Rejuvenation requires looking at various components that define an aging neck. The best results for neck rejuvenation can be surgical (submentoplasty); however not everyone wants the risks, downtime and potential complications of direct submentoplasty. The use of Botox for neck pain has yielded a positive method in neck rejuvenation techniques.
Botox injections in neck rejuvenation techniques are rather painless, and the instant tightening and lifting is noticed within 2 weeks of treatment. Extra care has to be put in placing the Botox injections in neck rejuvenation because of the position of the airway muscles.
Dr. Tanya Kormeili specializes in all non-surgical techniques in neck rejuvenation, and works with a variety of plastic surgeons for any surgical component of the treatment.
In expert hands however, Botox for Neck Rejuvenation is a great addition to other treatments such as Ultherpy, Kybella injections, Coolsculpting or Theramage- all using technology to avoid surgery.
Frequently, lasers, peels and fat loss treatments such as Kybella or Coolsculpting can be added to submentoplasty for full correction. A tight neck with fine lines, red spots, brown spots or bulging fat is not as nice as one that has all components of aging corrected.
More importantly, given the close proximity of the neck to the chest, expert dermatologists, always treat the aging chest to match the rejuvenated neck!
The first step in neck rejuvenation is medical evaluation and treatment and designing your individualized plan. Please feel free to contact Dr. Tanya Kormeili’s Santa Monica office if you are concerned about Botox for neck rejuvenation. We serve patients in Santa Monica, Brentwood, Malibu, Culver City, Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, & surrounding areas in California.
Neck Rejuvenation Treatments
- Coolsculpting of the neck area
- Botox of the masseter muscles
- Botox of the platysmal neck bands
Chest Rejuvenation Treatments
- Chemical peels to remove dark spots and sun damage
- Fraxel laser to the chest for fine lines and brown spots
- Ulthera treatments for chest tightening
- Sculptra injections for collagen production
- Vbeam laser to get rid of redness
Microdermabrasion or Fraxel laser on the neck is an excellent solution to fine lines and wrinkles on the neck. Additionally, Botox can be added to relax the muscles that create a pull and sagging of the turkey neck. Fillers can be placed along the areas of the lines to create fullness and smoothen out the lines. Vbeam laser and Fraxel can help create a better tone and texture to the neck as well.
Botox injections can help relax the muscles of the chest. However, building collagen is a far better way to get rid of chest wrinkles. Fraxel laser and Sculptra can help build collagen and Ultherapy can help tighten the deeper tissue that creates the aged appearance of the chest.
Ultherapy is the only non-invasive procedure FDA-cleared to lift skin on the neck, under the chin, the eyebrow, and wrinkles on the décolletage. In combination with Botox and Coolsculpting, you can create a great non-surgical neck tightening effect.
Please protect your skin from the sun. Use retinoids to help build your own collagen every night
The skin is one of the organs that can heal itself. Certain chemical peels and prescription creams can literally exfoliate and target the DNA damaged cells. Your body will make new cells that are healthy to replace those that are DNA damaged.
1. Protect your skin from the UV damage every day.
2. Do not smoke.
3. Use a Tretinoin (retinol by prescription) cream nightly
4. Use great skincare products
5. If you are seeing lines with facial expressions, you may benefit from Botox before they set in and create permanent impressions on your skin
6. Do at least one Fraxel treatment per year to build up your own collagen.
If done correctly they are safe and create great results. The muscle of the neck, called the platysma, can become very thick and pull down creating a heaviness that looks aged. Injections in this area must be done superficially to avoid all the critical structures such as your vocal cords, thyroid and major vessels.
As we age, wrinkle appear everywhere on the skin. Women with larger breasts also have the pulling and pushing forces from the breasts that contribute to the wrinkles. UV radiation creates brown spots and destroys the collagen that helps with the firmness.
We have had amazing results using Sculptra injections in conjunction with Fraxel laser to help create new collagen for the patient for lasting results. Ulthera can also be used to create tightening and firming of the chest wrinkles.
Fraxel laser is great at stimulating production growth in the skin. This creates tightening and rejuvenation that is very natural because it is your body making the collagen in response to the light energy from the laser.
Fraxel laser can diminish or eradicate lines or discoloration on the chest. Tightening procedures such as Coolsculpting or Ulthera help with loose skin as do fillers.
Because no two people share the exact same anatomy, your treatment has to be customized to your exact skin tone, and anatomy based on your consultation with Dr. Kormeili.
Chances are the saggy neck is due to a variety of factors including the thinning of the skin, excess fat around the submental (under the chin and jawline) fat, as well as bulging of muscles of the neck. During consultation, Dr. Kormeili can determine why you have saggy neck skin and what treatments such as Coolsculpting, Kybella, Botox, fillers or lasers can help restore the best appearance of the neck for you.
Yes. Surgery produces the most drastic results. If surgery is not an option for you, there are a combination 0f treatments that help firm up the neck that are non-invasive and natural. Saggy neck is due to a variety of factors including the thinning of the skin, excess fat around the submental (under the chin and jawline) fat, as well as bulging of muscles of the neck. During consultation, Dr. Kormeili can determine why you have saggy neck skin and what treatments such as Coolsculpting, Kybella, Botox, fillers or lasers can help restore the best appearance of the neck for you.
Ultraviolet (UV) light from the sun can also lead to skin cancer and precancers like actinic keratoses (AKs). In addition to sunscreen, we can prescribe “chemo creams” that help reverse the sun damaged skin cells and promote the growth of healthier ones. Additionally, certain chemical peels can be used to lower your risk of skin cancer formation and reverse sun damage.