Sagging Neck

Sagging Neck Treatments



What can help?

There are several solutions to improving a sagging neck – including both non-surgical and surgical options. If a non-surgical option is preferred, we can use Botox® to relax the rope-like platysmal bands of the neck, which can soften a “stringy” appearance and even promote a subtle elevation of the neck and lower-face. Skin boosters such as Profhilo are also a great option when we are looking to improve the texture of the skin; while energy-based devices such as Morpheus8 can be beneficial for minor skin tightening. If the patient is looking for more noticeable results and longevity of treatment, the gold-standard surgical approach is the Lower Face and Neck Lift.

Before and after a lower face and neck lift: the gold standard procedure for improving the neck.

In Action: Take a closer look at Sagging Neck treatments

Read on for answers to some of the most commonly-asked questions



Botox® does not require the use of anaesthetic – although for very sensitive areas, a topical numbing cream can be applied beforehand. Skinboosters such as Profhilo do not contain anaesthetic such as lidocaine, and can therefore sting when initially administered – however this quickly subsides. With Morpheus8, we apply a topical numbing cream to ensure the skin is desensitised before treatment. The Lower Face and Neck Lift is performed under local anaesthetic – which means that you are awake throughout the procedure – avoiding the complications related to anaesthetic, while enhancing recovery.


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By improving the underlying structures of the neck, and addressing the suboptimal soft tissues, we are able to effectively correct the appearance of a sagging neck, while also reinstating a smoother-looking canvas. However, while we can address a sagging neck via both surgical and non-surgical options, it must be noted that the results of non-surgical treatments in the neck are more modest when compared with their effectiveness on the face. 


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There is little to no downtime with Botox®. With Profhilo, you’ll notice small “bee-sting” welts in the injection sites, which should settle by the end of the day. With Morpheus8, the treated area feels flushed and fiery; however, this should subside within 24 hours. With a Lower Face and Neck Lift, most patients require a couple of weeks off work following the procedure – to allow the immediate signs of surgery to settle.


The results of Botox® take up to one week to become apparent, with effects typically lasting between three to six months, before a repeat treatment is required. Following Profhilo, the neck appears smoother with “necklace lines” notably softened. Best results from Morpheus8 are seen after three months, when fresh new collagen and elastin has helped to plump the skin and restore lost spring. The most dramatic results, however, are to be seen with the Lower Face and Neck Lift – though it is worth noting that the scars from the surgery can take a year or more to fully settle. 


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Sagging Neck Treatments performed by


Dr Darren McKeown

Dr Darren

Medical Director

Our founder, Dr Darren McKeown, is renowned for his expertise and artistry with dermal fillers. As a peer-reviewed medical author, he is passionate about treatments that stand up to scientific scrutiny. Above all, Dr McKeown believes in a global approach; delivering flawless results – and rejuvenation that lasts.

Mr Russell Bramhall

Mr Russell Bramhall

Consultant Plastic Surgeon

Regarded for his facelifts and blepharoplasties, our specialist plastic surgeon strives for an elegant, “invisible” result. His surgeries are complemented by the work of our non-surgical specialists: for a wholly holistic rejuvenation.

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Dr Rhona Cameron

Aesthetic Doctor

Dr Rhona Cameron is a skilled injector who has been extensively trained in Dr McKeown’s signature intuitive technique. Her treatments blend advanced facial optimisation with powerful, energy-based devices – such as lasers, BBL and radio frequency – energising the appearance and enhancing skin health. approach; delivering flawless results – and rejuvenation that lasts.

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Dr Russell Bramhall
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Deana, aged 57

Treatment of Eye Bags and Jowls with Injectables

Bags under the eyes and jowls along the jawline are some of the most common concerns patients have as they age. For patients who do not wish to have surgery, these can be significantly improved by restoring volume to the facial anatomy. Hear how this treatment approach worked out for Deana. 
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See for yourself, just what the clinic can do


Justine, aged 31

Tear Trough Fillers

The tear trough is the groove that runs between the lower eyelid and the cheek, contributing to dark hollows below the eyes. This can be improved with precise volume restoration. Hear how this treatment turned out for our patient Justine.
Catherine, aged 50

Treatment of Lines Around the Lips with Injectables

Lines around the lips are one of the most common complaints that women come to us with. These can be treated permanently with aggressive resurfacing, although a much less invasive option is to simply restore some volume around the area. Hear how Catherine got on with filler injections around the mouth.
Michelle, aged 35

Treatment of Deep Frown Lines

When the frown muscles are strong, and frown lines well established, sometimes we need to employ a combination approach to achieve the best result. Hear how this worked out for Michelle. 
Lorraine, aged 50

Treatment of Jowls with Dermal Filler

The jowls are one of the most commonly complains about parts of the face. For patients who do not wish to undergo surgery, fillers in the cheek, chin and jawline and offer an effective non-surgical solution. Listen to how this approach worked for Lorraine.
Lisa, aged 45

Combination Treatment of Advanced Crow's Feet

Sometimes when the crows feet get stronger, simply relaxing the muscle around the eye is not enough and we need to do combination treatments to achieve the best result. Listen to how this turned out for our patient Lisa.
Marie, aged 46

Treatment of Downturned Mouth Corners

Downturned mouth corners can make us look sad, even when we feel happy inside. Hear how treatment with filler injections corrected this problem for our patient. 
Claire-Louise, aged 28

Augmentation of the Chin

Deficiency of the chin and jawline is a common problem that leads to facial disharmony and can lead to early jowl formation. Hear how correcting the chin improved our patients profile, and her self confidence. 
Deana, aged 57

Treatment of Eye Bags and Jowls with Injectables

Bags under the eyes and jowls along the jawline are some of the most common concerns patients have as they age. For patients who do not wish to have surgery, these can be significantly improved by restoring volume to the facial anatomy. Hear how this treatment approach worked out for Deana.
Jennifer, aged 27

Nose & Chin Contouring

A prominent nose can be one of the most distressing features for some people. Often, the problem is exacerbated by a weak or recessed chin and contouring the nose and chin with filler injections can help to re-balance to profile, achieving facial harmony. Hear how this treatment turned out for Jennifer, and the impact it had on her life.
Grant, aged 32

Male Wrinkle Reduction

Most people – men and women – begin to notice wrinkles appearing in the upper face in their early to mid 30s. This is the optimal time to start considering aesthetic dermatology to reduce the wrinkles and prevent them getting worse as the years progress. Listen to how the treatment turned out for Grant.
Tony, aged 38

Male Facial Volume Restoration

Tony had lost of a lot of weight, and the effects were showing on his face. As we age, we all lose volume from our face but in Tony’s case it was accelerated by significant weight loss. Listen to how treatment with facial fillers restored Tony’s facial volume, and his self confidence.