How bad the scar will be? How short the incision can be? How is the recovery?
I probably need necklift to correct my double chin. I tried lipo and ulthera, it does not work? (photo)
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I probably need necklift to correct my double chin. I tried lipo and ulthera, it does not work?
A necklift or a lower face and neck lift will probably produce the most significant improvement. An exam or more pictures would be helpful for evaluation.
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Kenneth Hughes, MD
Los Angeles, CA
From your photo you've do not need a neck lift.
Thank you for your question. From your photo I cannot see loose skin beneath your chin and doubt that you need a neck lift. However a formal examination and consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon is necessary.
Neck lift for double chin
Incisions for a neck lift are located in the sub-mental crease, and 2 small incisions behind the ears. Sub-mental and sub-platysmal fat along with a platysma-plasty are performed to correct the double chin. For many examples, please see our neck lift photo gallery on the link below
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Necklift for Correction of Double Chin?
It appears from the limited illustration that your skin has good elasticity. For these patients, a necklift using only an incision underneath the chin is a great option. Because it is surgery, there will be a recovery which is usually 7 to 10 days for a neck lift.
Possible neck lift.
I need to see profile and three quarter views to give you a proper answer. The recovery is 1-2 weeks depending on how u bruise. The scar is inside the ear as shown on my website.
I agree with the last MD's evaluation. More photos or a complete examination would be helpful. From the one photo submitted it is difficult to see what the problem is