Treatment for the dreaded “Double Chin”
A double chin can make you appear heavier or older than you actually are. If you are embarrassed by fullness or excess volume under your chin (also known as a “double chin”), SHarper Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery offers several options! Dr. Harper offers expert surgical neck lifts, face lifts, as well as liposuction that may be the solution to your problem.
Looking for results but don’t want to have surgery? You may be a candidate for Kybella and/or CoolSculpting with the Cool Mini. Both are revolutionary non-invasive treatments that reduce the dreaded “double chin” many are afflicted with.
Coolsculpting and Kybella are both FDA cleared for fat reduction and have been proven to be safe and effective options.
Put your best chin forward with Kybella®
Kybella targets the fat cells with a FDA approved injection to disrupt the cell membranes of the offending fat cells. Kybella destroys fat cells, giving you a noticeable reduction in fullness under the chin. Once destroyed, these cells can no longer store or accumulate fat, resulting in a permanent treatment once you reach your desired aesthetic goal.
How many Kybella® treatments will I need?
Dr. Harper believes in an individualized approach for each and every treatment in his practice. A thorough Kybella® treatment will be performed prior to treatment, and the number of vials and sessions will be discussed at that time.
Kybella Before & Afters
How quickly does Kybella® work?
Results can be seen as quickly as 6 weeks, but often take 6 months to see full results.
Is there downtime with Kybella®?
The majority of our patients have experienced swelling, mild bruising, tenderness, numbness and areas of hardness in certain areas after injection.
What to expect after a Juvéderm® Volbella® treatment
There is virtually no swelling or bruising, so normal daily activities can be resumed immediately after the treatment. You will be provided with an ice pack to take home, which lessens the redness and swelling.
Lose Your Double Chin with CoolMini
Coolsculpting with the Cool Mini also targets these fat cells, but uses a different approach to induce a natural cellular diminishment (technically called apoptosis) of the fat under the chin. The Cool Mini is one of several handpieces available from Coolsculpting and is tailor-made for the under chin area.
Is there downtime after the treatment?
The recovery is dependent on what treatment is performed. Surgical treatment, such as liposuction or “neck lift” will require one to two weeks of recovery, with resulting bruising, swelling and discomfort.
Non-invasive treatments, such as CoolSculpting, have less recovery but you should still expect some “down time.” Patients need to plan accordingly, anticipating these possible results.
With CoolSculpting, your skin may feel cold and will appear slightly pink. Otherwise, the recovery is minimal! In the days to weeks post treatment, you may experience numbness, itching and tenderness in the under chin area. With each passing day you will notice a decrease in fat under your chin, with results showing as quickly as 30 days to as long as 90 days.
How many treatments will I need?
Most patients need 1-3 treatments of CoolSculpting. Depending of the amount of correction required, you may desire additional treatments.