When this occurs, the excess fat tends to be unresponsive to diet and exercise, which means cosmetic procedures are usually the best way to address it, like gentle submental liposuction with Dr. Birely.
Although submental liposuction can be performed on its own if you exclusively want to target heaviness underneath the chin, it’s more often done in conjunction with other procedures. For example, many of our patients in also require a simultaneous neck lift or facelift to address wrinkles, sagging skin and other signs of aging that liposuction alone cannot effectively target.
The procedure is performed using tiny cannulas to carefully reduce unwanted volume without harming the surface of the skin. When done correctly, it not only addresses excess fat beneath the chin, but it also sculpts a more attractive and defined neck and jawline – improving your facial appearance as a whole.
Also known as neck liposuction, submental liposuction is a safe, straightforward procedure that’s designed to treat fatty tissue along the: