About Neck Lifts
The loose or wrinkled skin around the neck and chin can drastically age a person and detract from their cosmetic appearance. That's why Dr. Petroff offers neck lifts to his Lake Oswego, OR patients. Under his skilled hands, patients can achieve the slim, sleek profile they have been looking for in a single procedure that trims away and repositions the excess skin. At Petroff Center Plastic Surgery and Medi-Spa, we also offer other enhancing procedures that are commonly combined with a neck lift to deliver optimal results, such as liposuction and facelifts. We encourage our patients to schedule a consultation with Dr. Petroff so he can personally discuss each option with everyone.
While the lower face can be treated alone with a neck lift, Dr. Petroff often incorporates a neck lift procedure with a facelift. By addressing all aspects of the face, including the mid-to-lower section, as well as the neck, patients receive an overall facial enhancement that can take years off of one's appearance. During the private consultation, facelift surgery will be also be discussed as an option, depending on the patient's aesthetic needs.
The best candidates for neck lift surgery:
- Have loose skin in the area caused by weight loss, aging, or genetics
- Have lines and wrinkles in the neck area
- Are any age from 20 – 70+
- Desire a sleeker and slimmer profile
- Desire a long-term solution
- Desire a natural look
"Dr. Petroff was the most humble, amazing doctor I have ever met. I would recommend him and his team to anyone looking to have a medical procedure done. I have never felt so comfortable with a medical team, where I knew from the beginning that this is the place I 100% want to have my surgery done at. Every single person I met there was friendly, organized, and very professional. He is an amazing doctor that has an incredible gift and he has a whole team that makes his practice so ideal."- K. / Healthgrades / Jul 20, 2018
"love -love -love this place . Highly recommended!!!!"- M. / Healthgrades / Aug 22, 2018
"Fabulous practice. Dr Petroff and his very professional staff are a pleasure to work with. He is a wonderful plastic surgeon and I would highly recommend him to anyone considering plastic surgery or any cosmetic work. The office is friendly and accommodating and the staff is top notch."- S.M. / Yelp / Feb 18, 2017
"Humble & Amazing Doctor - I can’t even begin to explain how lucky I feel to have found Dr. Petroff. I was searching years for a doctor that I felt confident in their work. After meeting him for the first time, I knew 100% I was comfortable having the surgery done by him. He has a very humble personality for being such an amazing doctor, and he makes you feel confident and comfortable through out the whole process."- K. / RealSelf / Jul 19, 2018
"I just had my nose done by Dr. Petroff about a month ago and I couldn't be more pleased. His work is flawless. I had a huge embarrassing nose. Everywhere I went I felt like everyone was staring at it. Dr. Petroff made it perfect, petite, upturned, just what I dreamed of. He gave me my confidence back. The procedure itself was a breeze. I had minimal bruising and swelling and was back at work in like 6 days. Everyone is obsessed with my results. My only regret is not doing this sooner. I'm so happy I chose Dr. Petroff!"- A.L. / Yelp / Jun 18, 2018
What to Expect
Neck lift surgery is outpatient and performed at an accredited surgical facility. The patient will be under general anesthesia during the procedure. Our plastic surgeon will start off by making an incision under the chin or in front/behind the patient’s ears. When there’s abundant fat in the region, liposuction will be the first step of the surgery to remove this excess fat. The underlying neck muscles will then be pulled tight. Then skin will be trimmed and the remaining skin will be re-draped for a tighter, smoother appearance. Stitches or sutures are placed deep in the neck wall. Dr. Petroff may also place a drain in the surgical site to control bleeding. The entire surgery typically lasts 2 hours.
Following a neck lift surgery, a patient commonly experiences some amount of bruising and swelling in the neck area. It’s also common for patients to have a sensation of tightness and pulling, which is a result of the neck adjusting into the new position. Typically patients are able to return to their normal routine, such as work, in around 7 – 10 days. After a few months, a patient should be able to see the full effects of the surgery with a tighter, smoother, more contoured neck. There will be very minimal scarring since the incisions are placed in discreet places.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- $10,000 - $12,000
- Average Procedure Time
- 3 Hours
- Post-op Follow-up
- 1 and 2 Weeks
Transform Your Profile
That sleek, beautiful neck that you desire can be yours more easily than thought possible thanks to a neck lift surgery. The surgery is successful at targeting extraneous skin, fat, lines, and wrinkles in the neck area. Please call our office to schedule a consultation to meet with our plastic surgeon.