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Face and Neck Liposuction Performed by Dr. Tansavatdi

Face and/or neck liposuction a safe and effective procedure that can take off both the appearance of weight and age, enhancing the overall balance and harmony of a the facial features. As a highly skilled surgeon of the face and neck, Dr. Tansavatdi is able to achieve excellent, satisfying results for her patients who want to appear thinner and more defined in the face and neck with liposuction treatments. 

About face and neck liposuction 

Excess fat in the face and/or neck can add years onto our actual age, and can also often be disproportionate to the rest of the body, which can make us look overweight when we’re not. This can have a very negative effect on our self-confidence. Face and/or neck liposuction can have make a significant difference in these areas, creating a clear distinction between the face and neck, providing a more contoured and attractive appearance.  

Candidates for face and neck liposuction

Anyone who feels that they have excess fat in the face or neck (double chin, fleshy jowls, or sagging neck skin) is a possible candidate for neck and/or face liposuction. Younger individuals who have very good skin tone and localized fat also make ideal candidates. During your consultation, Dr. Tansavatdi will go over your medical history, aesthetic goals, and concerns and questions to determine if neck liposuction is appropriate for you.

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The neck liposuction procedure

Neck liposuction is an outpatient surgery that uses local anesthesia and typically takes under an hour to complete. Dr. Tansavatdi will make a small incision in a natural crease within the neck, and will then insert a cannula into the incision. The cannula is pushed and pulled through the fat layer, breaking up the fat cells. The broken-up fat cells are then suctioned away. Dr. Tansavatdi performs this procedure carefully and skillfully, with both a doctor’s care and an artist’s eye. 

The face liposuction procedure

Facial liposuction is an outpatient surgery that uses local IV sedation or general anesthesia, and takes about an hour to complete. Dr. Tansavatdi will make a half inch incision under your chin or behind the earlobe, and will then insert a cannula to push and pull through the fat layer, breaking up the fat cells and suctioning them out. Dr. Tansavatdi approaches this surgery with great attention and expertise as a facial plastic surgeon.

Recovery from face and neck liposuction

Although recovery from face and/or neck liposuction will vary from patient to patient, most are able to return to work within five days, and can resume light exercise in one week. After your procedure, you’ll go home and rest for at least 24 hours. Dr. Tansavatdi may prescribe medication for you to help with any discomfort, and cold packs may help as well. You will be given a snug head garment to keep swelling down, and to help the skin conform to your new contour. This garment should be worn continuously for the first week, or until Dr. Tansavatdi advises you to remove it. 

Why choose Dr. Tansavatdi?

Dr. Kristina Tansavatdi is a fellowship-trained facial surgeon in the Westlake Village area. Her focus is providing a personalized experience and expert, state-of-the-art cosmetic care for the face and neck. As a double board certified surgeon, Dr. Tansavatdi brings expertise and a deep understanding of the anatomy and structure of the human face to her procedures. If you’re interested in liposuction for your face and/or neck, please schedule a consultation with Dr. Tansavatdi. Call (805) 715-4996 or contact us online.

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