Neck Lift & Neck Tightening in North Shore

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For patients that are unhappy with the appearance of their neck, but are not in need of a full face lift, Dr. Anoush Hadeagh offers a neck lift. The neck lift procedure creates a rejuvenated, smooth contour of the neck by lifting the jowls, removing unwanted fat, and tightening the loose bands in the neck that create sagging of the skin. The goal of the neck lift procedure is to provide a refreshed, more youthful, but natural look.

Dr. Hadaegh is a board certified plastic surgeon with extensive experience in facial rejuvenation. He always listens to you, discusses your goals and any concerns, and presents all of your treatment options. Dr. Hadaegh creates a customized treatment plan for each and every patient so that the maximum rejuvenation potential can be achieved.

Some patients choose to have other procedures in combination with their neck lift. Liposuction, face lift, brow lift, and eyelid lift are all options that, when combined with a neck lift, provide for a more comprehensive makeover and take full advantage of the recovery period.

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Ideal Candidate for Neck Lift Procedure

In the pursuit of neck rejuvenation through surgical interventions like a neck lift, an ideal candidate embodies specific attributes ensuring optimal outcomes:

  • Visible Signs of Aging: Candidates exhibiting visible signs of aging in the neck area, such as sagging skin, wrinkles, and the emergence of jowls, are prime candidates for a neck lift. This procedure effectively targets these concerns to restore a more youthful neck contour.
  • Overall Health and Wellness: The ideal candidate boasts good overall health,  crucial for successful surgery and smooth recovery. A healthy status minimizes the risk of complications, contributing to a positive postoperative experience.
  • Realistic Expectations: Ideal candidates approach the procedure with realistic expectations, understanding the enhancements a neck lift can provide in neck contour and the reduction of visible aging signs. This clarity fosters effective communication between the candidate and the surgical team.
  • Non-Smoker Status: As smoking can impede the healing process and jeopardize results, ideal candidates are either non-smokers or committed to abstaining from smoking for the recommended duration before and after the neck tightening procedure.
  • Stable Weight: Candidates with a stable body weight are better positioned for the longevity of results. Fluctuations in weight can impact the effectiveness of neck plastic surgery, making weight stability a key consideration.
  • Commitment to Aftercare: Ideal candidates are committed to diligently following the surgeon’s aftercare instructions. This commitment significantly contributes to optimal healing and sustained results.


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Dr. Hadaegh was amazing. Very caring and makes you feel so comfortable. He did a terrific job with my surgery, I couldn’t be happier. The opinions and advise he gives is very helpful to make decisions. The staff is incredible and always accessible for questions.

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Consultation for Neck Lift

During the consultation, a proactive and informative approach will guide the candidate through the decision-making process:

  • Thorough Medical Assessment: A comprehensive review of the candidate’s medical history ensures a clear understanding of any potential contraindications or health considerations related to the neck lift procedure.
  • Open Discussion of Expectations: Engaging in open dialogue, the surgeon and candidate discuss the specific expectations and goals the candidate has for the neck lift. This transparent communication sets the stage for a tailored and effective surgical plan.
  • In-Depth Explanation of Risks and Benefits: The surgeon provides a detailed overview of the potential risks and benefits of neck plastic surgery, emphasizing the importance of informed consent and empowering the candidate to make educated decisions.
  • Customized Treatment Plan: A personalized treatment plan is formulated based on the candidate’s unique anatomy and goals. This plan outlines the specific techniques, such as neck tightening, to achieve the desired outcome.
  • Guidance on Postoperative Care: Clear and concise guidance on postoperative care ensures the candidate understands the crucial role they play in their own recovery. This includes instructions on wound care, activity restrictions, and follow-up appointments.

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FAQs About Neck Lift

Is Dr. Hadaegh a board certified physician?

Yes. Dr. Hadaegh is a board certified plastic surgeon. He is a member of the American Society of Plastic Surgeons as well as the American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery.

Where will my surgery take place?

Neck lift surgery is performed at either Beverly Hospital or North Shore Medical Center, Salem, under general anesthesia. The operation, itself, takes approximately 3-5 hours depending on your specific treatment plan.

What is recovery like after a neck lift?

You will be sore with some swelling after your procedure. Discomfort should begin subsiding after a few days, and swelling will gradually diminish over 4-6 weeks. Most patients return to work, driving, and normal basic daily activities within a week to 10 days after surgery. Exercise and heavy lifting are restricted for 4-6 weeks after your neck lift.

Can a neck lift be performed with other procedures?

A neck lift procedure is often performed with a facelift procedure. However, the combination of facial procedures will depend on the goals of the patient and the surgical plan designed by the surgeon.

Are there any risks involved?

As a surgical procedure, a neck lift has similar risks to other surgeries, such as infection and anesthesia problems. The patient will also experience minor side effects after the surgery, including bruising, swelling, and tightness.

How long do results last?

The results of a neck lift procedure usually last up to ten years. However, this will be affected by aging as the years pass by.

Will a neck lift make me look younger?

By removing excess fat and tightening the neck skin and muscles, the patient may appear up to eight years younger than their actual age.

Can men have a neck lift?

Men can also have a neck lift procedure. It is recommended for male patients with sagging neck skin, a turkey neck, or a double chin.

Can you have this procedure twice?

Yes. Once the results of the first neck lift procedure start to fade away, the patient can get a second neck lift procedure. This is usually performed around five to ten years after the first procedure.

Will my consultation be with the surgeon?

Yes. All surgical consultations take place with Dr. Anoush Hadaegh. Dr. Hadaegh is a board certified plastic surgeon and will be able to answer all of your questions. Dr. Hadaegh will also perform your surgical procedure.

Am I required to have a consultation before booking surgery?

Yes. A consultation is required and essential to you getting all of the pertinent information you need. The consultation is a perfect format for you to get answers to all of your questions so that you can make informed choices. Your appointment will include a physical exam so that Dr. Hadaegh can best customize your treatment plan for you.

Is there a fee for my consultation?

Yes. There is a $150 consultation fee that is charged to you at the time you book your appointment. You will have a full hour with Dr. Hadaegh to discuss everything related to your procedure. Should you decide to move forward with your neck lift, the consultation fee will be applied as a credit toward your total procedure balance.

Will insurance cover my neck lift?

Typically, no. A neck lift is generally considered a cosmetic procedure and therefore not medically necessary. It’s best to check with your specific insurance company if you have additional questions about your coverage.

Can I finance my neck lift?

Yes! Our patients often use Care Credit to finance their procedures. We also accept all major credit cards.

Arrange a Neck Lift Consultation Today!

Visit Aesthetic Plastic Surgery North Shore for a neck lift consultation with Dr. Anoush Hadaegh – contact our office today to schedule your appointment. Or call 978-927-1500.

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