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How long does a neck lift last?

Stuart A. Linder, MD
Plastic Surgery
In general a well performed neck lift will last ten to fifteen years. An extensive neck lift involves both tightening of the skin and plication of the platysmal muscle back to the midline. Incisions are made both in front of the ear extending behead the ear and into the posterior hairline. 

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