Dr. Dean Kane Answers Question Regarding CoolScultping for Double Chin

Q: Will Coolsculpting give me very good results for a double chin? I have had this double chin my whole life both when I was underweight by 20 pounds, as well as now with an average weight. I have an appointment this Thursday for a consultation on coolsculpting. I just want to get some other opinions on this as well. I was considering coolsculpting in combination with jawline filler. Any thoughts? (And thoughts on the timeline for which I would get jawline filler in combination with the coolsculpting?) Any non surgical suggestions welcome for my side profile.

A: Thank you for sharing your photo! It is helpful in identifying the fullness of your sub-malar (ie lower) cheek, jowl and neck as well as a less projecting chin. You will need to seek consultation with a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon to examine you and determine what is best for YOU. He or she must have non-invasive, minimally invasive and surgical options. Please consider:

  • CoolSculpting is non-invasive but limited in the ability to contour the neck and jawline with minimal if any skin tightening.
  • Minimally invasive micro-lipo-contouring to reduce AND contour the fat of the cheeks, jawline and jowl. See Case 3 and others on the link below.
  • In your case, I notice short chin projection.
    • A chin implant maybe helpful at the time of liposuction contouring but will not help a low submental triangle (ie the triangle under your jawline which holds the tongue, glands and muscles.
    • Consider jaw surgery and neck lift for that.

I know this is a lot of information and the costs, recovery, risks vs benefits need to be considered.

I wish you the best!


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