Neck Lift Surgery (Platysmaplasty, Cervicoplasty) Guide

Written by Medical Quality Manager, Clare , BN (Hons)

Medical Review by Chief Commercial Officer, Dr. Lizzie Tuckey , MBBS, BA

Neck Lift Surgery (Platysmaplasty, Cervicoplasty) Guide

A neck lift is a procedure that tightens and lifts the skin and muscles of the neck. The medical name for this is Platysmaplasty or Cervicoplasty. This procedure achieves smoother, slimmer skin in the neck, therefore giving a more youthful appearance. The surgeon will often perform this alongside other facial surgeries such as a facelift or brow lift.


Procedure time

2 to 4 hours

Overnight stay

0 - 1 night


General or local with sedation

Recovery time

6 to 9 months


Please note that we do not offer cosmetic surgery services. The information provided on this page is intended as a general guide for patients. For personalised advice and treatment options, please consult with a qualified healthcare professional.

Surgery Goals
The Procedure
The Consultation
Risks & Complications
Preparing for Surgery

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