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Platysmal Tightening (tightening of the neck)

If you have developed a loosening of the muscles in your neck, we can correct it through platysmal tightening. This procedure lifts, tightens and smoothes the appearance of the neck.

 

Duration

Your treatment usually takes 1 ½ hours.

Anesthesia

In many cases, depending on the procedure, you will receive general anesthesia.

In/Outpatient

Platysmal tightening is usually done on an outpatient basis but you may elect to spend the night at Comfort Cottage with a nurse available to help you.

Side Effects

You may have some numbness, bruising, swelling and slight discomfort.

Risks

As with any surgical procedure there are some risks. These risks include infection or bleeding.

Recovery

You will be able to return to a normal routine in 2 to 3 weeks.

Duration of Results

Results of platysmal tightening vary from between 5 and 10 years.

Disclaimer

We make sure every procedure is uniquely tailored to provide you the best results. During your consultation you will receive specific information regarding your individual case. Your results will vary.