Palo Alto Book Now South Bay

Double ChinPalo Alto | San Jose

the aesthetics society logo fellwo american college of surgeons logo american medical association logo american society of plastic surgeons logo california society of plastic surgeons logo facial plastic surgery logo American Osteopathic Association logo american acedemy of otolaryngology - head and neck surgery logo
american acedemy of otolaryngology - head and neck surgery logo the aesthetics society logo american medical association logo American Osteopathic Association logo american society of plastic surgeons logo california society of plastic surgeons logo fellwo american college of surgeons logo facial plastic surgery logo american acedemy of otolaryngology - head and neck surgery logo the aesthetics society logo american medical association logo American Osteopathic Association logo american society of plastic surgeons logo california society of plastic surgeons logo fellwo american college of surgeons logo facial plastic surgery logo american acedemy of otolaryngology - head and neck surgery logo the aesthetics society logo american medical association logo American Osteopathic Association logo american society of plastic surgeons logo california society of plastic surgeons logo fellwo american college of surgeons logo facial plastic surgery logo american acedemy of otolaryngology - head and neck surgery logo the aesthetics society logo american medical association logo American Osteopathic Association logo american society of plastic surgeons logo california society of plastic surgeons logo fellwo american college of surgeons logo facial plastic surgery logo

What Is a Double Chin?

Living with a double chin can be discouraging for those of us who try to stay in shape. While living an active lifestyle can certainly go a long way in sculpting one’s body, submental fat is another issue altogether. There are sadly no exercises designed for under chin fat burning. If you’re struggling with persistent fat under your chin, seeking a professional treatment option may be right for you. Illuminate Plastic Surgery is happy to provide a range of non-invasive, FDA-approved treatment options to help you achieve your ideal image.

Palo Alto double chin model with tan hat

Struggling With a Double Chin?

Submental fat or a “double chin” is the buildup of fat under the jaw. This excess layer of fat can develop from weight gain and aging. Due to the gradual loss of collagen our faces experience, developing a double chin becomes much more likely after 30. Whether you’ve developed your double chin through age or weight gain, its appearance is most likely unwelcome. This buildup of excess fat can make one feel older, heavier, and less attractive.

Treatment Options at Illuminate Plastic Surgery

Awake Liposuction

Like traditional liposuction, awake liposuction is used to remove unwanted extra fatty tissue from problem areas of the body. What is important to know about awake liposuction is that it is less invasive than traditional liposuction and does not require anesthesia.

Learn more right arrow icon

Kybella®

Kybella® is a fast, minimally invasive way to treat submental fat issues by creating an ideal balance in the face and neck. This treatment is effective and requires no downtime.

Learn more right arrow icon

Liposuction

Liposuction is a procedure that involves the use of a suction machine to surgically remove excess fat from unwanted areas on the body, such as below the chin. The best candidates for liposuction are men and women who have persistent bulges of fat that have not responded favorably to diet and exercise.

Learn more right arrow icon

Ultherapy®

Ultherapy takes advantage of the relationship between ultrasound and collagen activity. During this treatment, ultrasound is used to visualize and precisely target the deep, foundational layer of tissue that is typically addressed during surgery.

Learn more right arrow icon

How Long Does Treatment Take?

Results of your double chin reduction depends on your particular treatment option. Typically, most of the laser and non-invasive procedures offered at our center do not involve downtime. Surgical procedures, such as liposuction, may require bedrest. However, regardless of the needed treatment, you can rest assured knowing that our specialists always aim to do everything possible to minimize downtime and post-treatment discomfort for our patients. For specific information, we encourage you to visit our respective treatment pages or contact us directly.

Double Chin Treatments in Palo Alto, California

Illuminate Plastic Surgery is staffed by a group of skilled medical professionals dedicated to improving the health and beauty of the Palo Alto community. Make an appointment today by calling (650) 433-8621 or submitting your information via the form below. Following our double chin treatments, you will look and feel better, naturally.

Palo Alto double chin model smiling
left arrow
right arrow

“I had my Brazilian Butt Lift in 2017 with Dr. Boudreault and I couldn’t be any happier with my results. My butt and hips look SO natural – my only regret was not doing it sooner!”

“I fully trust Dr. B and will go to him for all my procedures. He really cares about his clients and their results.”

“The day after my surgery when the garment came off, I almost cried. Dr. B exceeded my expectations and gave me an even BETTER body than I had imagined.”

At Illuminate we’re with you during every step of your journey toward greater self-confidence. Schedule a consultation with us today and let Illuminate’s expert team listen to your concerns and guide you through treatments and procedures to help you reach your individual goals. We look forward to seeing you and celebrating your renewed appearance and realized potential.