Neck Liposculpture Surgery in Newport Beach, Orange County CA
Liposuction is typically performed to sculpt the body and reduce unwanted fat from areas such as: hips, buttocks, thighs, abdomen, knees, upper arms, cheeks, chin and neck. There have been many advancements with technology and new types of liposuction have be used with great success. Tumescent liposuction is providing quicker recovery times and more pinpoint accuracy, thus allowing for liposculpture to be performed on smaller areas such as the neck. Learn more about Neck Liposculpture at our Newport Beach, Orange County office.
Who is Neck Liposculpture Recommended for?
Neck liposculpture is recommended for anyone with excess fat underneath the chin and jawline who is seeking a more contoured appearance.
Addressing Your Concerns
How can I prepare for Neck Liposculpture?
As for any surgery, a patients’ health and well-being is our main priority. We require that patients who are undergoing surgery be healthy with normal lab work (your labs will be performed within 2 weeks of surgery). Furthermore, Dr. Bandy provides patients with a vitamin protocol to being before surgery to aid in the recovery and healing process. During your consultation 2 weeks before surgery, our staff will thoroughly review with you all important information that needs to be completed prior to surgery in order to ensure the best outcome and easiest recovery possible.
Will anesthesia be administered for Neck Liposculpture?
The procedure can be performed under either a general or local anesthesia, depending upon how much liposculpture will be performed, the health of the patient, and the comfort level of the patient. This will be discussed during your consultation with Dr. Bandy.
Is Neck Liposculpture surgery painful?
Following the procedure patients will be prescribed pain medication in order to minimize discomfort.
What if I am sick before my Neck Liposculpture procedure?
If a patient is noted to be sick prior to a procedure, it is advised to contact Dr. Bandy’s office immediately to discuss the best way to move forward.
How long before I see results of Neck Liposculpture?
Swelling and discoloration may last 4-6 weeks after surgery. Thus, full results may not be seen until 6 weeks later.
Is scarring expected after Neck Liposculpture?
The incision for neck liposculpture is very small and located on the underside of the chin. Therefore, scarring is minimally, if at all, visible.
Can I drive home after my Neck Liposculpture procedure?
If you are having surgery under a general anesthetic, you will need someone to drive you home after surgery.
Should I try avoiding touching the area after Neck Liposculpture?
A patient will have surgical tapes covering their incisions and these will remain in place for a few weeks. It is recommended that a patient not touch the incisions until they are healed.
What activity should I refrain from after Neck Liposculpture?
Following a neck liposculpture, patients are advised to refrain from strenuous activity for at least 3 weeks.
Do I need to take any medication after Neck Liposculpture?
A patient is usually prescribed an antibiotic and a pain medication. If a patient is undergoing a general anesthesia, sometimes they are prescribed an anti-nausea medication to combat any feelings of nausea that some patients experience after having a general anesthesia.
What is the average cost for Neck Liposculpture?
In order to obtain an accurate price for your surgery we advise meeting with Dr. Bandy for a consultation.
Are there financing options for Neck Liposculpture?
The patient has multiple financing options. For example, the patient can pay for the surgery on credit card, and make monthly payments back to their credit card. Additionally, CareCredit is a financing company specific for cosmetic surgery; patients can apply for CareCredit, and there are multiple options for CareCredit. Sometimes, patients opt to make payments directly to the office. This is a prepayment plan where a patient would pay until he or she pays the entire balance for the surgery; then, they would have their surgery.
What is the recovery time and the healing process?
Recovery time depends on how many areas of liposuction are being performed. Typically patients are required to wear a strap covering the chin and neck area following surgery. Most patients return to work 1-2 weeks following neck liposculpture.
Is there a post-operative recovery facility that you recommend?
We do have a post operative recovery facility that we refer our patients to in Orange County, CA and Los Angeles, CA. In these situations, they will be picked up by the post operative care facility from our recovery room and brought to the recovery center where they are recovered overnight, and then brought back the next day for their follow up appointment.