Many patients feel self-conscience a double-chin and avoid photos from certain angles. The double-chin is a result of excess fat collecting in the natural fat pads in the area underneath the chin. This area can appear heavy even in a thin, young person. This problem is usually a combination of genetics and aging.
Neck liposuction is an excellent option for patients with excess neck fat. The best candidates are those with excess fat but very little excess skin with good tone and elasticity.
Neck liposuction is often combined with other procedures such as a chin implant, facelift, minilift and/or fat transfer.
Neck liposuction can be performed safely in the office under local anesthesia or in an accredited surgery center with sedation or general anesthesia given by a board certified anesthesia doctor. Most patients return to normal activity within two weeks.