Search thousands of topics on CostHelper.com

BROWSE ALL TOPICS >> appliances babies & children  cars  consumer electronics health & personal care home & garden personal finance  pets  schools small business weddings
CostHelper > Health & Personal Care  > Cosmetic & Reconstructive Surgery > Neck Lift

Neck Lift Cost


How Much Does a Neck Lift Cost?

 
average costNeck Lift Alone: $4,000-$8,000high costWith Other Surgery: $16,000+
post E-mail post Post  

A neck lift is a cosmetic procedure that can be used to remove excess fat and tighten sagging skin on the neck.

Typical costs:

  • A neck lift alone typically costs between $4,000 and $8,000, depending on the patient and what needs to be done. However, a neck lift often is done in conjunction with additional surgery, such as a facelift, which can bring the total to $16,000 or more, according to plastic surgeons at RealSelf.com[1] . Cruise Plastic Surgery in California charges $3,950 to $7,500 for a neck lift. Turkle & Associates[2] in Indiana charges $5,000. And the Institute of Cosmetic and Reconstructive Surgery[3] , in California, charges about $6,000.
  • A neck lift is considered a cosmetic procedure, so it typically is not covered by health insurance.
Related articles: Facelift, Chin Liposuction, Forehead Lift, Eyelid Surgery, Botox Treatments, Injectables

What should be included:
  • During an initial consultation, the surgeon will discuss patient goals, examine the neck, and discuss the neck lift procedure, risks and cost.
  • For a neck lift, after the patient is placed under either general or 'twilight' anesthesia, the surgeon will make an incision under the chin and/or in front of or behind the ears, and will then remove excess skin and tissue and possibly tighten the neck muscles, using sutures to secure skin and tissue in its new position. A neck lift takes about three hours and usually is done as an outpatient procedure. The Cleveland Clinic[4] has an overview of the procedure.
  • During follow-up visits, the doctor will check healing progress and patient satisfaction.
Additional costs:
  • The doctor probably will prescribe pain medication and antibiotics following surgery.
  • A compression garment[5] that costs about $30 to $35 must be worn after surgery.
  • Recovery typically requires ten days to two weeks off work.
Discounts:
  • Many surgeons offer discounts to patients having multiple procedures. Patients getting a neck lift sometimes also choose to have liposuction, a face lift or a chin implant.
Shopping for a neck lift:
  • A good candidate for a neck lift would be a non-smoker in good health who is close to ideal weight.
  • Tip: Make sure the doctor is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery and has privileges at an accredited hospital, even if the surgery is not taking place there. Both the American Society of Plastic Surgeons[6] and the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery[7] offer referral services. It also is a good idea to ask to see before-and-after photographs of previous patients.
  • Risks of a neck lift include bleeding, infection, injury to nerves, scarring, complications from anesthesia and even death.
Material on this page is for informational purposes only and should not be construed as medical advice. Always consult your physician or pharmacist regarding medications or medical procedures.
 
post E-mail post Post  
CostHelper News


Top 7 Ways to Trim Pet Expenses
Pets, for many, are part of the family; another member that needs love, feeding and treatment, just like anyone else in the household. || Posted September 18 2013


Forgotten Expenses In a Home Addition Budget
Items like construction costs, permit fees or debris removal aren't the only expenses to consider when calculating the total costs of a home remodeling project. || Posted August 5 2013

‣ All CostHelper Blog Posts


What People Are Paying - Recent Comments


 

Comment On Your Experience With a Neck Lift
 
Subject:  *
Amount Spent:  *
Type of Anesthesia: Medical Facility: 
Comments: 
Purchased:  Year: 
City:  * State:  *
 
Information about you:
Email:  * Email addresses are not displayed.
Name:  This is the name we'll display with your post.
me on this computer
*=required field.
 



External Resources:
  1.  www.realself.com/question/how-much-neck-lift-cost
  2.  www.turklemd.com/procedures/face/neck-lift/
  3.  www.cosmeticinstitute.org/procedures/face-necklift/
  4.  my.clevelandclinic.org/services/cosmetic_surgery/hic_neck_lift.aspx
  5.  www.makemeheal.com/mmh/product/facelift/garments/index.vm?procid=7&catid=25
  6.  www1.plasticsurgery.org/find_a_surgeon/
  7.  www.surgery.org/consumers/find-a-plastic-surgeon
More Health & Personal Care Topics
Check Out All Costs for Health & Personal Care How Much Do Body Piercings Cost? How Much Does a Heart Stent Cost? How Much Does a Tummy Tuck Cost?

Search Thousands of Topics on CostHelper.com

 
Today's Featured Cost Articles

About CostHelper
CostHelper is based in Silicon Valley and provides consumers with unbiased price information about thousands of goods and services. Our writers are experienced journalists who adhere to our strict editorial ethics policy.

CostHelper Community
Outrageous Expense
Paid: 79000.00
1 hour and 20 minute flight from a hospital who is in my plan to a hospital that is in my plan and both have medflight helicopters... [more]
-Youare KiddingMe
Air Ambulance Cost
Family friend's wedding
Paid: 710.00
1 bridal bouquet/1 toss bouquet, 2 MOH bouquets, 1 jr bride bouquet, 5 bride maids bouquets, 2 wrist corsages, 2 flower girl baskets, 1 ring bearer pillow and supplies for 19 centerpieces (11 tall pilsner vases with approximately 20 flowers... [more]
-Mrs. Murray
Wedding Flowers Cost
Ignition coil
Paid: 46.00
Bought at O'Riley auto parts. Watched YouTube video.Removed 2 screws it sits on top of engine. Replaced coil and bad spark plug... [more]
-James Smith01
Ignition Coil Replacement Cost
Concussion
Paid: 7459.00
Hit my head hard and had speech deficit and blurry/double vision. Urgent care advised I go to Emergency because they had MRI. I was able to understand what I was told, but really having difficulty finding words and talking... [more]
-KS
Emergency Room Visit Cost
Cat declawing just front know anywhere that isn't outrageously priced??
Paid: 0.00
Need to have my 2 yr old cat declawed. Unfortunately where I live they are now making it mandatory. My vet I currently use wants over $450. I really can't afford that. I'm currently dealing with medical issues myself and getting chemo etc... [more]
-Livey
Cat Declawing Cost
Pricing--alterations/custom
Paid: 0.00
I have to chuckle over the comments about pricing. Custom dresses should not cost less than ready to wear (unless you are buying the label/shop name). The things I try to remind brides of are: 1. I make your pattern for you alone... [more]
-smsivulabydesign
Wedding Dress Alterations Cost