Now admit it! Most of us are guilty of obsessing over that loose sagging skin under our chins. “Turkey neck” is the pesky sign of aging resulting from natural wear and tear on the delicate skin underneath your chin. As years pass, the skin stretches out and takes on a droopy, crepe-like texture that resembles a turkey’s wattle.
Here is the skinny on all of the quick and painless procedures that you can do in our office to banish the imperfections on your neck and décolletage. We love Botox® or Dysport® to relax prominent neck bands and to soften the fine to moderate lines in your décolletage. Restylane®, Juvederm® or Belotero® can even be used to fill and soften deeper lines that we develop on our chest. Remove unsightly brown spots and redness with the Limelight® (intense pulse light) device, which uses heat to erase the pigment in the superficial layers of the skin. For even more dramatic tightening effects, we recommend a one shot treatment with Thermage®. Thermage® is an FDA approved radio frequency device that safely heats the deep layers of the skin, stimulating the existing collagen and promoting new collagen synthesis. It can be used to tighten, lift and firm the skin on the tummy, legs, buttocks, arms, eyes, face, chin, and –most importantly- the neck. Thermage® can dramatically reduce the appearance of “turkey neck” by increasing the definition of your jaw line and smoothing out the texture of the skin around the neck. We recommend combining all of these treatments for the most dramatic results. Don’t let another Thanksgiving pass you by before banishing that turkey neck for good.