What is Chin Liposuction?
Chin liposuction is a surgical process which serves a significant role towards the elimination of jowls and double chins. Modern techniques for chin liposuction are specially designed to offer a delicate solution with little blood loss and minimal injury to nerves which run below the jaw line as well as below the ear. Once the process has been carried out, some discomforts can emerge although they will eventually disappear as you recover.
How is Chin Liposuction Performed?
Chin liposuction requires 3-4 mm long incisions on each side that are hidden by the back of the lower jaw. These incisions should be precisely made using cannulae such that they are unnoticeable even after the operation. Depending on the extent of fatty tissues extraction, it can be carried out under a local anesthesia. The fatty tissues are then precisely, easily, and safely suctioned out using hydro liposuction principle to give your chin an attractive look.
What are The Benefits of Chin Laser Liposuction?
There is little scientific evidence that a chin laser liposuction will yield better results over the standard liposuction. There are allegations that a chin laser liposuction will give a more tight skin than the standard one. According to reputable dermatologists, the retraction of the underlying skin is dependent on its elasticity rather than the devices used to remove* the excess fatty tissues.
What Should We Expect From The Procedure?
You will be sedated lightly using a local anesthesia so that you stay awake throughout the process without undergoing any pain. Immediately after the surgery, you will notice less wrinkles and sagging skin on your neck. You will have a more defined profile with a chiseled jaw line. Once the swelling fades* away, you will become more confidence by looking younger and more attractive. The accumulated fat is suctioned out giving you a tight skin. You will look jovial, slimmer and get every reason to smile more.
Who is Good Candidate for Chin Liposuction?
You are a good candidate for chin liposuction if you have an extra neck. Your neck skin should not be too loose but if it is, it should not be hanging. If you have a loose and a hanging neck, you are at increased risk of skin irregularities after the surgery. However, the surgery can still be conducted but it might necessitate a facelift to tighten the skin and eliminate* any arising irregularities.
Can Chin Liposuction be Combined with Other Procedures?
Yes, chin liposuction can be combined with other surgical procedures. In fact, when combined with a facelift, the result will be a perfect neck. It can also be combined with other aesthetic procedures such as nose correction, breast enlargement among others. However, combination with other procedures will depend on your preferences and your goals.
Will The Procedure Leave Scars or Excess, Sagging Skin?
There is no point of worry here since only two hardly noticeable scars which are about 3mm each long will be left. They usually heal within a short span of time after the process has been carried out. Scarring is not a cause for alarm since the incision marks fade away and blend in to the natural color of your skin. If you are under the age of 60, there will be nothing like a sagging skin. The entire process is designed to give you a tight skin once the fat has been eliminated.
What are The Post-Surgery Side Effects?
Common post surgery side effects include:
- Numbness: this occurs if the marginal mandibular nerve is injured during the process. It can be inflamed or irritated while surgical tools are being inserted.
- Bruising: it is usually mild but can be extensive in some cases. It occurs due to collection of blood which develops after the surgery.
- Sun Damage: after the surgery, skin retraction can be incomplete resulting to uneven tightening.
- Prolonged Inflammation: this usually results if the liposuction was aggressive leading to formation of a permanent scar.
What do i Need to Know About the Safety of Liposuction?
If performed by an experienced board certified plastic surgeon, chin liposuction is a relatively safer method for dealing with a double chin. However, it has some drawbacks such as bleeding and risk of infection. You can also experience temporary numbness arising from the injury of nerves they supply the neck skin. Your plastic surgeon should make you aware of all the possible risks prior to carrying out the operation. You can opt for a local anesthesia with sedation or under general anesthesia.
Getting a firmer tight looking neck is just something you can easily overcome if you have a double chin. With only mild negative effects expected, the benefits of chin liposuction outweigh the risks towards the acquisition of a younger and attractive look. People will no longer judge your age from an outward look. In deed they will underestimate it. You will never cease to smile whenever you stare on the mirror awed by the sudden regain of a youthful look.