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    Neck Lift

    Neck Lift Beverly Hills | Los Angeles

    Neck LiftEither due to aging, weight gain or simply heredity, some of us begin to notice that are necks are getting “heavy” and losing their youthful sculpted contour. As this condition worsens, some people begin to notice sagging skin in the neck and the development of fullness underneath the chin (i.e. “double chin”).  At this point, many people begin to become very unhappy with the appearance of their neck in the side (profile) view in photographs because it is making them appear older and overweight.

    There are a number of anatomic factors that can cause fullness in the neck and a resulting loss of a youthful neck contour including an accumulation of fat, excessive loose skin, muscle “banding” and/or a “short” neck. The proper procedure to reverse aging of the neck is therefore based upon which anatomic factors need to be corrected. If excessive skin is the only problem, either a radiofrequency skin tightening procedure or a facelift may be necessary depending on the actual amount of loose skin. If the problem is related to an excess accumulation of neck fat (i.e. “the double chin”), the fat can be removed via liposuction alone in order to achieve a more sculpted neckline. The “turkey gobbler” deformity of the neck is often due to not only excess skin, but also redundant neck muscles that appear as “bands” in the midline. In these cases, a necklift procedure can offer a dramatic improvement in the neck’s appearance by removing excess fat and tightening the muscles of the neck in a corset fashion. This procedure can create a more angular and/or “sculpted” neck without making the neck look unnatural or strange. This procedure is particularly effective in improving the self-confidence and the youthful appearance of male patients since the small scar is inconspicuous and the results are impressive and long-lasting. Women can also expect dramatic results from surgery that are intended to produce a longer, more elegant neckline that creates a more youthful and healthier appearance.


    During your consultation, Dr Motykie will address your desires from necklift surgery and he will give you a clearer understanding of how the surgery may best be able to meet your own needs and expectations.  Dr Motykie will also give you an opportunity to ask him any question you may have about necklift surgery as well as its possible benefits in your particular case. When going into your consultation, it is wise to come with questions written down and have a general understanding of the overall procedure so you can be prepared to learn as much as possible during your visit with Dr Motykie. Sometime during your consultation Dr Motykie may have you look through a book that contains numerous photographs of different results from surgery in order to help you determine what type of look you personally find attractive as well as which technique may best help you to achieve your desired outcome from surgery. You are also encouraged to bring in photographs you may have obtained on your own from magazines or various internet websites which show the desired “look” you would like to achieve from surgery. Dr Motykie has found that looking through these types of photographs as well as reviewing his personal surgery portfolio.  During your Consultation, Dr Motykie will also take photographs of your own face and neck in order to use his state of the art imaging system to show you what a necklift procedure can do for you.

    You should leave your consultation with a preliminary game plan for your surgery.  Cost is always a consideration in elective surgery. At the conclusion of your consultation you will have the opportunity to meet with Dr Motykie’s surgical consultant who will be able to explain to you the possible cost and timing of your neck lift procedure. Cost may include surgeon’s fee, surgical facility costs, anesthesia fees, prescription medications, post-surgery garments, and medical screening tests. Dr Motykie’s consultant will also be able to explain to you all of your possible financing options. Remember, a surgeon’s price for surgery will vary based on their experience, the type of procedure being performed as well as the geographic location of their office. Please do not bargain shop for your plastic surgery but also make sure that you are not overpaying for your procedure by doing your homework, online research and obtaining several opinions from different board certified plastic surgeons before making your final decision about having your own necklift procedure.

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    For your own personal and confidential consultation, contact Dr. Motykie’s office today. Dr Motykie will answer all of your questions and together you can determine which procedure best fits your desires and needs. Remember, it is impossible for a surgeon to tell you the best approach for you without first listening to your desires and concerns and then performing a physical examination of your neck and surrounding tissue. Out of town patients may send photographs in order to have a online consultation performed by Dr Motykie.

    To find out more about neck lift please contact us at 310-246-2355