You have tried enough diets and exercises to know that your fatty and saggy pocket under the chin is stubborn and intent on remaining on your face. Do not be bothered with it. We have a solution. There are several cosmetic procedures available nowadays to improve and reshape any portion of your face and body according to your personal aesthetic goals. From your eyebrows to your under chin portion, anything can be improved for the better.
At Skin Club Cosmetic Doctors, here in Melbourne, our experts will carefully listen to your problems and your goals and then determine what kind of treatment will suit you the best. There are many available methods of under chin treatments, that can change the entire look of your lower face such as chin augmentation surgery or genioplasty, chin liposuction, dermal filler double chin injections, and the latest kybella injections for removing the fat under your chin and several others.
Let us know a bit more about both surgical and non-surgical forms of under chin treatment before going further.
Surgical cosmetic procedures have been available in the market for over a century. When we refer to ‘traditional’ treatment, we mean the surgical version of the treatment, as opposed to non-surgical versions which are more modern, and are becoming popular day by day.
Your doctor will use a medical-grade saw to cut and shape your chin bone, into the decided-upon shape relating to your expectations. This procedure is also known as an osseous genioplasty. Your doctor will typically recommend this surgical procedure if you happen to suffer from severe retrognathia. In this condition, your chin is too far back or far too forward to match the rest of your face. A sliding genioplasty surgery will definitely correct such a shape.
Chin implants are more popular and permanent in the traditional list of cosmetic chin correction surgeries. Implants are used to correct, enlarge, or push the appearance of the chin into a more symmetric position. Surgical chin implants involve placing either a plastic or a silicon mound into your under chin portion and adhering it to the bone. The most commonly used implants for this procedure are alloplastic.
On the other hand, the treatments for non-surgical chin fillers and kybella injection treatments are getting rapidly popular every day. People are opting for non-surgical options due to a number of reasons. Dermal fillers like Evolence or Restylane and Kybella injections are becoming widely popular for treating a number of cosmetic problems. These can be injected into the targeted area to reshape and contour your chin. You will get a more subtle-looking appearance. Not to mention that these injections are quicker, safer and more effective than surgical procedures.
Injecting dermal double chin injections or kybella treatments are also outpatient procedures. Improvement in your double chin shape will be apparent almost immediately after you get the injections. If any swelling occurs, do not worry for it is very normal and will subside within a week. You can repeat these injection treatments every 12 – 18 months if you wish to maintain the end result.
Yes, double chin injections are non-surgical and semi-permanent cosmetic treatments. If you wish to maintain consistent results, you will have to continue getting the treatments. Now, you may be wondering if non-surgical treatments like kybella injections and dermal double chin injection fillers need maintenance and are not permanent, so why should you even go for them in the first place instead of getting a more permanent solution like genioplasty? Let us tell you some downsides to surgical methods as compared to kybella and dermal double chin injections.
When you opt for a surgical genioplasty procedure, it poses certain risks, let us look at some of those :
- Double chin decrement can cause numbness on your lower face for 2 – 4 weeks after the surgery.
- Some bruising and swelling can occur after the treatment, which will fade within a few days.
- There are also chances of drainage in the incision area
- An invasive procedure which needs incisions to be made.
- A longer healing process, which can hinder your normal routine for up to 2 weeks
- Results of the procedure will be visible after you have healed and all your dressing has come off.
- The patient must keep their expectations from a genioplasty very realistic, and understand that the results may not be completely satisfactory.
- If the result is not up to your expectations or you do not look like how you thought you would, a surgical procedure is harder to correct than non-surgical methods.
Now, let us see how getting non-surgical double chin injection treatment can help you out with lesser chances of any risk :
Very low risks –
This is a non-invasive procedure –
No incisions or cuts will be made on your skin during this treatment
Long-lasting effects –
The effects of this treatment last between 4 – 6 months and 12 – 18 months, depending on the type of injection you got.
This double chin injection can also help with teeth grinding, or Bruxism –
This treatment relaxes the muscles in your lower face helping a lot to reduce your teeth grinding habit
More cost-effective than surgical alternatives –
Surgeries and the aftercare required can definitely put a dent in your pocket much more than this treatment
You will see results from the 1st session itself –
The results are instantly visible as the treatment is completed.
2 sessions will give you your desired chin shape –
Depending on your skin and muscles, 3-4 sessions of double chin injection treatments may be enough for you. If not, the doctor will recommend you another session for your desired results.
No irreversible side effects –
Side effects mostly include some mild facial discomfort and swelling in the treatment area, which will go away after 24 hours from the time of the procedure
This treatment will not hinder your speech or eating habits –
Again, some discomfort may be present for a few hours, but you will be able to resume these activities normally
This is a painless treatment –
You will be prepared with numbing cream on your lower face before the treatment. You will only feel mild discomfort during the procedure.
So, in conclusion, non-surgical dermal double chin injection treatments have developed and advanced over the years. Dermal injection formulas have evolved from just wrinkle minimizers to much more effective, non-invasive treatments that give you the features you’ve always dreamed of. Though double chin injections are not permanent, they are a much safer, risk-free and cost-compliant procedure, the effects of which can be altered easily with minimal downtime and aftercare. These factors alone seem to be making non-surgical options more popular today.
At Skin Club Cosmetic Doctors here in Melbourne, we inject safe and risk-free dermal filler injections on the area under your chin to get the desired results. This procedure is safer than its surgical alternatives and has very minimal downtime for recovery. People can go back to their daily lifestyle with just a few precautions right after the procedure.
Contact us at Skin Club Cosmetic Doctors to boost your confidence and get a one-stop solution to all your cosmetic problems.