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Neck Liposuction in Dallas, TX

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About Neck Liposuction

Neck liposuction, also known as submental liposuction or neck contouring, is a surgical procedure designed to remove excess fat and improve the contour of the neck and jawline. It is commonly performed to address submental fullness, often referred to as a "double chin," that may be caused by genetics, weight gain, or aging.

During neck liposuction, small incisions are made either under the chin or behind the ears, allowing the surgeon to access the targeted areas of fat deposits. A thin tube called a cannula is inserted through the incisions, and excess fat is suctioned out using a vacuum-like device. The surgeon carefully sculpts the area to achieve a smoother and more defined neck and jawline contour.

Neck liposuction is typically performed as an outpatient procedure under local anesthesia with sedation or general anesthesia, depending on the extent of the surgery and the patient's preferences. The procedure usually takes about one to two hours to complete, although this can vary depending on the individual's anatomy and the amount of fat being removed.

After neck liposuction, patients may experience swelling, bruising, and discomfort in the treated area, which usually resolves within a few weeks. Most patients are able to return to work and normal activities within one to two weeks after surgery, although strenuous exercise and heavy lifting should be avoided for several weeks.

Neck liposuction can provide long-lasting results, with a more defined neck and jawline contour that enhances overall facial harmony and balance. However, it's important to note that neck liposuction is not a weight loss procedure, and it may not be suitable for everyone. Ideal candidates for neck liposuction are individuals who have localized areas of excess fat in the neck and jawline region and have realistic expectations about the outcomes of the procedure.

As with any surgical procedure, neck liposuction carries potential risks and complications, including infection, bleeding, asymmetry, and changes in sensation. Therefore, it's essential to consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon who has experience performing neck liposuction to determine whether the procedure is appropriate for you and to discuss the potential risks and benefits in detail.

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