For a factor in analyzing and treating the aging neck is to really understand the anatomy that each patient presents for it. There can be loose skin, loose, saggy muscles and an abundance of fat. Depending upon those three levels of soft tissue, we can just do a liposuction. We could sculpture the fat. Usually, you have to tighten or firm up the skin of the neck and frequently tighten and firm up the muscular layer, the Platysma muscle, to improve the neckline, give it a smooth jaw line, and just give a more youthful appearance.

Aging Neck: These Are the Critical Factors in Treatment and Reshaping

Dr. Richard Schwartz discusses the aging neck and how several different procedures can help to tighten and reshape this area.