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What are the risks of neck lift surgery, worse case scenario?

Your questions answered by our surgeon, Lucian Ion, FRCS(Plast)

Question

Does having neck lift surgery alone without facelift carry any risk to nerve damage at all?

What are the risks of neck lift surgery(worse case scenario)?

Answer

Any surgical intervention in the area of the lower face and jaw line carries a generic risk to the branches of the facial nerve that moves the facial muscles around the mouth.

Neck lift surgery has a lower risk of nerve injury, more likely to be temporary, compared to facelift surgery, but I am not aware of exact statistics.

For a more extensive cover of risks associated with neck lift interventions, please visit my website at: http://www.allaboutcosmeticsurgery.co.uk/necklift/risks

Lucian Ion Cosmetic Surgeon Mr Lucian Ion FRCS(Plast)
129 Harley Street
London
W1G 6BA

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