Dr. Hisham Seify is a board certified plastic surgeon providing a variety of cosmetic surgery procedures, including chin liposuction. Patients located in Newport Beach, Orange County, CA, and surrounding areas have an opportunity to receive state of the art procedures from Dr. Seify.
What is Chin Liposuction?
Chin liposuction is a plastic surgery procedure designed to reduce a double chin and provide a more proportionate, youthful looking chin contour. As a person grows old, the tendency of double chin may appear. It is marked by the accumulation of excess fat pockets and loose skin around the neck and chin area.
Dr. Seify may recommend chin liposuction to a patient who is bothered by the appearance of a double chin, and is unable to reduce the condition with diet and exercise. Patients in Newport Beach, Orange County, CA, and nearby areas who are keen to have a well-contoured chin profile may consult with Dr. Seify, who is an experienced cosmetic surgeon for chin liposuction.
Patients who are keen to achieve quick, predictable and effective results regarding their double chin may opt for chin liposuction. The surgery is fairly simple and involves removal of excess fats from the chin. The procedure is performed on an outpatient basis, and the patient can go back home the same day. The downtime involved in this procedure is also relatively lesser.
Advanced plastic surgery procedures such as liposuction are designed to achieve maximum impact with minimal invasiveness. Most patients are able to go back to work within three to five days after the surgery. Swelling and bruising in the treated area is likely to stay for a few days, but it will gradually subside on its own.
Chin liposuction may be combined with chin re-contouring surgery to re-shape the chin. Therefore, in addition to the removal of double chin, the plastic surgeon can effectively give a more attractive and younger looking shape to the chin. Patients who may need to improve the shape of the chin to make the facial profile more attractive may consider chin re-contouring along with chin liposuction.
The cosmetic surgeon may perform neck liposuction under local anesthesia and IV sedation. The procedure begins with the surgeon making tiny incisions in discreet areas around the chin. A thin cannula is introduced through the incision to suction out the excess fats. Once the procedure is completed, the surgeon will suture the incisions, and may place a pad underneath the chin. An elastic bandage is usually wrapped around the neck and head for the first night after the surgery.
Recovery and Results
Recovery is fairly quick in most cases. Some patients may not bruise at all after chin liposuction cosmetic surgery. The surgeon may recommend wearing of the elastic bandage for a few days until the swelling and bruising resolves well. If the patient experiences mild pain or discomfort initially, the surgeon may prescribe pain relieving medication for a few days. The results from a neck liposuction are visible almost immediately. The results are long lasting as long since the patient maintains an active lifestyle and a healthy diet regimen.