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How To Get Rid of Double Chin?

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Double chin refers to the accumulation of excess fat under the chin, leading to the appearance of a second chin. It can be a source of self-consciousness for some individuals. In this blog, Artiste Plastic Surgery will explore what causes a double chin and discuss various treatment options available to get rid of it. Additionally, we will also delve into how neck lift surgery can address concerns related to a double chin.

What is a Double Chin?

A double chin occurs when excess fat accumulates beneath the chin, leading to the appearance of a second layer. This can be influenced by factors such as genetics, ageing, and weight gain. Understanding the underlying causes can help in identifying the most effective treatment approach.

Treatment Options

1. Lifestyle Modifications

  • Balanced Diet: Adopting a nutrient-rich, balanced diet can contribute to overall weight management, reducing excess fat in the chin area.
  • Exercise: Incorporating targeted neck and jawline exercises into your routine can help tone and strengthen the muscles in this region.

2. Non-Invasive Procedures

Injectable treatments can reduce submental fat by breaking down and absorbing fat cells. Non-invasive procedures like fat-freezing treatments, can eliminate fat cells under the chin, tighten and lift the skin, stimulating collagen production for long-lasting results. These treatments offer safe and effective options for reducing a double chin and achieving a more defined jawline.

3. Surgical Procedure

For individuals who struggle to achieve desired results despite weight loss and a healthy lifestyle, surgical procedures may be recommended to reduce a double chin. Various surgical options, such as liposuction, facelift or neck lift, are available, and it is essential to carefully consider each option and have a thorough discussion with your GP and surgeon to ensure the selection of the most suitable treatment for your specific needs.

How Neck Lift Surgery Can Address Double Chin?

For those seeking a more permanent solution, neck lift surgery emerges as a viable option. Neck lift surgery, also known as lower rhytidectomy, is a cosmetic surgery designed to address sagging skin and excess fat in the neck and jawline area. This surgery involves the removal of excess skin, tightening of underlying muscles, and, if necessary, liposuction to sculpt the chin and neck region.

Neck lift surgery goes beyond addressing the double chin—it offers a comprehensive solution for achieving facial harmony. By contouring and improving the appearance of the neck and jawline, this procedure can result in a more refined and balanced facial appearance. 

If you’re interested in neck lift surgery in Sydney, reach out to Artiste Plastic Surgery. Our board-certified Specialist Plastic Surgeon, Dr Jack Zoumaras understands your anatomy, allowing him to create a tailored procedure to remove your double chin and achieve your goals. Book a consultation today.

Disclaimer: At Artiste Plastic Surgery, our Plastic Surgeons led by Dr Jack Zoumaras have been trained to the highest possible degree. All surgery has risks and it is always advised to get a second opinion. Risks are very real and we cannot guarantee any result. Results are illustrated as a guide only. All risks are managed and any need for revision surgery or complications (1-5%) can be managed by our specialist plastic surgeons.

Any statements on how you will feel is based on Level V Evidence:

Level V:  How you will feel after plastic surgery varies between individuals, depending on psychological and physical factors. Our internal research is based on how patients in our practice feel after surgery.

The blogs are not a substitute for a medical consultation and do not form as part of the doctor to patient relationship.


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