Submental fat, also known as a double chin, is incredibly common. And while weight fluctuations can cause the issue, it can also be a result of genetics, aging, and even posture, making it something unavoidable in many cases.
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Jowls. The word itself is unpleasant. Their existence? Even more so. Unfortunately, droopy skin hanging off the jawline is just a part of the aging process for many of us.
A double chin - you can’t exercise it away and even if it’s purely weight-related, it’s often diet resistant.
The simplest way to alter a true double chin is through facial contouring treatments. While being overweight can be a factor, it is not the only cause of significant amounts of submental fat or sagging skin.
Excess fat underneath the chin is a common issue impacting many men and women. This fat, which provides the appearance of a double chin, can be caused by a variety of factors including age, genetics or weight gain. In many instances, it won’t respond to your diet and exercise efforts.
Dr. Fitzgerald demonstrates a treatment on her patient Emily. This is Emily’s second treatment session. Emily did not have a large amount of submental fat so her treatment course is fairly short.
Post-treatment you'll feel a burning or stinging sensation that may last a few hours. Expect some swelling which may take several days to go down.