- Neck liposuction can help firm up sagging necklines.
- It can be performed as an outpatient or office procedure.
- Most people can return to work in one to five days.
Neck liposuction (or lipo) is best-suited to individuals who have extra neck fat and either:
If the skin on your neck is loose and hanging, then neck liposuction poses an increased risk of skin irregularities that may require additional procedures, such as a facelift, to tighten up remaining loose hanging skin.
Neck liposuction can be performed as an outpatient procedure in the Kelsey-Seybold Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) or as an office procedure in our Plastic Surgery Suite. It involves sedation anesthesia. There’s relatively little pain following the procedure and most people can return to work in one to five days, depending on bruising. A compression garment must be worn around the neck and head for several days. Scarring is minimal.
Neck liposuction risks are similar to those of body liposuction. Risks, although rare, include:
Additional information is available from the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
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