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Neck Liposuction

Neck Liposuction Chicago

Also known as the neck lift by liposuction, surgical neck fat elimination and rejuvenation, weekend neck lift, chip lipo, smart lipo of the chin and neck, this procedure targets the stubborn fat below the chin on the neck. This procedure requires intricate and skilled techniques in order to effectively remove the neck fat that plagues so many of us. Take back your youthful look. Perhaps no other procedure of the face rejuvenates the face like lower chin/neck liposuction.



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Frequently Asked Questions

What is neck liposuction?

Neck liposuction is a permanent treatment for removal of excess fat in the neck, also known as the “turkey neck” and/or the double chin. Removal of fat from the neck and chin is accomplished by various liposuction methods under local or sedation anesthesia.

What can neck liposuction treat?

  • Surgical, permanent removal of excess fat of neck and fat chin by tumescent liposuction
  • Surgical removal by liposuction of excess bulging fat of turkey neck and fatty double chin
  • Surgical contouring of the neck by combining liposuction with either laser, Vaser ultrasound or radiofrequency energy to melt unwanted fat of neck
  • Tightening of loose sagging neck skin
  • Better definition of the angle of the jaw
  • Improved definition chin and neck junction
  • Improve the appearance of horizontal lines and wrinkles of the neck

What does neck liposuction cost?

The cost can vary, but expect it to be between $2500 and $5000.  Affordable financing is available. The cost of the entire procedure includes pre-op visits, surgeon’s fee, operating room fees, anesthesia fees, operating room supplies, recovery room fees, and all post-op visits makes it a worthwhile experience for the total price.

Is there a cream I can apply on my neck improve the wrinkles?

Yes, we have a patient that is used religiously by many of our patients called, Neck Lyft.

Who can benefit and who is a good candidate for a neck and chin liposuction and contouring?

Those with slight or excessive unwanted fat under the chin and neck.

What is the procedure time for neck liposuction?

Expect the procedure to last about one hour.

What type of anesthesia is used?

Local lidocaine with epinephrine is usually all that’s needed to keep you comfortable during the procedure

Does neck liposuction hurt?

No, and expect minimal, if any, discomfort.

How many sessions are required for optimal results

Only one procedure will permanently remove the excess neck fat.

Where are there incisions placed?

Only one two millimeter (¼ inch) incision is hidden inside the chin crease.

What exactly gets done during the procedure?

Before surgery and after your neck and chin is photographed. You are given a relaxant. The neck chin markings are drawn with a marking pen, and you are lead to the operating room. A local anesthesia is injected to numb the neck, and a tiny access point is created hidden below the chin. A tiny cannula (thin hollow tube) is used to inject saline (salt water) with epinephrine to constrict blood vessels.  After a few minutes a specially designed neck cannula, the “Leon Neck ™”, which is a spatula shaped, thin 2-mm liposuction cannula (specially designed and copyrighted By Dr. Leon Tcheupdjian MD 1986) is inserted.  Assisted with gentle suction, the neck fat is gently and permanently suctioned out to give dramatic neck definition results.

How long lasting are the results?

Results of neck and chin fat removal and liposuction contouring of the neck is permanent.

What is a weekend Neck-lift?

It is the contouring of sagging fatty neck by fat melting SMART-LIPO laser or ultrasonic VASER assisted liposuction.

When do I need to consider and Neck and face lift?

Is usually necessary to have sagging excessive skin, turkey neck or jowling.

Is the procedure safe?

Yes, at The Liposuction and Cosmetic Surgery Institute we have safely performed thousands of neck and chin contouring procedures utilizing various liposuction methods for parts of the last four decades.

Is there downtime?

No there is no downtime, but you may experience some minor bruising.

What other procedures can be done to improve the neck chin area?

When needed, a small chin implant can make dramatic improvement of the entire face.  This will make you look 10 years younger.

When can I resume normal activities?

Expect to resume normal activities the next day.

What should you expect after the procedure?

Rest with little or no exertion. Sleep with the head elevated for the first night.  No aspirin or smoking is allowed. You may have a head wrap or an elastic headband to wear the first night. The next morning, in the shower you can remove all head wraps or bandages. The elastic chin strap needs to be worn only at night in bed and for optimal results should be worn at bedtime for two weeks.

Do you need to lose weight before?

No, since weight loss will make the skin sag even more

Do you need to lose wt. after?

For health purposes, losing weight is always recommended.

Are the results of neck liposuction permanent?


What are some of the risks associated

The risks associated with this procedure are rare but include irregular skin appearance, bruising, swelling and mild discomfort.

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