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Jowl Liposuction

Jowl liposuction is a facial surgery treatment that involves the removal of localized fat deposits around the jaw area.

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As age progresses, excessive fat and sagging skin in the neck and chin areas can be found in both men and women. While some fat normally exists under our skin, larger than normal amounts can appear unflattering to many individuals.

Jowl liposuction is a facial surgery treatment that involves the removal of localized fat deposits around the jaw area.

Choosing a board-certified, qualified facial surgeon with profound experience in jowl liposuction is an ideal way to maximize the aesthetic results of the procedure.

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One of our premier facial liposuction surgeons will discuss your goals to reach an understanding about what can realistically be attained.

Good Candidates for Jowl Liposuction

  • Men and women who have excess fat around the chin, and neck areas:

    • Who are in good health

    • Have good skin elasticity

    • Have realistic expectations

Preparing for your Jowl Liposuction

One month before Jowl Liposuction
Stop taking medicines such as Aspirin and Vitamin E. Stop smoking completely.

One week before Jowl Liposuction
Complete blood tests and cardiac evaluation.

One day before Jowl Liposuction
Do not ingest any food or beverages after the time set by the doctor. Pack a bag with comfortable shoes and loose fitting clothes.

Morning of Jowl Liposuction
Shower or bathe normally. Do not use facial creams.

What do expect during Jowl Liposuction

Jowl Liposuction is completed on an outpatient basis and takes approximately one hour. Jowl liposuction may be carried out in conjunction with other facial procedures, such as facelift.

After Jowl Liposuction

One day after Jowl Liposuction
During the first 48 hours after Jowl Liposuction, patients experience varying degree of bruising and swelling.

One week after Jowl Liposuction
Bruising normally subsides within seven to ten days. Stitches are usually removed within a week of surgery.

One month after Jowl Liposuction
Most patients can expect 90 percent of the swelling to resolve in about 4 weeks. Depending on the stitches used with incisions, swelling may persist for 8-10 weeks.

General risks of Jowl Liposuction

  • Uneven or bumpy skin

  • Sunken cheeks

  • Aged skin appearance

Frequently Asked Questions about Jowl Liposuction

Is there pain in recovery from Jowl Liposuction?
Unlike body liposuction, facial liposuction causes very little pain. Most of our patients only require over the counter pain relievers to alleviate discomfort during postoperative recovery.

Where are the incisions made in Jowl Liposuction?
An incision is made under the chin, usually in a pre-existing, natural crease. This area heals very well and is usually imperceptible after a few months.

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