Transform Your Neck: New Technology Offers Anti-Aging Breakthrough
Aug 14, 2015 10:03AM ● Published by Lisa Lewis
“With age comes wisdom”—or so the saying goes. But unfortunately, with age also come wrinkles and sagging skin. Although cosmetic surgery can address these issues and help you regain a more youthful appearance, reducing the signs of aging on the neck has proved challenging. The skin on your neck is thin, so it ages faster. To complicate matters, the neck is a difficult area to treat. In fact, for many years the only option available to improve the appearance of your neck was a facelift, an invasive—and expensive—surgery that requires general anesthesia and significant downtime. But thanks to a new procedure, called Smartlipo Ultimate Precision Neck Contouring, that is no longer the case. Indeed, this revolutionary treatment, which utilizes a fiber optic laser, is truly a game changer in the field of cosmetic surgery.
“I love this procedure,” says Sanjiv K. Saini, M.D., medical director at MD Dermatology of Maryland in Edgewater, the first dermatology practice in the area to offer the procedure. “The technology is amazing, and it provides predictable and consistent results. I feel like I am picking up a paint brush and giving my patients a more youthful appearance. I’ve been in private practice since 1993, and it’s the most dazzling technology I’ve seen for cosmetic surgery.”
An Innovative ProcedureSmartlipo Ultimate Precision Neck Contouring reduces the signs of aging by gently targeting problem areas where fat collects and skin is loose. The area is numbed with local anesthesia, and tiny incisions are made. A very small cannula (metal tube) with a laser fiber, about the size of the tip of a pen, is then placed underneath your skin. Thermally controlled laser energy is delivered to the area to stimulate collagen production, which tightens your skin and produces a smoother appearance. You may feel light pressure during the procedure and experience minor soreness afterwards.
Benefits of the ProcedureIf you want to reduce the signs of aging on your neck, Smartlipo Ultimate Precision Neck Contouring may be an ideal option for you. The procedure, which takes about an hour, doesn’t require general anesthesia or leave scars and provides lasting results. And since the treatment is minimally invasive, you can return to your regular activities within a few days. Appropriate for men and women, Smartlipo Ultimate Precision Neck Contouring can be performed during your late 30s or even into your 60s and 70s. In addition, the procedure costs less than half the price of a facelift.
“We’re very excited about this procedure,” says Saini. “It makes our patients look younger, so they feel better about themselves. I haven’t treated a single patient who hasn’t experienced the ‘wow factor’ after the procedure. They’re amazed by the results. I love my work, and it’s a privilege to be able to make my patients happy.”