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Cobra Neck Deformity Correction in New York

Cobra neck deformity results from a poorly executed neck and lower facelift. It leaves a noticeable indentation in the middle of the neck, with sagging skin hanging on either side of the center of the neck. Surgery by a revision specialist is the best treatment option for correcting cobra neck deformity.

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Cobra neck correction options in New York

Double board-certified facial plastic surgeon Dr. Philip J. Miller, MD, FACS, can correct poor results from a previous facelift or neck lift or can address signs of aging –whether in the form of horizontal neck bands, vertical neck cords, or pockets of fat with the latest techniques in non-surgical and surgical procedures. 

He offers customized solutions for cosmetic facial procedures, including revision facelifts, to yield natural-looking results. His approach to revision surgery also encompasses the NatraLook process that creates a supportive environment that allows patients to explore their aesthetic confidence and achieve rewarding results.

For neck bands and neck cords, Botox® and dermal fillers can create a tighter appearance and prevent further sagging. Botox relaxes neck muscles to soften the neck bands, while fillers plump the area behind them to lift and smooth the skin.

To address cobra neck deformity, Dr. Miller would perform a revision facelift or a neck lift.

How does Dr. Miller fix your cobra neck?

Dr. Miller typically performs a neck lift to contour the concave space of your neck. He does the surgical procedure on an outpatient basis and to ensure your comfort, general anesthesia or IV sedation will be used. 

Dr. Miller will make small incisions beginning behind the ear and ending on the lower scalp. He tightens the muscles and removes excess skin and fat to eliminate the hanging skin on either side of the neck, including vertical neck cords and horizontal neck bands, which are necklines that produce irregular contours on the neck. When completed, Dr. Miller closes the incisions. It takes approximately 2-3 hours to complete the surgery.

Schedule a Cobra Neck Deformity Correction in NYC

A cobra neck deformity is an unwelcome result of a facelift or neck lift that was not performed correctly. Fortunately, help is available for this complication. If you would like to learn more about your treatment options, contact Dr. Miller's NYC office today.

Cobra neck FAQ

What is a cobra neck?

A cobra neck is created when the center of the neck looks hollow with jowls hanging on either side, resembling a snake in a striking position.

Why does cobra neck deformity appear?

Cobra neck deformity appears when too much fat is removed from the neck or because of inadequate lifting or tightening of muscles during a facelift procedure. The muscles separate on either side, leaving a concave depression at the center of the neck.

How much does cobra neck correction cost in New York?

A revision facelift or neck lift in NYC can cost between $20,000 and $80,000. While the figure is only a general approximation of neck lift costs, the total cost for your procedure will be based on the standard expenses associated with cosmetic surgery, including surgeon and facility fees, anesthesia, and post-operative care, and factors such as the complexity of the procedure, surgical technique, and the extent of your concerns. The actual cost of your surgery will be discussed during your consultation with Dr. Miller. While considering costs, keep in mind that revision facelifts and neck lifts are more complex than primary facelifts and require the skill and technique of a highly qualified and experienced facial plastic surgeon.

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Facial Plastic Surgery

Dr. Philip Miller and his team of New York's top rated facial plastic surgery experts provide custom cosmetic treatment plans that include a combination of minimally-invasive techniques and advanced procedures, to help each patient achieve the Aesthetic Confidence® they desire. Our unique NatraFace™ approach to facial rejuvenation includes the following effective procedures:

Eyelid Plastic Surgery

Dr. Miller provides patients with Manhattan's #1 customized care and treatment for smooth, supple skin that brightens the eyes and revitalizes the face. With our NatraFace™ approach, we utilize a combination of effective aesthetic techniques tailored to suit each patient’s needs. We offer:

Rhinoplasty (Nose Jobs)

Dr. Miller and his staff of NYC's best aesthetic specialists offer the NatraNose® process, which is a comprehensive range of minimally-invasive and advanced techniques to achieve natural-looking rhinoplasty results, improve nasal function, and meet the patient’s aesthetic goals. Dr. Miller specializes in nose jobs, nose reductions, non-surgical nose jobs, and more: Adjust the links in these sections as follows:

Skin Care Treatments

Widely acclaimed for our broad range of flawless skincare solutions, Philip J. Miller, MD, FACS and his team of aesthetic specialists offer customized skincare treatment plans to achieve healthy, natural-looking results. As part of our NatraLook™ process, the following procedures may be performed individually or in combination with more advanced surgical treatments for optimal rejuvenation.

Male Plastic Surgery

Philip J. Miller, MD, FACS, is a double board-certified facial plastic surgeon with over 20 years of experience working with male and female patients. He specializes in facial plastic surgery and is recognized as an expert in facial rejuvenation procedures. Utilizing the most advanced surgical techniques, Dr. Miller can maintain or enhance masculine features while producing the most natural-looking results.

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