Double Chin Treatment
What is Double Chin treatment and how does it work?
Frequently Asked Questions
Our doctor will examine you to work out your aesthetic outcomes and to ensure you are the right candidate for the treatment.
The treatment usually takes 15 to 20 minutes. Numbing cream and occasionally local anaesthetic is used to provide comfort during the procedure. The product is then injected through small needles into several areas in the neck.
Every patient is different, but generally most will need 2 to 3 treatments to see the outcomes desired. Two vials are commonly used per treatment.
Once injected into the treatment area, the fat cells undergo a process whereby they are broken down. In the neck area below the chin, when the fat cells are destroyed, they never return again.
During the procedure there can be some stinging that is mitigated with the use of topical and local anaesthetic. After the procedure, ice helps as well as simple analgesia. This usually settles in a few days. The skin over the area can be sensitive and sore for a few weeks. Swelling straight after the procedure can be quite pronounced at least for 48 hours. Bruising is to be expected as well.
Occasionally the area can also be numb and this may last for up to 8 weeks. As the fat cells are destroyed a lumpy feeling may be felt over the neck around the 4 to 6 weeks mark.