Liposuction Surgery of the Face and Neck

  • Rhoda S. Narins


Since 1982, when liposuction surgery was first introduced into the United States, this procedure has been used in many ways to enhance the appearance of the face and neck. Cervical liposuction has been proven to be a safe and efficacious surgical procedure.1 The neck is probably the easiest area on which to perform this surgery; skin retraction is excellent here.2 Fatty deposits range from submental accumulations to a tremendous “double chin” that involves most of the neck from ear to ear. The superficial fat in the neck lies between the skin and the platysma-SMAS and can easily be removed with liposuction. A clean, sharp angle at the jawline gives a youthful appearance.


Excess Skin Skin Retraction Loose Skin Tumescent Technique Youthful Appearance 
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