The neck skin and tissue is often the first area to begin to droop and sag. Even when your face still maintains a youthful look, the neck area can make you look older, with vertical bands, sagging skin, fatty deposits, and creases. Our Long Island neck lift can be performed singly or in conjunction with a facelift to restore the youthful, firm, supple look of youth, with excess fat and skin removed and the jawline returned to its defined, firm look.

Dr. Tanna: A Leader in the Field of Plastic Surgery in New York

When choosing a surgeon to perform a neck lift in New York, it is imperative that you carefully review the professional qualifications of the surgeon. Dr. Tanna is a Double Board-Certified surgeon who is certified both in Plastic Surgery and Head and Neck Surgery. His knowledge and skill makes him one of the most sought-after plastic surgeons for delicate facial procedures in New York.

The Necklift: Procedure Steps

Our necklift in Long Island is a customized surgical procedure, as each individual has unique cosmetic problems. The first step is a full evaluation of the condition of your skin and tissue, along with your medical history and a review of the medications you take to ensure you are safe to undergo the procedure. The steps themselves will vary, based upon your condition, but typically include the following:

  • Anesthetic – Intravenous sedation or general anesthesia
  • Incisions – Placed in various locations, including behind the ear or under the neck
  • Resculpting – The neck skin and tissue is repositioned, fat removed or repositioned, and excess skin removed. The underlying neck muscle structure may need tightening to smooth vertical bands. Incisions are closed with sutures (stitches).

Recovery from a Necklift

While the procedure varies from person to person, depending upon the degree of sagging, excess fat, or other issues, typically recovery from our Long Island necklift is fairly swift. Dr. Tanna employs the latest surgical techniques, and his patients report they recover from the procedure more quickly than expected, returning sooner to work or other activities. More extensive surgeries may require longer recoveries.

While it is normal to expect some swelling, this is not typically a significant problem. Any remaining bruising can be hidden with makeup. The stress and waiting of recovery is well worth it – your appearance will be dramatically improved with a carefully performed neck lift to firm and smooth sagging neck skin, tissue, and remove excess fat.

Restore a Smooth, Fresh, Youthful Look to Neck and Jaw

No more double chin, no more neck bands, and no more drooping skin beneath the chin and onto the neck. Ready to look younger and restore a natural-looking, firm, supple look to your neck and jaw? Speak with us about a necklift procedure, and take the time to review images of patients we have treated with similar issues so you are confident in the skills of our New York Plastic Surgeon. Dr. Tanna is listed in Castle Connolly Top Doctors, as a New York Times Super Doctor, and is on the Newsday Top Doctors lists, verifying his exceptional skills, level of education, and talent as a Plastic Surgeon. If you're looking for the best neck lift Long Island and New York have to offer, schedule a consultation with Dr. Tanna.

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