Neck Lift in St. Augustine, FL
If you have developed the appearance of a “turkey neck” or double chin, a neck lift may be effective at restoring youth to your appearance. Dr. Anh Vu specializes in neck lifts and other forms of cosmetic surgery, and offers these treatments to residents of St. Augustine, Jacksonville, Palm Coast, and Daytona Beach.
What is a Neck Lift?
A neck lift is a cosmetic surgery that tightens and rejuvenates the neck area. This technique is great for eliminating loose or wrinkled skin on the neck, and can help reduce the appearance of a double chin. Many patients find that a neck lift restores the youthful contours of the neck and helps define the jawline, creating a more refined profile.
How is a Neck Lift Performed?
At Anh Vu, M.D., every neck lift begins with an in-depth consultation with Dr. Anh Vu. During this consultation, Dr. Vu carefully plans out the surgery based upon the patient’s aesthetic goals. Facial surgery can create permanent, life-changing results, so he spends a substantial amount of time discussing the procedure with the patient to ensure that they achieve the results they desire. Dr. Vu is incredibly meticulous during surgery, which involves precise incisions made around the ears or under the chin, depending on the patient’s specific aesthetic goals. Then, skin may be removed or tightened to create a younger, tighter appearance. All neck lifts are performed under anesthesia so that patients remain comfortable throughout treatment.
What Can I Expect After My Neck Lift?
After a neck lift, patients can expect swelling and minor bruising or discomfort for a few weeks after surgery. After these side effects fade, the final results from your neck lift will be fully visible. Most patients take at least a week off of work and other activities, as extensive rest is required after a neck lift. Following your procedure, Dr. Vu will review instructions for specific post-surgery care and discuss the timing of any follow-up appointments.
How Long Do the Results from a Neck Lift Last?
When performed by an experienced and qualified surgeon like Dr. Anh Vu, the results from a neck lift can be permanent and look completely natural. However, a neck lift does not prevent further aging from occurring, meaning that patients can still develop wrinkles and sagging skin in the future.
Am I a Good Candidate for a Neck Lift?
If you would like to improve the contour of the neck or eliminate the infamous double chin or “turkey neck,” you may be a good candidate for a neck lift. If you think you are a good candidate, call us today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Anh Vu. During your consultation, Dr. Vu will review all possible treatments with you and help determine the best treatment option based on the results you hope to achieve. Neck lifts are considered a cosmetic treatment, meaning that they are not covered by insurance. However, we accept a variety of payment options and financing to make our services accessible to all of our patients.
The neck begins to develop signs of aging before any other part of the face, making a neck lift one of the first treatments that patients consider. If you are considering a neck lift, contact us today to learn more or to schedule a consultation. Dr. Anh Vu welcomes patients from the St. Augustine, Jacksonville, Palm Coast, and Daytona Beach areas.
At Anh Vu, M.D., we understand that selecting your surgeon is just as significant as your decision to have plastic surgery. Whether considering a minor office procedure or surgery, it is important that you feel comfortable communicating your needs with your physician. My staff and I look forward to meeting with you during your consultation visit. Until
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WHAT PATIENTS ARE SAYING
Dr. Anh Vu is wonderful! The office is atmosphere is that of a going to a luxury spa. The staff is friendly and helpful, and most importantly, Dr. Vu is not only personable, but also performs work with upmost professionalism and competence. Several years ago, I had to undergo breast implant replacement, and I am still so happy with his work. The difference from the old implants to the new implants is remarkable. Not only do they look wonderful, but also they look and feel natural - unlike the ones which were replaced. I have no scars, and Dr. Vu's excellent recommendations, decisions, and surgical skill were second to none. I highly recommend Dr. Vu.
I had breast cancer several years ago & wanted to be normal again, but was scared! I saw Dr Vu & was so relieved! He is amazing & helped me through the process! Now I can feel like me again! I lost my job & struggled to pay the remainder of my bill & him & his staff were so compassionate towards me! I hope if I ever need him again he will be my Dr again because he is one of a kind in his field! I couldn't imagine anyone else! A Dr & a friend through the whole process!