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Neck Lipo and Facelift

Neck Lipo and Facelift NYC

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Treatment of the Aging Neck, Neck Liposuction and Platysma Repair

Surgical treatment of the aging face and neck has historically been thought of as going in for a facelift and coming out with a new look. But the downside to the traditional facelift was always its cost, recovery time, and the risk of coming out of surgery with a pulled, unnatural look. New therapies in cosmetic surgery have pushed the envelope of minimally invasive surgery, and nowhere is that more evident than in treating the neck and jaw line. While it is true that some patients benefit most from a full facelift, many will achieve superb results with treatment of the neck alone, or in combination with easier and less invasive procedures than a facelift.

The minimally invasive procedure most talked about in medical circles for treating the aging face and neck is liposuction. Through a series of small incisions, fat can be removed and the neck and jaw line sculpted to produce a smoother, more natural and youthful appearance. In many cases, tightening of the neck muscles further refines and shapes the neck, restoring the natural angles and symmetry of this important aesthetic unit. The beauty of all this is that it is performed as an outpatient procedure with a few small incisions instead of the large, sometimes unsightly facelift incision.

The neck and jaw line are critically important features of the adult face, and telltale signs of advancing age are often first noticed in these areas. For this reason, the uniquely elegant procedures discussed below are targeted to produce a more youthful and natural look with minimally invasive, targeted therapy.

Neck Liposuction

As people age, gravity and time can cause the skin and underlying fat to sag, leading to the formation of jowls and slack skin around the neck. Neck liposuction can dramatically reduce this prominent sign of aging by creating a more youthful neck and jaw line. Since skin retains much of its elasticity as we age, the neck and jaw can be reshaped by removing excess fat from the neck and cheeks through small incisions under the chin. The skin then re-drapes itself along the jaw line for a more youthful and aesthetically pleasing appearance. In many cases, Thermage is used as an adjunct to neck liposuction to significantly enhance skin tightening.

Platysma Repair

Some individuals, particularly women, will develop linear vertical ridges on the neck that are known as platysma bands. The platysma is a thin muscular sheet located just under the skin of the neck. With time, the fibers of this muscle can weaken, causing prominent midline bands as well as the appearance of a loose, shapeless neck. Repair of the platysma muscle can dramatically improve the contour and shape of the neck. At the conclusion of the liposuction procedure, the platysma muscle can be tightened through a small incision that is hidden under the chin. A few well-placed sutures under the skin help to tighten the muscle, and the shape of the neck is restored to a more youthful appearance.

The concept of repairing and tightening the platysma muscle is central to the surgeon's ability to shape and contour the aging neck. There are a variety of muscle repair techniques used by physicians around the world, but the novel platysma repair procedures performed at SkinCare Physicians are renowned for producing smooth and eye-pleasing contours of the neck, and refining the jaw line and jowls.

Using a Combination Approach to Produce the Best Results

These procedures are very effective ways to treat changes to the lower part of the face caused by aging. Because so many people develop changes to the jaw line as one of the first signs of aging, neck liposuction and platysma repair can produce dramatic changes in a patient's appearance. Since we target the source of the problem, the need for a full facelift and its potential complications is eliminated. Ancillary procedures such as Botox® injections, Contour Threads, Thermage®, or soft tissue augmentation with Collagen, Restylane or fat transplants can help to enhance the results of neck liposuction and platysma repair.

Your surgeon will help you to choose the proper procedure, depending on your goals, complexion, skin type, and skin elasticity.

Before the Procedure

Laboratory tests will be done to ensure you are in good health. Pre- and post-operative antibiotics are given for infection control, and products containing aspirin are discontinued at least two weeks prior to surgery. Use of vitamin E must also be discontinued.

The Procedure

Local anesthesia is obtained with the tumescent technique, which has revolutionized the field of liposuction. We are now able to precisely remove fat cells without the need for an anesthesiologist in an extremely safe and effective procedure. Several small 3 to 4 millimeter incisions are made under the chin and along the jaw line to precisely remove the fat contributing to a sagging neck and jowl formation. Our physicians have helped to pioneer neck liposuction and reshaping techniques, delivered talks at national conventions, and written books and medical journal articles about the procedures used to perform safe and effective neck contouring.

Platysma repair is performed through a small, 1-2 inch incision under the chin. The surgeon carefully brings the muscle back into its natural position under direct visualization and sutures it into place. The incision heals almost imperceptibly within a few weeks.

After the Procedure

You will be asked to continue the antibiotics you began before surgery. Pain is minimal, as is post-operative discomfort. A compression garment is used continuously for the first week, then eight to ten hours a day for the next three to four weeks. If sutures are placed (platysma repair), they are removed one week after surgery.

Patients are able to resume normal activities within a week to ten days of surgery, and the effects and benefits of surgery are apparent almost immediately.

Contour Thread Facelift

The minimally invasive alternative to a facelift

After years of research and scientific progress, doctors finally have a minimally invasive way to lift the face with virtually no scars. This new procedure, the Contour Threadlift, uses tiny incisions and strong sutures to lift and reposition aging skin. This is a remarkable advance in the treatment of facial aging, and allows many patients who did not want to have a facelift to finally achieve the results they are looking for.

The quest for the perfect facelift has been going on for decades. Beginning in the early part of the 20th century, doctors began to seek improvements in technique to lift facial skin back into a more youthful position. The single greatest limiting factor in traditional facelift surgery, until now, has been the noticeable scarring that occurs in front of and around the ears. In addition, other factors such as the risk of an over-pulled look, as well as the inherent risk and recovery of a surgical facelift, have made many patients and doctors reluctant to take the plunge. That has all changed with the introduction of facelifts using suspension suture, or threads.

Why have a facelift?

Although the general trend in cosmetic surgery has been to move away from more aggressive facelift surgery, there is still a significant role for the lifting of tissues back into position for many patients. Patients understandably are reluctant to undergo invasive surgery to achieve this lifting and repositioning of facial tissues, but in many cases this is exactly what the patient needs.

As we age, tissues of the face including skin, fat, and muscle, begin to sag due to the effects of gravity. In addition, there is atrophy and loss of supporting structures such as fat. The goal of facelift surgery is to lift and reposition tissues that have sagged. This simple strategy can be an extremely effective. Many patients will also benefit from ancillary procedures, such as Botox injections to reduce wrinkles, and soft tissue fillers to replace the supporting fat that has been lost. But the essential goal of the facelift is to restore tissue to its more natural, youthful position. Conceptually the facelift is a terrific procedure, but the inherent risks and scarring have limited its utility.

So what is new now?

In a word, what is new are threads. We have used various types of threads for decades in cosmetic surgery, but until recently none of the threads available provided the strength needed to predictably lift tissues. The first materials that proved useful, Contour Threads, were approved by the FDA in 2005. These specially designed threads are made of polypropylene, a suture material we have used in surgery for decades with a superb and proven safety profile. The threads have tiny "barbs" placed along their length, giving the threads their unique ability to lift tissue.

What are the advantages of the Contour Threadlift?

There are several very important advantages to the Contour Threadlift. They include:

  • There are no visible scars after the procedure
  • The procedure can be performed with only local anesthesia
  • Recovery is rapid, with return to activities within a few days
  • The amount of lift is actually adjustable for several months

The Contour Threadlift is performed as an outpatient procedure in SkinCare Physician's state-of-the-art procedure rooms. Only local anesthesia is required. A major advantage of the Contour Threadlift is the ease of recovery afterwards and the absence of risk associated with general anesthesia. Tiny 3 to 4 millimeter incisions are made in the hairline, and the Contour Threads are gently slid into place under the skin. Your surgeon will determine just how many threads you will need, and exactly where they should be placed.

Once the threads are in place, your surgeon will gently lift and move the tissues to be repositioned. This part of the procedure is totally painless, and it is remarkable to watch as signs of aging are literally swept away. This movement of tissue is truly where the artistry of your surgeon helps to create the natural results achieved with Contour Threads. After the skin has been repositioned, your doctor will have you look in a hand held mirror so that with your input, the threads can be adjusted to achieve the precise results you were looking for.

Perhaps most amazing, the amount of lift created by the threads can be adjusted for several months after the procedure. This fine-tuning of the result is achieved in a painless five minute office visit without the need for any anesthesia.

What is recovery like after the Contour Threadlift?

Recovery is rapid after the procedure. You will need someone to drive you home, but you will not need any bandages. Pain is minimal after the procedure and usually controlled easily with Tylenol. It takes several weeks for the threads to "lock" into place, so you will need to be careful with sleeping and certain facial movements for 3 to 4 weeks after the procedure. Since the threads contain tiny little hooks or barbs that hold your skin in its new position, your body will take a few weeks to adjust to the presence of the threads. Our staff will give you detailed instructions as to the proper care of your skin after the procedure. The threads themselves cannot be seen or felt under the skin once they have settled into position. Patients report that they feel totally natural and comfortable with the threads in place, and they don't even notice they have them, except for the superb results they have achieved.


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NYC Dermatology is a full service cosmetic dermatology practice under the direction of Dr. Rothfeld. We offer the latest, most innovative treatments for skin. All of our treatments are customized to your specific needs.

Our mission is to provide high quality skin care services with minimal downtime to our patients, and to educate our patients on properly maintaining skin health. We strive to provide education first on the skin care procedures and products we offer, allowing our patients to make informed decisions about their skin care.

Dr. Gary Rothfeld is a board-certified dermatologist and dermatologic surgeon who specializes in aesthetic procedures. Dr. Rothfeld cares for all types of skin conditions with a special emphasis in the areas of cosmetic dermatology and laser surgery.  Dr. Rothfeld was raised in New York , and as a young man was drawn to the performing arts and creative writing. A strict academic upbringing led him into science and medicine instead. After many years of rigorous training followed by preceptorships and mentorships that added to his skill and experience, Dr. Rothfeld has found art again. Dr. Rothfeld stands on a foundation of science but is now able to express himself creatively in the world of aesthetic medicine.

Every patient is a unique palette of conditions, goals and temperament that require delicate consideration, and sometimes inventive solutions. Dr. Gary Rothfeld is able to provide the entire gamut of dermatologic services, including medical dermatology, injectables, laser treatments and surgery. This gives him a range of possibilities when evaluating a patient. Combination treatments are often tailored to provide the patient with results ranging from subtle to dramatic.

Dr. Rothfeld strives to listen and understand the patient's specific goals and concerns, and provide them with satisfying results. NYC Dermatology endeavors to make the patient's visit as comfortable and pleasant as possible, making their best effort to take the pain out of beauty. Dr. Gary Rothfeld and his staff approach their work with absolute joy and infectious enthusiasm, which is felt throughout his practice.

Trained in Dermatology, NYC Dermatology by Board Certified Dermatologist NY Dermatology Dr. Gary Rothfeld possesses the special knowledge, skills and professional capability that distinguishes him as an outstanding  Dermatologist in NYC , Manhattan , New York at NYC Dermatology by Board Certified Dermatologist. Top New York City Dermatologist, Dr. Rothfeld  in Manhattan treats the most difficult cases until the problem clears.  Dr. Rothfeld, a Board Certified Dermatologist at NYC Dermatology in Manhattan, New York is caring, detailed, and meticulous and will never give up until the problem is cleared.  Dr. Rothfeld, a board certified dermatologist in nyc who practices Dermatology in Manhattan, New York has treated many patients in the entertainment and music industry is caring, detailed and meticulous and will not give up until the condition resolves.  Dr. Rothfeld is recognized as one of the best Dermatologists in NYC by the entertainment industry.

NYC Dermatology is under the medical supervision of Dr. Gary Rothfeld, a Board Certified Dermatologist.
To enhance every aspect of your skin care, Dr. Rothfeld has personally created a superb line of cosmetic procedures..

NYC Dermatology by Board Certified  Dermatologist Dr. Gary Rothfeld  is a board certified NYC  Dermatologist with a  New York City office in Manhattan, New York  providing expert skin care, dermatology, and cosmetic dermatology services.

A board certified dermatologist in NYC specializing in dermatology and dermatologic surgery including state-of-the-art cosmetic surgical procedures, Dr. Gary Rothfeld  is known for his attention to body symmetry and his dedication to meeting patients’ personal goals. His specialties include full body liposuction using the tumescent technique, facial fat transplantation, Botulinum injection into facial lines and laser resurfacing. NYC dermatology  specializes in chemical peels, vein injections, laser, restylane, Perlane, Botox injections, JUvederm, non-surgical facelifts, collagen implantation and treatment of skin cancer.
 
As an expert in the field of dermatology and cosmetic dermatologic surgery, Dr. Rothfeld is has appeared on national television shows. Dr. Rothfeld has also been quoted in many high profile national magazines.
Our goal at the manhattan office of Board Certified  Derrmatologist , Dr. Gary Rothfeld is to create an atmosphere of professionalism, trust and complete patient satisfaction at the NYC Dermatology and Cosmetic Surgery Center in Manhattan, New York.  Dr. Rothfeld, Dermatology Director of NYC Dermatolgy is a Board Certified  Dermatologist at NYC Dermatology who has treated many patients in the  entertainment industry.
   Schedule an appointment at our office which provides top of the line  expert skin care, dermatology, cosmetic dermatology services, and advanced dermatology laser treatments for cosmetic needs and medical skin conditions. We offer a full range of services including surgery for skin cancer, laser hair removal, Botox®, the Fractionated Resurfacing laser, Titan laser, and acne photodynamic treatments. Our main goal is to provide you with the most effective and advanced treatment. Join the NYC Laser Center NYC Dermatology Mailing List Our periodic newsletters include exclusive offers, educational articles, as well as free treatment & product drawings! Email: nycdermatologist@aol.com in our Media  office and   including different offers and many more. We offer a variety of services from Botox® to Liposuction . Please contact us with any questions you may have or schedule an appointment online or by phone for a consultation.   Beauty Is Forever!  and Dr. Rothfeld  at NYC Dermatologist has over 20 years of experience with his beauty tips. 
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During your office consultation  and examination you will be provided with a detailed plan of the treatments that will benefit you most.  NYC Laser Center NYC Dermatology top laser dermatology center offering skin care, dermatolgy,cosmetic dermatology services, and laser treatments for sun damaged skin, acne, acne scars, rosacea, pigmentation, laser hair removal, broken blood vessels, as well as superficial and deep wrinkles. We offer patients in Manhattan,  services including general dermatology, wrinkle fillers such as Restylane®, Captique,  Perlane,Cosmoderm and Cosmoplast, Radiance® (radiesse) and Sculptra. We also offer Botox®, Cosmelan, Velasmooth, Fotofacial, Titan laser, Refirme, and the Fractionated Resurfacing laser. in the treatment of acne, rosacea, skin cancer and  surgery.  Dr. Rothfeld has taught numerous other physicians on the proper use of Botox®, medical hair transplants, and lasers in  the country.   Acne Photodynamic Treatment - Botox® - Botox® for Hyperhidrosis - Cellulite - Cool Laser  - Cosmelan Depigmentation Treatment - Glycolic Acid Peel - Fat Transfer - Fotofacial / IPL Fractionated Resurfacing Laser - Hair Loss - Laser Hair Removal - Liposuction -  - Surgery - Minimal Scar Technique -  Photodynamic Rejuvenation Radiance® - Restylane® - Sclerotherapy - Sculptra - Smoothbeam - Stretch Marks - SunFX - TCA Peel - Tattoo Removal - Titan Laser Facelift - V-beam Laser Treatments - Velasmooth Our cosmetic surgeon includes Dermatologist  Dr. Gary Rothfeld Board Certified Dermatologist  at NYC Dermatology.  Our NYC dermatologist offers advanced dermatology laser treatments for cosmetic needs and medical skin conditions. We offer our services to Manhattan , Brooklyn, Bronx, Queens locations through our Manhattan office in NYC

 

Sun Protection

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Ultraviolet radiation is the major cause of skin cancer, including melanoma. It is important for everyone to be aware of its damaging effects and take measures to avoid overexposure.

Although many people enjoy the appearance of tanned skin and think it looks "healthy," tanned skin is damaged skin. The ultraviolet radiation in sunlight penetrates the deepest layers of the skin where it harms the cells. The body responds by making more pigment (melanin) to try to protect itself, but the damage has already happened and may be permanent. The more exposure you have to the sun, the more likely you are to develop skin problems later in life.

Ultraviolet Radiation

The damaging part of sunlight is called ultraviolet radiation, or UV rays. It is categorized into three types:

  • UVC rays (wavelengths = 200 nm to 290 nm) are the shortest and most powerful of the UV rays. UVC is the most likely to cause cancer if it reaches skin. Fortunately, most of it is absorbed by the ozone layer in our atmosphere. However, there is concern that a thinning of the ozone layer may be causing more UVC to reach the earth's surface.
  • UVB rays (wavelengths = 290 nm to 320 nm) are less damaging than UVC, but more of it penetrates to the earth's surface. It is the most common cause of sunburn and skin cancer. UVB is particularly strong at the equator, at high elevations, and during the summer.
  • UVA rays (wavelengths = 320 nm to 400 nm) are the least powerful of the UV rays, but they are present all year and can penetrate windows and clouds.

Sun Protection

The first and more effective way to avoid sun damage is to stay out of tthe sun as much as possible.

If you cannot avoid being exposed to sunlight, there are five basic defenses that you should keep in mind when you go outdoors:

  • Avoid peak hours of sunlight
  • Sunscreen
  • Clothing
  • Sunglasses
  • Shade

Avoid Peak Hours of Sunlight (UV Index)

In general, UV rays are the greatest between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. It is best to avoid the outdoors during these hours without protection, particularly during summer, in tropical regions, or at altitude. During this time, you should pay close attention to the appropriate use of sunscreen, clothing, sunglasses, and shade.

You can obtain an accurate measure of the amount of UV rays in your area by looking up the Ultraviolet (UV) Index. The UV Index is like a weather forecast. It provides a report on the amount of damaging UV rays that are expected to affect a region on a particular day. The UV Index changes day to day according to time of year, cloud cover, atmospheric ozone, and other factors.

The following table is a breakdown of the UV Index. A high UV Index number means that you are at greater risk of being exposed to ultraviolet radiation. You should take special care to avoid outdoor exposure to sunlight when the UV Index is moderate or greater.

  • 0 to 2 = Minimal
  • 3 to 4 = Low
  • 5 to 6 = Moderate
  • 7 to 9 = High
  • 10 or more = Very high

The UV Index can be found on our Website or in local papers, usually in the weather section.

Sunscreen

There are several factors to consider when selecting the right sunscreen. (See the Sunscreens handout for more information.)

Sun protection actor (SPF) - Sunscreens are rated by the amount of protection they provide from UVB, measured as the "sun protection factor" or SPF. Sunscreens with higher SPF provide greater protection from the sun. It is best to use sunscreens that offer a minimum SPF of 15.

Broad-spectrum sunscreens - It is best to use a sunscreen that can protect you from both UVA and UVB rays. These are called "broad-spectrum" sunscreens.
Most of the original sunscreens blocked only UVB, but increased awareness of the damage caused by UVA has lead to the development of ingredients that protect against UVA too. Broad-spectrum sunscreens combine ingredients to provide a product with greater protection.

Common sunscreen ingredients that  provide protection from UVB rays:

  • Cinnamates
  • Octocrylene
  • PABA (para-aminobenzoic acid)
  • Padimate O and Padimate A (Octyl Dimethyl PABA)
  • Salicylates

Common sunscreen ingredients that  provide protection from UVA rays:

  • Avobenzone (Parsol 1789)
  • Benzophenones (oxybenzone, dioxybenzone, sulisobenzone)

Sunblocks - "Physical" sunscreen ingredients lie on top of the skin and work by reflecting or scattering UV radiation. They are particularly useful for people who are sensitive to the ingredients found in other sunscreens. Sunblocks often contain one or more of these ingredients:

  • Zinc oxide
  • Titanium dioxide
  • Iron oxide

Although past formulations were unsightly (often leaving a white film on the skin), newer "microfine" formulations are invisible after being applied. Microfine titanium dioxide is effective at protecting from both UVA and UVB rays.

Water resistance - Sunscreens are classified as "water-resistant" if they maintain their protection after two 20-minute immersions in water. They are classified as "waterproof" if they maintain their protection after four 20-minute immersions. You should seek a water-resistant or waterproof sunscreen if you will be participating in water sports, such as swimming or water skiing, or will be actively sweating.

However, independent testing has shown many products do not perform well in the real world. So it remains a good idea to apply sunscreen every time you leave the water, or frequently if you are actively sweating.

Using a Sunscreen

Sunscreen should be applied evenly and liberally on all sun-exposed skin within 30 minutes before going outside to give sunscreen time to take effect. (Sunblocks are effective immediately after being applied.) Sunscreens should be reapplied every two hours or following swimming or sweating. Apply sunscreen generously and reapply frequently at least every two hours.


The chemicals may lose effectiveness over time, so it is important to throw away sunscreen that is past its expiration date or is over two years old.


No sunscreen is 100% effective; take additional measures to avoid the damaging effects of the sun's rays.

Clothing

Clothing can provide excellent protection from the sun. However, not all clothing is protective. A thin, wet, white t-shirt will provide almost no protection from UV rays. When selecting clothes for sun protection, consider the following:

  • Cover your head, shoulders, arms, legs, and feet.
  • Use a hat that is broad-brimmed (brim should be at least four inches wide).
  • Wear fabrics that are thicker or with a tight weave; these allow less sunlight to penetrate the skin.
  • Wear darker-colored clothes that absorb more UV rays.
  • Wear clothing made from nylon or Dacron because it is more protective than cotton.
  • Avoid remaining in wet clothes because wet fabric may allow more UV rays to penetrate the skin.
  • Wash clothing with chemical absorbers to increase their protectiveness.
  • Some clothing comes with a UPF rating that stands for "Ultraviolet Protection Factor." This measures the ability of the fabric to block UV radiation from penetrating to the skin. A fabric with a UPF 15 allows only 1/15th (6.66%) of the UV radiation to penetrate your skin as compared to uncovered skin.

Garments fall into 3 categories:

  • Good protection: UPF = 15 to 24
  • Very good protection: UPF = 25 to 39
  • Excellent protection: UPF = 40 to 50+

Choose clothing with a UPF rating of at least 15. Keep in mind that the UPF of a garment will decrease over time as the fabric wears.

Sunglasses

Overexposure to sunlight can cause cataracts and macular degeneration, a major cause of blindness. Sunglasses can provide protection. However, not all sunglasses are of value. A darker lens itself does not guarantee protection. Look at the label to ensure that the glasses provide UV protection. Sunglasses should be large enough to shield your eyes from many angles. Look for sunglasses that are described as blocking 99% or 100% of UVA and UVB. The glasses may also be described as providing UV absorption up to 400 nm.

Shade

If possible, remain in the shade when outdoors. Keep in mind that shade does not provide full protection from the sun because UV rays can bounce off reflective surfaces, such as sand, snow, water, concrete, or even porch decks. In addition, some fabrics used as shade devices, such as parasols or umbrellas, may not provide sufficient protection. If you seek shade under a cloth, look for a fabric that is thick, tightly woven, and dark-colored.

Clear window glass provides protection from UVC and UVB, but not UVA rays. If you are frequently exposed to sunlight while driving, the plastic interleaf of your windshield (which prevents it from shattering) can help block the light, but side windows have no such protection. Non-drivers can make use of additional window shade devices. Drivers in some states may be able to use darkly-tinted glass in the side windows, but this is illegal in some states.

Summary

  • Avoid the sun when its UV rays are strongest, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Use a broad-spectrum sunscreen with SPF 15 or greater. Apply it 30 minutes prior to being exposed to the sun and reapply every two hours. Consider using a water-resistant sunscreen if you will be active (sweating) or in the water.
  • Use a sunblock on your lips.
  • Wear a broad-brimmed hat when outdoors.
  • Wear sunglasses.
  • Wear tightly woven, dark clothing to cover your arms, legs, and feet.
  • Stay in the shade when possible.
  • Avoid reflective surfaces, such as water or snow.
  • Avoid sunbathing.
  • Don't be fooled by cloudy days since damaging rays can penetrate clouds.

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 Dr. Gary Rothfeld
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