Bad news: Noticeable signs of aging don’t only occur on the skin between our forehead and chin. As we get older, this fact becomes clearer and clearer—especially once changes to the neck area begin to appear. Skin laxity, excess fat and deep wrinkles etched across the surface of the skin can add years to one’s appearance, while a sculpted, line-free neck can result in a dramatically younger look.

Unfortunately, this section between your chin and your chest can be one of the most difficult areas to treat, and many people simply aren’t aware of their best treatment options. Here, we break down the procedures that most patients don’t know about.