You really don’t have to be obese to get this double chin fat. Genetics plays an important role in fat cells distribution in our body. Hiring a personal trainer to firm up the tissues, continuous workouts , crash dieting and creams to make your face look small are ways to trim the so called double chin or the submental fat. When all these fails, liposuction is the only option. So what is liposuction for facial contouring?

Usually liposuction for the double chin region is a day care procedure. This is done under local or general anesthesia. An incision is placed beneath the chin where the incision scar can be easily hidden. Through the incision a cannula is passed over to vacuum out the excess fat. Sutures placed and the patient can be shifted to the observation room after which he /she can be discharged on the same day. Post-surgery the compression garment must then be worn for optimum results. Usually double chin liposuction results are impressive and remarkable.

Most common side effects of double chin liposuction are

  • Bruising
  • Swelling
  • Pain and numbness