By Bahar Ozbal • Medical review by Ebru Sen, MD on February 04, 2021

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Average Cost 15000
Treatment Sedasyon Yöntemi ya da Genel Anestezi
Recovery Time 1-2 Hafta
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What is Neck Lift?

Neck Lift, also known as Platlasmaplasty, is the name given to the surgery performed to remove skin sagging due to wrinkles, aging or weight loss.

With Neck Lift surgery, excess skin and fat in the neck area can be removed, the muscles under the skin can be tightened and the jaw contour can be improved.

Sagging occurs in the skin, muscles and tissues in the neck region due to the harmful effects of the sun, frequent weight gain and loss, aging, genetic factors and gravity.

Neck lift surgery is one of the most effective treatment methods to eliminate these visible problems on the neck.

Neck Lift surgery can be planned both alone or together with facelift surgery.

Everything You Need To Know About Neck Lift

Aesthetic neck lift surgery can be applied alone or in conjunction with facelift surgery.

Factors such as the clinic where the surgery is planned, the hospital where the operation will be performed, the doctor, the scope of the surgery, the province and the district where the operation is located have a determining effect on the prices of neck lift surgery.

Prices of neck lift surgery in which methods such as full neck lift, platysmal plication or liposuction are applied are different from standard neck lift surgeries.

If surgeries such as facelift and eyelid aesthetics are also to be performed during the surgery, then the prices of neck lift surgery also vary.

A surgery in which only neck lift is performed is performed in an average price range of 12,000 TL to 20,000 TL.
The neck area is one of the first points that dramatic signs of aging appear. A younger appearance can be obtained up to 10 years with a surgical operation to be performed in the neck area.
  • People who have a stripe and band appearance in the neck area, which are called Platysmal Bands, where the muscle working on the vertical line from the base of the neck to the chin is thickened,

  • People who think that the neck area makes them look old,

  • People who experience skin laxity in the neck area due to frequent weight gain and loss,

  • People with signs of premature aging in the neck region due to environmental factors and stress are suitable candidates for neck lift surgery.

Neck Lift surgery, who want to get rid of the effects that create an aged appearance in the neck area, the neck skin has started to sag but still maintains skin elasticity, does not smoke or stopped smoking at least 2 weeks before the operation, weight gain and loss phase completed, over 40 years of age without health problems It is an operation that can be applied to both women and men.
Neck lift surgery is definitely performed in a hospital environment, under sedation method or general anesthesia. Aesthetic neck lift surgery takes an average of 1.5-2 hours. After the operation, a drain is inserted to prevent blood accumulation in the lower skin layer of the neck. Hospital stay is usually 1 day. One day after the neck lift surgery, the drain is removed and the person is discharged from the hospital.

In aesthetic neck stretching surgeries, if there is a problem of fat in the neck region and the lower jaw region, which we call jowl, the fat tissue in the relevant area is removed by liposuction method. The surgical incision is determined depending on which problem in the neck area of the surgery will be eliminated.

If there is only sagging, wrinkles and loss of elasticity, aesthetic neck lift surgery is performed with concealable incisions to be opened behind the ear; If there is a vertical band image called Platysmal Bands accompanying sagging and loss of elasticity in the neck area, then a 3 cm incision made just behind the chin tip is operated on.

In the aesthetic neck surgery planned with incisions made behind the ear; With the incision opened, the neck skin becomes free and the necessary intervention can be made to the muscles. The muscles are stretched up, fixed with internal stitches. Then the neck skin is stretched and the muscles are covered. Wrinkles are also corrected at this stage.
The excess part of the neck skin that has become stretched is cut off. The skin is stitched together with the incision behind the ear. In this surgical method, neck wrinkles and sagging problems are solved, the jaw angle is made clear, and the face contour is arranged.

A 3-4 cm horizontal incision is made under the chin in aesthetic neck lift surgery, where vertical bands are involved in the neck area called Platysmal Bands.

The distanced superficial muscles are combined with the midline, and an inner corset is formed by sewing together, so that the neck is stretched again and the contour lines are made clear.
Before the aesthetic neck lift surgery, it is important to apply the great warnings of your doctor to you, which have an impact on the healing process. Aesthetic Neck Lift surgery is performed under general anesthesia.

Before receiving general anesthesia, your doctor will ask you for some tests, tests and tests. Necessary blood tests must be done. Before neck lift surgery, inform your doctor about your chronic diseases, if any, medications that should be used continuously and diseases with long treatment periods.

Bleeding is one of the most common problems encountered in neck lift surgeries. The use of blood thinners that increase the risk of bleeding should be discontinued at least 10 days before the operation date.
Some foods and vitamins also have a blood thinning effect. Food and vitamin use such as vitamin E, Omega-3, fish oil, ginger, turmeric, garlic, cinnamon, dill, and pineapple should also be discontinued 10 days before surgery. Some habits that increase the risk of bleeding should also be abandoned before surgery.

Alcohol and smoking both increase the risk of bleeding and negatively affect the healing process. For a successful operation, smoking and alcohol consumption should be stopped at least 3 weeks before. The stitches that will remain behind the ear after aesthetic neck surgery are the area closest to the hairy area.

Since the stitched area should be protected, hair dyeing should not be done in the first month after surgery. Dyeing the hair for the necessary care before the surgery will ensure that you do not experience aesthetic concerns with the hair during the prolonged process.
After aesthetic neck lift surgery, a drain is placed in the incision area opened after the ear to prevent blood accumulation under the skin of the neck. Postoperative hospital stay is 1 day. At the end of this 1 day, the drain will be removed, the necessary tests will be done and you will be discharged.

If the entrance incision is opened under the chin in neck stretching surgery, a bandage is applied under the chin. This bandage stays in the relevant area for 1 week. After aesthetic neck lift surgery, tightness in the neck area, pain, bruising, edema (swelling) or numbness on the skin surface are frequently observed complaints. These complaints spontaneously disappear in a short time without the need for any intervention, and the level of pain can be controlled with simple painkillers.

The numbness and feeling of tension develops due to edema in the relevant area. With the reduction of edema, these negative effects decrease and disappear.

Edema visibly decreases in the first week after aesthetic neck lift surgery. However, the complete disappearance of the edema in the neck area is completed in 6 months.

The reduction of bruises after surgery varies from person to person. The most important factor here is the person's skin structure. The healing process in sensitive skin is maximum 15 days.

Sutures do not need to be removed after neck lift surgery. Aesthetic stitches will be made with self-melting thread. After the surgery, your doctor may ask you to apply antibiotic treatment against the risk of infection. Bathing after neck lift can be done after the 2nd day provided that the relevant area is not touched with water. It is recommended to avoid humid environments such as steam bath and sauna for 1 month.

After the operation, the person can return to his daily life 1 week later. It is important for the person to avoid intense physical activities during the 1-week rest period. It is important to do cosmetic care such as make-up and skin cleaning with precision.

In order to protect the neck area from sunlight, it is important to use sunscreen with protection for 6 months regularly.

Written on 22/05/2019

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Last Update: 22/04/2021

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