Double Chin Removal Singapore

DOUBLE CHIN REMOVAL SINGAPORE

What is a double chin?

A double chin is known medically as submental fat. It is the excess layer of fatty tissue under the lower jaw. This is a common condition that affects both the young and the old. Many people have the misconception that a double chin only happens to those who are overweight – this is not true as a double chin can happen for many reasons. 

What causes a double chin?

Double chins are often inborn due to the natural alignment of one’s facial anatomy. It can also be acquired from weight gain, due to the accumulation of submental fats. Skin laxity due to collagen loss from various causes (ageing, UV damage, smoking etc.) contribute to the appearance of a double chin too. Figuring out the cause behind your double chin is just as important as the actual treatment. GeneticsExpand

You are more likely to have it if a double chin runs in the family. AgeExpand

As you age, the skin’s collagen and elastin production not only reduces, the fibres become thinner and weaker. These proteins responsible for your skin’s elasticity start to degrade and the skin under the jaw sags, forming a double chin. PostureExpand

Your posture may inadvertently weaken the neck and chin muscles over time, reducing structural support for the overlying skin. This is especially if the muscles are not used frequently. Diet and lifestyle Expand

An unhealthy diet high in fats and calories will worsen your double chin due to the accumulation of fat. With a sedentary lifestyle, double chin fat is even more likely to occur.

Sun-tanning may also increase the level of UV damage to the skin of your neck, leading to collagen loss and ageing of the skin. 

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What is double chin removal?

Surgery for double chin involves removing loose skin and excess fat in the submental and/or neck area. There are several types of double chin removal surgeries: 

  • Chin liposuction 
  • Chin tuck (submentoplasty)
  • Neck lift (lower rhytidectomy) 

This procedure uses a suction technique to remove excess fat from under the skin. Skin is tightened and excess fat removed in the chin and upper neck region. A neck lift is more extensive than a chin tuck. It removes excess skin and tightens the muscles for the entire chin and neck area. Nowadays, there are other less invasive technologies such as radiofrequency or ultrasound devices that can help reduce  a double chin through the destruction of fat cells and production of collagen. Alternatively, injections can be used to sculpt the chin and neck to improve the appearance of a double chin. 

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What are the advantages of getting a double chin removal in Singapore?

Those who undergo double chin removal, either through invasive or non-invasive techniques, often report that they: 

  • Have a more well-defined and nicely shaped chin and neck. 
  • Have a younger, thinner appearance. 
  • Have smoother skin. 

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Injectables

Botox injections are minimally-invasive botulinum toxin injections that can be used to sculpt and lift the lower face as well as the neck. This can provide better support for the chin as well as improve overall jawline contour. 

Filler injections into the chin and jaw can be performed to ‘mask’ double chins. This is achieved throughbetter lower facial support as well as skin tightening from the collagen stimulating effects of fillers. 

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Injectables

Botox injections are minimally-invasive botulinum toxin injections that can be used to sculpt and lift the lower face as well as the neck. This can provide better support for the chin as well as improve overall jawline contour. 

Filler injections into the chin and jaw can be performed to ‘mask’ double chins. This is achieved throughbetter lower facial support as well as skin tightening from the collagen stimulating effects of fillers. 

TruSculpt

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This technology utilizes radiofrequency heat energy to cause selective destruction of fat cells, while concurrently tightening overlying skin. This comfortable, non-invasive, fast and effective treatment requiring no downtime is undoubtedly our star pick for reducing the appearance of unsightly double chins. 

1-2 sessions spaced 4-8 weeks apart are all you need to achieve an average of 24% reduction in fat. Additional treatments may be required depending on your desired results. You may begin to see more distinct results from 4 weeks to 3 months after the procedure. 

HIFU

Energy-Based Devices

Ultrasound-based devices like the Ultherapy, Ultraformer III, and Sofwave can be used to firm up and lift skin overlying the chin. Penetration of focused ultrasound beams into deeper levels also aid in debulking the fats that contribute to double chins. 

Ultherapy also boosts the production of new collagen which helps tighten up sagging and loose skin for a more well-defined jawline. Most people only need one session of about 30 minutes (lower face including submental area) to see results. An additional session may be helpful but is usually not necessary. Maintenance sessions can be done yearly for sustained results.