Double Chin or "Turkey Neck" Treatment
What Cause the Double Chin?
Double chin is an accumulation of stubborn fat under the chin, which is bothersome to many. This can be due to a combination of weight gain, genetics, aging or a combination of these. According to a 2015 survey conducted by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) 67 % of of people surveyed reported that they are bothered by their double chin.
What Are the Treatment Options for Double Chin?
There are both surgical and non-surgical options for correction of this condition and familiarity with both is important to address each patient’s needs. One non-surgical option is KYBELLA® treatment, which works by dissolving and permanently destroying the fat. This is done as injections under the skin and most patients will require about 3 treatment sessions for the best results. Cryolipolysis (such as Coolsculpting) is another option for patients which works by freezing and destroying the fat. And finally, liposuction alone or combined with FaceTite is an excellent option for those who are not candidate for either Kybella or Coolsculpting. An expert familiar to all these options can better assess and tailor each treatment to your specific needs in order to achieve the best outcome.