Neck Lift with Skin-Tightening: The Best Non-Surgical Treatment Option

Have you noticed a change in your appearance? Is your youthful-looking face being marred by a wrinkled or badly contoured neck? An aging neck affects the way your face is seen, no matter how firm and wrinkle-free your facial skin is. 

While you can conceal your neck with turtlenecks and scarves, surgical therapy is more effective and lasts longer. But why would you choose an invasive facelift or a skin tightening procedure if you can obtain one without surgery?

Specialists perform virtually pain-free and non-invasive facelift procedures that require little to no downtime and are far less expensive than surgical options.

Best Non-Surgical Neck Lift Skin Tightening Procedures

The Most Effective Neck Firming Procedures

In aesthetic medicine, "the neck" is considered the region between the jawline and the collarbone, including the chin. This area can have extra skin, fat, or muscle bands depending on the individual, while others may have all three. Doctors prescribe the most appropriate treatment alternatives after considering the patient's expectations.

Neck Lift

Most cosmetic surgeons agree that a neck lift is the most effective and long-lasting solution for a neck showing signs of aging. A neck lift is part of a conventional facelift treatment that allows you to tighten the skin on your cheeks and neck at the same time. It can also be done as a stand-alone procedure.

A neck lift achieves a number of goals in one operation, resulting in a neck that appears longer, smoother, and more glamorous:

  • Reduces the prominence of muscle bands or "cords" in the neck.
  • Excess fatty tissue in the neck and under the chin is reduced.
  • Excess skin is removed.


Non-surgical Botox therapy may be beneficial if loose muscle bands in the front of the neck become apparent. The appearance of these muscular bands can be reduced by injecting Botox into the muscles of the neck. The benefits of Botox are short-term, and the procedure must be repeated every few months to maintain the effects.

Non-Surgical Skin Tightening

When the problem is wrinkled skin rather than extra skin, a non-surgical skin-tightening technique can help. Cosmetic doctors can competently firm up slack or wrinkled skin on the face, neck, and body employing a no-knife skin tightening procedure, allowing patients to improve their appearance while postponing the need for surgery.

Non-surgical skin tightening techniques work by heating the deeper layers of the skin with focused energy, stimulating collagen and elastin formation, resulting in a gradual improvement of skin tone and texture. Some treatments also target fibrous tissue, which helps to reduce cellulite.

There are a variety of FDA-approved skin tightening therapies and technologies on the market, each with its own method for achieving the desired outcome.

Ultrasound skin tightening

To stimulate collagen formation and help skin become tighter, focused ultrasound radiation warms the skin at precise locations and depths (up to 5mm deep). Ultrasound treatments like Ultherapy® use a portable device that sends ultrasound waves through the surface of the skin.

Radiofrequency (RF) treatments

In this treatment, radiofrequency (RF) energy is used to heat the skin and stimulate collagen formation. It works to smooth and tighten the skin in older individuals while also delaying the need for a surgical lift in younger people. Thermage® is a brand name therapy.

Venus Versa Diamond Polar Treatment

Venus Versa Diamond Polar Treatment is another FDA-approved firming method that uses radiofrequency for tightening and shaping your skin. It's a non-surgical, almost painless method that generates sufficient heat to stimulate collagen rebuilding.

After a transparent gel is applied to the treatment site, the thermal temperature is progressively raised to the ideal level, stimulating the development of collagen and increasing the production of new elastin fibers and fibroblasts.

The desired results may be achieved by undergoing six to eight sessions every one to two weeks. Tighter, radiant skin may be noticeable after only one treatment, but the greatest benefits come after a series of sessions.

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Neck rejuvenation can help you look younger and boost your self-confidence. It's crucial to remember, however, that treatment outcomes may differ from person to person. It's vital to discuss your expectations with your doctor before getting any cosmetic procedure to find out what would work best for you. 

Contact us in Minnesota for a free consultation and assistance in deciding your next steps.

Which Service Is Right for You?

Not sure where to start? We understand, it can be overwhelming to determine where to begin on your skincare journey. 

Here at AesthetIQ Med Spa, we are here to help you make decisions about which treatments and procedures will benefit you the most. Please, contact our office and our friendly staff will assist you in setting up a FREE consultation with one of our providers.

Aesthetiq Med Spa serves Oakdale, Whitebear Lake, Stillwater, Lake Elmo, Woodbury, St Paul and throughout the Twin Cities.
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