to the conventional method.
Patients should stop smoking as it can slow down healing after the neck liposuction with laser liposuction procedure. They should also avoid any medication containing aspirin and non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs as they increase the risk of bleeding.
How It Is Performed
Neck liposuction with laser liposuction can be performed under local anesthesia without any need of general anesthesia. It’s a safe option for people with different skin types and causes less side effects than traditional liposuction procedures. During the neck liposuction with laser liposuction, surgeons make a small incision and insert a tiny laser under the skin for liquefying the fat. Then a tiny tube is inserted, called a cannula, that sucks the melted fat out from beneath the skin. The procedure is performed with a laser platform that emits two types of wavelength: 924 nm to melt the fat and 975 nm to contract the skin.
During the neck liposuction with laser liposuction recovery period, patients typically wear a special supportive chin strap and may return to work within couple of days. After the treatment is complete, the patients can go home and resume their normal daily activities in 48 hours.
As the complication rate is low, neck liposuction with laser liposuction carries some risks and complications, such as:
- Thermal injury
- Temporary redness
Although rare, neck liposuction with laser liposuction have some side effects include:
According to the surveys the satisfaction rate is around 85% after neck liposuction with laser liposuction procedure.
Before And After
Neck liposuction with laser liposuction can help improve the balance of facial features by providing a better-defined jaw line that surrounds the rest of the face. Patients can see the results immediately after the procedure and generally become very satisfied with their new, contoured and enhanced look.
What is Neck Liposuction with Laser Liposuction?
Neck liposuction with laser liposuction procedure uses laser energy transmitted through a device. Fat cells on neck are heated, liquefied and removed without affecting other cell types in the skin or other structures by the qualified surgeons.
Is Neck Liposuction with Laser Liposuction Painful?
Patients can expect low to moderate levels of pain and discomfort for the first 24-48 hours following surgery, however this can be easily managed by using prescribed medicines.
Is There Any Alternative Treatment to Get Rid of Turkey Neck?
Consistent exercise of the neck muscles can help to keep neck firmer by improving blood circulation. There is also some research suggesting antiaging creams can help improve the appearance of turkey neck. Surgical procedures can also be preferred as quickest and most effective treatments for turkey neck, including traditional surgeries such as liposuction or less invasive ones such as Botox.
This content is written and reviewed by our medical content team in July, 2019.