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lyn austin
2 years ago
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Neck gowel tightening

What laser / treatment is best for tightening the neck/ gowel area. I am 60 years old . Thank u .. cannot afford total facelift . Have read results on some last two years . Thank u lyn

Procedure: Body Contouring
Location: oceanside, CA

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Michael Law
ASPS Surgeon
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In my plastic surgery practice we offer several lasers and other non-surgical options for skin rejuvenation. The results can be dramatic and wonderful. However, they are not for everyone. Really, the younger the skin, the more effective a laser treatment will be. Excess skin or heavy jowls will really not improve without surgical intervention. Non-surgical options are not always a replacement for surgery.

It is best to have a consultation in a plastic surgery practice that offers surgical and non-surgical options. Better to save your money than spend on a treatment that will not provide the desired result.

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Nelson Castillo

Thank you for sharing your question. Unfortunately the best treatment recommendation can only be made after an in-person examination of your tissues. I would see a series of ASPS board certified plastic surgeons in your area for an in-person examination, they can offer you the best advice.

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Mario Carranza-Garcia
ASPS Int. Surgeon

i would need to check you in person ,but here in monterrey mexico for sure you can afford a lift

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Edward Domanskis

Unfortunately, laser does not tighten neck or any other area, it resurfaces the skin and may intially appear to tighten I would recommend my minifacelift which I do under a local anesthetic in office operating room and whose costs are half the price of a traditinal facelift.

Dr. Edward Jonas Domanskis is Certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery

Newport Beach, San Francisco,Miami, EU, Anguilla

Assistant Clinical Professor of SurgeryWOS-Plastic,University of California (Irvine)

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Adolfo Sesto
ASPS Int. Surgeon

Hi. At your age is highly possible that you are candidate for a lower third neck and facelift. Costs and fees vary from region to region, and surgeon to surgeon.

It will be better to evaluate you at least by pictures.

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Michael Streitmann
ASPS Surgeon
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It is best to evaluate you in person, but there are some products and lasers on the market that can help but are not necessarily cheaper. There are many financing options available in most Board Certified Surgeons offices. It is best to be seen and come up with an individual plan that makes the most sense to you.

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