Men and women both suffer from one of the most tell-tale signs of aging: sagging skin of the neck. If you find you are buying more turtle necks, wearing more scarves, and shying away from photographs, it may be the right time for you to say goodbye to the turkey wattle with help from Raj Plastic Surgery!
Nora Ephron, director of Sleepless in Seattle, You’ve Got Mail, and When Harry Met Sally, understands the plight of women as we age. Her book of essays, “I Feel Bad About My Neck,” speaks well to how once the neck goes there is little one can do to camouflage that loose skin – there is no skin care product or skin tightening “treatment” that can do the “trick” of minimizing the hanging skin, loose muscles, and neck banding like a neck lift surgical procedure.
I was tired of looking tired and deflated and decided, instead of investing in more scarves and turtle neck sweaters, I would invest in myself and have a neck lift procedure to tighten the muscles and remove the excess skin that causes the “wattle effect.” I thought it was the best time to add upper and lower eyelid procedures while having my neck lift which would allow me to recover from both surgeries at one time. Voila! My profile is transformed and I appear more youthful without looking like I had cosmetic surgery.
There is no one best time for a neck lift procedure, young and old can benefit from a neck lift. If one is unhappy with the appearance of his or her neck, one should seek a consultation with a board-certified plastic surgeon to discuss surgical options to reduce turkey wattle neck, excess fat, or hanging skin.
If you too would like to refresh your appearance, call our office to schedule a consultation to discuss your goals so that we can offer you options to help you invest in yourself. I am happy to share my experiences with you.