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Can neck exercises reduce hanging skin?

Arthur W. Perry, MD
Plastic Surgery
Strengthening the muscles of the neck has nothing to do with hanging skin or fat of the neck. In fact, hanging skin actually looks worse with stronger muscles.  If you exercise those neck muscles and actually make them stronger and larger, they will actually make your neck bands even more prominent.

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