Double chin

What is double fat?

A double chin is a common term used to describe the appearance of excess fat and loose skin that hangs below the chin, creating the appearance of a second chin. The medical term for a double chin is submental fullness. They can be a source of self-consciousness and can make a person appear older or heavier than they actually are.

What causes it?

There are several factors that can contribute to the development of a double chin. Genetics play a role in the distribution of fat, and some people are simply more prone to accumulating fat under the chin. Weight gain is also a common cause, as excess fat can accumulate in this area. The natural aging process can also lead to a double chin, as the skin loses elasticity and sags over time. Poor posture can also contribute to the development of a double chin, as it can weaken the muscles in the neck and chin area. Finally, certain medical conditions such as thyroid disorders and hormonal imbalances can contribute to the development of a double chin.

How can it be treated?

At Deemesh Oudit Plastic Surgery, our surgeon can help double chin by to addressing the underlying causes. Liposuction is a common surgical option that involves removing excess fat from the chin and neck area through a small incision. A neck lift is another surgical option that involves tightening the muscles and removing excess skin to improve the appearance of the chin and neck. Our experienced plastic surgeons use the latest techniques and technologies to achieve natural-looking and long-lasting results, and we develop personalized treatment plans that address each patient’s unique needs and goals.

 

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