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Neck lines removal in New York

Lines around the neck are one of the most telling signs of aging and over time, wrinkles and bands become more prominent and can make you look older than you are. 

Whether your concern is horizontal neck bands, vertical neck cords, loose skin, or pockets of fat, double board-certified facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Philip J. Miller, MD, FACS, can address these issues with the latest advancements in surgical and non-surgical procedures.

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Neck lines removal options in New York

Depending on the severity of neck lines, there are both surgical and non-surgical treatments to improve the quality of the skin around your neck and create a smoother and more slender neck contour.

At his Manhattan, New York, and New Orleans, Louisiana clinics, Philip J. Miller, MD, FACS, offers customized solutions that produce the beautiful and natural-looking results you desire. His proprietary NatraLook process is a positive collaborative process that allows patients and Dr. Miller to create a unified vision for achieving their desired results.

How does Dr. Miller help you to get rid of neck lines?

Non-surgical procedures are great options for patients seeking quick neck line removal treatments that deliver excellent results with minimal downtime.

  • Botox® – Dr. Miller injects Botox® Cosmetic into the platysma muscle, the main muscle in the neck that causes wrinkles and cords. As the muscle relaxes,the neck achieves a smoother appearance. 
  • Dermal fillers – Wrinkles in the neck can also be filled with dermal fillers. Made from hyaluronic acid, a substance naturally found in the body, gel-like fillers like Juvéderm® soften wrinkles and horizontal neck bands by restoring volume and plumping up the skin. Dermal fillers for neck lines work best when combined with Botox injections.
  • Laser Resurfacing – This procedure uses concentrated beams of light to remove the outer layer of damaged skin and stimulate the production of new collagen fibers, resulting in skin that is smoother and firmer. 

To treat more severe neck lines and produce more dramatic results, Dr. Miller can perform the following:

  • Neck-Tite™ – This device uses radiofrequency-assisted lipolysis (RFAL) technology to address signs of aging in the neck and jowls. It combines radiofrequency energy with aspiration to eliminate excess fat and tighten and contour the neck area. The result is a slimmer, tighter, and more youthful-looking neck.
  • Neck lift – Also referred to as cervicoplasty (removes excess skin) or platysmaplasty (tightens loose neck muscles), this surgery addresses more severe aging symptoms. Dr. Miller performs one or both procedures to remove excess skin and fat and reposition remaining tissue to produce a natural, beautiful result.

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Neck bands FAQ

What causes bands on the neck?

In addition to the natural aging process that leads to loss of collagen and elastin in the skin, other causes of bands on the neck include:

  • Genetics 
  • Weight loss
  • Sun damage
  • Teeth clenching and grinding

What causes neck cording?

The most common causes of neck cording include:

  • Aging (the skin’s loss of collagen and elastin causes the skin to weaken and sag)
  • Genetics
  • Weight loss
  • Clenching teeth
  • Improper skincare routine

What are the neck bands called?

Neck bands are also called platysma bands or neck wrinkles.

Does Botox work on neck bands?

When injected into the vertical neck bands, Botox relaxes the platysma muscle, resulting in a smoother and younger-looking neck.

How much does neck cords and bands removal cost in New York?

The cost will depend on the type of procedure performed. Non-surgical procedures like injectables and lasers cost significantly less than surgical procedures like a neck lift. Prices will depend on how many units of an injectable are used, the type of laser used, or the severity of platysmal bands to be treated.

Factors that affect the cost of a neck lift are anesthesia fees, surgeon’s fees, hospital costs, etc. You can determine the total cost of your procedure or the combination of procedures during your consultation with Dr. Miller.

Is there a way to prevent neck bands?

While you can’t stop the aging process, there are steps you can take to prevent collagen loss and preserve the skin’s elasticity. Ways to take care of the skin on the neck include:

  • Be wise about sun exposure – Wear sunscreen daily, including on the neck and chest, and never use tanning beds. 
  • Avoid neck strain – The forward bend of the neck when you look at your device creates folds in the skin. As you age, loss of skin elasticity may prevent neck skin from bouncing back. 
  • Extend skin care to your neck – The same skincare routine you use on your face should extend to the neck too. Moisturize the neck daily as wrinkles are less visible on hydrated skin

Neck Band Removal in New York City

Neck bands may develop, but the good news is there are treatment options to reduce them and maintain a more youthful look. To discover the best neck band treatment for you, contact our office today to schedule your consultation.

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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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