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Can I have a 'neck lift' independent of a facelift?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
For patients with loose neck skin and submental fat, a neck lift may be performed. Patients without jowls or prominent nasolabial folds, but with neck skin laxity may do well with a neck lift and platysmaplasty (tightening of the central neck muscles.).

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