Ask a doctor

Are there any non-surgical treatments to help loose skin on your neck? (photo)

I am in my '70's. Would like to have my neck skin tightened.

Doctor Answers (2)

Non-Surgical Neck Skin Tightening

+1
There is no way to truly tighten the skin of the neck non-surgically. Although there are a number of technologies that claim to do this, none actually tighten the skin on a permanent basis. Therefore, I cannot endorse any of them. The only way to tighten the skin anywhere on the body, including the neck, is to remove the excess surgically. Since the excess skin of the neck comes from the face, I do not do neck lifts, but prefer to do a facelift which also corrects the neck with the same effort.


Highlands Plastic Surgeon
5.0 out of 5 stars 4 reviews

Non-Surgical Treatment for Loose Skin

+1
Hi Audrey, thank you for your question.  It is possible to tighten the skin on your neck and face in a non-surgical manner.  Our office performs Thermage, which is a non-invasive skin tightening treatment that is done with heated radio frequency waves. 

Thank you.

Yvonne Knight, MD
Richmond Dermatologist
5.0 out of 5 stars 2 reviews

These answers are for educational purposes and should not be relied upon as a substitute for medical advice you may receive from your physician. If you have a medical emergency, please call 911. These answers do not constitute or initiate a patient/doctor relationship.