Neck Lift


Neck Lift in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Punta Gorda, FL

Sagging skin and folds, wrinkles and color changes on the neck are often the first noticeable signs of aging. If you’d like a sleeker, smoother, more contoured neck, a neck lift procedure might be right for you.

What is a Neck Lift?

A neck lift (Platysmaplasty) in Fort Myers refers to the tightening and suspension of the muscles of the neck. This helps lessen the “bands” and sagging skin often seen under the jaw line, and also assists with the creation of a well-defined jaw and neck line. During your procedure, Dr. Brueck may remove fatty tissue while tightening underlying muscles and connective tissue.

Am I a good candidate for a Neck Lift in Fort Myers?

There are many factors that determine whether you are a good candidate, and you will need to have an honest discussion with Dr. Brueck during the time of your consultation. These factors include:

  • Your medical history
  • Your skin type
  • The construction of your jaw
  • Degree of skin elasticity
  • Individual healing rate

What can I expect from a Neck Lift?

A neck lift in Fort Myers, Cape Coral, Punta Gorda, FL cannot stop aging, nor can it turn back the clock. What neck lift can do is help your face look its best and give you a healthy look and more youthful appearance. Many patients experience a boost of self-confidence following this procedure. Dr. Brueck will discuss having a realistic attitude about the results of your neck lift with you during your in-office consultation.

How long is the recovery from a Neck Lift?

Recovery takes anywhere from two to four weeks with most patients, though many patients can return to work in one week. Bear in mind that the aging process continues after your neck lift procedure and that some relaxation of tissues will occur over the first few weeks. Scars are usually not noticeable after enough time has passed for them to mature.

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