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Smooth, soft, and defined – the appearance of the neck contributes to youthfulness and facial harmony. Specialized techniques can soften severe features, define lost angles and reveal a graceful and youthful silhouette.

Whether you have early or advanced signs of aging in the neck area, Dr. Few has the expertise needed to make you look your best with among the best neck lift Chicago has to offer. A traditional neck lift involves making incisions behind the ears to pull up excess skin.

A less invasive lift under the chin (submental) is possible to treat neck bands and minimal skin drooping. Submental liposuction removes excess fat from under the chin. Combining one or more of these may deliver the best neck lift result.

During your consultation, Dr. Few will perform an evaluation to determine the level of skin laxity and which treatment method will best meet your goals.

At TFI we have proven success using ultherapy, an innovative non-surgical ultrasound technology to tighten and lift face and/or neck tissues and skin. Ask Dr. Few if you are a good candidate for these advanced treatments alone or in combination with a surgical lift.


Advantages of a neck lift at TFI include:

  • A longer, more elegant appearance to the neck
  • A more graceful angle to the neck
  • Rejuvenation of the neck’s skin
  • Reduction of a “turkey neck”
  • Reduction of neck sagging and wrinkling
  • Reduction of submental fat deposits (double chin)
  • Increased jaw definition
  • Minimal scarring or invasiveness
  • Improved fit in clothing
  • Increased self-confidence in one’s image

Who is the best candidate for a Chicago neck lift?

  • You suffer from wrinkles, creases and folds around the neck
  • You suffer from a double chin, or excess submental fat
  • You have realistic expectations for improvement rather than perfection
  • You suffer from crepe-like skin on the neck
  • You suffer from “turkey neck”
  • You suffer from unsightly vertical neck bands
  • You suffer from sagging jowls
  • You are in good health, physically and mentally
  • You have no major medical issues

Who is a poor candidate for neck lift surgery?

  • You lack the necessary skin laxity in the neck area
  • You are unable to take off the time needed to properly recover
  • You are unwilling to quit smoking before the procedure
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Procedural Steps

Anesthesia

Dr. Few will use either oral, IV or general anesthesia so that you remain comfortable during your neck lift in Chicago. Oral anesthesia procedures are performed on-site at The Few Institute in a fully certified procedure room.


Incisions and repositioning

A neck lift is often part of our Chicago facelift procedure. A neck lift can also be a stand-alone procedure for the right person. This involves an incision placed under the chin and/or behind the ears to tighten the underlying muscles of the neck and reposition sagging skin. This approach does not typically produce the same level of result as a facelift, but it can be a nice alternative for the patient with moderate aging changes.


Closing the incisions

Dr. Few closes his incisions with sutures, skin adhesives or surgical clips. Once healed, your incision line will be well concealed within the hairline and in the natural contours of the face.

Your results

The visible improvements of your Chicago neck lift will appear as the bruising and swelling subside. The healing process depends on the type of procedure or combination of procedures you have and your individual ability to heal. Dr. Few is happy to answer any questions you have about the healing process and wants to help you achieve the best neck lift results possible.

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Practice policy regarding COVID-19:

DEAR PATIENTS:

AT THE FEW INSTITUTE, YOUR HEALTH AND THE HEALTH OF OUR EMPLOYEES IS ALWAYS OUR FIRST CONCERN. AS WE CONTINUE TO PRACTICE THE HIGHEST STANDARD OF INFECTION CONTROL IN OUR OFFICE, WE ASK THAT OUR PATIENTS ASSIST IN GERM PREVENTION. IF YOU FEEL ILL, PLEASE CALL OUR OFFICE BEFORE COMING IN. OUR OFFICE CONTINUES TO REVIEW ALL OF THE CDC’S BEST PRACTICES AND RECOMMENDATIONS AS THEY ARE RELEASED. IN ADDITION, PLEASE ENSURE YOU ARE FOLLOWING THE GUIDELINES WE HAVE INSTITUTED, LISTED BELOW:

  • We currently ask all patients with appointments (both surgery and spa) to please contact us before coming in if they or anyone in their household has had a fever within the last 24 hours of their appointment.
  • We also ask that anyone travelling outside of the United States please follow the CDC’s guidelines before coming into our office.
  • We ask that all patients try to limit the number of friends/family members they bring into the office with them to one guest per patient.

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