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San Francisco, CA 94115

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Neck Banks and Neck Wrinkles


Neck bands, known medically as patysmal bands, are the result of bunching and/or thickening of the wide, thin muscle that envelops our neck responsible for grimacing.  These bands create a “clothesline”-like effect on the neck, giving the appearance of a sagging neck or turkey neck.  In younger or middle-aged patients, these bands can be treated with small injections of Dysport or BOTOX® Cosmetic, which relax the muscle and improve the neck contour.  The treatment for neck wrinkles and bands is virtually painless and results last from 3-6 months.  

*For more information on all cosmetic injections like BOTOX injection and filler products, be sure to read the “PRODUCTS” section in the drop-down menu.