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Loose Sagging Skin on the Neck & Decolletage

Sagging skin on the neck and decolletage (the area between the chest and collarbones) is common among people who are ageing or who went through weight loss. Turkey neck, as some call it, is one of the side effects of ageing skin, and, like wrinkles and fine lines, it can impact a person’s appearance and self-confidence.

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About Saggy Skin

Sagging skin on the neck and decolletage (the area between the chest and collarbones) is common among people who are ageing or who went through weight loss. Turkey neck, as some call it, is one of the side effects of ageing skin, and, like wrinkles and fine lines, it can impact a person’s appearance and self-confidence.

Many people neglect their face, neck, and chest regarding skin care products and treatments. If you have loose skin beneath your jaw line and would like to learn more about the various skin tightening treatments, get in touch with one of the Hair and Skin Science rejuvenation clinics.

We offer various skin treatments, including laser hair removal, platelet-rich plasma (PRP) treatments for hair loss, and skin needling to boost collagen production and reduce wrinkles, fine lines, and skin pigmentation. Our skin needling treatments are also suitable for stretch marks, sun damage, and skin scar repair.

Our rejuvenation clinics in Ashwood, Melbourne, and Sydney also offer non-invasive PRP and CO2 fractional laser treatment for treating a double chin, dull skin, excess wrinkles, and sagging skin.

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Turkey Neck

Symptoms of Sagging Skin

Sagging skin beneath the face and chest is generally easy to notice.  Generally speaking, you need a non-surgical skin tightening treatment plan if your neck muscles start weakening, and the skin around your neck loses its elasticity. The decolletage skin can also become loose and thin, and wrinkles start appearing on your chest.

While there are no physiological symptoms of skin sagging, it can cause people to experience low confidence levels and be self-conscious about their appearance. If you find yourself trying to cover sagging skin or avoiding interaction with others, you may benefit from our medical-grade surface rejuvenation laser toning and skin tightening treatment.

What Causes Saggy Skin?

The dermis of the skin around your collar and chest is thin and contains low collagen levels, making it more prone to ageing and sagging than the skin elsewhere on your body. Over many years, prolonged sun exposure also causes the skin to sag, especially since people tend not to apply sunscreen to these areas.

Excessive cell phone use can also cause your skin to sag. Looking down at your phone increases the effect of gravity on your skin. According to studies on mice, the radiation cell phones emit puts the skin structures under oxidative stress, contributing to premature ageing, hyperpigmentation, and dark spots.

 

Skin Tightening Treatment Options

With a suitable skin tightening treatment, you can reverse sagging and achieve a more youthful appearance. At Hair and Skin Science, the treatments we have available include CO2 fractional laser treatment and platelet-rich plasma (PRP) skin therapy.

CO2 Fractional Laser Treatment

Carbon dioxide (CO2) fractional laser resurfacing is a skin therapy that involves removing skin tissue in layers using a handheld device and a technique called Thermage. The thermal process heats the moisture in your skin with a laser and stimulates the skin to produce new skin cells, improving your skin’s tone, texture, and overall appearance.

The laser’s heat also initiates collagen and elastin production, which heals the laser damage to the skin while tightening it. This skin tightening treatment targets various conditions contributing to skin sagging, including:

  • Loose and thinning skin
  • Fine lines and wrinkles
  • Uneven skin tone
  • Unresponsive skin after undergoing a facelift
  • Uneven pigmentation and skin tone problems
  • Dullness and irregular skin texture

With CO2 fractional laser treatment, results may vary, depending on your age, degree of sun damage, and your skin’s overall condition. However, this therapy is a clinic preference and a safe alternative to dermal fillers, medical injectables, and anti-wrinkle injections.

Platelet-Rich Plasma (PRP)

The platelets in your blood contain growth factors and have exceptional healing properties. Injecting these platelets into the skin stimulates elastin and collagen production, which tightens the skin, smooths fine lines and wrinkles, and reverses ageing effects.

PRP therapy is a skin tightening treatment that involves drawing your blood and spinning it in a centrifuge to separate platelets from the red blood cells. Then, we inject your own platelets into your skin to improve blood flow and tighten the dermis.

With PRP, you will start noticing results within a few weeks. The treatment uses your own natural blood and is completely safe.

Melbourne & Sydney Clinics

Tina T
Sydney Clinic
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I had a PRP treatment and the results were amazing, I loved the look and feel of my skin. Thank you can't wait for my next treatment 😊
Wayne Gordon
Melbourne Clinic
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I have enjoyed having my treatment done at the Ashwood clinic as the facilities are modem and the staff are very friendly and professional, thanks to you all.
aisah Dean
Sydney Clinic
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Very honest feedbacks provided each session. Positive encouragement through the journey. The beginning of my journey I was not sure and didnt see results for a while however when looking back at my session one photos to my seventh session I was amazed at the results and was encouraged to continue on. The team never gave up and provided positive alternative in my journey to ensure my hair growth results were prominent. Highly recommended treatment and beautiful team.
James Bowie
Melbourne Clinic
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After being recommended to Hair and Skin Science from a friend I can confidently say I am extremely happy with my experiences at the clinic. All of the staff are so lovely and most importantly the results have been nothing short of amazing. My hair is so much thicker since I began the treatments and I would 100% recommend this clinic to anyone experiencing any sort of hair loss!
Nick Cvetkov
Sydney Clinic
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PRP treatment at Hair and Skin Science Sydney is top quality service. After 6 sessions i noticed my hair was thicker and healthier. Jenna and the team do a great job. Treatments have been quick, easy and pretty much pain free. I took the six sessions and would continue doing it for best results!! Thank you Jenna and team, you guys are doing great job!
Sahil Soni
Melbourne Clinic
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Amazing staff and excellent results. Had few doubts before the treatment , the friendly staff cleared all of those and guided me about the whole process. Pretty happy with the results so far. Highly recommend this place for hair and skin problems. Special mention: Nurse Wee, she is superb , gentle and knows what she is doing. Really happy with the overall experience..!!
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Sydney Clinic
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Hi my name is Christian Gonzalez I from Colombia, I just want to say this treatment is the best! Very very good it changed my life. I advise everyone to do this treatment if you have hair loss. This clinic is clean and professional with qualified professionals. Thank you Hair and skin science Sydney!
Frank Lee
Melbourne Clinic
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I found Hair and Skin Science, Ashwood online. The PRP hair loss treatment has achieved good results for me. The service is high quality and the staff is very friendly and helpful. I would highly recommend their service to all others who have hair loss problem.
Syed Irshan
Sydney Clinic
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Well organized and most importantly affordable treatment .The staffs are friendly and the place is clean and tidy.
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Melbourne Clinic
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Came here a few times for hair and skin treatments, very happy with the results. Staff members are super friendly and professional. Great service.
Yannis BERRAHMA
Sydney Clinic
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Hello everyone I come from France I did only 6 sequence of PRP in Sydney and the result it’s amazing ! I’m very happy to do the PRP in this company Thank you so much for my new hair
surbhi7
Melbourne Clinic
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Have seen significant results after my treatment here at Hair and Skin Science Ashwood. I have been interstate for four months and still noticed significant hair growth since my last treatment and will definitely be back for more. Highly recommend for boosting female hair growth. Really friendly and easy staff, make you feel really comfortable :)
Rach H
Sydney Clinic
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I have tried multiple tablets and hair supplements, which have never worked for me. When I came across the CBD clinic and I decided to try 6 PRP sessions after looking at the reviews. Throughout the treatment all the girls have been amazing, and made my experience as comfortable as possible. I am so grateful for this service. I am only halfway through the treatment, and the results have given me much more confidence already! I have seen a noticeable amount of hair growth in areas which I am lacking. I highly recommend this PRP treatment!
Jacob Vincent
Melbourne Clinic
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Amazing Experience and Transformation ! Initially I thought of searching some hair treatment places near me. Fortunately enough i found this place. I took 6 PRP sessions and I’m pleasantly surprised with the kind of transformation it has done to my hair. I’m planning to continue my treatment with them for another 6 sessions. Trust me if you’re on the verge of hair baldness this will save you. A special thanks to the amazing staff who were welcoming and gentle during the treatment sessions.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS)

The benefits of PRP can last for up to 18 months. To maintain PRP therapy’s effects, schedule a maintenance treatment when you notice signs of ageing or thinning. 

Our treatments are sufficient to improve your skin’s appearance. However, you should also do the following to get the best results:

  • Quit smoking
  • Limit your alcohol intake
  • Protect your skin against sun exposure
  • Maintain a healthy lifestyle

The costs of skin tightening depend on the treatment and your skin’s condition—contact Hair and Skin Science to learn more about our treatment and consultation fees.

Recommended Treatments

Anti Wrinkle Injections

Procedure time? 15 - 30 mins
No. of Treatments Required: 1

Combined With

CO2 Fractional Laser or PRP Skin Treatment

Procedure time? 30 mins - 1 hour
No. of Treatments Required: 3-5

Disclaimer: We are all unique. This means that treatment plans, the results, down time and recovery following treatment will vary from patient to patient. The information presented on this website should be used as a guide only.

At Hair & Skin Science, we provide free consultations with our friendly and experienced Doctors & cosmetic nurses.

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