Liposuction can be used to reduce the fat under the chin area. This is called submental liposuction. Fat cells can be removed and will not grow back however the fat cells remaining can get larger and smaller. Patient scan expect minimal skin contraction. The poses the challenge that if fat is removed will there be significant hanging skin. Dr. Stephen Nogan is a board certified facial plastic surgeon who understands the challenges that submental liposuction can provide. It is often necessary to combine submental liposuction with another procedure in order to produce a successful cosmetic result. Upon consultation, Dr. Nogan will evaluate the area, listen to your expectations and recommend a combination of treatments to address your concerns.
Areas of Improvement
Under the chin
Results Will Last
The fat cells are permanently removed and can’t come back. But if you gain fat, then it will go to the remaining fat cells in your body.
You will need to wear a chin sling for several days following chin liposuction
Kybella is an injectable chemical which destroys targeted fat cells. Kybella is safe and effective in the treatment of fullness under the chin, also known as the submental area. Kybella is manufactured by Allergan Aesthetics the makers of Botox® Cosmetic, Juvederm® and Voluma®.
KYBELLA® is the only FDA-approved injectable treatment for adults that destroys fat cells to gradually improve the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat below the chin (submental fat), also called “double chin.”