Male Neck Lift – Neck Rejuvenation for Men

Male Neck Lift Surgery by Dr Turner for a younger looking face & neck

A Male Neck lift can help reduce the early signs of ageing. Male Neck surgery can help eliminate excess loose skin and tighten your neck muscles to create a stronger more defined jaw and jowls area. The surgery is specifically tailored for men to give you an enhanced, masculine and youthful appearance. A male lower facelift or necklift is the ideal option to help make you look and feel younger which can help improve your employment and dating prospects. Dr Scott Turner is Specialist Plastic Surgeon and facial surgery expert in Newcastle and Sydney NSW can help.

 

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When should I consider Neck Surgery?

An ageing neck and drooping eyelids are two of the aesthetic conditions that affect both men and women early on in the ageing process. The first signs of ageing usually start to show on the neck area which can turn into heavy jowls or turkey neck. A male neck lift surgery can give you a more youthful look, proportioned face, sharp jawline, sleeker chin and seamless neck. If you struggle with a turkey neck, excess skin and wrinkles or bands on your neck, this procedure may be for you.

How a Neck Rejuvenation could help:

  • Can help eliminate excess fat underneath the chin region
  • Can get rid of excess skin on the neck
  • Can tghten the skin and muscles on the neck region
  • Can make you look youthful and take years off your age 
  • Can make you feel more confident

Should I have a Male Neck Lift Surgery ?

What is a good age for a neck lift?

Most people who have neck surgery are between the ages of forty and sixty.

What is the best age for a neck lift?

Most people get it done in their forties to sixties. It is always a good idea to have a consultation with a surgeon and decide whether it’s the best solution for you or not.

Can you get a neck lift if you are overweight?

You can still get a neck lift done if you are overweight.

Can you just get a neck lift?

Yes, you don’t have to get a neck lift with a facelift. You can get it done on its own.

How do I know if I need a neck lift?

A neck lift is an ideal procedure for you if you have sagging skin and jowls on the neck area and non-invasive treatments have not made much of a difference.

How does a man get rid of turkey neck?

The best way to eliminate a turkey neck is by getting neck lift surgery. Other non-surgical options will get rid of the minor fine lines and wrinkles but won’t create a dramatic improvement.

How old is too old for a neck lift?

Age is just a number when it comes to getting a neck lift, provided that you are in generally good health to undergo the surgery..

 

Male Neck Lift Surgery Procedure 

Surgery for a male neck lift includes:

  • Anesthesia. Dr Turner uses general anaesthesia performed in a hospital theatre.
  • Different incisions will be made for a traditional or a limited neck lift. In the case of a traditional neck left, the incision will start from the hairline at the sideburn and will continue to the ear and posterior hair. In case of a limited incision neck lift or mini neck lift, incisions are created around the ears. 
  • Dr Turner will redistribute and reposition the fat and tissue in the neck area. It will be followed by the removal of excess skin and re-draping to give a smooth look. 
  • The incisions are closed with absorbable sutures, followed by adhesives and dressings. 

How long does a male neck lift take?

A male neck lift surgery takes anywhere between two to three hours to complete based on the type of neck lift.

How is a mini neck lift done?

The mini neck lift surgery involves removing vertical neck bands to tighten the excess skin on the neck area and give you a youthful look. It is very less invasive compared to a traditional facelift.

How long do mini neck lifts last?

The results of mini neck lift can last for up to five years. It is less invasive than traditional facelift.

Recovery after Surgery

Immediately after the surgery, your neck will feel tight. You will also experience bruising and swelling which will fade in a couple of days. Your stitches will be removed in about 10-14 days. Aim at resting as much as possible during the first week after the surgery. During this time, if you feel anything unusual, immediately get in touch with your surgeon. Never ignore any warning signs such as excessive bleeding, infection, and extreme pain. 

 

How long is recovery after a neck lift?

Most people will recover in about six to eight weeks after the neck lift. It will take some time for the swelling to subside before you can see the final results of the surgery.

How long should I wear the chin strap after a neck lift?

It is advised to wear a chin strap for at least two weeks post the neck lift surgery. It helps with the swelling.

How many years does a neck lift last?

The results of full neck lift typically last for up to 10 years or more after the neck lift surgery.

Risks and Concerns about Male Neck Lift

A Neck lift surgery, like any other surgical procedure, comes with a certain degree of risks and concerns. Following are some of the complications associated with neck lift surgery: bleeding under the skin, blood clotting, infections, nerve damage, skin loss, open wounds, scarring and reaction to anesthesia.  Read our Risks & Complications page.

Male Neck Lift Funding on medicare

Funding your Male Neck Lift

Is a neck lift covered by medicare or health insurance?

Medicare and Insurance companies do NOT usually cover neck lift surgeries as they are purely cosmetic procedures. If there is an underlying medical reason involved (like cancer), medicare and your insurance company might cover the procedure.

Is a neck lift worth it?

Male Neck Lift FAQs

What causes male turkey neck?

Turkey neck is primarily caused by a weakening of neck muscles and loss of elasticity in the skin. Many people experience it as a part of the natural skin aging process.

What age does turkey neck start?

Ageing impacts different people in different manners. For some people, turkey neck starts to form in their forties while for others, it usually happens in the late fifties and sixties.

What is best for sagging neck?

Neck lift surgery is the only semi-permanent way to lift up your sagging neck. The results can last for up to 10 years.

What is a mini neck lift?

A mini neck lift is a less invasive procedure and can significantly improve the appearance of your neck. During the surgical procedure, the surgeon removes excess skin by eliminating the vertical neckbands.

What is the best neck tightening procedure?

A neck lift is the most transformative and long-lasting neck tightening procedure that eliminates the sagging skin and wrinkles of the face, giving you a very youthful look.

What is the best procedure to get rid of jowls?

A neck lift is the best procedure to eliminate neck jowls semi-permanently.

What is a deep neck lift?

A deep neck lift is an advanced surgical technique that allows the surgeon to operate on the neck muscles, reposition them, remove excess fat, and skin to give you a more sculpted look.

What is the difference between a neck lift and a mini neck lift?

A neck lift works on neck muscles, skin as well as fat deposits on the neck. On the other hand, a mini neck lift mainly removes the excess skin on the neck area.

What is the least invasive neck lift?

A Minimally-Invasive Neck Lift is a scar less procedure and is considered to be less invasive as compared to all other types of neck lifts.

Where are the scars for a neck lift?

Neck lift scars are well hidden and are usually found behind the ears and underneath the chin area. If you are still concerned about scars, you can always discuss your scar removal and minimisation options.

Will a neck lift help jowls?

Yes, a neck lift is a surgical procedure that can help eliminate neck jowls semi-permanently.

Do men get neck lifts?

Yes, of course, plenty of men get neck lifts done to restore the appearance on their neck. It gives them a more masculine appeal.

How difficult is a neck lift?

A neck lift is an invasive surgery that requires the expertise of a skilled surgeon. Choose a surgeon wisely and take care of yourself post-surgery to ensure the best neck lift results.

Further Reading & References

 

Dr Scott Turner FRACS (Plas) – Specialist Plastic Surgeon

Dr Scott J Turner has spent a lifetime acquiring the qualifications, education, training, and hands-on surgical experience to perform superior cosmetic plastic surgery to give you natural, beautiful results and the improved sense of well-being you want. He is one of the top Specialist Plastic Surgeons with a Breast and Body Surgery focus in New South Wales.

Achieving this personal goal requires not only in-depth knowledge of human anatomy and refined surgical techniques but an ongoing commitment to learning the latest procedures around the world. This is why Dr Turner regularly attends both local and international surgeon meetings – discussing these advances with the leaders around the world in order to offer you the most natural, effective and safest surgical procedures.

Dr Turner and his highly trained staff will do everything to ensure that you are fully informed, while providing exceptional, world-class cosmetic plastic surgery, in a personal and caring environment.

Next Steps

Always Do Your Research

  • Download our Procedure Guides to find out more about your surgery
  • Please read our website pages and Blogs to learn more about your intended procedure

Do you need a Medical Referral to see Dr Turner?

  • A medical referral is helpful but NOT essential for purely cosmetic consultations.
  • Please obtain a medical referral from your GP or Specialist if you want a consultation for an MBS item number surgery.
  • Please note that your Medicare Rebates will NOT be claimable without a valid recent Medical Referral

Making The Most Of Your Consultation with Dr Turner

  • Please arrive slightly early for your in-person consultation with Dr Turner
  • You are welcome to bring a friend or relative to help consider the information and discuss your options
  • Please be aware you may need to undress for a physical exam so wear simpler clothes
  • Ensure you also take a lot of notes during the consultation and thoroughly examine all the documents provided

Want more information before scheduling your consultation?

How to Book Your Consultation with Dr Turner

  • You can book your initial consultation with Dr Scott Turner by paying the $350 cosmetic consultation fee in advance – when you make your appointment.

Contact us or call on  1300 641 199  to arrange your consultation in Sydney or Newcastle. Email us for more information:  [email protected]