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Don’t neglect the neck

neck lift | bay area caIf you think you take good care of your skin and have even had a procedure or two in order to improve your facial appearance, there still might be an important area you’ve been ignoring: your neck. And if you ignore your neck, it could be dragging your face down, too. Time to focus on your neck (your face will thank you). Here’s how:

Discover Neck Contouring

This cosmetic procedure can remove fatty tissue and loose skin on the neck using either microlipoplasty liposuction or cervicoplasty.

Liposuction

If you have good skin elasticity but excess fat in the neck area, this could be the right procedure for you. By removing the fat, your neck can appear tighter and more youthful.

Microlipoplasty can be a better method than traditional liposuction

It allows for a smaller area to be precisely targeted using a very small cannula, and only requires local anesthesia. And this minimally invasive procedure can still allow you to achieve your desired results. You will likely experience a feeling of tightness in the neck area, but that will resolve as you heal.

Cervicoplasty (surgical neck lift)

If you have excess fat in your neck area with loose or excess skin, improved contour will usually require a neck lift. The surgery can be performed as a stand-alone procedure or in conjunction with a facelift, and is usually done with local anesthesia (but it may require IV sedation or general anesthesia). A neck lift also requires incisions beneath the chin and behind the ears to remove the loose skin and fat. The underlying muscle will also be tightened.

A smoother, firmer look

The results of this surgery not only enhance your facial profile, but also create a more youthful appearance. It’s a great solution if you have:

  • Excess skin
  • Droopy skin
  • Sun damaged skin

Recovery is virtually painless, and swelling and discoloration usually subside within one week to 10 days. And most patients are able to return to normal activities within three to four days

Treat your neck as well as you treat your face

Call for a consultation appointment today: Pinole (East Bay) office (510) 724-8282;

Larkspur (North Bay) office (415) 461-5755

Is your neck making your face look bad?

Most of us expect to see the main effects of the aging process on our faces. So we watch for wrinkles around our eyes or loose skin on our cheeks, and we seek out options that can help restore a more youthful look.

You may already be consistently taking the time to find products and procedures, non-surgical and surgical, to improve those areas above the neck that are troubling you. But is your face getting all the love, even as your neck is suffering from a lack of attention? Maybe it’s time to shift your focus slightly lower.

Your neck could be thwarting all your face’s efforts to appear more youthful
Excess fat, loose sagging skin and/or muscle banding on your neck could be making you look older than you are. However, you might be reluctant to pursue options for your neck because you think they can only be undertaken in connection with a full facelift. And maybe you’re not ready for that.

At Bay Area Laser Cosmetic Surgery Center
We use a variety of neck lift techniques, depending on your unique needs. And if you don’t feel ready for a facelift, there are two simpler procedures that can be used specifically to improve the appearance of your neck:

  1. Liposuction
    This procedure is most effective for you if you have mild neck issues related to fatty excess with not too much loose skin, and you still have good elasticity.
  2. Platysmaplasty
    If you have moderate laxity with banding of the muscles, a neck lift where the drooping or banded muscles of the neck are released and tightened, with or without liposuction, may be right for you.

Here’s why you could be noticing your neck for the first time:

  1. Weight loss or gain
  2. Age
  3. Gravity
  4. Sun damage
  5. Heredity

Regardless of what has caused your neck to go south, we can help it start making your face proud again. Call us today at the location that works best for you:
Pinole (East Bay) Office (510) 724-8282
Larkspur (North Bay) Office (415) 461-5755

Neck Lift: The Key to a Youthful Appearance

If you’ve been contemplating having a neck lift procedure, then you’re not alone: more people than ever are turning to cosmetic procedures like face and neck lifts to restore their youthful glow and turn back the clock a few decades.

But why are neck lifts so popular – and what can you expect from a neck lift procedure?

No matter how many expensive face creams and serums you use, you’ll never achieve the youthful appearance you crave if your neck is sagging.  Unfortunately, neck sagging is a very common part of aging; additionally, while many people remember to moisturize and look after their faces, the neck tends to go unnoticed.  This lack of care – in addition to the constant wrinkling of the neck skin due to movement and sleeping positions – means that the neck is often the first place to show signs of aging long before the face begins to hint at your age.

Of course, a neck lift isn’t just for individuals looking to turn back the hands of time; a neck lift is also a perfect procedure for patients who suffer from excess neck fat or prominent neck bands.  Unfortunately, the neck is one of the most difficult places to lose weight from, as it’s difficult to target this part of the body with exercise.  That’s why you’ll find that as your body starts to become slimmer, your neck still remains at its pre-weight loss shape and size.

If your neck is starting to sag or you’d like to have excess fat or prominent neck bands removed from the area, then it’s time to make an appointment for a neck lift procedure with Dr. Serebrakian at the Bay Area Laser Cosmetic Surgery Center.

So what happens during your initial consultation for a neck lift procedure?  First, Dr. Serebrakian will work with you to get a better understanding of what results you’d like to see from your neck lift.  Then you’ll be walked through a number of neck lift procedures which can help you achieve the look you’re going for; your neck lift procedure will be customized to suit your exact needs.

If you simply need excess fat removed from the neck, Dr. Serebrakian will use a special liposuction procedure to slim down the neck.  For more complex cases, a traditional neck lift procedure will be performed, which is typically also done in conjunction with a face lift.  This combination helps to tighten the neck and face muscles, which gives a more youthful and natural appearance.

Dr. Serebrakian is a board certified head and neck surgeon and a members of the American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery and California Society of Cosmetic Surgery. Face and neck lifts are usually performed under local anesthesia, and we ensure that our patients are always very comfortable and safe under the care of Dr. Serebrakian at t the Bay Area Laser Cosmetic Surgery Center.

If you’re interested in attaining the youthful look you want then it’s time to visit Dr. Serebrakian at the Bay Area Laser Cosmetic Surgery Center for a neck lift consultation.  Our North Bay Area office services San Francisco, Larkspur and Marin county, and our East Bay Area office serves the Pinole and Berkeley area.  Simply fill out the form in the top left corner or call 415-461-5755 for the North Bay office or 510-724-8282 for the East Bay office

 

 

Larkspur (North Bay) Office

1000 Magnolia Ave
Larkspur, CA 94939
(415) 461-5755

Pinole (East Bay) Office

1599 Tara Hills Dr
Pinole, CA 94564
(510) 724-8282
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