I have very little fat or sagging skin on my neck and I just had my lower jaw brought forward with orthognathic surgery (because I had an overbite). It still looks the same because my chin and neck join as one. The muscle (or whatever it is that runs up the throat to the chin) basically attaches a few centimetres from the end of my chin and makes it look like I have a sagging neck. Can anything be done to improve this?
My neck basically runs into my chin and I have very little jawline? (photo)
Doctor Answers (1)
The muscle that runs around the neck is called platysma. This muscle is hooked up with the jaw line superiorly and collar bone inferiorly. When this muscle is not tight enough (sagging), you have this problem. A surgery to tighten this muscle will help in solveing your problem.
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