What Causes Lack of Jaw Line definition?
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As a result, there are jowls and neck bands to deal with. The appearance of neck bands is a sure sign of ageing. There is an element of genetic predisposition. Also some people have prominent neck bands quite early on. This could be because of a variation in the Platysma muscle anatomy is such cases. The face and neck tissues reduce in volume as age progresses beyond fifties which contributes to skin laxity and the lack of jaw definition. A sharp/ well defined jaw line is a desirable facial feature and also a sign of youthfulness. The angle between the chin and neck (cervico-mental angle) should ideally be an acute angle. The cervico-mental angle becomes blunted in certain situations which include:
Facial Liposuction / Double Chin Correction
In young people, the double chin is correctable in most instances by fine definition facial liposuction. Liposuction of the face is safe when performed by an experienced lipo sculptor using very fine canula and gentle technique. The tiny marks of Liposuction of face are hidden behind the ears or in the neck-chin crease.
Chin Lift/Neck Lift
Is it an outpatient/inpatient procedure?
Facial Liposuction or liposculpting is usually performed as a day care surgery. A chin strap is to be worn for 2 weeks after the surgery to provide skin support. Most of the swelling and bruising resolves in 2 weeks. The recovery following neck lift is similar. A chin strap is required following neck lift also.
Benefits of Surgery
Side effects of Double Cchin Correction Surgery
Complications/bad outcomes following chin correction and facial lipo are uncommon. Haematoma, prolonged bruising, minor asymmetry and temporary nerve damage can happen in rare instances. Smokers, diabetics and people with uncontrolled high blood pressure are more prone to complications.