Neck Lift Surgery

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What is A neck lift

Neck Lift surgery, also called platysmaplasty, is a surgical process that aims to improve age signs in your neck and jawline to achieve a younger look. This surgery is a desirable procedure for both men and women. It helps to retrieve a more youthful appearance by removing loose skin and fat to pull the area around the jawline and the neck.

Furthermore, the surgery can help solve the double chin problem caused by loose skin in the jawline area. The surgeon can perform this surgery as a separate processor as a part of Facelift surgery.

At HayatMed, we have the best cosmetic surgeons in Turkey who have generally experienced plastic surgeries, especially in the Neck lift field. Therefore, we can guarantee you get competitive costs besides satisfactory results. Click here to book a free consultation with HayatMed.


Before you undergo surgery, you must meet your surgeon to know which type you need.

There are two options as follows:

1. Platysmaplasty

It is a more extensive type of neck lift surgery. Platysmaplasty focuses on correcting the loose neck muscles.

2. Cervicoplasty

This procedure focuses on removing excess skin in the jawline and the neck. It is usually a quick process and is performed under local anesthesia.

To achieve the best results, the surgeon may use the above options or choose one that will work best for you. Click here for a free consultation with one of the HayatMed plastic surgeons.

Preparing for the Neck Lift surgery 

Before scheduling the surgery, you must meet with your surgeon to discuss important factors determining whether the operation will work well for you.

For instance:

  • I am getting the decision from the doctor on whether the surgery will be under general anesthesia or local anesthesia.
  • The surgeon will check your medical history by asking questions like your medical problems, previous surgeries, and used medication. Then, they will make a physical examination and may ask for a blood test.
  • Depending on your needs, the doctor will explain whether they will perform a Cervicoplasty or a Platysmaplasty procedure.
  • The surgeon will take photos of the area to compare it before and after the surgery.
  • You’ll talk with your surgeon about why you want this surgery and what you hope to accomplish by having it. It would be best to speak honestly to your surgeon about your expectations.

Your surgeon will explain how to prepare for your platysmaplasty surgery. It is necessary to follow your anesthetist or surgeon’s advice.

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the procedure 

The method will vary depending on what type of Neck lift surgery you need.

If you undergo a Cervicoplasty process, the surgeon will make a small incision under your chin. Then they will lift and remove the excess skin. In some cases, removing excess skin may be enough to achieve the required results.

The cervicoplasty procedure usually takes approximately one hour.

While if you undergo a Platysmaplasty surgery, the surgeon will make several incisions under your chin and behind your ears. They will tighten the muscles under your neck and then pull the skin. This procedure may take between three to four hours.

In both types, when the surgeon finishes the procedure, They will close the incisions with sutures and wrap your neck in bandages.

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neck lift surgery before and after

Neck Lift complications

Like any surgery, the surgery may cause some complications, which may occur during or after the surgery.

Such as:

  • Inflection.
  • Adverse reaction to anesthesia.
  • Nausea and vomiting.
  • Bleeding under the skin.
  • Visible scarring.
  • Swelling.
  • Nerve harm.
  • Blood clots, in rare cases.

Your surgeon will explain all the expected side effects during the consultation.

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Neck Lift Recovery

After the surgery, you may be able to return home on the same day. However, if you were under general anesthesia, you would need to stay at the hospital for at least one night.

You need to follow the surgeon’s instructions carefully to expedite the recovery time,

such as:

  • Avoid strenuous exercise.
  • Wear loose clothes to avoid any contact with the treated area.
  • Try not to move your neck right or left, up or down.
  • Keep your head and neck higher than the heart to reduce swelling by supporting your head with pillows.
  • Avoid the sun rays by wearing sun protection.
  • Follow a healthy diet.

The surgeon will describe a painkiller to take when needed, antibiotic ointment, and the above tips.

Remember that you need someone to accompany you for at least the first 24 hours after the surgery, or HayatMed will provide someone to stay with you. Click here to get more information.

Neck Lift recovery takes about two weeks. Then you will be able to go back to your routine activity.


the surgery side effects may take a few weeks to disappear, and then you will start to notice the improvement in the treated zone. However, the final results may take up to six months.

This procedure’s results are guaranteed, but sometimes it differs from one patient to another depending on the case and the skin’s nature. However, most people who had plastic surgeries were satisfied with the results.

How Much Does Neck Lift Cost in Turkey?

Neck Lift cost may change depending on several factors,

such as:

  • The surgeon’s subspecialty and their experience.
  • The type of procedure performed and its complexity.
  • The geographic hospital location.

Turkey is one of the best places in the plastic surgery field. There, you can get competitive prices with satisfying results.

Turkey’s average neck lift cost arranges between $2,000 to $3,000. While in the USA, the average cost is between $4,000 and $8,000. In European countries, The surgery costs 3500 EUR to 7500 EUR.

At HayatMed, Neck Lift surgery’s package fee usually covers all your treatment costs, including hospital charges, surgeon’s and anesthetist’s fees, and aftercare policy. In addition, there will not be any hidden costs following the procedure; we will provide you with all services at a one-time charge.

The cost varies from one case to another, so please contact us to get the exact price. Click here for more information about Rhinoplasty Surgery, or return to the Face Aesthetic Category.

Why Should you Prefer HayatMed for a neck lift surgery in Turkey?

Please keep in mind that HayatMed has extensive experience in terms of surgical operations and significant advantages.

At HayatMed, the package fee for the neck lift surgery in Turkey usually covers all your treatment costs, such as hospital charges, surgeon’s and anesthetist’s fees, and aftercare policy.

There will not be any hidden costs following the procedure, and we will provide you with all services at a one-time cost. The cost varies from one case to another, so please get in touch with us to get the exact cost.

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Frequently Asked Questions.

In general, you can back to work after one week following your procedure. This is at a time in your recovery when you have fewer signs of surgery and your neck and face aren’t so fragile. Ideally, it would be best if you aimed to go back to work after seven to ten days following your procedure.

The required time is usually seven days. On the first day, you meet our doctor for consultation and the blood test, the second day, you will be for the procedure, stay at the hospital for the third day, and the sixth day will be for control session made by our doctors.

In this surgery, no matter if it’s a Platysmaplasty or Cervicoplasty, general anesthesia is usually performed. 

So, you’ll sleep through the procedure. You will stay in the hospital for one night after the operation to avoid any side effects caused by general anesthesia.

Like any surgery, you may cause have some complications, which may occur during or after the surgery.

Such as:

  • Inflection.
  • Adverse reaction to anesthesia.
  • Nausea and vomiting.
  • Bleeding under the skin.
  • Visible scarring.
  • Swelling.
  • Nerve harm.
  • Blood clots, in rare cases.


If you decide to undergo the surgery in Turkey, the amount you pay will include:

  • A fee of the surgeon
  • Fee for an anesthesiologist
  • Hospital accommodation fee
  • Transportation
  • Hotel accommodation


The answer is NO

We will give you general anesthesia to make you more comfortable during the surgery. The surgery itself does not include pain. After the surgery, you might feel unusual discomfort in the early stages of healing. Pain relievers can usually ease your symptoms with that you don’t usually need for a long time.

The answer, of course, is NO.

When you make a reservation with HayatMed Clinic, we will send a signed contract containing all the previously agreed-upon details. You will not pay any additional costs.

In most cases, the operation is done under general anesthesia or, in rare cases, local anesthesia with sedation. The process takes about two hours, and you do not need an escort to come with you to Turkey.
Our driver will pick you up to the hotel immediately after the operation.
Make sure to get adequate rest after the operation and lie down as much as possible.

The answer is YES

Rhinoplasty can be combined with other operations such as liposuction, Tummy tuck, breast augmentation, Teeth treatment, hair transplant, Etc.

The answer is simply on the third day from the procedure 

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