What Is Submental Liposuction?
Submental liposuction helps tighten the muscles beneath the chin. By doing so, it minimizes the appearance of a double chin and improves the chin’s contour.
In many instances, chin liposuction may be performed in conjunction with a facelift, neck lift and/or chin implant. The combination of chin liposuction and a facelift, neck lift and/or chin implant can significantly enhance a patient’s overall facial appearance.
Dr. Azizzadeh will teach an individual about chin liposculpture as part of an initial consultation. He will address a person’s chin liposculpture concerns and questions and ensure he or she can establish realistic expectations for a chin liposculpture treatment.
Benefits of Chin Liposuction
Chin liposuction offers many benefits, including:
- Eliminates Double Chin: Chin liposuction offers a safe, proven treatment to eliminate a double chin.
- Enhances the Jawline: Thanks to chin liposuction, an individual can reap the benefits of a more defined jawline.
- Reduces Fat in the Neck: Double chin liposuction makes it simple for a person to minimize fat in the neck, creating a more natural transition from the neck to the jawline.
A facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon like Dr. Babak Azizzadeh will define the benefits of chin liposuction before treatment.
Chin Liposuction Before & After
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Recovery from Chin Liposuction
Bruising and swelling are common after double chin surgery. Meanwhile, most patients will be able to return to work one week following treatment.
After double chin liposuction, a patient will usually wear a head-wrap for about a week following surgery that keeps pressure under the chin. The head-wrap helps minimize chin swelling and ensures the skin will conform to the neck contour correctly.He or she should also try to remain elevated in an upright position in the days after surgery to speed up the healing process.
Dr. Azizzadeh and his staff will help a patient prepare for double chin liposuction recovery. The surgeon will offer expert support before, during and after double chin surgery to help a patient achieve his or her treatment goals.
Am I Candidate for Double Chin Surgery?
An individual who is concerned about excess skin and fat in the chin area may prove to be an ideal candidate for double chin surgery.
To determine if a patient is a good candidate for double chin surgery, Dr. Azizzadeh first requests a consultation. During a consultation, Dr. Azizzadeh examines a patient’s facial features and medical history and finds out why he or she is considering double chin surgery.
If Dr. Azizzadeh believes double chin surgery is the best facial rejuvenation option, he then crafts a custom treatment plan. Dr. Azizzadeh also responds to his patient’s double chin surgery concerns and questions to help this individual make an informed treatment decision.
Does Double Chin Surgery Deliver Long-Lasting Results?
Chin liposuction is designed to deliver long-term results, but how long these results last varies based on the individual. In many instances, the results of a chin liposuction procedure may last seven to 10 years. However, the aging process affects each person differently, and as a person gets older, the results of chin liposuction may gradually disappear.
Is Chin Liposuction Surgery Safe?
Like any surgery, there are risks associated with chin liposuction. These risks include:
Chin liposuction side effects are generally minimal due to the small incisions used during treatment. These side effects may last for a few days after treatment and disappear on their own.
Dr. Azizzadeh allocates significant time and resources to limit risk during chin liposuction surgery. He works diligently to safely perform a chin liposuction procedure. Dr. Azizzadeh also develops a custom treatment plan designed to help each chin liposuction patient accomplish the best-possible results – without putting his or her health in danger.
Does Chin Liposuction Hurt?
Chin liposuction is an outpatient procedure, and it typically does not require an overnight hospital stay. Patients often experience less pain during chin liposuction surgery than they would during other liposuction procedures. The chin liposuction recovery period is usually shorter than the recovery period associated with other liposuction surgeries, too.
Dr. Azizzadeh takes precautions to minimize pain during chin liposuction. He may use lidocaine to numb the treatment area prior to a chin liposuction procedure. Dr. Azizzadeh also injects a vasoconstrictor into a patient’s fat to limit pain and bleeding.
During a chin liposuction procedure, Dr. Azizzadeh makes small incisions into the treatment area. He next inserts a cannula into the incisions, and the cannula suctions out fat and fluid.
Pain after chin liposuction surgery generally subsides within a few days of surgery, and the overall recovery process lasts about one week. Dr. Azizzadeh monitors his patient’s progress following a chin liposuction procedure. He wants to ensure his patient can fully recover and minimize postoperative pain. Additionally, if a patient has any concerns or questions after a chin liposuction surgery, Dr. Azizzadeh is available to address them.
How Much Does Chin Liposuction Cost?
The cost of a chin liposuction surgery varies based on the surgeon’s expertise, where the procedure is performed and other factors. Dr. Azizzadeh outlines the costs of chin liposuction before surgery. This allows a patient to evaluate the costs of chin liposuction and plan accordingly
Schedule a Double Chin Surgery Consultation with Dr. Azizzadeh
Learn about chin liposuction, its benefits and much more – set up a double chin surgery consultation with Dr. Azizzadeh today.