What Is The Signature Profile Neck Lift™?

If you’ve recently seen a profile photograph of yourself and realized you’re unhappy with your neckline, you’re absolutely not alone. The Signature Profile Neck Lift is a unique procedure that addresses the laxity that forms on the neckline over time. By tightening the muscles and removing excess skin, this procedure creates a more youthful, contoured profile appearance. To learn more about how this procedure can help you enjoy a rejuvenated look, reach out to our Merritt Island or Melbourne, FL offices and set up your consultation today.

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A Minimally Invasive Neck Lift

Our Signature Profile Neck Lift™ is a minimally invasive alternative to the traditional neck lift. Designed by our founder and medical director, Facial Plastic Surgeon Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS, this procedure addresses a number of the most common signs of aging, such as sagging skin beneath the chin (sometimes known as a “turkey neck”), loss of volume, and visible muscle banding in the neck, chin, and jawline.

Am I a Good Candidate for This Procedure?

The Signature Profile Neck Lift™ is an ideal solution for anyone who has significant laxity in the neck and chin, as well as muscle banding, unwanted fat deposits, and excess sagging skin. If you’re interested in a facelift without the required downtime or have too much excess tissue in the neck to enjoy the benefits of the Laser-Assisted Weekend Neck Lift™, the Signature Profile Neck Lift may also be right for you.

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Bringing You a World-Class Standard of Care

Led by double board-certified facial plastic surgery specialist Ross A. Clevens, MD, FACS, the team at Clevens Face and Body Specialists is committed to bringing you an exemplary level of care. Our surgeons are true specialists in their areas of expertise, meaning you can trust that you’re in the most capable hands possible as you look forward to your results.

Dr. Clevens brings Ivy League training—having studied at Yale, Harvard Medical School, and the University of Michigan—and a tremendously high standard of excellence to every procedure he performs. When he created Clevens Face and Body Specialists, he handpicked a team of surgical experts who meet these high standards, as he believes that you deserve to look forward to results that inspire and empower.

Our patients are more like family to us, and our surgical experts bring impressive levels of both expertise and approachability to our practice. You’ll experience a welcoming, inviting atmosphere, and your procedure will be performed using state-of-the-art equipment and the most advanced surgical techniques possible. To learn more about how we can create incredible results for you, reach out and set up your consultation today.

Your Consultation Guiding You to the Right Procedure

If you’ve started noticing telltale signs of aging like a neck wattle or muscle banding in photos and in the mirror, the Signature Profile Neck Lift™ may be the optimal solution. The best way to see if the Signature Profile Neck Lift is the right option for you is to meet with Dr. Clevens or Phillip Barbee, MD, our facial plastic surgery specialists, to discuss your personal goals for your appearance.

We’ll learn about your cosmetic goals and work closely with you, guiding you through the various procedural options that are available to you. Once we’ve decided upon the treatment options that are right for you, we’ll develop your surgical plan and walk you through the relevant details of your upcoming procedure, so you know exactly what to expect from the experience.

We’ll also discuss a quote for your surgery, explore the available financing options that we offer our patients, and set up all of your pre and post-operative appointments. Our practice sets itself apart by providing patients with a high level of personal care, and we’ll be with you all the way, through your recovery process and beyond.

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The Primary Benefits of Our Signature Profile Neck Lift™

The greatest benefit that comes with our Signature Profile Neck Lift™ is a significant improvement in the contour of the neck and chin due to a tightening of the lax muscles that often form bands on the neckline. This procedure can also be safely and comfortably performed in the office under local anesthesia, only requiring a very small incision that is well hidden and fades over time.

Here are just a few of the reasons that our patients especially love the Signature Profile Neck Lift™:

  • It addresses common issues like turkey neck and muscle banding
  • The procedure is minimally invasive
  • You’ll experience a speedy recovery process
  • There will be no visible incision lines

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Your Signature Profile Neck Lift™ Procedure

The Signature Profile Neck Lift is performed in our office under local anesthesia. During the procedure, Dr. Clevens or Dr. Barbee will create and conceal a zigzag incision along your neckline. The incision will be customized according to your unique anatomy, so it will be well camouflaged and difficult to see after the healing process is complete. 

Your surgeon will then contour and remove the unwanted fat deposits from the area. Skin laxity and fat will be addressed, loose neck muscles will be tightened to reduce banding, and excess skin will be removed. Finally, dissolvable sutures will be used to carefully close the incision.

Recovery After the Signature Profile Neck Lift™

After the Signature Profile Neck Lift™, many patients experience a simple recovery process with minimal bruising and discomfort. Immediately following your surgery, a bandage will be put in place, to be removed after two or three days. We find that most of our patients experience very little discomfort after the Signature Profile Neck Lift™ and are able to return to work or their ordinary day-to-day activities quite rapidly. 

It will be important to restrict normal activities and to avoid heavy lifting and straining to facilitate a smooth recovery. Most people are able to resume normal day-to-day activities within five to seven days. To speed up your recovery, we recommend you sleep with your head elevated with at least two pillows for the first week after surgery.

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Our Signature Profile Neck Lift™ Results

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Explore the Signature Profile Neck Lift™

Interested in learning more about how the experts at Clevens Face and Body Specialists perform the Signature Profile Neck Lift™? Take a look at some informative videos, and don’t hesitate to reach out to us at our Merritt Island or Melbourne, FL offices when you’re ready to set up your consultation.

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I was told I would look ten to 12 years younger and I do. It's very natural looking and I couldn't be happier. The staff here is very pleasant and helpful. Anytime I called with a question or concern I was always called back in a timely manner. I am extremely particular and I highly recommend Dr. Clevens and his staff.

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Signature Profile Neck Lift™ FAQ

How long will my results last?

How is the Signature Profile Neck Lift™ different from the Laser-Assisted Weekend Neck Lift™?

How do I ensure a successful surgery?

How long will my results last?

Our patients particularly love this procedure thanks to its long-lasting results. Our Signature Profile Neck Lift™ creates results that last for many years, with some patients still enjoying the benefits 15 to 20 years after their procedure.

How is the Signature Profile Neck Lift™ different from the Laser-Assisted Weekend Neck Lift™?

TThe Laser-Assisted Weekend Neck Lift defines the jawline, neck, and chin, whereas the Signature Profile Neck Lift is designed for patients who have more excess tissue in the neckline. That’s why the Signature Profile Neck Lift is ideal for any patient who has a lot of heaviness and laxity in the neck and chin area.

How do I ensure a successful surgery?

A successful surgery begins with choosing the right surgeon for you. As you prepare for your consultation with your doctor, be ready to ask about your surgeon’s credentials, what to expect from your procedure, and how you’ll be supported during your recovery. Download our complimentary guide on how to prepare for your plastic surgery consultation.

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