More Men Opt To Get Rid Of The Dreaded 'Turkey Neck' - Mid-South News, Weather, Traffic and Sports | FOX13

More Men Opt To Get Rid Of The Dreaded 'Turkey Neck'

Posted: Updated:
PHILADELPHIA -

No matter how hard you might try to exercise or cover it up, getting rid of that "turkey neck" can be tough.

Women aren't the only ones embarrassed by it, a fast growing number of men - some in their 30s and 40s, are going under the knife to get rid of it.

As FOX 29's Joyce Evans learned, the key is choosing a treatment that offers realistic and natural looking results.

A strong jaw line is a must for high fashion models and Hollywood hunks. But most non-model men will tell you they don't have to have the sleek jaw line, but they do want to get rid of their turkey neck.

More than ever, Dr. Kevin Cross says more men are doing something about it.

Retired banker Jim Woolsey says in social situations, younger guys referred to him as pops. So, he went under the knife and he tells FOX 29 he's not ashamed of it.

"I don't care about a macho image, I care about not looking like a creepy old guy," Woolsley said.

After his surgery, Jim and Dr. Cross suited up at Lankenau Medical Center for a lower face and neck lift, including fat grafting injections - a procedure that costs between $14-16,000.

The question is; how will Jim look when he wakes up from a long sleep?

A week later, Jim has some bruising and swelling, but you can already see the different - and he's far from done.

Joyce Evans will show you the final results in about six weeks - stay tuned.

You can watch the story in the video above.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Only On Fox: Arsonist On The Loose In South Jersey Town

    Only On Fox: Arsonist On The Loose In South Jersey Town

    Wednesday, April 16 2014 4:45 PM EDT2014-04-16 20:45:07 GMT
    It started with a brush fire, then another fire at the rear of this home on Monroe Street and finally a blaze that swept through this vacant home up the block, just a few feet away from where Emma Sethman
    It started with a brush fire, then another fire at the rear of this home on Monroe Street and finally a blaze that swept through this vacant home up the block, just a few feet away from where Emma Sethman
  • Beautiful Easter Sunday

    Saturday, April 19 2014 8:09 PM EDT2014-04-20 00:09:12 GMT

    NICE EASTER WEEKEND

    The first half of the holiday weekend has been great and Easter Sunday looks just as nice. Clouds thin out late tonight with temperatures falling back to the 40s.

    Initially it'll be jacket weather early Sunday morning but plenty of sunshine will warm us into the 60s by afternoon.  High temperatures will be a few degrees cooler than Saturday.

    It will be noticeably cooler and breezy at the shore with highs in the low 50s.  Quiet conditions continue into Monday.

  • Overturned Boat Victim Identified, Search Continues

    Overturned Boat Victim Identified, Search Continues

    Overturned Boat Victim Identified, Search Continues

    Saturday, April 19 2014 7:38 PM EDT2014-04-19 23:38:03 GMT
    The Coast Guard have suspended an emergency search for a man who went overboard in a boat after he went missing. New Jersey State Police have identified him as 49-year old John J. Poltonowicz.
    The Coast Guard have suspended an emergency search for a man who went overboard in a boat after he went missing. New Jersey State Police have identified him as 49-year old John J. Poltonowicz.
Powered by WorldNow

WHBQ-TV | Fox 13
485 S. Highland St.
Memphis, TN 38111

Main Station: (901) 320-1313
Newsroom: (901) 320-1340

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices