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Double Chin Liposuction: Redefining Your Contours with Smartlipo

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Published on Nov 2, 2023 By: WIFH Staff

What Patients Need to Know About Double Chin Liposuction

Reducing the appearance of submental fullness, more commonly known as “double chin” is one of the most popular applications for Smartlipo. Submental fat can develop under the chin area due to weight gain or aging. It is common for patients who are in good health, within 20-25 pounds of their ideal weight, to develop the appearance of submental fullness under the chin, even when adhering to consistent diet and exercise.

For patients searching for treatment options to reduce the appearance of a “double chin,” there are multiple body contouring options available at all levels of invasiveness. These double chin treatment options include:

  • Traditional Liposuction
  • Laser-assisted Liposuction
  • Non-Invasive Injectables

This article focuses on Smartlipo laser-assisted liposuction for submental fullness.

Top Reasons to Get Double Chin Lipo with Smartlipo

Precision and Skin Tightening

Smartlipo utilizes advanced laser technology, allowing for precise and targeted fat removal in the double chin area. This precision ensures that only the unwanted fat is targeted, preserving surrounding tissues and enhancing overall results. The laser energy also promotes collagen production, contributing to skin tightening, which results in a more defined and youthful neck and sculpted jawline appearance.

Not only is Smartlipo an effective treatment for double chins, it is also ideal for other common problem areas including for Arms, Abdomen, Inner Thighs, Outer Thighs, and Love Handles.

Boost in Confidence and Youthful Appearance

Choosing Smartlipo for double chin liposuction can enhance your confidence and self-esteem, giving you a more youthful and defined jawline appearance. By eliminating your double chin, you’ll present a rejuvenated version of yourself, positively impacting your social interactions and overall well-being.

Why Smartlipo is the Best Choice for Double Chin Lipo in Atlanta

There are numerous benefits for choosing Smartlipo for double chin liposuction versus more traditional liposuction methods.

Complication Risk is Reduced with Local Anesthesia

As with all Smartlipo procedures at WIFH, double chin liposuction is conducted using local anesthesia. The instruments used to conduct the procedure are very small (approximately 2-3 millimeters), resulting in less tissue trauma and bruising, and pain post-procedure. The entire procedure takes about 30 minutes. Typically one treatment is all that is necessary.

Smartlipo is Minimally Invasive

To begin the double chin liposuction treatment, one single puncture will be made to enter the skin after local anesthesia. The treatment area is infused with numbing fluid for anesthesia. Then, a micro cannula containing a laser fiber is used to melt the fat and help tighten the skin in the area treated. The liquefied fat and fluid is suctioned at the end of the procedure.

The Smartlipo Recovery Time is Faster

Following the double chin liposuction procedure, patients will experience mild swelling. It is also possible for patients to experience bruising, however this is uncommon. The swelling should subside in 3-5 days. For the most effective results a chin compression garment should be worn as instructed by your surgeon. Many people will wear compression only while at home and overnight to minimize time off work.

Smartlipo Delivers Proven Results for Double Chin

As the swelling fully subsides, patients will begin to notice a gradual reduction in submental(under chin) fullness. This typically occurs 3-5 weeks post procedure. and final results are expected at the 3-6 month mark. It is important to attend all follow up appointments which allows you to monitor your progress photographically over time.

Smartlipo Chin Liposuction is Affordable

The cost of the Smartlipo procedure for the double chin will vary based on where the patient undergoes the procedure. A typical price range for Smartlipo to the double chin is between $2,500 and $4,000. There are also financing options available to patients who qualify.

Schedule a Consultation for Double Chin Lipo in Atlanta

Now that you’ve got the skinny on why Smartlipo is ideal for double chin liposuction, take the next step and request a complimentary consultation with one of the experienced doctors at WIFH!

Paul E. Cox, MD, MS

Dr. Paul Cox MD, MS, is the Medical Director of WIFH. Board Certified in Family Medicine and a Fellow of the American Academy of Anti-Agency Medicine, Dr. Cox was one of the first physicians in Atlanta trained in Smartlipo and has been practicing as a physician for over 20 years. To date, Dr. Cox has successfully performed over 1,000 Smartlipo procedures.