If you would like to reduce signs of aging on your neck, a neck lift may be the ideal procedure for you. A neck lift contours the neck and refines the jawline, giving the face a more youthful appearance. But patients are always somewhat anxious about the recovery process. So how long does it take to recover from a neck lift?
How long does it take to recover from a Neck Lift?
Recovery after a neck lift varies from patient to patient, as it depends on the extent of surgery. However, recovery typically takes 5-10 days, and patients are generally able to return to work after this time.
Patients may experience some swelling, pain, numbness, tingling, and stiffness after a neck lift. Most of these symptoms should subside within 2 weeks, but the swelling may take longer to fully resolve.
In order to ensure optimal recovery, patients are advised to follow the post-surgical instructions of their plastic surgeon.
Recovery timeline after a neck lift
Patients can generally go home after a neck lift, but they will need someone to drive them. Most patients are able to resume normal activities about 2 weeks after surgery. However, exercise and other vigorous activities should be avoided for at least 6 weeks (learn more).
Are you a good candidate for a neck lift?
If you have sagging skin and a buildup of fat in the neck, as well as loose neck muscles, you may be a good candidate for a neck lift.
Are you interested in a neck lift? Search our directory to find a practice in your area.
If you are in the Las Vegas and Henderson, NV areas, The Lanfranchi Center is our featured practice.
You can reach them at www.thelanfranchicenter.com, or by calling (702) 935-5432.