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Doctor insights on: Seroma After Chin Liposuction

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Are there medical reasons for needing chin liposuction? Are there ever any medical reasons that would constitute a chin liposuction? .

Are there medical reasons for needing chin liposuction? Are there ever any medical reasons that would constitute a chin liposuction? .

Cosmetic Procedure.: There are no “medical necessary” reasons for chin liposuction surgery that I know of. Indicated for patients at their long-term stable weight, who present with diet and exercise resistant adipose tissue of localized areas with good quality overlying skin. Not substitute for diet and exercise or meant for weight loss. ...Read more

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Liposuction (Definition)

Liposuction surgery involves the use of hollow cannulas and suction devices used to remove adipose tissue; should not feel anything when the procedure is performed. Indicated for patients at their long-term stable weight, who present with diet and exercise resistant adipose tissue of localized areas with good quality overlying skin. Not substitute for diet and exercise or ...Read more


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What is under the chin liposuction?

What is under the chin liposuction?

Chin/Upper Neck: Upper neck and chin liposuciton is commonly performed to reduce the appearance of a "double chin" and commonly performed as part of a facelift procedure. ...Read more

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How much is chin liposuction surgery?

How much is chin liposuction surgery?

$1500-5000 (estimate: Thr price of surgery will vary tremendously based on extent, time, facility technology, operating room, anesthesia, supplemental procedures (chin implant) etc, having said that it will range from $1500-5000. ...Read more

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Has anyone had under chin liposuction?

Yes: Chin or submental liposuction is a minimally invasive technique to define the jawline by removing excess fat and the appearance of a double chin. It can improve the contour of the cervicomental angle and reduce the appearance of a double chin. Risks include bleeding, infection, nerve injury, irregular contour, scarring, and need for revision. ...Read more

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How good is under the chin liposuction?

How good is under the chin liposuction?

Adding to answers: Yes a submental liposuction can provide very good results. Things to consider are the age of the patient which effect the ability of the skin to retract. You do not want to remove the fat and then have the skin left hanging! ...Read more

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Under chin liposuction; how good are the results?

Under chin liposuction; how good are the results?

Usually excellent,: That is if the skin tone is good. If the skin is loose, this will hasten the need to do a facelift to rid one of the excess skin. If one's skin is able to 'snap back', the results can be fabulous. ...Read more

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How much do you pay for chin liposuction surgery?

How much do you pay for chin liposuction surgery?

Varies: Chin or submental liposuction is a minimally invasive technique to define the jawline by removing excess fat and the appearance of a double chin. It can improve the contour of the cervicomental angle and reduce the appearance of a double chin. Risks include bleeding, infection, nerve injury, irregular contour, scarring, and need for revision. ...Read more

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Pls suggest when to go for double chin liposuction?

Good Candidate?: Good candidates for chin liposuction are those healthy patients who present at a “stable weight”. These patients have diet and exercise resistant adipose tissue of this area with good quality overlying skin elasticity present. Some patients who present for this operation do better with neck lifting as opposed to liposuction surgery. ...Read more

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What kind of anasthesia is used fpr chin liposuction?

It varies: Liposuction of the chin area can be done under local anesthesia, local anesthesia with intravenous sedation, or general anesthesia. Consult your plastic surgeon as to what would be best for you. ...Read more

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How commonly is double chin liposuction done in the u.S.?

How commonly is double chin liposuction done in the u.S.?

Everyday: This is a very common procedure. Have your face evaluated by a board certified facial plastic surgeon. ...Read more

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Can you tell me about any experience with neck or chin liposuction?

Can you tell me about any experience with neck or chin liposuction?

Sure can: Neck liposuction can be very affective in the right patient. We often use neck liposuction during a facelift to help shape and tighten up the neck and chin area. In patients not undergoing a facelift one has to be careful. If there is excessive loose skin then liposuction alone may leave you with less fat but still loose skin. If skin quality is good then Lipo can work great ...Read more

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Is chin liposuction permanent? If I get a chin liposuction procedure done is this a permanent reshaping? .

Chin: Chin liposuction does have longstanding and excellent results. There can be some changes over time secondary to weight gain and loss. Please contact us if there are any other questions.

Kind regards,

james m. Ridgway, md. ...Read more

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How long does pain last after chin liposuction? I've never had surgery, but friends who have seemed to be in pain for weeks. Does pain from chin liposuction last that long? .

Few Days: Every patient has a different experience when it comes to discomfort after surgical procedures. Generally, liposuction of the chin area should be associated with a few days of discomfort. Best wishes. ...Read more

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When can I start exercising after chin liposuction? I lift weights and run on alternate days. How long do I need to wait after chin liposuction before I can go back to this routine? .

When can I start exercising after chin liposuction? I lift weights and run on alternate days. How long do I need to wait after chin liposuction before I can go back to this routine? .

4 weeks: Check with your surgeon. Most people will return to light activity and work within a couple of days. Four to six weeks before resuming normal exercise routines and rigorous activities. Http://www. Dassmd. Com/liposuction/index. Html. ...Read more

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How much swelling will I have after chin liposuction? I've seen some people complaining that they looked worse after chin liposuction than before. Does it really cause that much swelling? .

How much swelling will I have after chin liposuction? I've seen some people complaining that they looked worse after chin liposuction than before. Does it really cause that much swelling? .

Garment: You need to wear a compressive garment after chin liposuction to prevent swelling. If you don't by gravity post operative fluid will build up under your chin and when it gets ultimately absorbed, will leave irregularities or lumps. ...Read more

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Is there any way I can minimize the recovery time after chin liposuction? I don't want to be out of commission for too long. Is there anything I can do before or after my chin liposuction to help my body heal better? .

Yes: There are various techniques that can both reduce initial bruising and speed the resolution of bruising. Rather than try to list them in this limited space, I would recommend you ask your board certified plastic surgeon what they recommend. You paying for their help and guidance, so it is best to follow their advice. ...Read more

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How much does chin liposuction cost?

How much does chin liposuction cost?

Depends: Thr price of surgery will vary tremendously based on extent, time, facility technology, operating room, anesthesia, supplemental procedures (chin implant) etc, having said that it will range from $1500-5000. ...Read more

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What are the concerns of chin liposuction?

Very few: #1) be sure your not having unrealistic expectations, ie that your hoping for a facelift result. ...Read more

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Chin liposuction concerns. Can you end up lumpy?

Chin liposuction concerns. Can you end up lumpy?

It's possible: With any procedure, there is always a chance that things may not turn out as well as planned. Lumps under the skin can be caused by fat left behind, fat cells that don't survive and become hard (fat necrosis), some bleeding, or technical errors on the part of the surgeon. The best reason to use an experienced plastic surgeon is to help prevent complications or treat them should they occur. ...Read more

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What age do you have to be to get chin liposuction?

What age do you have to be to get chin liposuction?

No age limits: There is no maximum or minimum age for having SmartLipo. Older patients may have more skin laxity which can be improved with the laser tightening associated with SmartLipo, younger patients (under 50) tend to get better results because their skin tightens better. For more info see: http://www. Omahacosmeticsurgery. Com/contouring-procedures-category/smartlipo-triplex-technology/ ...Read more

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Help please? How old do you have to be to get chin liposuction?

See your doctor: Liposuction is done under the chin usually with the neck area and jowels. See your medspa doctor to discuss what is appropriate for you. You are certainly old enough but the medspa doctor may also show you some noninvasive skin firming and tightening radiofrequency options that may take care of your issue. ...Read more

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I just had chin liposuction. How long do you think it will last?

I just had chin liposuction. How long do you think it will last?

Forever: The fat you had removed will never return. The fat that remains behind can still increase in size if you gain weight, but that old fat is gone forever. Your skin however, will continue to age and you might want some sort of skin rejuvenation procedure down the road to maintain your youthful appearance. Be well. ...Read more

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How much does chin liposuction usually cost; and is it just one procedure?

How much does chin liposuction usually cost; and is it just one procedure?

Varies w extent/Anes: The cost will vary with extent of the procedure and anesthesia as well as adjuvant procedures such as chin augmentation but as an isolated procedure this will vary from $1500 up to $5000. ...Read more

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Who would be ineligible for a chin liposuction? Are there any people that would be advised not to get a chin liposuction if they wanted it? .

Yes: Chin liposuction is not for patients with excess skin. Liposuction will make it worse. Any local skin infection or a five disease is also a contraindication. ...Read more

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What are the limitations of chin liposuction? What should I realistically expect from chin liposuction? How defined can it make my jaw-line? .

What are the limitations of chin liposuction? What should I realistically expect from chin liposuction? How defined can it make my jaw-line? .

Microliposculpture: Submental liposuction (or microliposculpture) is a minimally invasive technique for removing excess deposits of fat under the chin. It can improve the look of a double chin, make the angle between your chin and neck more attractive, and define your jawline. It is not a neck lift, though, so it will not address extra loose skin, neck bands, or facial sagging. ...Read more

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Can chin liposuction cause numbness in your neck? I've read that chin liposuction can sometimes damage nerves and cause numbness. Is that true? Is it permanent? .

Can chin liposuction cause numbness in your neck? I've read that chin liposuction can sometimes damage nerves and cause numbness. Is that true? Is it permanent? .

Chin Lipo: Numbness can occur, but it's usually transient and comes back within a short time.
Nerve damage to cutaneous sensory nerve occurs, but these grow back.
Damage to the marginal mandibular nerve can occur as well, this causes a distorted smile, which usually resolves in a few months.
Most importantly is that lipo of the chin is very safe. Good luck, dr b. ...Read more

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Is there anything I need to do to prepare for chin liposuction? When my dad had surgery he had to stop his medications and fast beforehand. Will I need to do the same? .

Yes: Your surgeon will give you all the pre operative instructions that are routine and some that will apply to you in particular. Just follow the instructions. ...Read more