Facial and Neck Liposuction
Areas of the face and neck can often accumulate excess pockets of fat that are resistant to even the most rigorous diet and exercise routines. The good news is, liposuction and micro-liposuction procedures can eliminate these fat deposits for a more contoured appearance. Dr. John Vartanian can effectively rejuvenate areas of the neck and face with this advanced procedure, helping you to achieve your goals with beautiful results.
- Benefits of Facial and Neck Liposuction
- Facial and Neck Liposuction Procedure
- Facial and Neck Liposuction Recovery
- What to Expect
Benefits of Facial and Neck Liposuction
Facial and neck liposuction removes excess fat to create a more contoured appearance. This procedure can ultimately enhance the overall balance and symmetry of facial features. Particularly beneficial for patients who experience jowling or excessive amounts of fat in the neck, liposuction techniques can have an extraordinary aesthetic benefit. This procedure is often combined with facelift, neck lift surgery, or chin augmentation to provide patients with smoother, firmer, and more vibrant skin. In most cases, facial and neck liposuction can also be performed under local anesthesia (without being put to sleep) in the office in less than thirty minutes.
Facial and Neck Liposuction Procedure
With liposuction performed under local anesthesia, the face and neck are anesthetized (numbed) and the procedure is performed painlessly with the patient relaxed and listening to music. Dr. John Vartanian utilizes a gentle micro-liposuction technique to ensure precise and smooth liposuction. Facial and/or neck liposuction often takes less than an hour to complete, depending on the areas being treated. Facial and neck liposuction can also be combined with other procedures, such as fat injections.
Facial and Neck Liposuction Recovery
There may be slight bruising and minor swelling in the treatment areas. For most patients who get liposuction on a Friday, they can return to work on a Monday. Recovery information for this procedure greatly depends on which areas you are having treated, and whether it is being combined with another cosmetic enhancement option. For patients who are having facial or neck liposuction alone, light normal daily routines can often be resumed the same day. Dr. Vartanian can provide a more exact estimate of recovery times during your consultation. He will explain the procedure in detail and talk with you about whether this treatment is the best option for your needs.
What to Expect
- Length of Time for Procedure? The exact time will depend on which areas you are having treated and the extent of treatment that is necessary to achieve your goals. Most facial and/or neck liposuction procedures do not require more than an hour to complete.
- Who Performs this Procedure? Dr. Vartanian performs all facial and neck liposuction procedures himself.
- What about Recovery? Recovery from this procedure depends on each individual. Recovery times can range from almost none to several days depending on the areas treated.
- What about the Results? Results from facial or neck liposuction can have a beautiful effect on your entire facial appearance, refining contours and restoring balance among facial features.