Is Neck Liposuction Right For You?

Is Neck Liposuction Right For You?

Whether it’s excess skin due to weight loss or ageing, having fat under the chin can make anyone feel self-conscious. Even if you’re in the best shape you’ve ever been, a double chin sometimes just won’t go away on its own. It could be time to consider treatment to get rid of the excess fat or tighten up the chin area.

Liposuction sounds scary, but it’s not as terrifying as you might think. Now, thanks to Vaser, it is a minimally invasive procedure with short recovery times as well as a range of treatment options. Especially with the chin area, you want your face to be as beautiful as you feel on the inside, so a little ‘tweakment’ can help you to do that.

Excess fat around the chin area, or ‘turkey chin‘, is a part of ageing, but it doesn’t have to be. A quick and painless procedure can have you looking as young as you feel in a matter of minutes!

If you’re still on the fence, keep reading as we’ll look at why you should choose neck liposuction, how the procedure works as well as other treatment options you might decide on instead.

Why Neck Liposuction?

If you have good skin laxity in the neck area, Vaser Liposuction can remove the excess layer of fat provided you have enough skin and muscle tone. It contours the neck and jawline to give you a more youthful look. As you age, the muscles in the neck and face weaken, leading to a loss of volume and fullness. The skin also loses elasticity and firmness in general too. Liposuction boosts the collagen and elastin level to get some of that volume and structure back.

When paired with a skin tightening treatment, it allows for a reduction in fine lines and wrinkles, smoother skin on the surface and can help to reduce scarring. Both treatments can also be done in one procedure. This is so there is no need to return for further procedures in the future, just follow up appointments!

Vaser Liposuction is a longer procedure than other treatments, but the results are longer lasting. It is a much gentler procedure compared to getting a neck lift. Whilst the treatment can take a couple of hours, the recovery time is up to a week for larger areas of the body. However, with the chin area being small, it might only take a couple of days before you can get back to normal.

How Neck Liposuction Works

First, the area is prepped and filled with a special saline and local anaesthetic solution. This is to numb the area as well as shrink the blood vessels. It also wets and fills the area so the fatty tissue can break up easier and be extracted easily too.

Tiny incisions are made usually under the chin and behind each earlobe. With Vaser Liposuction, an ultrasound device is used to pinpoint the exact tissue and is sucked out with special cannulas. The device protects the tissue around too by targeting a specific area.

The recovery time from Vaser Liposuction is up to seven days, but your doctor will discuss this with you, both pre- and post-treatment. You will probably feel tightness or soreness in the area for a few days after your procedure, but this is completely normal. You will also need to wear a compression garment for a couple of days before just wearing it overnight for around three weeks.

Again, your doctor will advise you on how to look after the area as well as potential follow-up appointments and treatments. It is normally recommended for those at their ideal weight and with a good level of skin elasticity. Those with excess skin may want to try another treatment, or use a combination of treatments, as seen below.

Other Treatment Options Available

Take a closer look at the other treatments we offer for loose skin on the neck area:

  • INTRAcel – This treatment uses a combination of radiofrequency technology, microneedling and fractional treatments for one of the most effective skin tightening procedures on the market. Compared to a laser treatment, INTRAcel actually protects the surface of the skin whilst tightening it too.

It has multiple benefits, including:

  • Firms up the skin
  • Can help treat acne and the scars it has left
  • Diminishes pores
  • Reduces wrinkles and fine lines
  • Improves the skin’s texture
  • ULTRAcel – If you’re looking for an even deeper treatment, ULTRAcel targets the neck tissue structures. It uses ultrasound technology and radiofrequency whilst firming and lifting the skin too. It can be combined with INTRAcel for a full treatment of the neck area.
  • Renuvion – If you have excess skin, you may want to try a skin and tissue tightening treatment alongside Vaser Liposuction. Renuvion uses radio-frequency energy and cooled helium to target the area. It is blasted with heat and then cooled down almost instantly. This treatment boosts collagen rebuilding, and production so it is a long-lasting solution for skin tightening.

How To Get Started With Neck Liposuction

Any treatment should be done with thorough research beforehand. You should also be discussing it with a doctor for a skincare assessment and consultation. At Hans Place, we’re all about providing you with as much information as you need and will answer any questions you have honestly and professionally.

We understand that there are many different treatment options, and it can be overwhelming if you’re unsure which one to go for. Why not book a call today to have a quick chat about our treatment options?

Whilst neck liposuction is not for everyone; it can be if you’re struggling to get rid of that stubborn, excess fat from ageing or weight loss. When paired with other treatments, it can not only blast the fat cells in the neck tissue, but it can also tighten and firm up the skin and change the structure of your face slightly.

Getting that youthful glow can also be achieved with improved skin texture and hydration; key benefits of several treatments we offer.

To chat about the various treatment options, we have available and answer any queries you might have, contact us today.

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