Neck & Face

Excess fat in the face and neck is a common sign of aging. Although we lose fat volume in the face with the passage of time, the fat we have left tends to migrate to the lower one-third of the face, causing facial folds, pouches, jowls, and a double chin. At Scarpidis Aesthetics, we perform the best face & neck liposuction NYC has to offer to create a more defined and youthful appearance of the face and neck.

Why Have Face & Neck Liposuction?

As we grow older, fat pads under the muscles and tissue begin to slip, creating facial folds, sagging jowls, a double chin, and folds in the neck. Excess fat in the face and neck can make you look heavy, even when you are not. We offer neck & face liposuction in NYC using advanced liposuction techniques to remove excess fat deposits and treat moderate signs of aging.

State-of-the-art liposuction techniques are used to remove excess fat in certain areas of the neck and face while stimulating the body’s natural production of collagen and elastin. Unlike traditional facelift surgery, face and neck liposuction uses tiny, micro-incisions. This reduces risk, bruising, downtime, and visible scarring.

Removing excess facial and neck fat with liposuction can avoid or postpone the need for facelift surgery. This minimally-invasive treatment can restore a youthful, more slender appearance to the face, define the jawline, and elongate the appearance of the neck.

What Areas of the Face and Neck
Can Be Treated with Liposuction?

Liposuction is an excellent technique for removing facial and neck fat in individuals who have accumulated fat deposits through genetics, weight gain, or aging. Areas effectively treated with face and neck liposuction include:

  • Cheeks
  • Chin
  • Jowls
  • Neck
  • Under the chin
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How Long Do Results Last with Neck and Face Liposuction?

Men and women do not create many new fat cells after puberty. They gain weight by expanding existing fat cells. The beauty of NYC face liposuction is that, once the fat cells are removed, they are gone for good and no longer able to store fat.

If you gain weight after facial fat deposits are removed with liposuction, it will go to other areas of the body. NYC neck liposuction produces long-lasting facial rejuvenation results.

How Is Neck and Face Liposuction Performed?

Neck Liposuction NYC

Face and neck liposuction is similar to liposuction performed on other areas of the body, with the main difference being that less fat is removed from the face and neck than from the hips, thighs, buttocks, or abdomen. The exact procedure will depend on the liposuction technique being used and the areas being treated. At Scarpidis Aesthetics, we can tailor a face and neck liposuction treatment plan specifically for you.

Advanced liposuction techniques are available to emulsify the fat before it is removed from the face and neck, for less trauma and faster healing. These may include:

Ultrasound-Assisted Liposuction

This technique uses ultrasound waves to target fat and make it easier to remove.

Power-Assisted Liposuction

The surgeon uses a cannula (thin tube) with a vibrating tip to break up fat cells, making them easier to remove. This technique uses smaller incisions and has a quicker recovery time than traditional liposuction.

Tumescent Liposuction

In this safe, effective form of liposuction, the treatment area is infused with saline solution containing lidocaine and epinephrine, causing it to swell and become firmer. This makes the fat easier to remove, restricts capillaries for less bleeding and swelling, and provides long-lasting anesthetic for greater comfort.

SmartLipo (Laser-Assisted Liposuction

SmartLipo uses laser technology to sculpt and melt fat in hard-to-treat areas.

pTo treat the jowls or the chin area, the surgeon may make small incisions under the chin or between the gums and the lower lip. A cannula is inserted through the incisions to break up and suction out the fat.

After fat is removed, your doctor may close the incisions with sutures. When tumescent liposuction is performed, the incisions are left open to allow fluid to drain from the treatment area for less swelling and bruising and faster healing.

What Is Recovery Like after Face and Neck Liposuction?

Patients can expect mild pain and discomfort after a face and neck liposuction procedure. This can be controlled with over-the-counter or prescription medications. Wearing a compression garment for several weeks after treatment can help reduce bruising and swelling and help ensure that the skin reattaches properly to the underlying structures.

If incisions were made in your mouth, your diet may be restricted until the incisions heal. Most patients are able to return to work and normal activities within 5 days or sooner after a face and neck liposuction procedure.

Benefits of Face and Neck Liposuction

Liposuction performed on the face and neck makes facial rejuvenation possible without undergoing more invasive face and neck lift procedures. Face and neck liposuction can produce immediate, noticeable cosmetic results with very little downtime and minimal scarring. Schedule a consultation at Scarpidis Aesthetics to find out if you are a good candidate for neck and face liposuction in NYC.

Strengthen Your Results With Personal Training

At Scarpidis Aesthetics, we go one step beyond a superlative surgical experience. For our New York patients, we offer personal training services for those who have recently undergone body contouring. Too frequently, we have seen patients use surgery as a presumed “cure-all” for their physique, failing to alter their lifestyle, regaining the weight. With our personal training services, our aim is to help patients find a new routine, giving them health and beauty for a long time to come.

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If you struggle with stubborn areas of fat that refuse to budge no matter how much time you spend at the gym, we invite you to schedule a consultation with Dr. Scarpidis today to discuss among the best SmartLipo NYC & Manhattan have to offer. During your meeting in his midtown office, he will carefully evaluate your problem areas, before outlining a customized treatment plan designed to sculpt the slim and toned body contour you deserve.

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