Achieving the Ideal Chin Contour
A sleek and sculpted chin is desired by many patients to improve their facial contour, but conditions such as excess fat under the chin, double chin or saggy skin can take away from their facial aesthetic appeal. A double chin or excess fat under the chin can make a patients face look plumper and older or heavier than they actually are. There are many popular treatments to reduce the appearance of a double chin or excess fat under the chin. Currently, the most popular treatments patients ask about are Non-Invasive Double Chin Removal with Kybella and Neck Liposuction.
Kybella vs Neck Liposuction
Kybella is FDA-approved non-surgical treatment for a double chin. Kybella is often sought out as an alternative to neck liposuction, but which procedure is better?
|Procedure||Kybella injections contain deoxycholic acid which breaks down unwanted fat in the skin. Typically 2-4 monthly sessions are needed to achieve the best results.||A single hidden incision is made to insert a liposuction cannula to remove excess fat and sculpt the face’s natural contour|
|Anesthesia||No anesthesia||Local anesthesia|
|Candidates||Those with unwanted fat under the chin.||Treats fat under the chin and can reduce the appearance of “turkey necks”|
|Injection||Up to 18-30 injections spread over a course of 2-4 monthly sessions.||1 Injection of local anesthesia during a single 30 minute session.|
|Risks||Swelling, bruising, tenderness and firmness at the injection site after treatment||Minimal risks such as mild swelling or soreness|
|Downtime||2-4 days is required after each session for swelling, redness and bruising to decrease.||Patients wear a supportive chin strap for 3-4 days after surgery and can return to work in 5 days in most cases.|
|Results||There is not enough data to determine a long lasting effect of Kybella.||Results are permanent as long as patients maintain a healthy weight|
Kybella and Neck Liposuction are both minimally invasive procedures that can help patients achieve the perfect chin contour. What will a neck liposuction get you? A restoration to an elegant, tasteful neckline, no more double chin and a sharply defined jawline. Here is a close-up of exactly what happens as a result of a neck lift:
- Excess fats located in the upper neck, chin and jawline are suctioned out
- Your neck and contours of the lower face get re-sculpted for an aesthetically pleasing look
- Loose and sagging skin gets tightens back up, positioned closer to the jawline
- Sins of aging skin are reduced
- You’ll no longer have a chin and neck connected by fat, but a sharper jawline
- A beautiful profile without excess chin fat
- No worries of major risks
Your Kybella and Neck Liposuction Consultation
Though many clients assume that the right procedure depends on cost, choosing between Kybella® or Neck Liposuction depends on which treatment can benefit you most. Speaking with a board-certified cosmetic surgeon will ease your worries and help you lose that double-chin once and for all. World-renowned reconstructive and plastic surgeon Dr. Miguel Delgado will discuss what procedure is right for you. Contact us regarding a free consultation, we would love to hear from you today! Dr. Miguel Delgado performs Kybella® injections and Neck Liposuction for patients across The Bay Area. Send an email or call us at (415) 898-4161.