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Neck Liposuction

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Having a sleek, elegant, and defined neck can improve a person’s appearance and make them seem years younger than they really are.

For some people, the aging process can create fat deposits around the neck that detract from this appearance. Luckily, it’s easy to regain the natural contour of the neck with a procedure called neck liposuction.

By choosing neck liposuction treatment from the facial cosmetic surgeons at Virginia Advanced Surgical Arts, patients can restore their youthful glow with a naturally beautiful neckline.

What Is Neck Liposuction?

Neck liposuction is a great way to reduce the fat deposits around the neck and chin that often occur as a person progresses in age. It’s particularly effective at tackling the double chin that can result from being overweight.

During the neck liposuction process, our doctors will use a small tube called a cannula to suck out fat around the neck. This allows them to define the area into a sleek and contoured shape.

What Are The Benefits Of Neck Liposuction?

There are numerous benefits to neck liposuction. First and foremost, it is highly effective at eliminating the appearance of a double chin or fullness that might cause a person to look bigger than they really are.

The procedure can also help with refining the jawline and chin to help balance out an asymmetrical face.

In addition to these practical benefits, neck liposuction is also a good choice for many patients because:

It’s easy to combine neck liposuction with nose reshaping to give the face a complete makeover.

Results are permanent as long as the patient does not gain a lot of weight.

It’s appropriate for younger patients who want to improve their appearance.

It’s important to keep in mind that neck liposuction does not tighten or reduce excess skin around the neck. Therefore, the best candidates will be those with good skin firmness.

What Happens During Neck Liposuction?

Neck liposuction typically takes one to two hours from start to finish. Patients will have the choice of local anesthesia or sedation to ensure they don’t feel any discomfort or pain during the procedure.

Before starting, our doctors will mark the parts of the neck where the incisions will go, and then a small hole will be made to insert the cannula. The doctor will suction out fat until the desired appearance is met.

Patients will be able to see some results immediately, though they may have some swelling and tenderness around the neck. This should fade in about 10 to 14 days, revealing the patient’s new appearance.

Choose Neck Liposuction From Virginia Advanced Surgical Arts

If you’re unhappy about the saggy fat deposits in your neck, you don’t have to keep suffering. Our staff at Virginia Advanced Surgical Arts would be happy to help you feel more comfortable in your skin. Neck liposuction can provide you with the confidence and self-esteem boost you need in life.

To learn more and schedule your initial consultation, call Virginia Advanced Surgical Arts’ McLean office at (703) 388-2805, Reston office at (571) 595-3223, or Leesburg office at (703) 723-5366.

Meet Doctor

Craig Vigliante, MD, DMD

Dr. Vigliante became interested in oral surgery after having double jaw surgery for his open bite. Since then, he’s dedicated himself to showing his patients the highest level of care possible. He’s certified by the American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and holds medical and dental licenses in Virginia. 

What Our Patients Say


“I felt welcomed and valued from the second I walked in the door to the moment I left. Every person I interacted with- from the front desk staff, to the surgical assistants, and even the doctor himself- was kind, informative, and helpful. I had my wisdom teeth removed on Friday and was back to work with only a mild and easily manageable headache on Monday. They gave clear instructions on how to prevent infection and dry socket, and even called to check up on me the day of and week after my procedure! I strongly recommend this office to anyone who is searching for the services they offer.

Jacquelyn Candito


“Everyone was super nice, friendly, and courteous. The office is clean and modern. Everyone was professional and seemed pretty organized. I got to watch Netflix laying down while I waited as well. The staff was nice enough to even switch it to a show I recommended!! Also, there are snacks and drinks available for your drivers waiting on you. As someone who is wary of going to the dentist, it was a great experience and I’d recommend this place! Cute valentines day decorations when I was there too!”

Amy Vu

Experienced Cosmetic Surgeons Serving the DC Metro Area


Dr. Vigliante, Dr. Gocke and Dr. McAdams are board-certified oral and maxillofacial surgeons thoroughly qualified to perform complex restorative surgical procedures, no matter the circumstance, for patients in Northern Virginia and Maryland. Their experience and training have given them an unmatched skill set balanced between art and science. You can be confident in choosing Virginia Advanced Surgical Arts for your oral surgery needs.