Neck Lift Plastic Surgery (Lower Rhytidectomy)
Neck lift cosmetic surgery procedure is popular among both women and men who wish to have a rejuvenated and youthful looking neck and get rid of sagging skin and unsightly neck bands. The procedure is usually performed as an elective surgery, whereby the patient is required to pay out of pocket for the costs. Therefore, for many patients, cost becomes a key starting point.
During the pre-operative consultation, the surgeon will educate the patient on all aspects of neck lift, including its costs.
The first goal of a committed surgeon will be to help the patient make a well-considered decision. Board certified plastic surgeons at the Aesthetic Center for Plastic Surgery (ACPS) provide neck lift to patients in Houston, Texas, TX, and surrounding communities.
Extent of Surgery
Neck lift plastic surgery costs can differ according to the type of surgical technique used and the extent of surgery performed. The surgeon will assess the patient’s candidacy for a particular technique and discuss its specific costs during the pre-op consultation.
If stubborn fat tissue deposits are present in excessive amount in the neck or under the chin, but the skin elasticity is reasonably intact, the surgeon may only recommend neck liposuction to reshape the neck. This procedure will be relatively more affordable than a full neck lift surgery. The cost of neck liposuction may also vary according to the type of surgical technique applied.
Excess loose skin from the neck region can be removed with the help of this neck lift technique. The remaining skin will then be re-draped smoothly over the neck to create a taut appearance. Cervicoplasty can cost a little more than liposuction, or may sometimes be combined with liposuction, which will further add to the costs.
The surgeon may decide to tighten the underlying muscles in the neck if they are weak or separated. A part of the platysma neck muscle may be removed to create an enhanced and refined neck contour. Cervicoplasty may be combined with this procedure to produce more effective results. The price tag for platysmaplasty may be a little higher than other neck lift techniques.
In many cases, neck lift is performed in conjunction with facelift or cheek lift surgery to create more uniform and natural looking results. If two or more procedures are combined, the overall procedure becomes more cost-effective than when these are performed separately. Experienced cosmetic surgeons at the ACPS receive patients from Houston, Texas, TX, and other areas in this part of The Lone Star State for neck lift surgery.
The major cost components in neck lift surgery will typically include fee charged by the anesthesiologist, fee charged by the plastic surgeon, surgical venue expenses, and post-surgical costs such as medical tests, prescription medications, compression garment, and visits to the surgeon’s office.
Third party financing is commonly available to support patients who want to undergo an elective surgery such as neck lift. Several professional medical care finance firms offer uniquely designed loans for such patients. The surgeon’s office may sometimes be able to arrange for an appropriate payment plan.
For more information about The Aesthetic Center for Plastic Surgery (ACPS) physicians and the cosmetic surgery treatments and procedures they perform please click here or call us at 713.799.9999. We have offices in and around Houston, Texas.