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Chin/Neck Liposuction: Sculpting Your Profile


What Does This Procedure Do?

Chin/Neck liposuction is a targeted cosmetic procedure designed to eliminate excess fat under the chin, often referred to as a “double chin.” By precisely removing localised fat deposits, this surgery contours the jawline, enhancing facial balance and restoring a more youthful or contoured appearance. It's a highly effective method for refining facial contours, offering patients a more defined and sculpted neck and chin area.

What Does This Procedure Not Do?

Chin/Neck liposuction is not a solution for weight loss or a substitute for a healthy lifestyle. It is specifically tailored to address localised pockets of fat that are resistant to diet and exercise. It is important to have realistic expectations; while this procedure can significantly improve the appearance of your neck and chin, it cannot address issues such as sagging skin or muscle laxity, these concerns are usually treated with face or neck lift surgery.

Who is an Ideal Candidate?

The ideal candidate for chin/neck liposuction is an individual who is near their ideal body weight but struggles with stubborn fat deposits under the chin. Candidates should be in good overall health and have realistic expectations about the outcome of the procedure. Liposuction is most effective for patients with good skin elasticity, as the skin needs to contract smoothly after fat removal to achieve optimal results.

Recovery, Garments, and Pricing

Chin/Neck liposuction is a minimally invasive procedure with a relatively quick recovery time. Many patients experience mild swelling and bruising, which typically subside within a few weeks. Dr. Hertess recommends wearing a post-operative compression garment full time for the first week, followed by nightly use for the subsequent five weeks. This garment supports the healing process and helps maintain the newly sculpted contours.

As for pricing, this procedure is considered cosmetic and is tailored to each individual's unique needs. A consultation with Dr. Hertess is essential to determine the exact cost based on the complexity of the case and desired results. During the consultation, all aspects of the procedure, including the expected outcomes, recovery process, and costs, will be thoroughly discussed to ensure clarity and transparency.

Why Choose Dr. Hertess for Your Chin/Neck Liposuction?

Dr. Hertess employs both her expertise and the latest techniques in standard liposuction to achieve exceptional results for her patients. With a focus on precision and artistry, she sculpts natural-looking, harmonious contours, enhancing your facial profile while ensuring your safety and comfort throughout the process.

If you're considering chin/neck liposuction to redefine your facial features and achieve a more refined jawline, schedule a consultation with Dr. Hertess today. Experience the transformational power of personalised care and advanced techniques, restoring confidence in your appearance.

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