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Neck Lift: Better to Cut over Active Platysma Band, or Tie Bands Together? Under the Chin?

In the case of neck "bands", it appears popular technique is to tie bands together in a corset method. I've also heard of a few surgeons... READ MORE

What is wrong with my neck? Platysmal bands? (Photo)

I have this problem of late. I have noticed that when I am talking and my tongue is in certain positions, that my neck develops this vertical rope... READ MORE

Neck Lift to Correct Platysma Band, 4 Years Later Submental Platysmaplasty Resulted in Horrible Double Chin? (photo)

Had a necklift to correct platysma band which slightly helped... 4 years later it still bothered me and doctor suggested submental platysmaplasty... READ MORE

I Have Very Prominent Platysma Banding That Shows Up when I Smile, Talk, Eat. My Options?

It's genetic, I think bc my dad has the same bands. I also have large submandibular glands and as I age they have begun to show more. I am thinking... READ MORE

Best neck treatment for skin laxity and/or platysma showing in early 30s? (Photo)

I'm 31 and a year ago started to see 2 vertical lines forming under my chin. When I turn my head to the right, the band going from my chin to my... READ MORE

Can an over Tight Platysmal Transection Be Released?

I had a platysma transection done five years ago, which I never asked for, and have lived with extreme tightness and choking sensations around the... READ MORE

Do I need surgery for this? Platysmal bands? (Photo)

I have talked with a doctor about using Botox on these which he calls platysmal bands. They seem to come and go particularly when I lose weight. I... READ MORE

Neck Lift with OUT Platysmaplasty? (photo)

The 1st time I saw the cosmetic surgeon, he said he was going to do a necklift by pulling the skin and SMAS up and stitch around my ears. 2nd time I... READ MORE

5 Wks Post Neck Lift Now " Intermittant" Swelling and Choking Feeling a Good Sign of Complete Relief in Time?

I had a platysmaplasty 5 weeks ago under both my ears and my neck below ears gets hard ,swollen, but an overall a feeling of being "choked"... READ MORE

My platysma muscles have separated and the tendons in my neck are ugly when I smile. I'm only 47, why has this happened? (Photo)

Is there a procedure I can have that will repair the platysma? If so, what is the cost and will it leave scarring? The scar from thyroid surgery I had... READ MORE

Bumpy Lump Under the Chin After Lipectomy with Platysmaplasty?

I had a submental lipectomy and platysmaplasty two weeks ago. Healing was great until a few days ago; I now have a swollen, hard, bumpy lump right... READ MORE

Possible Loose Platysma Band?

I had a neck lift (lipo with platysmaplasty, and neck skin removed..I was 20. I had yo-yo dieted, losing weight, gaining, lost again). 7-10 days post... READ MORE

How long does the swelling last after a platysmaplasty?

I had a neck lift with platysmaplasty two days ago. How long does the swelling last around the area of the platysma? I have been icing it but was... READ MORE

Can I Just Get the Platsymal/corset-tightening Neck Lift Done on Its Own, Without a Facelift?

I already had a mini-facelift 4 years ago and it's holding well. During that surgery, my doctor also performed a little liposuction under my chin... READ MORE

43-years-old, vertical neck bands. I have a connective tissue disorder. Which procedure is best? (Photo)

I saw a cosmetic surgeon who said that he didn't think he could do anything at this time because I have almost no fat in my face/neck and have no... READ MORE

What went wrong with this neck and mini lift? (photos)

I am 46. 5 months post op after a neck lift with a platysmaplasty and a mini-lift. incisions under chin, behind and in front of ears, repair of... READ MORE

5 days post Neck Lift, Platysmaplasty, Submental Liposuction, I'm starting to have swelling & pain on both sides of neck. photo

Below the ear I'm thinking in the lymph node area. Is this normal or should I contact my doctor? It hurts to turn head far left or right it's kinda in... READ MORE

Would I benefit more from platysmaplasty or neck lipo? And which would give desired result? (photos)

I am a 18 yr old male with good skin elasticity. I have sagging neck skin/ excess neck fat and a recessive chin which harms my profile. Besides chin... READ MORE

Wide incision scars and technique?

Are widened white scars always a sign of poor technique? I found a surgeon I like for revision, but on one of his face lift patients I noticed the ear... READ MORE

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