If you’re bothered by extra neck fat that hides your jawline, a neck liposuction procedure may be the right solution. This ABC news segment, filmed in San Francisco, briefly documents one patient’s experience with the procedure.
“My neck bothered me, because I was getting this long sort of fat part of it here I didn’t care for,” says Terry Herrell, a patient of Dr. Randall Weil.
“Extra weight in the neck can make a patient’s face appear heavier than it his,” according to Weil. “In someone that has a fatty neck, the angle is what we like to have a right angle, is obscured,” he explains.
Neck liposuction is performed with an incision below your chin or on each side of the neck. A thin tube called a cannula is inserted through the incisions, which will remove a conservative amount of fat. The surgeon sculpts the lower facial contours to remove fat and create a more youthful, angular appearance.
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