Neck Liposuction in West Bloomfield, MI

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About Neck Liposuction

Despite the name, a double chin is actually caused by extra fat in the neck. During neck liposuction surgery at Bloomfield Plastic Surgery, board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Julio Sosa will remove the fat on the neck. This helps to remove the jowls and the appearance of a double chin. This liposuction procedure assists in creating a more chiseled throat and jawline, as well as create the look of smoothness by tightening muscles and reducing soft tissue. This procedure can remove both small lumps or areas of fat, or large and denser areas. It is a great option for women and men who desire a slimmer neckline. To learn more about neck liposuction and how it can improve your neckline, schedule a consultation with plastic surgeon Dr. Sosa at his office in West Bloomfield, MI.

Ideal Candidates

The best candidates for neck liposuction at Bloomfield Plastic Surgery are West Bloomfield, MI women and men interested in removing undesired fat from their neck and jawline to create a slimmer appearance. Both small or large pockets of fat can be removed. Patients who keep to a healthy lifestyle with a clean diet and regular exercise are most likely to see long-lasting results. If you also have excess or sagging skin beneath the chin, you may be a candidate for a neck lift either alone or along with neck lipo.

Surgical Technique

For neck liposuction, Dr. Sosa uses a cannula to remove the excess fat after making a tiny incision below the chin. At times, he will employ the tumescent or "superwet" technique in which a numbing solution is combined with another substance and injected into the treatment area to help minimize bleeding. The incision will then be carefully sewn closed. The procedure can be completed on its own; however, many patients choose to combine it with another procedure, such as a facelift, to create their desired result.

What to Expect

Neck liposuction surgery at Bloomfield Plastic Surgery is performed as an outpatient procedure under general anesthesia and can be finished in a relatively short timeframe. You may be required to wear compression garments after surgery to help reduce swelling. Downtime may vary and may be increased if other surgeries were performed at the same time. Optimal results can be expected within the first few months after the surgery, but you may be advised to refrain from putting pressure on the surgery site for the first few days. Due to the small incision site, scarring is typically minor and easy to conceal.

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Say Goodbye to Unwanted Fat

Neck liposuction is an exciting way to remove stubborn fat from the neck, chiseling the neckline and ridding you of an unwanted double chin. We are always excited to help West Bloomfield, MI patients obtain more confidence in their overall appearance with a selection of plastic surgery procedures. Board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Julio Sosa is dedicated to working with you to personalize your treatment. For more information about neck liposuction or to schedule your consultation, contact Bloomfield Plastic Surgery today.

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