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The delicate skin on the neck and jawline can reveal signs of aging prematurely. If you wish to enhance your neck’s appearance by addressing issues like “turkey neck” or sagging skin without the extended downtime of a comprehensive neck lift, consider a mini neck lift.

Subtle Rejuvenation,
Minimal Incisions

A mini neck lift is a cosmetic surgical procedure to rejuvenate the neck and jawline. It aims to address concerns like loose skin, wrinkles, and excess fat deposits with minimal invasiveness, resulting in less scarring and quicker recovery. Unlike traditional neck lifts, which may involve multiple incisions, a mini neck lift involves fewer incisions and ensures faster results. This reduces discomfort, accelerates healing, and reduces the risk of noticeable scarring.

A mini neck lift is typically performed under local anesthesia, though additional sedation options can be discussed for patient comfort. During the procedure, the incisions are strategically made along the hairline or under the chin to reduce visible scarring, allowing for the tightening of the skin and underlying muscles, removal of excess skin, or repositioning of tissues. Dr. DeVictor customizes the procedure according to your specific goals and anatomy.

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Mini Neck Lift Corrects:

  • Loose or sagging neck skin
  • Wrinkles and fine lines on the neck
  • Unwanted fullness or fat deposits in the neck and jawline area

Recovery After Mini Neck Lift

After undergoing a mini neck lift, Dr. DeVictor will provide you with essential aftercare guidelines to ensure a swift recovery. Initially, you’ll need to keep your head bandaged for the first day or two, take ample rest, and manage any pain or discomfort with over-the-counter pain relievers. Expect some swelling and bruising in the initial days, but these side effects should gradually diminish after about a week.

While complete healing may take several months, most patients can resume regular activities within a few weeks. The results of a mini neck lift last approximately five years, but a diligent skincare regimen can help extend their longevity. Incorporating products like retinol into your routine can aid in tightening the skin, stimulating cell turnover, and boosting the production of collagen and elastin, ensuring optimal, long-lasting results.

Benefits of Mini Neck Lift:

  • Minimally invasive procedure
  • Reduced scarring
  • Shorter recovery time than deep neck lifts
  • Improved neck and jawline appearance
  • Smoother, more youthful skin
  • Lower risk of complications than a deep neck lift
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Before & After

Mini Neck Lift FAQs

How long does the recovery process take after a mini neck lift?

Recovery time can vary from person to person, but most patients can return to their regular routines within a few weeks to a month after the procedure. You can expect swelling and bruising in the first few days, but these side effects should gradually dissipate. You’ll see the final results of the procedure after you have healed completely, which can take several months.

Are the results of a mini neck lift natural-looking?

When performed by a skilled surgeon like Dr. DeVictor, the results of a mini neck lift should appear natural. The goal of the procedure is to enhance your neck’s appearance while maintaining a balanced and harmonious look with the rest of your face. You don’t have to worry about your skin looking overly taut or “pulled.”

Is the procedure performed under general anesthesia?

No, a mini neck lift is typically performed under local anesthesia, which numbs the surgical site to ensure your comfort but doesn’t put you to sleep. However, you can discuss additional sedation options to ensure comfort during the procedure.

How long do the results of a mini neck lift last?

The results of a mini neck lift can last for approximately five years. However, the longevity of the results can be extended with a good skincare routine. Products like retinol can help tighten the skin, improve cell turnover, and promote collagen and elastin production.

Are there any risks or complications associated with a mini neck lift?

As with any surgical procedure, there are potential risks and complications. These may include infection, bleeding, scarring, and adverse reactions to anesthesia. It’s essential to choose a board-certified surgeon like Dr. DeVictor to minimize these risks and ensure a safe outcome.

Who is an ideal candidate for a mini neck lift?

The ideal candidates for a mini neck lift are individuals bothered by sagging neck skin, wrinkles, or excess fat in the neck and jawline area and those in good overall health. It’s important to have realistic expectations and discuss your goals with Dr. DeVictor to determine if a mini neck lift is the right option for you.

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Dr. Sam DeVictor is a highly qualified surgeon with board certification in Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery. Having completed an AO Craniomaxillofacial fellowship, Dr. DeVictor specializes in cosmetic procedures like the mini neck lift. With a philosophy guided by the pursuit of symmetry, balance, and the art of aging gracefully, Dr. DeVictor is your trusted partner in achieving your aesthetic goals. Schedule your consultation today.

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