Neck Liposuction Murrieta

Excess fat in the neck and lower face can be permanently removed via neck liposuction, so patients can enjoy a refreshed and rejuvenated look. At Balikian Facial Plastic Surgery in Murrieta, neck liposuction is often performed by double board-certified facial plastic surgeon Dr. Richard Balikian to correct some of the facial architectural changes that occur naturally over time.

What Is Neck Liposuction?

Neck liposuction is a surgical fat removal procedure that can create slimmer neck contours, improve jawline definition, and eliminate submental fullness, also known as a double chin. This procedure can also target drooping fat in the lower cheeks, or jowling.

Neck liposuction can typically be performed very comfortably in the office under local anesthesia alone. It is usually a half-hour procedure with very little downtime. During your consultation, Dr. Balikian will assess the fat under your chin, along your neckline, and along your jawline to determine how extensive your liposuction procedure needs to be.

Recovering From Neck Liposuction

Some swelling and bruising in the treatment area can be expected following neck liposuction. Post-op discomfort can be managed with medication. Patients can resume most of their normal activities after three days or so. Strenuous activity and high intensity exercise should be avoided for longer, as directed by Dr. Balikian.

Who Is a Candidate for Neck Liposuction?

Dr. Balikian will need to meet with you for a consultation in order to determine your candidacy for this procedure. Neck lipo candidates must be in good physical health and able to safely undergo a surgical procedure, so Dr. Balikian will review your medical history as part of the candidacy evaluation process. He will also assess the skin and underlying structure throughout the face and neck.

Candidates for neck liposuction need to have elastic skin in the treatment area to ensure that the skin can retract to fit the patient’s new, slimmer neck contours. If there is considerable excess skin, a combination neck lift and neck liposuction procedure may be recommended.

Dr. Balikian’s Expertise

Dr. Richard Balikian is board-certified in both Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery and Head and Neck Surgery, which means he has specialized and extensive surgical training in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face and neck. He only performs surgery on the face and neck and is dedicated to giving honest advice and providing beautiful, natural-looking results.

Richard V. Balikian, MD, FACS

Double Board-Certified Facial Plastic Surgeon
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Trust Your Face to a Facial Plastic Surgeon

Dr. Balikian is an experienced, double board-certified, facial plastic surgeon. He is double board-certified both in Facial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery as well as Head and Neck Surgery. Dr. Balikian belongs to a very select group of elite cosmetic surgeons with at least six years of specialized surgical training exclusively in aesthetic and reconstructive surgery of the face and neck.

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How Much Does Neck Liposuction Cost?

The price of your neck liposuction procedure will be based on the techniques required, the overall complexity of your procedure, and other factors. Dr. Balikian can let you know what the expected cost of your neck liposuction surgery will be during your consultation at Balikian Facial Plastic Surgery in Murrieta.

Contact Us to Schedule a Consultation

Every patient at Balikian Facial Plastic Surgery begins their treatment journey with a consultation with double board-certified facial plastic surgeon Dr. Richard Balikian. During this appointment, Dr. Balikian can assess your concerns and design a customized treatment plan for achieving your aesthetic goals. He can also answer any questions you may have.

If you are considering neck liposuction in Murrieta or Temecula, call Balikian Facial Plastic Surgery today at (951) 719-2950 or use our online appointment request form to schedule a consultation.

Neck Liposuction FAQs

How is neck liposuction performed?

After the anesthesia has taken effect, Dr. Balikian will make small, discreet incisions, so he can insert a tiny, hollow tube called a cannula. Fat cells can then be separated from the surrounding tissue and extracted via the cannula using a medical suction device.

How long will the results of neck liposuction last?

Neck liposuction permanently removes fat, so results can be long-lasting for patients who take care to maintain a stable, healthy weight.

Can neck liposuction be combined with other facial plastic surgery procedures?

Neck liposuction is only intended to eliminate excess fat and cannot correct loose, sagging skin, or a “turkey neck.” In order to achieve the most comprehensive, natural-looking neck rejuvenation and jawline contouring results, neck liposuction is often combined with complementary facial plastic surgery procedures, such as a facelift or neck lift.

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