Neck Lift

Having youthful and taut features is what everyone desires. Everybody dreams of stopping ageing right in its track to have those amazing features one had in their youth. A contoured and chiseled face and jawline is a remarkable sign of youth and everybody wishes to attain that. But again, who can stop time and ageing?! 

The neck is a prominent feature of the body which shows the first signs of ageing. The skin of the neck is more delicate than other body parts and hence wrinkles and fine lines are clearly visible there. The skin gets saggy and starts drooping which gives the neck an unattractive appearance. 

We at Vanity Clinic do not have an elixir to stop ageing, but we definitely have a solution for a firmer and chiseled neck! This will restore the stunning and youthful appearance that you always wished for with the help of a simple and effective surgery : Neck lift!


Neck Lift Information Capsule

Synopsis of the surgeryA neck lift helps to restore a youthful appearance by giving a firmer look to the saggy and droopy features of the neck which accompanies ageing
Length of process Two to three hours (variable)
Anaesthesia General or local anaesthesia along with intravenous sedation
Recovery 2 week to recover. 4 to 6 weeks to start heavy exercising.
Alternative name Lower Rhytidectomy

What Is
neck lift?

Also often referred to as a Lower Rhytidectomy, a neck lift is a surgical process which helps to have a toned and contoured neck. As the neck tends to get droopy with age, it affects the overall appearance of the face. It is generally opted by people who are content with their facial features but unhappy with their neck. In this case, a neck lift surgery works with stunning results for significantly altering the appearance for a more youthful look.

What issues
can be countered by a neck lift?

According to Dr Santosh Bhatia of Vanity Cosmetic Clinic, a neck lift is an excellent choice for drastically altering the following issues:

It is necessary to note that a neck lift does not change the fundamental shape of the neck, but only issues like excessive skin, fat, sagginess, etc.

Dr Santosh Bhatia believes that a neck lift does not work with a regular cookie cutter method. It is a surgery which needs to be tailored according to every unique case, and hence he prioritizes one-on-one consultation.

Who Is an
ideal candidate for a neck lift?

The criterion for an ideal candidate has been provided by Dr Santosh Bhatia:

If you fit into the above list, you are an ideal candidate for a neck lift.

What to expect at the
consultation with Dr Santosh Bhatia?

Generally, when a patient comes to the office for a Neck Lift, Dr Santosh Bhatia guides them through the entire process. A general analysis of the problem area is conducted so as to understand the issue at hand and then decide the method of the surgery.

Vanity Cosmetic Clinic prides itself on transparency. Hence, Dr Santosh Bhatia explains the achievable result to the patient beforehand. He listens to the patient’s needs, desires and goals from the surgery. 

Dr Santosh Bhatia’s primary focus lies on the safety of the patient and their needs and desires regarding the final outcome. He gives utmost importance to the consultation so as to analyse every aspect and issue to deliver the best results as his ultimate priority lies in the satisfaction of the patient.

Dr Santosh Bhatia
DR. SANTOSH BHATIA, MS, MCh.(Plastic Surgery)

What to expect
before the process of neck lift?

Before the procedure, Dr Santosh Bhatia will need to know the entirety of the medical history in order to carry out the process smoothly and without any complications. The doctor will also ask you to undergo a few blood tests in order to check for any impending issues.

Also, the doctor will click a few pictures to analyze the difference in result after the process is complete.

How Is
neck lift performed at vanity cosmetic clinic?

How Is
the recovery like after neck lift?

Step 1

Daily activities can be resumed by the patient after a week. Any pain or swelling that accompanies the surgery can be alleviated with the help of medications prescribed by Dr Santosh Bhatia.

Step 2

The patients are advised to sleep in a straight position with their head up in order to avoid any post-operative swelling and for a better healing of the incisions.

Step 3

Although daily activities can be resumed after a week, one is advised to avoid strenuous physical activity as it might hamper the healing process.

Step 4

Routine follow ups must be taken with Dr Santosh Bhatia to keep a track of the healing as well as result.

What are
the risks associated with a neck lift?

Some of the rare risks associated with  a Neck Lift are as follows:

These risks are very rare and utmost care must be taken at all times in order to ensure that these risks do not turn into a reality.

If you are wondering whether or not you are an ideal candidate for Neck lift, we invite you for a consultation with Dr Santosh Bhatia at Vanity Cosmetic Clinic in Mumbai where he will provide you with his expert guidance.


Book Appointment for a Consultation

Start here, by booking an appointment with Dr. Santosh Bhatia. Dr Bhatia is available for consultations at two convenient locations in Andheri (West) and South Bombay. Please select your preferred location to see Dr. Bhatia’s availability and book your appointment online. If you prefer to book your appointment on the phone please call Vanity Cosmetic Clinic at +917043477777.

Click the button below to Book Appointment at your preferred location.

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Dr Santosh Bhatia
DR. SANTOSH BHATIA, MS, MCh.(Plastic Surgery)
Meet the Doctor

Dr. Santosh Bhatia

Dr Santosh Bhatia is Mumbai’s most-sought-after Plastic Surgeon. Founder and Director at Vanity Cosmetic Clinic, Dr Bhatia is also associated with some of the best hospitals in Mumbai such as Kokilaben Dhirubhai Ambani Hospital and Breach Candy Hospital. 

Dr Bhatia has a vast global experience working with Plastic and Cosmetic Surgery hospitals in New York, Toronto, London, Chicago, Miami, Pune, and Mumbai. 

Dr Santosh Bhatia’s focus lies in performing minimally invasive, state-of-the-art plastic surgeries that yield natural-looking and gorgeous results. He is a cosmetic surgeon with the vision of an artist. Dr Bhatia pays keen attention to details which makes the patient’s transformation graceful and aesthetically pleasing. 

Dr Santosh Bhatia has happy patients including celebrities, socialites, and everyday women from all over the world. His surgical skills, experience and high-regard for safety has earned him a reputation not only in Mumbai but all over the world.

“Surgeon’s skill and experience, quality of care, infrastructure and facilities, and your comfort with the surgeon are just as important as the final cost of the surgery"

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