About Neck Lift Surgery
Are you wearing scarves or turtlenecks the whole year to conceal the loose flaps of skin on your neck? Atlanta, GA plastic surgeon Dr. Fara Movagharnia performs neck lift surgery to improve the look of an aging neckline. This facial surgery tightens the area under your chin and along the neck to remove the loose skin that creates a turkey neck or double chin. By taking away the loose skin and fat while incorporating a tightening technique to produce a smoother, natural neckline, this lower facial surgery at the Center for Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery can provide significant improvements to the lower half of your face.
Men and women desiring neck lift treatment generally battle visibly loose skin along the neckline. Neck skin that hangs is usually caused by numerous factors including gravity, weight fluctuations, and aging. Whatever the reason may be, hanging neck skin causes an unbecoming look, which generally can only be addressed with skin excision and a tightening technique. If your weight is stable but you feel frustrated by lines, wrinkles, and hanging skin along the neck, a neck lift surgery may be a great answer.
"Bbl redo lipo - Amazing work I love my new body thank you"- Anonymous / Vitals / Apr 17, 2019
"68 year old woman, overweight and tired of being miserable - I am a 68 year old woman, over weight and tired of being miserable. I had suffered with large breast since middle school; my breast just kept getting larger and my back and neck always hurt. I was in a car accident in 2011, broke my back, neck, collar bone, ripped Rotator cuff and concussion. I went through many surgeries plus procedures to help the swelling in my neck. Needless to say but I put on weight and my breasts were getting bigger and bigger. I made up my mind to have a breast reduction and help with the migraines and back/neck pain. Dr Fara is wonderful, he fully explained the procedure and what he can do for me. I am ecstatic over my results. I love my new breast and I do mean love! Very happy. Dr. Fara is kind and has a great bedside manner too. Called everyday after the surgery to make sure I was good. I listened to him before the surgery and started my high protein diet and I was doing exactly as he needed for me to be a success. Day of surgery, his staff and nurses were fantastic. I am 5 weeks out and I feel great, the itching is controllable, the incisions are healing nicely. I have itty-bitty titties now. Yeah, Dr. Fara, you are a rock star. I saw the pictures of before the surgery and I almost cried. Thank you, thank you, thank you Dr. Fara."- S. / RealSelf / Mar 09, 2023
"Skills Are Unmatched !!!! The Best ! - 3 Breast Augmentations with Dr. Fara. I have changed sizes and now I am headed back again for the 4th surgery in 30yrs. I met Dr. Fara in my 20’s and -I am now in my 50s. He is the absolute Best ! His skills are unmatched ! Thank You to his team! Ask for Judy !! She is always going above and beyond making things flow easily !!!"- I. / RealSelf / Feb 28, 2023
"From my very first consultation, I knew that I was in the best hands - I just wanted to take this time out to express how overwhelmingly happy I am with my Tummy Tuck results. The process of finding Dr. Movagharnia Fara who is a BOARD CERTIFIED PLASTIC SURGEON with over 20 plus years of experience was very easy. I was referred to him by my best friend who has had a few procedures with Dr. Fara, and her resluts and overall experience were AMAZING! From my very first consultation, I knew that I was in the best hands. I expressed to Dr. Fara how unhappy I had been for years with the excess skin and fat on my stomach. He assessed my concerns and assured me that he would be able to give me a flatter tummy. He was very thorough with the details of the surgery and was able to answer every question and concerned that I had with very honest responses. I knew immediately after my consultation that this was the Dr. I wanted to move forward with. He gave me very precise instructions to prepare for my Tummytuck and 2 months later on November 21, 2022, my life changed forever. I am now 4 weeks post-op and I am so HAPPY with my results. I feel very blessed that I chose Dr. Fara and I look forward to the positive progression that I will have through out my healing process. Thank You Dr, FARA!!!! You are the ABSOLUTE BEST PLASTIC SURGEON EVER.......God Bless you, and your AMAZING STAFF, Mrs. JUDY and Mrs. FARA.Sincerely,Lynese Doukoure"- A. / RealSelf / Dec 23, 2022
"Tummy tuck - The before and after care was excellent hands down - Dr Movagharnia : Is the best surgeon I have ever Had. I drove from Brunswick GA to Atlanta for my procedure and it was worth every mile! The before and after care was excellent hands down ! I needed him one evening and he texted me back at 2:00 am in the morning.! Because I was so far he had me to make videos and send them to him.I am so happy with my results.!!"- I. / RealSelf / Oct 26, 2022
During a neck lift procedure, IV sedation or general anesthesia is used. The incision point is placed around your ears, while another one may also be made underneath your chin. If isolated areas of fat exist, fat removal with liposuction would be completed first. Next, any sagging or hanging skin will be trimmed away and the underlying tissue and remaining skin will be pulled tight. This tightening method is conducted until the desired contour, shape, and smoothness have been achieved. Even though sutures are used to close the incision, scars should not be visibly seen since they are located beneath your chin. A nonsurgical fat reduction injection such as Kybella may be incorporated to complement the results. Furthermore, other nonsurgical alternatives can help the skin's surface to produce a soft and smooth appearance.
What to Expect
After neck lift surgery, there will most likely be some swelling, bruising, and discomfort, but these will go away within a week or two. It's important to rest and eliminate high-impact activity for several weeks to assist in the healing period. While recovering, fitted tops should be avoided. You should notice visible outcomes almost immediately. In addition, it has been stated that the neck lift surgery can make one of the most significant improvements to a individual's profile, taking a decade off your appearance.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- $7,000 - $9,000
- Recovery Time
- 4 - 6 Weeks
- Average Procedure Time
- 2 Hours
- Post-op Follow-up
- 3 Days, 2 Weeks, 2 Months
Great Neck Lines
Finally rid your turkey neck appearance and get the firm and smooth neck you dream about. If you feel embarrassed from hanging skin on your neck, we welcome you to contact the Center for Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery in Atlanta, GA to schedule your appointment. A surgical neck lift by Dr. Movagharnia has improved the self-esteem of countless men and women. We are excited to share this amazing cosmetic treatment with you.