Loose skin around the face and neck may creep up on a busy Bay Area woman. That may sound strange, but if you have a busy schedule, you can probably relate. Maybe you’re juggling a family and career? Or you’re a very active volunteer and community leader? Maybe you’re all of these! Looking your best is important, but it can’t take up too much time. If you take one last look in the mirror while going out the door, the signs of “turkey neck” could be a shock.
As men and women age, the skin on their neck and chin may start to sag and lose elasticity. This can create the appearance of what is commonly referred to as a “turkey neck.” This phenomenon occurs as a result of a combination of factors, including loss of collagen and elastin in the skin, weakened muscles in the neck, and weight fluctuations. While a turkey neck is a natural part of the aging process, it can be a source of insecurity for many people, leading them to seek surgical treatment options to improve the look and appearance of their neck.
One surgical treatment option for a turkey neck is a neck lift, also known as a lower rhytidectomy. During this procedure, excess skin is removed from the neck and jawline, and the remaining skin is tightened to create a smoother, more youthful appearance. In some cases, liposuction may also be used to remove excess fat from the neck and chin area. Recovery time varies, but most patients can return to work and normal activities within two weeks of the procedure. While a neck lift can provide dramatic results, it is important to note that it is a surgical procedure and comes with the potential risks and complications associated with any surgery. It is important to consult with a board-certified plastic surgeon to determine if a neck lift is the right choice for you.
Non Surgical Treatments for Turkey Neck
So what do you do next?
There are several options:
- Wear turtlenecks and scarves year-round.
- Ignore it.
- Do something about it.
- Skin Tightening in San Mateo and Foster City Supports the Body and Soul
Even if your goal is to “age gracefully,” a sagging neck and jawline can feel embarrassing. You still want to look your best, but the problem can take a real hit on your self-esteem. For many reasons, Bay Area women may not be ready to reveal their advancing age. If you’re ready to do something about it, our clinic can help SVAD clinics provide several options in non-surgical technology to help stimulate collagen and tighten the skin around the face and neck.
Age can bring on problems with stubborn cellulite too. Even if you eat healthily and exercise regularly, the body may not comply like it did in the past. Skin tightening procedures such as the Halo procedure (https://svaestheticderm.com/halo-procedure/) can help smooth out cellulite too!
A simple, quick skin-tightening treatment can easily fit into a busy schedule. SVAD clinics are in San Mateo and Foster City. We can help you book an appointment to thoroughly evaluate the skin issue and get you started on an easy-to-manage skin tightening schedule. Reach out, today, for a free skin care consultation.