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Neck Lift New York City

Turkey neck is a tell tale sign of aging. Neck lift procedures can reverse the “turkey neck” appearance and compliments other facial rejuvenation

Neck Lift


Conveniently located to Serve New York City



  • Time: 2-3 hours
  • General Anesthesia or Local Anesthesia


  • Ambulate the night of surgery
  • Shower 2 days after surgery
  • 5 to 7 days off work


  • 6 weeks from heavy lifting and swimming


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  • Before and After results of a patient who had a neck lift performed by Manhattan plastic surgeon Doctor William Lao

    V, 57, Caucasian

    V wanted total facial rejuvenation to correct her droopy face and brow. She also emphasized the desire to get rid of her “turkey neck”. She was extremely pleased with her neck, she regained the youthful look she once had. Her friends believes she looked at least 10 years younger.

    *Individual results may vary.

  • Before and After results of a patient who had a neck lift performed by Manhattan plastic surgeon Doctor William Lao

    M, 64, Caucasian

    M works as a nanny. She came in with chief complaint of the layered appearance of her neck. Face and neck lifts were done at the same time. Incisions were well hidden and she had a tremendous improvement in terms of her neck contour. Notice all the excess skin folds disappeared under her chin.


  • Before and After results of a patient who had a neck lift performed by Manhattan plastic surgeon Doctor William Lao

    D, 49, African American

    D was a nurse who worked in the same hospital. She complained of her “double chin” appearance. Necklift with liposuction was done to improve the overall contour of her neck and submental area.

    *Individual results may vary.

  • Before and After results of a patient who had a neck lift performed by Manhattan plastic surgeon Doctor William Lao

    D, 57, Caucasian

    D is a retired police officer. She came in the clinic for desire for facial rejuvenation. She had a lot of excess skin dropping in the upper eyelid covering her eyes, sagging of the face and neck. Both upper and lower eyelid procedures were done at the same time with her face and neck lift. She was very happy with her results and looked at least 10 years younger!

    *Individual results may vary.


At our world-class practice in the Upper Eastside of NYC, neck lift is a common procedure for both. men and women. Like the eyes, the neck can be a tell-tale sign of aging. In a young person, the neck has a sharp transition from the chin to the neck. With aging, however, loosening of the skin and underlying muscle blurs this clear transition. The term “turkey neck” describes such an image. Multiple vertical bands under the skin also appear and give the person an aged appearance. A neck lift can be performed by Dr. Lao at his NYC practice to help decrease this aging appearance. Occasionally a neck lift or liposuction is needed in young people with “double chin” appearance because of the accumulation of fat under the chin.

What is a Neck Lift

A neck lift is a surgical procedure designed to eradicate the signs of aging that become prevalent in the neck as one gets older. The procedure involves removing excess skin, repairing the underlying muscle structures, and recontouring the neck to give a more youthful appearance and improve one’s facial profile.

Dr. Lao will customize a surgical plan to perform the neck lift depending on the appearance of the neck. In younger patients with good skin, liposuction is the only modality needed to restore a good contour. Based on an individual’s profile, chin augmentation can be added for the best result and contour. In older patients, often a neck lift can be combined with a facelift to provide a total rejuvenation of the face/neck and rid of the annoying vertical bands and excess skin.

Good Candidates For Neck Lift Surgery

Before undergoing the neck lift surgery, patients must first schedule a consultation to find out if they make a good fit for the procedure. If you’re considering the neck lift, you should be in good physical health without any underlying medical conditions that can interfere with healing and have realistic expectations.

Preparing For Your Neck Lift Surgery

Prior to the neck lift surgery, Dr. Lao will perform an evaluation to develop a surgical plan that’s customized to fit your aesthetic needs. He will also provide you with a set of instructions that you must adhere to in order to ensure a safe surgery and a speedy recovery. These instructions may include stopping the use of certain medications and If you are a smoker, you will be asked to stop smoking in the time leading to the surgical procedure.

How Much Does A Neck Lift Cost in NYC?

The cost of a neck lift in New York City varies from patient to patient depending on their individual needs. A few factors we take into consideration include the amount of correction required to achieve the desired results and the overall complexity required to perform the procedure. After Dr. Lao customizes your surgical plan, he will then discuss the cost of your neck lift procedure.

Contact Our Office

Dr. William Lao is a renowned, double-board-certified plastic surgeon in the NYC and Taiwan. He proudly provides every patient with personalized care and stunning results they can carry with confidence. If you’re interested in learning more about Nerw York City neck lift, contact our office to schedule a consultation today.

Surgical approacheS

Necklift Incision behind the Ear
Necklift: Incision behind the Ear 

Facelift Incision in front of the Ear
Facelift: Incision in front of the Ear 

Facelift and Necklift Incisions Combined
Facelift and Necklift Incisions Combined 


V, 57, Office worker, Caucasian, New Jersey, USA

"I recently had a face, brow and neck lift with Dr. Lao and he did a fantastic job. My friends all think I look great. I have also recently received compliments on my appearance from people I see only on an occasional basis. I think they know something is different about my appearance but can’t seem to figure out what it is. I think this fact attests to the “natural” look Dr. Lao achieved."


Every surgical procedure and aesthetic treatment we offer is specifically tailored to satisfy the unique needs of the individual. When you come in for a consultation with plastic surgeon Dr. Lao, he can find the perfect aesthetic approach that provides you with your ideal results.