Double chins aren’t usually a look that we would want to rock. Not only is a double chin unflattering in pictures, but it can also add years to your appearance. Furthermore, a double chin could also make you appear obese and unhealthy.
Sadly, there isn’t a contour powder effective enough to completely cover up the double chin. Most resort to crash diets and exercise to get rid of the extra flab.
But what if we told you that there are various long-term double chin removal treatments to get rid of it once and for all? Read on to learn more!
Introduction: Causes of Double Chins
A double chin is caused by the accumulation of an extra fat layer beneath the chin. While having a double chin should signal that you are gaining weight and need to be proactive about weight loss, it can be caused by other factors. These factors include:
- Bad posture: Bad posture can cause the muscles around the chin to weaken thus allowing the skin to loosen. When your skin is loose, it won’t hold the body fat around this area well thus forming a double chin.
- Genetics: It might be a common occurrence in the family. In this case, your genes are to blame because they naturally make your skin lack elasticity. This increases the likelihood of you developing the condition.
- Aging: As you age, the skin naturally loses elasticity and becomes saggy. Therefore, you are more likely to have the condition.
- Overall weight gain: Bad dietary practices and lack of exercise mean your body has a higher percentage of body fat. The more fat your body has going around, the more likely you will end up with a double chin.
There are many ways to tackle the issue, but we have listed 3 of the most effective treatments below. Wave goodbye to your double chin and say hello to your V-shape face!
HIFU Treatment in Singapore
The human skin has something called collagen fiber that plays a key role in maintaining skin elasticity, but its production will start to slow down as you age.
HIFU, also referred to as High-Intensity Focused Ultrasound, is a non-invasive and painless way to get rid of a double chin. The procedure heats up the collagen fibers and stimulates them to thicken thus creating a lifting, tightening effect.
The new HIFU treatment at our clinic in Singapore uses technology that also melts fat as it tightens the skin making it more effective. The procedure is suitable for people of all ages.
HIFU prices are usually from $450.
Chin Fillers in Singapore
Chin fillers are a non-invasive way to get rid of the extra pocket of fat that weighs down on your chin when you have a double chin. The procedure involves injecting a filler containing hyaluronic acid.
When it is injected into the chin, it aids in facial contouring to achieve a natural look of the coveted V shaped face, hence making your chin contour appear slimmer as well.
Botox for Jaw Reduction
Botox is a toxin that is produced by certain species of bacteria. It is widely used by plastic surgeons to alleviate crow’s feet and get rid of frown lines. Other than wrinkle reduction, it can also be used to rejuvenate the jawline and neck region if you have the dreaded double chin.
Botox for jaw reduction and slimming involves receiving an injection into the major muscle of the jaw also known as the masseter, as well as the platysmal bands around your neck. The toxin tightens the muscles thus lifting the neck and narrowing the lower face.
A Botox injection typically takes less than one hour to perform, and its effects last a few months (depending on how your body reacts). Your doctor will guide you on how many injections you need.