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Dr. Karan Mehta, our board-certified plastic surgeon offering neck liposculpting in Manhattan to address excess fat in the neck. By removing fat through a small incision under the chin, this procedure helps patients achieve a slimmer, well-defined neck contour.

Achieve Elegant Neck Contours

Neck liposuction is a surgical procedure designed to remove excess fat from the neck area, resulting in more refined and elegant contours. Dr. Karan Mehta performs this procedure by making a small incision under the chin. Through this incision, he removes the unwanted fat, creating a slimmer and well-defined neck profile. Neck liposuction can effectively address issues such as a double chin or excess fat deposits, providing patients with a rejuvenated appearance.

woman after neck liposculpting Manhattan

Neck Liposuction Corrects:

  • Excess fat in the neck area
  • Double chin
  • Lack of definition in the neck contour
  • Unwanted creases and folds in the neck
  • Disproportionate neck-to-face ratio

Neck Liposuction Surgical Details

During neck liposuction, you will be placed under anesthesia to ensure your comfort throughout the procedure. Dr. Mehta will make a small incision, typically just beneath your chin, in a discreet area. Through this incision, a thin cannula will be inserted to suction out excess fat deposits in the neck region. During neck liposculpting in Manhattan, Dr. Mehta will skillfully maneuver the cannula to sculpt and contour your neck, achieving the desired aesthetic outcome.

The procedure typically takes one to two hours, depending on the extent of fat removal required. Once the fat is removed, the incision will be closed with sutures. Following the procedure, you will be advised to wear a supportive chin strap for a few days to aid in the healing process. The results of neck liposuction are usually long-lasting, providing you with a slimmer and more defined neck contour.

Candidates for Neck Liposuction:

  • Individuals with excess fat deposits in the neck area
  • Those with a double chin or lack of definition in the neck contour
  • Individuals with good overall health and realistic expectations
  • Non-smokers or willing to quit smoking before and after the procedure
  • Those who have tried diet and exercise but have been unsuccessful in reducing neck fat
woman after neck liposculpting in Manhattan

The Recovery Process

After neck liposculpting in Manhattan, give your body time to heal and recover. You may experience some swelling, bruising, and discomfort in the treated area. Dr. Mehta will provide you with specific post-operative instructions to promote a smooth recovery. This may include wearing a compression garment to help reduce swelling and support the healing process. Follow all guidelines regarding medication, hygiene, and activity restrictions to optimize your recovery.

You should plan for some downtime, allowing yourself a few days to rest and avoid strenuous activities. Over time, the swelling will subside, and you will begin to see the results of your neck liposuction. Most patients can resume their daily activities within a week or two. Remember, each person’s recovery process may vary, so be patient and consult with Dr. Mehta if you have any concerns or questions.

Neck Liposculpting FAQs

What is the difference between neck liposculpting and a neck lift?

Neck liposculpting primarily focuses on removing excess fat from the neck to enhance overall contours. In contrast, a neck lift is a surgical procedure that primarily addresses sagging skin, making it more suitable for platysmal bands, turkey neck, and skin laxity. Dr. Mehta can assess your needs and recommend the most suitable option.

Can neck liposculpting eliminate a double chin?

Yes, neck liposculpting is an effective way to eliminate a double chin caused by excess fat deposits. Dr. Mehta uses precise techniques to sculpt the neck, creating a slimmer, more defined profile. This procedure significantly improves the appearance of a double chin.

Is there an ideal age for neck liposculpting?

Neck liposculpting can benefit adults of all ages. It’s not strictly age-dependent but rather based on individual concerns. Younger patients may seek it for preventive measures and to address submental fullness, while older individuals opt for it to reverse signs of aging. Dr. Mehta will evaluate your needs to determine if you’re a suitable candidate.

Will there be visible scars after neck liposculpting?

The incisions made during neck liposculpting are small and discreet, often hidden beneath the chin. Consequently, scarring is minimal and usually not noticeable. Dr. Mehta’s skillful techniques aim to provide optimal results with minimal scarring.

Can neck liposculpting be performed on both men and women?

Absolutely, neck liposculpting is a versatile procedure for both men and women. Excess neck fat can affect individuals of all genders, and Dr. Mehta tailors the procedure to address each patient’s unique anatomy and aesthetic goals.

Meet Dr. Karan Mehta

Dr. Karan Mehta is a board-certified plastic surgeon dedicated to providing exceptional care and personalized treatment to his patients. He understands that each individual is unique and tailors his approach to address their specific concerns. Dr. Mehta takes great pride in his commitment to patient satisfaction and goes the extra mile by personally reaching out to patients multiple times during their recovery to ensure they are healing properly. Schedule a consultation with Dr. Mehta to discuss your goals and options for neck liposculpting in Manhattan.


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