Double Chin

If you have a double chin that you want to get rid of, liposuction may be just what the doctor ordered. Fat accumulation can occur beneath the jaw line very easily in some people, even if you are not overweight. Liposuction double chin surgery is very effective for eliminating and getting rid of excess fat and or loose, sagging skin of the upper neck area.

Liposuction can easily remove the double chin fat. And significant tightening of chin and neck skin naturally accompanies the healing process after liposuction. Tumescent technique liposuction of the chin and neck can help you get the look that you have been searching for.

Tumescent Technique

The skin incisions that at one time were extremely long when you had liposuction are a thing of the past, now they are very tiny and heal quickly. Small incisions are possible because newer liposuction instruments have become quite miniscule in diameter. In addition, most, or even all, of the incisions are placed where they are very difficult to spot. The liposuction instrument is called a cannula. For chin and neck liposuction, the cannula is usually less than 2mm in diameter which means that is not much larger than the lead from a #2 pencil that your child uses in school.

A local anesthetic is used with tumescent technique liposuction and there is very little bleeding as well as less trauma to the tissues. Recovery is very rapid after eliminating a double chin when tumescent technique liposuction is used. So, this technique has become the treatment of choice for eliminating double chin, that is, deposits of fat under the chin.

If you decided to have chin liposuction surgery, afterwards, you will need to take 2-3 days off work. But you should have no problem participating in light to moderate activity during that time. There is minimal to moderate swelling and bruising which quickly dissipates.

After liposuction for double chin, a special garment is worn for a few days. It is an elastic strap, kind of like an enlarged chin strap. The purpose of the garment is to provide a little gentle pressure for a few days. After that, no special care is required.


If you are interested in liposculpting your appearance, don't let the prices associated with cosmetic plastic surgery deter you from treatment. Did you know that there are financing plans that can help you manage the costs and bring cosmetic surgery within reach of almost any budget?

Did you know that the majority of cosmetic surgeons offer patients a variety of payment options to help cover the cost of their procedures that include cash, check, and credit cards? Plus, most doctors offer cosmetic surgery financing plans that will help you set up an affordable payment schedule. Talk to a surgeon in your area to find out which payment and financing options are available to you. Some surgeons work with local companies to help patients finance healthcare treatments.

Cosmetic surgery financing can allow you to break up the cost of your cosmetic surgery treatment into affordable monthly payments.

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