Another name for the procedure that combines liposuction for the face and neck is facial lipocontouring. This facial rejuvenation method works extremely well for those who have extra pockets of fat located around the neck and face area.
Liposuction of the neck and face—also called lipocontouring—is a method of facial rejuvenation that has become more popular over time because the surgical technology and techniques are continually improving.
At the Larrabee Center, we use the VASER system of liposuction. This system uses ultrasound to make the procedure gentler and more precise. It not only removes excess fat in a more effective fashion, but it allows that fat to be used for fat injection or autogenous fat transfer (AFT) if desired. Top facial plastic surgeon, Dr. Larrabee, has been featured on Seattle KOMO television describing his innovative procedure.
Is Lipocontouring in Seattle, WA Right for You?
If you have a healthy and stable body weight and solid skin tone, and yet you struggle with persistent pockets of fat in the neck and face, you may be an ideal candidate for facial liposuction (please note that the procedure is not designed for people who are currently fighting obesity).
In particular, lipocontouring effectively removes pockets of fatty tissue from the following three areas:
- The neck
- The cheeks
- The chin
Rejuvenate Your Face and Regain a Slim, Youthful Profile
During your procedure, small incisions will be made in discreet locations on the face and neck, and unwanted pockets of fatty tissue will be removed via a suction device attached to a cannula (a thin tube designed for surgical use). The facial liposuction procedure will take only about an hour, and the results are long lasting.
During your recovery period, it’s common to experience low levels of swelling, numbness, and bruising in the vicinity of the neck and upper chest, but after three or four days, these symptoms will start to subside. Also, some light scarring may be visible, but that will flatten out and fade away over a period of several weeks.
Are you ready to take the next steps?
If you’ve had it up to here with trying to eliminate stubborn pockets of fat around your neck and face, please click the button below to get in touch with the Larrabee Center and set up your facial contouring consultation today.