Easy, Effective Ways for Getting Rid of the Dreaded Double Chin

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Are you doing a double take in the mirror because you’re beginning to notice a double chin? It can be frustrating to see extra fat making a new home on your once contoured neckline. Maybe you’ve even tried stretches or exercises to get rid of it, only to discover that dealing with a double chin is quite literally- a pain in the neck.
What Causes a Double Chin?
Skin underneath your chin can start losing elasticity as you age, resulting in the appearance of extra skin beneath your chin. You may also be prone to a double chin from genetics, poor posture, or an unhealthy diet. However, there are several effective ways to get rid of a double chin.
CoolSculpting®
CoolSculpting® is an FDA-approved method that can reduce the fat under your chin and contour your neck in just one or two visits. A CoolSculpting applicator is placed on your skin and your fat cells are then frozen. These fat cells crystallize and naturally dissipate from your body. CoolSculpting is a popular treatment option for non-invasive fat removal with no down time following the procedure.
Liposuction
Liposuction in the submental area treats your double chin by removing fat with a suction or laser. A licensed professional administers local anesthesia, followed by a few small incisions to your double chin area. A small tube is inserted into the incisions to remove fat and tissue. While surgical, liposuction is a simple procedure done in the office with little or no downtime.
Kybella®
Kybella® is also approved by the FDA as a non-surgical injectable that can destroy fat cells underneath your chin. The injection contains deoxycholic acid, a naturally occurring substance in your body that helps absorb fat cells. Usually a single treatment involves several small injections into the fat tissue, with two to four treatments six weeks apart. Kybella may cause temporary side effects such as swelling or bruising.
Alastin Restorative Skin Complex
Alastin Restorative Skin Complex is a serum you can apply at home to help restore and maintain your skin for a healthy, vibrant, and youthful appearance. Restorative skin complex contains key ingredients help combat visible signs of aging for your face, neck, and chest by boosting the skin’s natural ability to produce healthy elastin and collagen. Applied regularly, you may also notice an improved appearance of fine lines and wrinkles and more even skin tone.
Professional Treatment
You’ll want to make sure you have a trained, fully-licensed professional for any fat reducing procedure in the submental area. Dr. Joseph Jensen is a board certified general surgeon. Dr. Jensen and his staff have developed significant expertise from years of experience performing treatments to lessen the appearance of a double chin. Contact Dr. Jensen today for a free consultation and enjoy this month’s special: Chin and Neck Fat Eliminating Procedures 10% Off – November 2017 Only!

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