Neck Lipoaspiration

The principle of liposuction of the neck is to remove excess fat from under the chin and from the sides of the neck. You can remove a double chin, for example.

Neck liposuction can be performed alone or in addition to a cervico-facial lift if there is associated excess skin;

How does the operation work?

Neck liposuction can be performed under local anaesthetic in outpatient surgery. It is generally sufficient to make 3 small incisions (one under the chin, one under the corner of each jaw) to insert the suction cannula. This same technique can also be used on the jowls, the oval of the face and the nasolabial folds, but this is less common. Swelling or haematomas may persist for a week or so, making it necessary to wear a compression bandage for several weeks after your neck liposuction.


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Every surgical procedure can involve risks and complications that the patient must accept; your plastic surgeon will make it his duty to reduce the rate of these by choosing the technique best suited to your medical situation. Complications such as haemorrhage, wound or prosthesis infections and poor healing, although relatively rare, can occur with any type of surgery. This document has been drawn up to supplement the information received during the consultations. This text is not exhaustive, and cannot replace a specialist consultation; it may answer certain questions or raise others. Each patient will receive full and detailed information, in line with their own medical status and the procedure of their choice.

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