Men and women alike detest wearing a double chin. And with good reason. It’s an imperfection that some are plagued with early in life, while for others it’s a sign of aging. Fortunately, no longer are the only remedies turtlenecks or surgery. Thanks to advances in aesthetic technology, you can enjoy an improvement in the appearance of your chin without going under the knife. In fact, there are a number of surgery-free options.
Saying no to the double chin
Facelifts can fix the double chin, but why go that far? There are many people who claim to be familiar with creams, routines, and diets that vanish this infamous double chin as well. But let’s be honest, do you know anyone for whom they’ve actually worked?
Instead, try a non-invasive procedure from board-certified physician Dr. Saul M. Modlin. These procedures can take away years from your image and give you a boost of self-confidence in the process. Here are a few options to banish the double chin.
There are different types of dermal fillers used to correct imperfections and battle the double chin. The most common filler treatment used is the hyaluronic acid-based filler treatment, such as Juvederm®. The double chin reduction comes from fillers used as a facelift alternative. This is not a direct approach, mind you, but a temporary fill for the cheeks and other areas of the face to reduce the appearance of sunken face and jowls, which can accentuate a double chin.
Although a laser lift may sound like surgery, it’s much less invasive than the facelift. The procedure includes making small incisions behind the ears and under the chin – it’s a subdermal technique which locates fat and melts the cells. This procedure, in conjunction with other procedures listed here, creates permanent results. There is tolerable discomfort involved but recovery time is very short.
A simple and innovative technique called Keybella consists of transferring a chemical which is already within the body. Professionals inject Deoxycholic underneath the chin to attack fatty deposits located there. This chemical breaks down fat and helps the body absorb any extra fat, Multiple injections produce fast results. You may experience swelling with this procedure and a small amount of soreness, but the noticeable difference after the procedure will be more than worth the limited discomfort.
Sculpsure is an advanced body-sculpting technique which eliminates unwanted fat cells in specific areas of your body. SculpSure submental is the specific procedure which targets fat cells under the chin. This non-invasive technique melts the fat in the chin and neck area and tightens the skin. The liquefied fat cells and absorbed into the body and naturally expelled. The procedure usually takes about 25 minutes and the only sensation in the treated area is a slight tingling.
Double chin solutions without surgery
If avoiding the knife is what you’re looking for, these are the best solutions for eliminating the double chin. These solutions have short downtime, less pain, and prove more cost-efficient than the traditional facelift. Although the facelift may be something you think about for the future, right now, these non-invasive treatments serve as a great alternative.
If you’re ready to banish your double chin, schedule a consultation with Dr. Saul M. Modlin, MD, FACS, FAAP, PC, to discuss your options by calling 516-247-9342.