Surgical Options for Aesthetic Enhancement of the Neck
12 October 2001 (online)
A slender neckline is recognized as an attractive feature of youth. With aging, laxity develops in the skin and subcutaneous tissues that results in blunting of the cervicomental angle. Many surgical options are available to restore definition to the neck region. This article reviews the methods used to evaluate the appearance of the mentocervical area and also outlines the algorithm used by the senior author to surgically enhance its appearance.
Rhytidectomy - platysma - submentum