“Double chins are better than double faces”, but in my viewpoint I can deal with double-faced people but not with my double-chinned face that I have to see every day in the mirror.
Ageing can be fun, but not when your double chin becomes so visible that it can’t be ignored.
Some people might be okay with the idea of having a double chin; but at least not me and if you are here reading this, we’re sailing in the same boat as you also seem to be interested in knowing everything about double chin removal.
We have a long way to go.
You might be confused about going the exercise way or getting the surgery done. But what about the cost of surgery and the results? What if you don’t get what you expected?
Fret no more, on reading further, you will get complete information about everything that can help you with double chin removal. And hopefully, by the end of this guide, you will be able to reach a decision.
So, let’s roll.
Double Chin- What Causes it?
Double Chin needs no introduction, but in medical terms, it is known as submental fat; a condition due to which a layer of fat starts forming below your chin.
Generally, a double chin seems to be a result of being overweight, but that is not the reality; it can also happen due to genetics or looser skin because of aging.
What Surgeons Suggest for Double Chin?
If you have ever consulted a plastic surgeon in order to get your double chin removed, you must have recommended neck liposuction, neck lift surgery, or maybe both.
There is no particular surgery to treat a double chin, but a combination of ways can be used to remove the excess fat and tighten the neck area to get a more defined and firmer chin.
Double chin surgery is recommended on the basis of your skin quality and what results are you expecting. Sometimes, doctors perform a combination of neck liposuction and a neck lift together, and they can also suggest these procedures along with a facelift or chin augmentation.
If you are somewhere between 20 and 50 years of age with more elastic skin, you might consider getting neck liposuction as this will only remove excess fat.
On the other hand, neck lift surgery can also fix a double chin along with sagging or loose skin on the neck.
Chin Liposuction Before and After
Double Chin Surgery Cost
The cost for double chin surgery varies from country to country.
The double chin surgery starts from Rs 1,00,000, and you might need to spend an additional amount for the surgical procedure. For non-surgical double chin reduction, the cost may vary between Rs 20,000 to Rs 60,000.
If you particularly talk about the cost of chin liposuction procedure in India, this can range from INR 20,000 to INR 5,00,000; the cost depends on the volume of fat to be removed. Liposuction is a cosmetic procedure that is done to remove the fat that you cannot remove through diet and exercise.
Exercises to Help with Double Chin Removal
Although there is no scientific proof that exercises can help you with double chin removal or get completely rid of it, chin exercises may still help in strengthening and toning the muscles and skin of the chin area.
Note- It is recommended to repeat each exercise 10 to 15 times daily.
Tongue Stretching Exercise
While looking straight ahead, stick your tongue out and stretch it as far as you can. Then take it upward towards your nose Hold it for 10 seconds, both upward and downward
Neck Stretching Exercise
Move your head back and look up at the ceiling Stick your tongue out and press it against your mouth Hold it for 10 seconds and repeat
Squeeze the Ball
Put a tennis ball under your chin Press your chin downwards against the ball Repeat the same 20-25 times daily
Tilt your head back and look at the ceiling Kiss the ceiling by puckering your lips and this will stretch the area beneath your chin Release the pucker and get back to normal position
Straight Jaw Jut
Tilt your head back and look at the ceiling Push your lower jaw forward as this will stretch your chin Hold it for 10 seconds Relax and return to the normal position
Diet to Help Reduce Double Chin
There is no doubt that only double chin surgery like chin liposuction is the full proof way to remove double chin, but taking a good diet can also help in reducing it to some extent; if the double chin has developed due to weight gain. You can try losing weight by eating a healthy diet and with regular exercise.
Here are some diet tips that you can consider for double chin removal:
Avoid eating processed and fried foods. Lower your sugar intake. Have 4 servings of vegetables and 3 servings of fruits daily Use olive oil Include avocados, and nuts in your routine Consume lean protein, such as poultry and fish Replace refined grains with whole grains Eat dairy products with low-fat
How Do I Get Rid of the Fat under my Chin?
The best way to get rid of the double chin is to have a healthy diet and include exercise in your daily routine. Have more vegetables, fruits, avocados, nuts, olive oil and avoid eating processed and fried foods. By performing jaw exercises, you can reduce your double chin to some great extent.
Can double chins go away?
Yes, double chins are not always permanent; if it is due to weight gain, you must focus on weight loss by exercising regularly and if it is for some other reasons like loose skin or genetics, you can consider opting for double chin surgery like liposuction.
How much would it cost to remove the double chin?
The cost to remove a double chin can vary from country to country; in India, the double chin surgery can start from INR 1,00,000 while, according to the American Board of Cosmetic Surgery, double chin surgery can range from $1,200 to $12,700, as per the approach you choose.