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Loose Necks are for Turkeys

Since we’re now out of summer and heading quickly into autumn, some people think of turkeys. Well, not because the weather is changing here in California — you know better than that — but more likely because the neck of their neighbor is so loose and giggly, it reminds the person of a turkey.

That’s no way to go through life with a turkey wattle lurking there under your chin.

A neck lift with Dr. Malamet can tighten up those fowl necks and the area under your chin.

What is a neck lift?

A neck lift has two names, depending on what needs to be addressed. If it’s mainly skin, a neck lift is clinically called a lower rhytidectomy. If it’s mainly muscle, it’s clinically a platysmaplasty. Whatever you call it, a neck lift’s goal is to reverse signs of aging under the chin and on the neck. Banding on the neck, loose skin, and the appearance of jowls are all great reasons for a neck lift.

There is a new non-surgical option out there to tighten the profile of the patient. It’s called Kybella, but it specifically addresses fat buildup under the chin. If loose skin and tissue is the problem, a neck lift is the only way to deal with the problem.

Would a neck lift help me?

People are often concerned about their facial aging, but forget entirely about what is going on under the chin and on the neck. These are the visible signs of aging that a neck lift can correct:

On some people, their neck skin can age faster than their facial skin. This is especially true if the person has spent a lot of time in the sun with their neck exposed. The sagging and banding that results responds well to a neck lift.

How Dr. Malamet does a neck lift

There are generally two methods for performing neck lifts.

Ready to get rid of that neck banding? Call Dr. Malamet at 818-380-3130 and schedule a consultation.