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Neck Lift surgery treatments can help to reshape the skin around the neck and jaw, reducing the appearance of sagging skin and other visible signs of ageing. At the Cadogan Clinic, our specialist surgeons offer a full range of treatments, including several they have pioneered themselves.

Typical neck lift procedures include removing loose skin or ‘turkey wattle’, liposuction to remove fat, fat transfer to modify shape and volume of the neck, reducing the appearance of wrinkles, reshaping the neck area following weight loss and restoration of skin elasticity-loss caused by ageing, sun damage or genetics. We also offer a platysmaplasty to tighten the underlying muscles of the neck.

Various combinations of these procedures are available as part of our bespoke Cadogan Swan Neck Lift service, which is available in combination with a facelift treatment.

Whatever your requirements, the Cadogan Clinic can provide the leading experts, techniques and state-of-the-art facilities for your treatment.

Why Choose Us?

Your choice of the top specialist surgeons in the country.

Beautiful, purpose-built facilities right in the heart of London.

No hidden costs – all prices quoted up front with flexible payment options.

Pioneers of innovative day case treatments for superior results and faster recovery.

Use of only the highest quality materials such as FDA-approved implants.

Expert aftercare in the hands of our wound-care and scar minimization team.


Variable prices can result from the fact that many of our consultants operate with different fee structures. In all cases, prices will be confirmed to you by your consultant before any treatment takes place.

Neck Lift Procedures: from £3900.  Find out more about our Prices and Finance.

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During your initial consultation, your surgeon will give you pre-operative advice which may include stopping smoking or taking aspirin or any other medication prior to your surgery to ensure optimum healing.

Recovery time for this procedure will depend on the individual patient but we usually advise that you take one or two weeks off work following surgery as there will be bruising and swelling which may take around 10 days to subside.

This procedure usually requires an overnight stay in a nearby hotel that the clinic has good links with, as your surgeon will want to see you the next day. Your surgeon will recommend that you avoid exercise and any heavy lifting for a few weeks following your neck surgery.

The Neck Lift involves the removal of excess facial skin from the neck, chin and cheek areas, usually under general anaesthetic. You will have dressings on your neck and perhaps drains in place when you wake from surgery and pain relief can be provided if required. Depending on the kind of neck surgery you have had, you may be required to stay overnight in a hospital or nearby hotel with a nurse as your surgeon may want to see you the following day and any drains removed.

Neck tightening surgery is not an especially painful procedure though you may experience discomfort due to the tight feeling of the skin. Pain relief can be provided by your surgeon if required.

Prices for neck lifts at Cadogan Cosmetics begin from £3900 but this will be determined after your initial consultation with your expert surgeon.

A’Turkey Neck’ or ‘wattle’ refers to the loose skin hanging down under the chin which occurs due to weight loss or ageing. This happens as when we become older, our skin loses its elasticity causing it to sag. Neck lift surgery or platysmaplasty at Cadogan Cosmetics is a way of reducing and tightening this loose neck skin for a more youthful and refreshed look.

Recovery time for this procedure will depend on the individual patient but we usually advise that you take around two weeks off work following surgery as there will be bruising and swelling which may take around 10 days to subside. Depending on the case, this procedure may require an overnight stay in a nearby hotel that the clinic has good links with, as your surgeon will want to see you the next day. In the next few weeks as you heal, smoother skin on the neck will be revealed and any minimal, discreet incision scars will fade.

Neck lift surgery is carried out regularly as Cadogan Cosmetics, and any risks are the same as with any other surgical procedure that involves a general anaesthetic if this is the option you are having. There are no specific risks to be concerned about, but your surgeon will explain the neck surgery procedure to you in detail.

A neck lift (sometimes known as a platysmaplasty) is a surgical procedure which is usually carried out under general anaesthetic to remove any loose skin along the jaw and neck for a smoother, tighter and more youthful appearance.

This procedure is effective alone but is often combined with a face lift for significant results. Your surgeon will discuss this with you in your initial consultation and recommend what is best for your individual case.

We use a variant of the general anaesthesia technique called TIVA (Total Intravenous Anaesthesia) that is delivered by our team of top anaesthetists. Intravenous delivery enables our anaesthetist team to monitor anaesthetic depth more closely via specialized computers to maintain an optimal level of anaesthesia. This means you will wake up feeling much better than with traditional alternatives and ready to go home shortly after.

What to Expect

Step 1. Optional Free Consultation

We offer a free no-obligation 30-60 minute consultation with one of our specialist patient advisors to help you decide whether surgery is the right choice for you. The consultation will take the form of a discussion with an expert with over 15 years industry experience in which we begin to understand your objectives and the results you want to achieve.

If you decide to go ahead with treatment, our advisers can give you all the information you require to choose the right procedure and the right surgeon for you. This is also an excellent opportunity to see our facilities and get a feel for the Cadogan experience.

Step 2. Surgical Consultation

The next step is to come in and meet your chosen surgeon at the Clinic. We have assembled some of the best surgeons in the world who will use this time to make a comprehensive medical assessment of you and your condition before proceeding with treatment.

In practice this involves a 30-60 minute consultation in which a detailed assessment of the outcomes you can achieve is made and any questions you may have about the procedure are answered.

Step 3. The Procedure

On the day of your procedure you will be welcomed at the Clinic by your patient advisor and dedicated nursing staff. Following a brief medical check, you will meet with both your surgeon and anesthetist to run through the details of your procedure one final time and answer any last questions you may have.

After the procedure you will recover in the capable hands of your nursing after care team. As we are a day case facility you can expect your recovery to be complete within 2 to 3 hours and able to be discharged from the Clinic the very same day. In some cases patients may wish to stay locally in our exclusive partner hotel the day before or after your procedure.

Step 4. After Care & Support

Our care and support continues in the days and weeks after your procedure with our complimentary aftercare programme. A series of free appointments will be made with your surgeon and nursing team in order to monitor your progress and recovery, as well as introduce you to several scar minimization techniques and bespoke creams to aid your progress.

Access to our aftercare nursing team is free of charge for a full 12 months after your surgery.


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