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Neck Liposuction

Chin/Neck Liposuction New York City and New Jersey

Excess fatty deposits in the chin, neck and cheeks may give the appearance of being overweight, or make the neck look like it hangs or cheeks look like they droop. This unwanted fat may be gently removed by various mini procedures with very small incisions placed in hidden locations that have essentially no downtime.

A poorly defined facial and neck structure can be improved with Chin / Neck Liposuction and /or a Buccal Fat Removal. Submental or Neck Liposuction removes excess fatty tissue to help further define the chin and the neckline. This is often referred to as double chin surgery.

How can a Chin Liposuction improve my neck?
Chin / Neck Liposuction surgery with Dr. John Mesa, MD, Board Certified Cosmetic Latin Plastic Surgeon In New Jersey and New York City corrects the double chin deformity / fatty neck in selected candidate patients by removing excess fat your neck, making you look thinner and more youthful. Sometimes he may accompany the procedure with platysma band treatment /correction surgery or Neck Lift for a more comprehensive neck rejuvenation.

Who is a candidate for Chin Liposuction in New Jersey and New York City?
You are a candidate for Chin / Neck Liposuction if you have:

  • Double chin
  • Excess fat deposits in your neck
  • Lack of pleasing neck definition

The healing process that occurs under the skin following chin / neck liposuction assists in tightening of the skin and underlying tissues. This can help tighten the neck without a Neck Lift surgery. If the skin does not have enough elasticity to contract back, skin tightening with a Neck Lift will be required.

If liposuction is done on a neck that has no skin elasticity, the skin will hang after the liposuction. Dr. John Mesa, MD. a Board Certified Cosmetic Latin Plastic Surgeon in New Jersey and New York City can determine if you are a good candidate for liposuction alone.

How is a Chin Liposuction in New Jersey and New York City performed?

Dr. John Mesa, MD will perform chin / neck liposuction by using a very small tube (liposuction cannula) inserted under the skin, and gently removes the excess fatty tissues of the neck with vacuum. The neck contour is improved in two ways: volume reduction and tissue tightening. After the fat has been removed, a few days of compression (pressure) dressings allows the skin to ‘shrink’ and redrape to the new contour of the neck.

With Dr. John Mesa, MD, Chin / neck liposuction can be safely performed under local anesthesia without having to go to sleep (general anesthesia), twilight sedation (IV sedation) or heavy oral sedation with Dr. John Mesa, Board Certified Cosmetic Latin Plastic Surgeon in New Jersey and New York City.

Where is Chin liposuction performed?

Dr. John Mesa, MD almost always performs your Chin / neck liposuction in New Jersey and New York City as an outpatient surgical procedure. Although some of our patients prefer to have general anesthesia, most patients are comfortable under local anesthesia without General anesthesia. You will recover quickly after surgery and normally go home the same day. You will need to have a close friend or family member drive you to and from the surgery center and care for you for the first 24-48 hours.

How long does a Chin / neck liposuction operation take?
Chin / neck liposuction in New Jersey and New York City Board Certified Cosmetic Latin Plastic Surgeon Dr. John Mesa may take anywhere from 1 to 2 hours.

Can a chin liposuction be performed under local anesthesia In New Jersey and New York City?

Chin / neck liposuction can be safely performed under local anesthesia without having to go to sleep (general anesthesia), twilight anesthesia (IV sedation) or heavy oral sedation with Dr. John Mesa, Board Certified Cosmetic Latin Plastic Surgeon in New Jersey and New York City. During his fellowship, Dr. Mesa perfected the technique to perform face and neck cosmetic surgical procedures under local anesthesia with minimal discomfort or paint. Several patients have successfully undergone Chin / neck liposuction under local anesthesia with him. Dr. John Mesa is teaches his local anesthesia technique for Neck Lift and Face Lifts to national and international plastic surgeons during his teaching course at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plastic Surgeon (ASPS)

What can I expect after a chin liposuction in New Jersey and New York City?
Bruising and swelling are common after your chin / neck liposuction in New Jersey and New York City. Each patient is different, but for most, these side effects normally resolve within 2-3 weeks for the surgical treatments. We remove your bandages the next day after, and place you in a face and neck garment that should be wore for at least 7 days. Sutures are usually removed 5 or 7 days after surgery.

It is extremely important that your newly rejuvenated face to be protected from sun damage after surgery. Avoid sun exposure, wear a broad-brimmed hat, and liberally apply SPF 50 or stronger sunscreen as instructed by Dr. Mesa.

How long is recovery after chin liposuction in New Jersey and New York City?
Very likely, you’ll be able to return to work in about 1 to 2 weeks. You should wait 4 to 6 weeks or longer before participating in strenuous activity and exercise. You may need special makeup to camouflage any bruising for a short time. Final healing may take up to 3 months and will continue to improve over the next year. We will closely follow your progress to ensure a smooth recovery.

When will I see results a chin liposuction with Botox in New Jersey and New York City?
Within a week, you should see a significant improvement. Once the swelling and bruising are gone, you may have very minor scars that are hidden behind your ears and or underneath the chin. These too, will fade over time. Gradually, your new, younger neck will emerge a few weeks after surgery. Most of our patients enjoy the benefits of chin / neck liposuction for many years. Depending on your age, you may have more than one chin / neck liposuction in your lifetime.

Why not go to a Internists, Dentists, Obstetricians, Gynecologists, Primary Care Physician and “cosmetologists” for chin liposuction treatment?

Practitioners like Internists and other doctors who are not formally residency-trained and Board Certified to perform chin / neck liposuction surgery have been found to suffer a much higher rate of complications, as it’s a side interest to them, and not a treatment they’re certified to do all day long. One of the most common complaints is minimal improvement, asymmetries, “operated look”, etc.

Only a licensed professional with the knowledge, training and skills required to achieve optimum results should perform chin / neck liposuction. Look for a plastic surgeon who is Board Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and who has completed his training at some of the top residency and fellowship institutions.

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