Double chin liposuction is an easy, low-risk, and relatively low-cost procedure that aims to permanently get rid of what is known as a double chin, these pockets of resistant fats accumulated below the chin and in the neck.
The beauty and confidence that others feel when they look at your look mainly result from your belief and confidence in the beauty of your appearance and look, the accumulation of fat layers below your chin highly affects your appearance and it gives a false feeling of being obese and older.
Based on this principle, this procedure gained popularity to become one of the most popular liposuction procedures performed.
What is the double chin?
A double chin is formed as a result of the accumulation of fat layers below the chin, which is known as submental fat.
A double chin is usually associated with high weight, but this does not mean that people with an ideal body weight might not suffer from its appearance.
What causes the double chin?
While excess body weight is a common factor in the under-skin fat accumulation the in many body areas, including below the chin, there are other factors cause the double chin appearance, such as:
Genetics is the most common factor in the double chi appearance in those who are otherwise healthy and with ear-ideal body weight.
Natural aging leads to a decrease in skin collagen and elastin; those proteins are responsible for keeping skin full, firm, and elastic. As your body loses these proteins over time, causing skin, including the skin under the jaw to sag.
Bad habits in your posture might weaken your neck and chin muscles over time. Which leads to loss of skin elasticity in this area as muscles aren’t used frequently.
Why should I get rid of my double chin?
The following reasons may prompt you to think about performing double chin liposuction to permanently get rid of your double chin:
- A double chin might be embarrassing to you and might lower your self-esteem.
- A double chin creates the misconception that you are obese even if you’re with ideal body weight.
- A double chin makes you feel older than you are.
Can weight loss completely get rid of your double chin?
Although getting rid of your excess body weight is associated with a lot of health benefits, it does not guarantee that a double chin will go away.
Are there exercises that can target a double chin?
Chin exercises are a series of exercises that are thought to help to strengthen and tone the muscles and skin in the area of a double chin, but there’s no scientific evidence that they can completely get rid of a double chin.
How can I completely get rid of my double chin?
There is only one effective way that can completely, and permanently get rid of the double chin, and that is a double chin surgery, which includes the following procedures:
Double chin liposuction
Double chin liposuction also known as submental liposuction removes excess fat deposits under the chin through a small incision performed under the skin, and a small tube is inserted and sucks out these fats.
Double chin liposuction is the easiest area in the entire body to be treated using liposuction.
This procedure is a combination of double chin liposuction and a technique that tightens muscles in this area.
During this procedure excess skin is removed and the neck skin muscles are tightened for a more contoured appearance.
Which procedure best fits me?
This decision depends on the amount of fats you need to remove, the degree of elasticity of your skin, and the targets you dream to reach.
Your plastic surgeon will help you to reach the right decision, about which procedure fits your goals, and whether you could achieve your goals through performing one procedure or a combination of more than one.
What are the benefits you gained from double chin liposuction?
Double chin liposuction results in the following outcomes:
- Permanently get rid of your double chin.
- Improves the fullness of your neck.
- Improves your look with a more contoured neck.
- Provides you with a more youthful appearance.
- You will feel slimmer after your double chin removal.
Am I a good candidate for double chin liposuction?
While you are looking to improve the look of your double chin and contour your neck, of course, you ask yourself, are you a good candidate for double chin liposuction?
Fortunately, this procedure is completely safe, and almost all are candidates. double chin liposuction will be enough if you still have good skin elasticity but if you are older, or if you massively lose weight, you might need to perform neck lifts together with double chin liposuction.
Are the outcomes obtained permanent?
Indeed yes, double chin liposuction permanently removes fat cells deposited under the skin in the chin area, and the fats you lose will not grow back.
How could I prepare for double chin liposuction?
Your plastic surgeon will carefully review your medical history and the medications you are chronically using and would order some instructions such as to stop smoking and certain medications that affect bleeding before your procedure.
Your surgeon also would discuss with you the goals you dream to reach and disclose to you the realistic outcomes you would obtain.
How is double chin liposuction performed?
This procedure works by performing a series of small incisions through which a small tube, called a cannula, is inserted and by using gentle suction, small amounts of fat are removed from each site.
How long does it take for the complete recovery?
Your recovery from double chin liposuction will be quick since the procedure is an outpatient procedure and performed under local anesthesia with or without sedation, in most cases patients need only a few days to return to work and resume routine activities.
Tips for rapid recovery
- Rest for at least one day after your procedure.
- Keep your head elevated while sleeping a few days after your procedure.
- Start walking within a few days after your procedure to avoid the risk of blood clot formation.
- Avoid strenuous exercises for at least two weeks after your procedure.
How could I find the best plastic surgeon whom I can trust?
Search for a highly certified surgeon, with a history of successfully performing surgeries and also ask for the patient’s feedback regarding the surgeon, the facility, and the outcomes.
Dr. Ali Gaber’s clinic is an accredited facility with a long history of successful surgeries not only in terms of facial liposuction but also in almost all plastic surgeries, and a highly qualified staff in medical services and personal care.