Neck Liposuction Pensacola, FL

In 2013, liposuction was the most commonly performed cosmetic surgical procedure in the United States.*

Typical Timing/Age 40-60
Problem Isolated areas of excess fat.
Procedure The area to be treated is accessed with cannulas a small skin incision under/behind the chin. The isolated area of excess fat is then artfully removed to leave behind a pleasing contour. This is why some plastic surgeons refer to liposuction as “liposculpture.”
Goal To remove fat from neck and create a more youthful, pleasing neck contour.
Facility Office/Clinic, Surgery Center or Hospital
Preparation Patients should be at a stable weight.
Anesthesia Local anesthesia in the office/clinic. Or if you prefer, we can also perform the procedure under IV sedation at a Surgery Center or Hospital; or general anesthesia at a surgery center or hospital.
Recovery
   Hospital stay Most patients choose to go home after surgery.
   Assistance You will be able to walk around, feed and bathe yourself. Depending on your pain medication requirements, you may not be able to care for others or drive a car.
   Walking You are encouraged to walk around as much as possible to help reduce the risk of DVT and thromboembolism.
   Showering You may shower immediately after surgery.
   Exercise Light exercise is ok 1 week after surgery. Regular exercise after 2 weeks.
   Sex Wait 1 week because you don’t want to increase your blood pressure during the early healing period.
   Work 1 week or less depending on your type of work.
   Swelling Usually peaks around 3 days and gradually goes away
   Bruising Should subside within 1-2 weeks.
Follow-up Appointments 1-3 days after surgery, 2 weeks, 8 weeks.
Performed by: Dr. Leveque, Dr. Butler

*Cosmetic Surgery National Data Bank: Statistics 2013. (2014). Aesthetic Surgery Journal / the American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, 34(1 suppl), 1S-22S.doi:10.1177/1090820X14542571

Gulf Coast Plastic Surgery is the only plastic surgery office in the area offering Canfield Vectra 3-D Imaging and Breast Sculptor software.