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
"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
"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
"Dr. Petroff is meticulous! - Four months ago Dr. Petroff performed my lower facelift and chin implant surgery and in my opinion the experience and results are the finest possible.I’ve had 3 prior plastic surgeries mostly on a congenital body issue. Two of the surgeries successful, and one, a very bad experience. I’m knowledgeable of what can go right, or wrong, with a surgeon. I spent two years researching phy..."- P. / RealSelf / Jan 25, 2018
"I can't say enough good things about Dr. Petroff or his staff! I got a rhinoplasty done at the Petroff Center 6 months ago and I'm absolutely obsessed with how my nose turned out. The entire process was so much easier than I thought it was going to be and I know that's because of the expertise of Dr. Petroff! I barely bruised, had minimal swelling and healed extremely fast. He somehow managed to give me everything I wanted out of my surgery and more. He has the absolute perfect eye for rhinoplasty, I constantly get compliments about how natural my nose looks now, and how it looks like the nose I should've had! Not only that his staff is amazing, warm, welcoming and extremely helpful! I can't even begin to describe how absolutely beautiful and happy I feel because of this surgery and I'm so so glad I chose The Petroff Center. If you're wanting a rhinoplasty; especially in Oregon there's just no one better than Dr. Petroff!!"- S.R. / Yelp / Dec 18, 2017
"I've had multiple treatments of lip injections from Dr. Petroff and I can honestly say he is the only doctor I will trust in the Portland area. He listened to my request and concerns on how I liked the shape of my lips. He is very knowledgeable on what types of injectables I would benefit from and what injections may not work the best for me. The entire staff is very friendly and welcoming. I would highly recommend this facility."- T.R. / Yelp / Dec 09, 2017
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.