Neck Lift in Beverly Hills, CA

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What is Neck Lift Surgery?

Are you tired of wearing turtlenecks and scarves even in warm weather to cover the loose, flabby skin on your neck? If so, plastic surgeon Dr. Timothy Katzen provides neck lift surgery at his office in Beverly Hills, CA to correct the appearance of an aging neck. This cosmetic surgery reshapes and tightens the section on the underside of your chin and the entire neck to improve upon the appearance of a "double chin" or "turkey neck." By surgically excising the excess skin and fat while using a tightening method to result in a softer neckline, neck lift surgery at J. Timothy Katzen, M.D. Beverly Hills can produce dramatic enhancements to your profile. Before you call to schedule your initial consultation, read more about neck lift surgery and the wonderful results it can give you.

What are the benefits of a neck lift?

Individuals in Beverly Hills, CA who may be debating getting a neck lift may want to consider some of the many benefits that this procedure can provide, some of which include:

  • Evens out skin that creases and gathers underneath the chin
  • Procedure is minimally invasive and yields just minimal scarring
  • Brief rehabilitation phase that lets you resume your normal life fairly fast
  • Elevate self-assurance and self-confidence in your silhouette and whole exterior
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Neck lift to treat my hereditary double chin - very happy - I unfortunately always had a double chin, even when I was on the smaller side. It's a hereditary thing. I underwent a neck lift procedure with Dr. Timothy Katzen. Dr. Katzen and his practice are top-notch. They are so good at not missing any details and outlining everything that needs to be done. Every single one of them is so nice and kind, especially Dr. Katzen. This practice makes me feel so welcomed and warm. I fully trust Dr. Katzen with his work and care. He's so awesome! My neck looks great!

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Body Lift, Thigh Lift, Arm Lift and Neck Lift....yes, I Had It All. - My weight loss journey started in 2020. The first two months after bariatric surgery, I already noticed my belly started to hang. I told my friends and family that I would need a tummy tuck for sure, but nothing else. Boy was I wrong! After 10 months, everything sagged; my breasts, arms, thighs, face. Dr. Katzen came to the rescue. I knew about him through my daughter's friend's mom. I ended up having a body lift, thigh lift, arm lift, and neck lift. These surgeries were done in stages. I haven't had my breasts done yet, maybe one day. I already had trust in Dr. Katzen because I felt like I already knew so much about him. Actually meeting him in person and going through the surgeries made me appreciate him so much. He is such a lifesaver.

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Neck Lipo Made Me Look Younger and Slimmer. - I came to Dr. Katzen because my neck was bothering me. I had a fatty neck that never went away even after I lost weight. I thought Dr. Katzen would have said I needed a neck lift but he said neck liposuction would be a great plan for me. On the day of my final post-op visit, when Dr. Katzen did the final reveal and I've healed well, I literally cried. My neck looked so much better than I could have imagined. I look slimmer and younger instantly. Thank you so much, Dr. Katzen!

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Amazing Results After Neck Lift Surgery - After 10 years of marriage, my husband said I can have whatever I wanted for our anniversary gift. I said I wanted a neck lift, which surprised him. He told me I looked beautiful the way I was, but it's something I've always wanted. I've always had a double chin and it was time I had it taken care of. I sought out Dr. Katzen to do my surgery after I researched him and loved the results I saw on his website. My husband, friends, coworkers, and family members all compliment how amazing I look. I feel like the neck lift enhanced my face a lot. I thank my husband everyday for this amazing gift.

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I had an arm lift and lower neck lift in November 2022. I can’t say enough good things about Dr Katzen. I came from out of state because he has the experience I was looking for; he has done this procedure hundreds of times before. Dr Katzen is very kind and takes time to listen and answer all your questions. I am happy with my results the scars are healing nicely. Dr Katzens’ staff is awesome as well Talia, Yesenia, Anna – his whole team is top notch.

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Who is a candidate for neck lift surgery?

Individuals hoping to undergo neck lift surgery generally deal with visibly sagging and hanging skin on the neck. Hanging neck skin is often caused by ranging factors, including aging and significant weight loss. Regardless of the reason, loose neck skin produces an older, unbecoming look, which in most cases can only be cosmetically fixed with skin removal and tightening. If you are physically healthy and at a good weight but feel embarrassed by sagging folds of skin, surface lines, and wrinkles on the neck, a neck lift cosmetic surgery treatment could be an excellent option.

What to expect during NECK LIFT surgery

For neck lift surgery, general anesthesia is used. An incision is placed just in front or behind your ears, and another one might also be created beneath your chin. If pockets of fat exist, liposuction of the neck would be the first step in the surgical process. Following that, any sagging, loose, or hanging skin will be carefully excised and the remaining skin will be pulled tight. This method of skin tightening is performed until the desired contour has been attained. Although sutures are placed at the incision area, scarring should not be noticeable since they were placed under your chin. An injectable, such as Kybella, may also be used to enhance the results. Additionally, some nonsurgical treatments may help to improve the skin's texture and surface (such as laser, peel, or IPL treatment) to create a vibrant and glowing appearance.

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HOw long is recovery after a neck lift?

After a neck lift, there will probably be some mild swelling and discoloration from bruising, but these will dissipate around 7 – 10 days. You should rest and try to avoid exercise or strenuous movements and activities for a couple of weeks to help promote a safe recovery. During this time, clothing should not touch the neck area. You should see visible aesthetic differences almost immediately. In fact, it has been noted that the neck lift treatment can make one of the most stunning enhancements to a person's profile, turning back the hands of time on their appearance and creating a smooth, youthful contour.

Get rid of your double chin

It's time to say goodbye to your "turkey neck" and achieve the slim, tighter, and smoother look you wish for. If you are tired of feeling self-conscious about loose skin and wrinkles on your neck, please contact J. Timothy Katzen, M.D. in Beverly Hills, CA to learn more. Cosmetic neck lift surgery by Dr. Katzen has changed the physical appearance of so many women and men struggling with excess skin. We look forward to sharing this life-changing cosmetic procedure with you.

What about nonsurgical options?

Surgery is the only way to remove loose skin, especially if it hangs or droops. While there are several nonsurgical skin tightening treatments that can produce some improvements, surgery offers the most significant transformations by smoothing and redefining the contours of your neck.

Will I have visible scars?

Your neck lift will start with an incision beneath the chin and two more near the ears. However, these are placed so they are difficult for others to see. Dr. Katzen makes every effort during your surgery to avoid visible scarring. You will also be given scar care instructions that will help your incisions heal thin and flat.

Can I combine a neck lift with other facial surgeries?

During your consultation, you should mention that you may be considering another procedure, such as a facelift or a chin implant, in addition to a neck lift. It is common for these additional procedures to be combined to achieve the best results. If you have any concerns about a weak chin or undefined jawline, talk to Dr. Katzen so he can create a comprehensive treatment plan that meets all of your aims.

Should I get a neck lift or liposuction?

Depending on your needs and goals, you may want to get a neck lift with liposuction. This can help if you have both excess skin and pockets of fat in your neck. Dr. Katzen will help you decide whether a lift, liposuction, or both should be part of your treatment plan during your consultation.

How long do the results of a neck lift last?

The results of a neck lift can last 10 – 15 years, but the natural aging process will continue. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle and a good skin care regimen can help prolong the results.

How soon can I exercise after a neck lift?

Light activities and walking can typically be resumed within a few days, but strenuous exercise and heavy lifting should be avoided for at least 4 – 6 weeks or until Dr. Katzen gives you the all-clear.

*Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary from person to person. Images may contain models.