The area under chin extended to the neck is named jowl and fats deposited here cause sagging that gives older and sad appearence to the patients. Sagging jowl effects women negatively. Jowl Surgery provides solution of sagging caused by muscle and fat deposits. Generally, in jowl surgeries three methods are applied according to sagging. Liposuction, botox and jowl lift. In these operations excess fats are removed and skin is tightened.
- First examination should be done carefully by your doctor.
- You should give accurate information about your patient story to your doctor.
- Your anamnesis about drug allergies, medications used, the previous operation story should be determined.
Botox lasts 10-15 minutes, liposuction lasts approximately 1 hour. Jowl Lift lasts 1-2 hours.
Side effects and risks:
Temporary cyanosis, infection, tension on skin, late healing process and scars may occur.
A patient must avoid overactivities and rapid head movements for a period of 1 week. Treatment lasts for 10 days after the intervention.
Procedure and anesthesia
The operation is performed under local and general anesthesia with sedation. In operations made under general anesthesia 1 night hospital stay is required.
As a result of getting excess weight jowl sagging may occur again. Therefore, regular exercise and diet are required.