About Neck Lipo
Change the contour of your face and profile with neck liposuction surgically removes fat from the neck to eliminates jowls and an unwanted double chin, plus improving the definition of the jawline and improving the fit of shirt collars. Dr. Petroff helps men and women of varying ages attain a slim, defined neck. Whether it is stubborn bulges or a thicker layer of fat on the neck, this treatment removes the fat with liposuction, then smoothens the contour of the neck by adjusting the muscle and tissue. Submental liposuction can be done in conjunction with a rhinoplasty procedure and/or a chin implant to add overall balance to the facial structure. It is often a standard addition to our facelift and neck lift procedures. It is important to note that neck liposuction only removes fat and does not remove hanging or loose skin on the neck. Patients with an excessive amount of loose skin may be candidates for a neck lift, which is a skin tightening surgery.
The ideal candidates for neck liposuction are men and women who:
- Have excess fat on their neck, especially under the chin (the submental area)
- Have tried diet and exercise as a means to lose the fat in this area without success
- Have the appearance of a double chin
- Have overall good health
"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
"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
"I have been a patient for 10 years now. I have had a wonderful experience with my skin care needs as I am aging. I would recommend Dr Petroff and his wonderful staff with all my heart to anyone looking to improve the quality of their skin and keep their beauty as they age or improve their skin in their youth.They are professional but also very caring and responsive .They work hard to give their clients the best results"- E.D. / Solutionreach / Jan 30, 2018
What to Expect
Performed in an accredited surgical facility under general anesthesia, neck liposuction requires a small incision just below the chin so the surgeon can remove excess fat through a cannula. It is a relatively short procedure if it is not combined with a neck lift or other facial cosmetic surgical procedures. Once the incision is closed, the patient can expect to see swelling in the area and will be asked to wear a compression garment along with bandages upon discharge.
Neck liposuction patients usually see results after their first follow-up visit when all the bandages are removed. Patients who are worried that the fat will come back should adhere to a healthy diet and exercise program. This will decrease the risk of regaining fat in the remaining fat cells in the neck in the future.
Plan Your Procedure
Double Chin Gone
At our practice, we provide patients with neck liposuction by a highly experienced plastic surgeon to get your best results. We are happy to answer any questions you may have about neck liposuction, the surgical technology we would use, and complementary procedures. Contact our office for more information or to schedule a consultation for neck liposuction and get ready to say goodbye to that stubborn double chin.