About Neck Liposuction
A double chin is caused by too much fat in the neck. During neck liposuction surgery at A Woman Plastic Surgeon, Dr. Cynthia Mizgala will remove the fat around the neck. This helps to minimize the jowls and the appearance of a double chin. Liposuction of the neck creates a more distinguished, smooth jawline. This procedure can diminish both small areas of fat or large, denser areas. It is a great option for individuals who dream of a slimmer, sleeker neckline. To learn more about neck liposuction and how it can improve your neckline, schedule a consultation with plastic surgeon Dr. Mizgala at her office in Metairie, LA.
Also, our New Orleans plastic surgery center is proud to offer state-of-the-art technologies that can be used to produce a slimmer neck without surgery. Our office offers SmartLipo, RFAL, and Renuvion for patients that qualify.
"Iam in my mid 40's and a mother of one child. I have a very demanding and active job in the medical field. I see woman of all ages complain of the way they look and how their bodies have changed with age, pregnancies and yo- yo dieting. Well I'm one of those women!! Although having one pregnancy it definitely was enough to change my body. I was left with excessive loose skin. Later adding three laparoscopic surgeries, and years of weight loss and weight gain. My tummy became a train wreck!! After years of contemplating surgery I decided it was now time to get my body back. I choose Dr. Mizgala because of her outstanding reputation as a surgeon. I have seen some of her work and talked with patients about their experience and knew she was the Dr. of choice for me. Iam now three months post surgery and feeling wonderful!! I love my new tummy and belly button. I put on a bikini for the first time in over twenty years. My confidence level is higher than it has been in years. For anyone contemplating surgery dont put it off. For me it was a life changing experience."- S. / Google / Aug 07, 2019
"Dr. Mizgala is Phenomenal! - I recently had a Tummy Tuck / Liposuction procedure done by Dr. Mizgala and I couldn't be more happy with the results. Dr. Mizgala and her staff a great. They made me feel comfortable and answered all of my questions no matter how many I asked and believe me I asked a lot of them. I have never experienced a doctors visit as pleasant and professional as the ones I had with her. She will have my..."- L. / RealSelf / Nov 07, 2018
"very knowledgeable and friendly. She really cares about her patient."- L.P. / Google / Jun 21, 2019
"Dr. Mizgala and Her Staff Are the Best in the Business! Dr. Mizgala is the best! I had my initial consultation in August 2018, to discuss excess skin removal on my stomach, back and arms after losing around 140 pounds. I had maintained the weight loss for around 15 years, and my work and financial situation finally made skin removal surgery possible. I knew I was looking at major surgery/ surgeries, and I needed to feel confident and trusting of the person I chose to perform such extensive work on me. I have pre-existing high blood pressure, frequent skin infections and a history of severe nausea and vomiting with anesthesia. I needed a surgeon who appreciated the complexity involved with the amount of skin I needed removed, and who would be able to safely get the results I wanted. I consulted with two other surgeons, and both of those appointments were rushed and quite uninformative. Instead of answering my questions, I was referred to a pamphlet or the internet as I was being shown the door. My consultation with Dr. Mizgala was the exact opposite. I was encouraged and comfortable before I went to the office. Patty, the office manager, was so sweet and helpful when I spoke to her to make my appointment. At the consultation, Dr. Mizgala and I discussed several procedures to get the best results for my body type. She took the time to fully explain the pros and cons of each procedure, the downtime and recovery involved, and the results I could realistically expect. She answered my questions and addressed my concerns with respect and dignity. Together Dr. Mizgala and I came up with a plan of action that would provide the best outcome for me. I never felt rushed or like I was in a sales pitch; I was at ease and I just knew I was in good hands. From that very first day, I have felt safe, comfortable and supported by the entire staff. Every visit since then has just reinforced my feeling of gratitude for having found such a wonderful, caring surgeon and her awesome team. Dr. Mizgala and her staff truly care about their patients’ complete recovery. I had a fleur de lis tummy tuck and radiofrequency assisted liposuction on my neck in November, a bra line back lift in March, and an arm lift in April. I only had one minor wave of nausea between all 3 surgeries; I’ve experienced worse with a 15 minute epidural. I had several feet of incision on my torso and arms with the 3 surgeries. Given my long history of skin infections, it was not surprising that I experienced delayed healing in some areas. Dr. Mizgala saw me every single day, including weekends, and she came to my condo to check on me. She was also a strong advocate in helping me get the care I needed to heal with the best results. I felt her concern and I knew she sincerely cared about my recovery. I am absolutely thrilled with my results. Dr. Mizgala and her team have treated me like family throughout this entire process. I never expected this to be such a life-changing experience, inside and out. Dr. Mizgala and her staff’s encouragement helped me to find self-confidence I didn’t even realize I was missing! They all truly care about their patients’ holistic recovery every step of the way. When my life circumstances allowed me the opportunity to have my excess skin removed, this was mostly about the practicality of getting rid of the physical complications caused by the skin while I was still relatively young. I wanted to be able to exercise without having infections and interference from the extra skin, and I wanted to get the extra weight off my back to help my sciatica and hip pain. I got the practical results I was looking for, but the care, support and encouragement of Dr. Mizgala and her staff have given me so much more. I thought this was going to be the last step in my weight loss journey, but it has turned out to be the start of my new life. I’m not afraid to stand up for myself, which is an incredible and priceless surprise. My friends and family see a huge difference in the way I look and carry myself, physically and mentally. I recently turned 45 years old, and I called it my Re-Birth Day. I knew I would have a significant change in my body, but I never dreamed I would have such an incredible mental and emotional transformation so quickly. I have been reborn as a confident, self-assured woman, and I am excited to think about what’s to come in my new life."- L. / RealSelf / May 09, 2019
"Excellent experience - It has been a few years but she was very patient and kind and really cared about me. Her staff was also great. I still recommend people to her even though it’s been overs 5 years. JoAnn Proctor"- Anonymous / Vitals / Apr 26, 2019
The candidates who will receive the greatest results from neck liposuction at A Woman Plastic Surgeon in Metairie, LA are individuals interested in eliminating excess fat from beneath their jawline to create a more youthful appearance. Large and small pockets of fat can be successfully removed. In addition, the skin tightens well, especially with the new technologies Dr. Mizgala uses. If you also have excess or sagging skin under your jawline, you may be a candidate for a noninvasive skin tightening procedure or a surgical neck lift.
During the neck liposuction procedure, Dr. Mizgala uses new technology to remove undesired fat after making a very small incision below the chin. A numbing tumescent solution is infused into the treatment area to make the procedure painless. Neck lipo can be performed on its own, but many patients choose to combine it with another procedure, such as FaceTite or Renuvion skin tightening, to create the desired tight, firm neck.
What to Expect
Neck liposuction surgery at A Woman Plastic Surgeon is usually completed under local anesthesia as an outpatient procedure and can be performed quickly. A compression garment is worn after surgery to sculpt the neck. The recovery period is minimal. Some swelling and bruising may occur; however, most patients do not have to take time off from work. Visible results can be expected within a week and continue to improve over the first few months after the procedure. Due to the small incision site, scarring is usually minimal and barely visible.
Frequently Asked Questions
How much does neck liposuction cost?
The cost of neck liposuction can vary, depending on several factors, including the amount of treatment needed for your desired outcome. On average, neck liposuction will cost around $1,500 – $4,000. This surgery only requires a small amount of fat to be removed. Patients who are troubled with loose or hanging skin in the neck area may be better candidates for a neck lift, which is more expensive but offers outstanding results.
Will I have visible scarring?
Dr. Mizgala places incisions for neck liposuction where they can be easily concealed. During your consultation, she will show you where she can place the incisions needed for the surgery. These incisions can be made in the natural folds of your skin or just below your jawline where they will be impossible to see. Dr. Mizgala will recommend scar care management so your incisions heal flat and blend with your normal skin.
Does the fat come back after a neck liposuction procedure?
The liposuction process removes fat cells from the neck, which cannot grow back. However, a healthy lifestyle and good eating habits are recommended.
Should I get a neck lift or neck liposuction?
Dr. Mizgala will help you understand if you want a neck lift, neck liposuction, or both during your consultation. In general, a lift helps remove excess skin while neck liposuction reduces fat. In many cases, getting both a lift and liposuction can yield beautiful results for a smooth, even neckline. Talk to Dr. Mizgala about your goals during your consultation so she can create your unique treatment plan.
- Average Cost
- $1,500 - $3,500
Say Goodbye to Unwanted Fat
Neck liposuction is a good way to remove stubborn fat from the neck, defining the neckline and ridding you of an unwanted double chin. We are always thrilled to help Metairie, LA patients gather more confidence in their overall appearance by offering a selection of aesthetic procedures. Dr. Mizgala is devoted to working with you to provide the results you deserve. To find out more about neck liposuction or to schedule your consultation, contact A Woman Plastic Surgeon today.