People who have a double chin can experience real discomfort, as it may attribute to older age or overweight. Unfortunately, in most cases, it is not possible to lose a double chin by losing weight and the only option would be surgical. Regardless of the reason for the formation of a double chin, this cosmetic surgery is beneficial, making the person look younger, and in general, giving the face a more accepted beauty and harmony.


Why do we get a double chin?

A double chin is caused by several factors that can combine with each other. It can be formed due to genetics, aging, and drooping skin, rapid gain in weight, or in some cases insufficient bone projection in the jaw. You should note that if you check for any options mentioned, gaining weight will aggregate the double chin condition.


Double chin removal techniques

Depending on the physiological characteristics of the patient, the plastic surgeon will recommend the best solution for double chin removal.

ü  Liposuction

As you know liposuction is an intervention to remove excess fat. For double chin removal, the procedure can be liposuction. This procedure most often takes place under local anesthesia and lasts between 30 and 45 minutes. As the incisions are done by very fine needles, the scars are barely noticeable and will hide in the natural folds of the neck. The results gained with liposuction intervention should not be evaluated sooner than three months.

ü  Mesotherapy

The mesolift technique is well suited when the cause of a double chin is mainly sagging skin. For this intervention, the plastic surgeon uses a very fine needle to inject boosting products. These products cause an immediate tightening effect. One of the benefits of this technique is that it can tighten and enhance the quality of the skin of the chin in addition to the neck and the whole face. Therefore at the request of the patients, another part skin of the face can be treated in a single session.

The other benefit is that mesotherapy treats wrinkles as well as most minor injuries due to overexposure to the sun or smoking.


Chin fat may be reduced or eliminated through certain activities and diet if your double chin has appeared due to weight gain. However, neither the diet nor the exercise can be as effective as the surgery.

You can see the primary results immediately after the double chin surgery. The final results will show off after swelling and bruising are gone.