Double chin is also known as submental fat and is a common occurrence that happens when layers of fat develop below the chin. Weight gain may not be the only responsible factor behind a double chin, and can be due to loosen skin from aging, diet, poor posture, or genetics that may lead to a double chin.
If the double chin is caused by genetics, tightening up the area with regular exercise might help. Weight loss may not be the proper solution. If you have a double chin and are looking for an effective treatment procedure to achieve a defined chin and chiseled jawline, there are two types of treatments available for a double chin. These procedures are safe and effective spot reduction on the chin that rejuvenates the skin and sculpts the area. The treatment options aim at the removal of excess skin tissues and layers of fat under the skin.
This treatment procedure is also known as liposculpture, lipolysis uses liposuction or heat from a laser to melt away fat and contour the skin. In most cases, local anesthesia is usually for the treatment of double chin.
Side effects include-
Mesotherapy is a minimally invasive procedure that delivers small amounts of fat-dissolving compounds through injections. It may take around 20 injections of deoxycholic acid, an injectable drug used in mesotherapy. If injected improperly, the deoxycholic acid can cause severe nerve damage, and the potential side effects of deoxycholic acid and other mesotherapy injections include-
Ultherapy- this treatment uses focused ultrasound and regenerative powers to lift, tighten and tone up sagging skin. It is a non-invasive procedure that uses an ultrasound wave to stimulate collagen production and treat double chin.
Intragen- it is a cosmetic procedure for double chin, facial wrinkles, and loose, sagging skin. Benefits of intragen
It is the best, most effective, and a popular method of reducing a double chin. Along with toning and tightening the sagging skin, the procedure has different benefits as well-
Skin texture and tone- it enhances the complete tonality of the skin, improves the texture, and creates a youthful look by providing soft and smooth skin.
Improved contours- many people lose weight around the eye area so intragen helps to improve the appearance of swollen eye sockets. It sculpts the jawline to improve the complete overall shape of the face. The intragen also enhances the appearance of laugh lines.
Increased blood flow to the skin- the patients experience enhanced youthful appearance and glowing complexion after using intragen which refines fine lines, wrinkles, and frown lines as well.
Having a double chin is a symptom of obesity and sleep apnea.