About neck liposuction

Liposuction is currently one of the most commonly performed aesthetic surgical procedures in the United States. If you have concerns with unwanted fatty deposits under your chin or neck area, you are certainly not alone. You must understand that this surgery is purely elective. The main attraction of neck liposuction is that it allows board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Deborah Ekstrom to remove bothersome, disproportionate, localized fat deposits through relatively inconspicuous incisions.

This procedure has been designed to vacuum away fatty deposits which cannot be controlled by diet and exercise. It is neither an alternative method of weight control nor a treatment for generalized obesity. Neck liposuction can be combined with RF Skin Tightening if minor skin laxity is an issue. If you are interested in neck liposuction, call Salisbury Plastic Surgery to learn more. We also offer nonsurgical options such as Kybella injections.

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Neck liposuction candidates

The ideal candidates for neck liposuction are men and women who:

  • Have excess fat on their neck, especially under the chin (the submental area) but still have good skin tone
  • Have tried diet and exercise as a means to lose the fat in this area without success
  • Have the appearance of a double chin
  • Have overall good health
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Neck liposuction procedure: what to expect?

Performed at the Worcester Surgery Center under light general anesthesia or under local anesthesia with deep intravenous sedation, neck liposuction requires a small incision just below the chin and sometime under the earlobes so the surgeon can remove excess fat through a cannula. It is a relatively short procedure if it is not combined with another cosmetic surgery. Once the incision is closed, the patient can expect to see minimal swelling in the area and will be asked to wear a compression garment for a few days. Most patients are back to work in 4 or 5 days.

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Neck liposuction results

Neck liposuction patients usually see results after their first follow-up visit when all the bandages are removed. Patients who are worried that the fat will come back should adhere to a healthy diet and exercise program. This will decrease the risk of regaining fat in the remaining fat cells in the neck in the future.

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Double chin gone

At our practice, we provide patients with neck liposuction by a highly experienced plastic surgeon to get your best results. We are happy to answer any questions you may have about neck liposuction, the surgical technology we would use, and complementary procedures. Contact our office for more information or to schedule a consultation for neck liposuction and get ready to say goodbye to that stubborn double chin.

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Client Reviews

Salisbury Plastic Surgery

Dr. Ekstrom is a phenomenal doctor! She is warm, friendly and extremely knowledgeable. She took all the time I needed during all my appointments and made me feel very comfortable. During the day of surgery she was full of energy and made me feel at ease with her warm bedside manner. I would recommend Dr. Ekstrom and Salisbury Plastic Surgery above anyone.

J. C.

My experience with Dr. Ekstrom and her staff has been nothing but exceptional. After my initial visit with Dr. Ekstrom I knew I wanted her to do my procedure because she was very informative, gave me detailed explanation of what to expect and made me feel very comfortable. I love the look of my breasts and could not be any happier! Thank you Dr. Ekstrom, Kristen, and the whole team!

L. W.

Dr. Ekstrom and her staff are fabulous. I am 2 days post op BA Mentor Moderate Plus silicone 375/350 sub glandular placement. I am absolutely thrilled with my results. I presented with asymmetric mildly tuberous breasts. Dr. Ekstrom answered my hundreds of questions, gave me realistic surgical expectations. My result…..fabulous! Beyond thrilled!

M. G.
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