Procedure Time 45 mins
Overnight Stay No
Gym 1 month off before returning to the gym
Anaesthesia Local or General
Full Recovery Typically 3 months, but varies among individuals and depending on surgical techniques used.
Time Off Work Usually 2 weeks, depending on the nature of the patient's job.
Chin Liposuction

Who is Chin Liposuction Suitable for?

Chin liposuction is suitable for individuals who have stubborn pockets of fat beneath the chin or along the jawline that do not respond to diet and exercise. It can effectively address concerns such as a double chin, jowls, or a lack of definition in the jawline, helping to restore a more youthful appearance. One of the advantages of chin liposuction is that it is a minimally invasive procedure with relatively short downtime compared to more extensive facial surgeries. Most patients can return to normal activities within a few days to a week after surgery, although some swelling and bruising may persist for several weeks.

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Yes, wearing a compression garment after chin liposuction helps reduce swelling and support the healing process, and enhance the contouring results. The compression garment is typically worn continuously for the first few days to weeks after surgery, and then gradually tapered off as swelling subsides - your surgeon will discuss with you how long your compression garment will need to be worn.

The results of chin liposuction are considered long-lasting, as the fat cells removed during the procedure do not typically regenerate. However, maintaining a stable weight and adopting a healthy lifestyle can help preserve the results of chin liposuction over time. While further weight gain may affect the overall appearance of the chin and neck, the treated areas typically remain slimmer and more defined compared to the same areas pre-procedure.

Most patients can return to work and social activities within a few days to a week after chin liposuction, depending on individual healing factors and the extent of the procedure. It's essential to follow the instructions provided by your surgeon and avoid strenuous activities during the initial recovery period for optimal results.

Chin liposuction typically does not affect the ability to speak or eat. While some swelling and discomfort may be experienced immediately after the procedure, these effects are temporary and should not interfere significantly with normal activities. Patients are usually able to resume speaking and eating normally shortly after the procedure.

If you have a history of neck surgery or thyroid conditions, you should let our surgeons know in your consultation before undergoing chin liposuction. These medical factors may affect candidacy for the procedure, and your surgeon will evaluate your medical history and current health status to determine the appropriateness of chin liposuction.

While both procedures aim to enhance the appearance of the neck and lower face, chin liposuction primarily targets excess fat, whereas neck lift surgery addresses fat, loose skin, and deeper structures, providing more comprehensive rejuvenation. The choice between the two procedures depends on the specific concerns, patient anatomy, and goals of the individual patient.

Who Will Perform the Procedure?

Dr. Arda Kucukguven is a highly skilled European Board-Certified dual-trained plastic and maxillo-facial surgeon specialising solely in facial aesthetic surgery.

Dr Küçükgüven has worked as a consultant plastic surgeon at the famous cranio-maxillo-facial centre at Hacettepe University Hospital in Ankara, Turkey for 6 years. During his time here his specialist interests included research into facial anatomy, facial rejuvenation surgery and complex facial reconstruction.

Dr. Arda

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