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Should I have a necklift at the same time as my facelift?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
Facelifts may be performed at the same time as a neck lift. A facelift (rhytidectomy) will address the jowls, midface and posterior neck. The neck lift effectively tightens the submental area, including fat removal under the chin region. In the majority of patients, both lifts are performed to allow for an even and smooth transition between both zones. 

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