What is a Double Chin?


Double chin, also known as submental fullness, is an excess layer of fatty tissue under your lower jaw and results from a variety of causes including aging, overweight, hereditary factors, or genetics. It happens by aging as the skin loses its elasticity and becomes droopy and in obese people, extra fat will be accumulated under the chin and jawline.

What is Double Chin Surgery?


Double chin surgery is plastic surgery to eliminate and remove a double chin. There are a variety of solutions for treating a double chin including neck and face exercises, lifestyle, medical methods.

Iran’s plastic surgeons bear years of experience helping patients look their best. Iran health tourism offers a good quality of services, advanced equipment, modern hospitals and clinics, qualified surgeons, and physicians to all patients from all over the globe at an affordable price.

What is Double Chin Surgery?

Types of Double Chin Reduction


There are some medical methods such as neck-lift, liposuction, and mesotherapy. However, the surgeon may combine 2 cosmetic procedures together for achieving a more satisfactory and desirable result.  The methods that can be combined are chin augmentation, neck lift, or facelift.

    • Most of the patients ask which double chin treatment is the best choice?

Unfortunately, there is no exact and clear answer to this question as it may vary from person to person depending on the patient’s age and condition. In fact, the surgeon can determine which method is a suitable treatment for you.

Liposuction, also known as liposculpture, is a surgical procedure that uses either liposuction or laser. This is the most commonly used procedure that surgeon removes the fat by making tiny incisions under the skin and using a tube that sucks the fat out. liposuction will be performed under local anesthesia.

Facelift is another surgical method to remove fat and loose, saggy skin around the chin and neck, removing a double chin. This procedure will be performed under general anesthesia for most of the patients, while it can be performed under local anesthesia for some patients. For more information, you can visit the following link: https://kiatreat.com/facelift/

A neck lift also referred to as platysmaplasty, is a cosmetic surgery method in order to create a youthful-looking neck by removing the excess fat and skin around the jawline. The neck lift procedure is often done as part of a face-lift in order to reduce fat deposits and sagging skin on the neck.  Neck-lift can treat the following problems:

    • Excess fatty deposits under the chin
    • Excess fat and skin relaxation in the lower face that creates jowls
    • Loose neck skin
    • Muscle banding in the neck, which created abnormal contours

It is very important to know that neck lift is a long-lasting surgery but it can’t prevent the aging process like many other plastic surgeries. It may be recommended to have neck and double chin surgery together for a more desirable result. For more information, you can visit the following link: https://kiatreat.com/neck-lift/

Mesotherapy is a recent nonsurgical development in anti-aging science using deoxycholic acid for treating a double chin. In this method, the surgeon will inject deoxycholic acid into that area to dissolve the fat.

High-intensity focused ultrasound (HIFU) is the latest and revolutionary cosmetic technique for treating double chin reduction. HIFU is relatively a new non-surgical procedure using ultrasonic waves to lift and tighten skin, which results in firmer skin. HIFU is considered a non-invasive and painless treatment and is an ideal replacement for the facelift method.

Double chin surgery, depending on the type of procedure, generally takes between 45-120 minutes.

Double Chin Reduction Cost in Iran


In the following chart, we compared the cost of Double chin surgery with Turkey and the US. There is no doubt that the cost of double chin surgery, like any other surgery in Iran, is highly affordable and reasonable. 

The range of cost for double chin surgery in Iran, depending on the used technique. However, we recommend you to contact us for getting a more exact quotation for double chin surgery in Iran based on your case by contacting us via email, WhatsApp.  

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Things to know about Double Chin Reduction


Before going through your surgery and choosing the ideal method, your surgeon will evaluate your health conditions and talk about the procedure and the surgical goals and you can share your expectations in pre-op sessions. Your surgeon will make decision on the type of procedure and technique that is suitable for you after evaluating your physical health condition and advise you some guidelines.

You will be asked to stop taking blood-thinning medications such as aspirin, warfarin, Coumadin, heparin or similar pills such as ibuprofen, Advil and Motrin IB several days before going through surgery. your surgeon will also ask you to stop smoking before your surgery as it slows the healing and recovery process.

After the surgery, it is quite normal to experience bruising and swelling for 2 weeks or more. You can get back to your normal life the following day of the surgery. Your surgeon will prescribe you to wear a special garment which compressing your neck and reducing swelling. The double chin surgery recovery time is quite short and it might take several weeks to months that swelling and bruising to be disappeared completely and the incisions’ lines will be faded maximum up to 6 months.

There are some possible risks involved with neck lift surgery including:

    • Bleeding under the skin (hematoma)
    • Thick scarring
    • Infection
    • Reaction to anesthetic
    • Skin loss
    • Blood clots
    • Nerve injury
    • Open wounds

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