Neck Lift in Kerrville

Believe it or not, one of the first signs of aging is apparent on your neck. The skin on your neck can lose firmness and elasticity, and fat deposits can accentuate loose skin, adding years to your appearance. A neck lift in Kerrville, performed by board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Layton, can dramatically improve each one of these issues and help you look more youthful than ever.

Formally known as a lower rhytidectomy, a neck lift procedure removes excess skin and fat on your neck and along your jawline. When you opt for this facial surgery, our highly-trained medical staff will ensure that your neck appears smoother, defined, contoured, and youthful. For more information about a neck lift procedure, contact our clinic today.

What is a Neck Lift?

A neck lift procedure in Kerrville involves targeted liposuction in your neck. During this procedure, Dr. Layton will remove excess fat from your jawline and underneath your chin. Next, he will remove and tighten the remaining skin to give your neck a smoother, slimmer, and more defined appearance. After doing so, the skin on your neck will no longer sag and droop. If you can maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle, you will enjoy your neck lift results for many years.

What to Expect From a Neck Lift Surgery?

During your initial consultation, Dr. Layton and our medical team will assess your needs and create a plan for your neck lift procedure. We may also recommend additional procedures, such as a facelift, a mini facelift, a brow lift, eyelid surgery, or skin resurfacing, to achieve the most optimal result and facial symmetry.

During your consultation, Dr. Layton will:

  • Assess your medical history, ensuring that you are the right candidate for the procedure
  • Review the procedure process with you
  • Review the risks, downtime, and recovery of the procedure with you
  • Recommend lifestyle changes such as eliminating smoking, drinking, aspirin, or blood thinners prior to the procedure, as well as following a healthy diet and lifestyle

During the procedure, Dr. Layton and our skilled cosmetic surgery staff will administer anesthesia to maximize your comfort. Dr. Layton will then carefully create small incisions behind each ear and under your chin to remove the excess fat from your jawline and chin. After removing the excess skin, Dr. Layton will stitch you with sutures.

Your neck lift surgery will take about three to four hours, and we recommend that you schedule this procedure on a day off. Following the procedure, we will monitor you for 30 minutes to ensure there are no complications. Our medical team in Kerrville advises you to arrange for a ride home so you do not risk overexerting yourself following your procedure.

Rest and Recovery

Following your neck lift procedure in Kerrville, you must rest for at least two weeks. Although you may be permitted to perform minimal activities, it is essential during your rest and recovery period that you do not over-extend, twist, or bend your neck to ensure a smooth healing process. To facilitate healing, reduce swelling, and ease discomfort, you may be required to wear a special neck brace.

Contact Our Clinic in Kerrville to Discuss Neck Lift Procedures

Dr. Layton and our skilled team are masters in facial and neck surgery, reversing signs of aging, and restoring the natural, youthful aesthetic of the face and neck.

We pride ourselves on our commitment to providing exceptional and compassionate service to our clients. If you are ready to begin your transformative journey with your neck lift in Kerrville, connect with our expert medical team today.

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