Face and neck liposuction

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About face and neck liposuction

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As you age, you tend to accumulate excessive fat under your skin, and your normal fat can become displaced from its usual position. This displacement can adversely affect your overall appearance.  

Jowl and excess fat under the jaw and neck can lead to loss of a sharp jawline, a very common result of ageing. Conversely, in some individuals, there can be loss of fat volume from key facial areas (e.g. cheek, around the eye) which leads to a “sunken” and unhealthy appearance. We can address this problem with liposculpture; a process that removes the excess fat (Liposuction) and relocates (Autologous fat implant) it to the displaced area of the face. This gives your face a pleasing, proportionate, youthful dimension.

However, if you have excessive fat in the neck with excess loose skin, liposuction would not be appropriate. Merely removing the fat without skin would cause the excess skin to hang, leading to “turkey –neck” deformity. A comprehensive facelift may be the correct treatment.

In addition to skin and underlying fat, the position of the small bones in your neck – particularly your hyoid bone – plays a key role in defining your neck contour and jawline.

Liposculpture/liposuction can be done in conjunction with other procedures i.e. facelift.

However, in most cases, with limited excess fat deposition under the chin or jaw, it can be done as a short quick procedure under local anaesthesia – “weekend liposuction”. 

This procedure involves numbing the skin and the underlying tissue with injections. We then make a tiny 3-5 mm cut under your jaw and/or your ears. We then remove the fat from under your skin with suction via special needles. 

Once we have removed the required amount of fat, we close the incision with paper dressing. Stitches aren’t necessary. You should apply an ice pack to minimise swelling and may need supportive dressing for a day or two.

During this procedure, we can also inject the excess fat back into areas of the face that have become displaced to recreate proportionate dimension. The usual areas requiring fat injections are the cheeks, eyelids and smile lines running from the side of the nose to mouth.

Fat is an alternate choice to fillers and can also be used for “plumping” the lips.

  • No artificial or external substance utilised
  • Fat injection can improve the health and appearance of skin overlying that area
  • Bleeding and bruising
  • Lumpy or uneven feel in the injected area
  • Skin necrosis if injected into a blood vessel
  • No treatment
  • Filler injection
  • Platysmaplasty for neck
  • Silicone Implants

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“Mr. Supriya operated on my daughter Mia earlier this year carrying out a septoplasty and surgery to both turbinates. I am a nurse myself and have worked for many years in the operating theatre and cosmetic industry so I am used to dealing with surgeons. Mr Supriya is an amazing person, not only a very competent surgeon but a very kind caring man who put himself out completely to help and accommodate Mia for her surgery. For the first time in 12 years Mia can breath properly so to say we are grateful is an understatement.”

S.A., Septoplasty

“I was there for my medical examination. From setting up appointments, registration, consultation and check up process, all staff and Mrinal himself were exceptional. I would highly recommend the clinic and I am very happy with the results of my treatment.”

M. R., Deep Plane Facelift

“I have received only what I can describe as world class treatment from Mr Supriya. His care & professionalism has been a comfort for me from day one.”

A. C., Rhinoplasty

“Dr Supriya was very friendly, professional, and put me at ease straight away. He spent time talking to me about specifically what I wanted and gave me his honest advice. Consultations were always very positive, and I didn’t feel nervous for my surgery.”

K. T., Facelift

“The result from my surgery was fantastic – it was exactly what I wanted. I had an open septorhinoplasty, and as soon as I came out of surgery I could breath much better than before. To my surprise, I didn’t experience any noticeable facial bruising or swelling at any point in my recovery.”

G. E., Septorhinoplasty

“The results were so natural-looking that no one at work could tell I had anything done! I am delighted with my experience overall, and would certainly recommend Dr Supriya to anyone interested in cosmetic surgery, particularly rhinoplasty.”

G. v.H., Rhinoplasty

“My experience has been amazing from the first consultation till the surgery and even after the surgery. The support and care given by Steve (Patient Coordinator) and my surgeon Dr Mrinal Supriya has been amazing and comforting. I am very pleased with the results so far and I couldn’t be happier.”

C. T., Septorhinoplasty

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About the expert

Mr Mrinal Supriya | Facial Cosmetic Surgeon

FRCS (OTOL-HNS), MRCS Ed, DO-HNS, MS in ENT, MBBS

Mr Mrinal Supriya is a Consultant ENT Head and Neck Surgeon with a special interest in facial cosmetic surgery. Mr Surpriya has previously worked in top hospitals around the world including some in the UK, Australia and USA. He has also spent time with Dr Andrew Jacono at his New York clinic who has been named one of the top plastic surgeons in the USA. In the UK, Mr Supriya has worked as an ENT Consultant at Northampton General Hospital & St. George’s University Hospital, London as well as Ninewells University Hospital, Dundee.

Mr. Supriya’s clinical interests are minimal-access facial cosmetic procedures with a further expertise in Deep Plane Facelift and Rhinoplasty. By limiting his cosmetic practice only to the face, Mr Supriya has developed super-specialised skills and achieved extremely reliable results with high patient satisfaction. By focusing entirely on facial cosmetic surgery procedures, Mr Supriya is able to provide comprehensive expertise that can only come from super specialisation: eyelid rejuvenation, nose job, endoscopic brow, face and neck lift, lip rejuvenation, cheek rejuvenation, ear surgery, chin surgery, Buccal fat pad resection and skin treatments.

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