What alternative treatments other than a facelift are available for reducing/eliminating jowls?

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Aesthetic Surgery and Dermatology offices of Adrienne E. Stewart

Published on Feb 07, 2017

There are many alternative treatments available for this issue. Most treatments involve radiofrequency (RF). Some treatments are minimally-invasive with probes piercing the skin superficially. We also use CoolSculpt, a fat freezing technique. There are also other treatments for eliminating neck and chin fat. Fillers can also help and are often used in combination with other treatments. For RF treatment, I would recommend Profound by Syneron/Candella, or Thermi Tight. We use an injectable, Kybella, for moderate chin and neck fat. I would go to a board-certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon for an analysis.

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Answered by Aesthetic Surgery and Dermatology offices of Adrienne E. Stewart

There are many alternative treatments available for this issue. Most treatments involve radiofrequency (RF). Some treatments are minimally-invasive with probes piercing the skin superficially. We also use CoolSculpt, a fat freezing technique. There are also other treatments for eliminating neck and chin fat. Fillers can also help and are often used in combination with other treatments. For RF treatment, I would recommend Profound by Syneron/Candella, or Thermi Tight. We use an injectable, Kybella, for moderate chin and neck fat. I would go to a board-certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon for an analysis.

Published on Jul 11, 2012


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