Neck Lift in San Francisco Bay Area, CA
A neck lift sounds like a simple procedure, but the results it can have on your body and self-esteem are profound. It may be hard to believe that one single surgery can do so much, but the results often speak for themselves!* Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Robert Aycock performs neck lifts for San Francisco Bay Area residents.
Why Choose Dr. Aycock?
With over 25 years of plastic surgery experience, Dr. Aycock is a board-certified surgeon who has performed a number of both structural and cosmetic surgeries over the years. As one of the most awarded and trusted surgeons in the Bay Area, you can rest assured that Dr. Aycock will personally attend to your questions, comfort, and needs from the very first visit.
Is a Neck Lift Right for Me?*
A neck lift may be the ideal procedure for you if you meet any of the following conditions:
- You are embarrassed by the “turkey wattle” around your neck.
- You are concerned about the effect that the natural aging process is having on your neck and surrounding areas.
- You want to restore a more youthful appearance to your neck area.
Benefits of a Neck Lift*
A neck lift is one of the fastest and most noticeable ways to reduce the look of age and stress on your body. In addition, a neck lift has the following benefits:
- You’ll uncover a newfound self-confidence and improved self-esteem.
- You’ll look years younger and receive admiring looks from others.
- You’ll enjoy tighter, shapelier skin around your chin and neck.
We invite you to browse our extensive catalog of neck lift surgery procedures performed on patients right here in the San Francisco and surrounding Bay Area.
***All before and after photos on this site are patients of Dr. Aycock and reflect his work as such. Individual results may vary.
What to Expect During Your Consultation
Dr. Aycock will take the time to go over your complete medical history to ensure there are no conflicts or issues that could arise during or after your plastic surgery procedure. He will discuss your goals and anticipated outcome of your surgery, as well as answer any questions you may have. Depending on the type of procedure you plan to have done, he may examine the area being treated. Every consultation is done with the utmost professional courtesy and thorough explanation of each step to ensure that you are informed and comfortable with the process. Once you feel fully assured and satisfied with the answers, you can move forward with scheduling your surgery.
What Is a Neck Lift or Platysmaplasty?
As we age, the muscles in our neck and surrounding skin begin to droop or sag, causing unwanted creases which come together in this area. Commonly referred to as “turkey neck,” this combination of creases and sagging skin can make us look years older. A neck lift can correct these issue and gives you more beautiful, youthful-looking skin.
How Is a Neck Lift Performed?
There are two types of neck lifts, depending on the degree of surgery needed and the area being treated. A traditional neck lift starts at the area of the sideburn and continues down the ear and neck area. Fat may be removed from the jowls and surrounding area and possibly redistributed to allow for a more smooth appearance. The underlying tissue is repositioned, and liposuction may be performed to remove fat cells from the area while allowing for proper skin contour.
Another type of neck lift involves limited incisions which simply serve to tighten the skin around the neck. While less involved with less recovery time needed in these cases, the results may be limited only to the affected area and not the surrounding structure of the face.
Preparing for a Neck Lift
You may be asked to have lab testing or a medical evaluation done to rule out any external issues that may interfere with your surgery. You may also be asked to start, discontinue, or adjust your current medication schedule. You’ll recover more quickly if you stop smoking, and you should avoid taking aspirin, anti-inflammatory medicines, or any herbal supplements as these can increase bleeding.
Neck Lift Recovery*
After surgery, you will return home in bandages to protect the neck. Initial discomfort can easily be controlled with oral pain medication, and swelling and bruising typically subside in about two weeks. The final results of neck lift surgery are evident in just one to three months. Sutures or adhesives may be used to seal the skin and allow for improved recovery. Sutures may dissolve on their own or may need to be removed later. Scars are strategically hidden around the contours of the neck and ears.
How Much Does a Neck Lift Cost?
The cost of a neck lift in the San Francisco Bay Area varies depending on the type and extent of surgery needed. Dr. Aycock provides convenient financing options, including CareCredit® and Prosper Healthcare Lending® ; to help cover the cost of your surgery, and you may be approved in as little as an hour. Visa®, MasterCard®, and Discover® are also accepted, and you’ll enjoy a COMPLIMENTARY CONSULTATION on your first visit to our office.
Additional Facial Surgery Options
- Brow Lift
- Cheek Implants
- Chin Implant
- Ear Surgery
- Eyelid Surgery
- Mid Facelift
- Fat Transfer
A neck lift is a smart choice to help reduce the immediately visible signs of aging from your neck and jowls. If you’re tired of dealing with sagging skin and want a trusted, proven way to restore your natural youthful beauty, a neck lift could be the right choice. Contact Dr. Aycock’s office today to schedule your complimentary consultation.
*The content of this website is intended to be general information. It is provided only as a service. It is not medical advice and not intended to be taken as medical advice. The content of this site should not be used to diagnose or treat a medical or health condition and is in no way meant to be a substitute for or delay the seeking of appropriate or professional medical care. Individual results may vary.