Frequently Asked Questions About Jowl Treatment -FAQS

What’s a dewlap?

The accumulation of fat under the chin and jaw, which may be accompanied by excess skin in some cases, in that case, it’s called “double chin”.

What do I have to do if I want to take my dewlap off?

 If you want to eliminate the jowl you must opt for plastic surgery, in order to obtain very satisfactory changes in short term and with lasting results. Come to our center where you will be assessed by a medical team of specialists in plastic surgery.

What are the procedures for correcting jowls?

In Clínica Sanza we have innovative next generation procedures for double chin reduction. Among the diverse techniques and treatments we offer, you can find lipolaser, tensors thread, classical liposuction, neck lift and even the combination of various procedures such as submentoplasty or strengthening of the neck muscles.

How’s the surgery?

In Clínica Sanza we perform dewlap liposuction surgery in the OR under local anesthesia and sedation, the patient does not perceive any kind of pain. It is a 1h surgery, and an outpatient procedure.

What is post-operative and recovery like?

The recovery is quick. At first, the area will be swollen and possibly slightly sore, also it is common to get bruises that disappear within a few days. In the postsurgical period it is necessary to use a chinrest the first days, that will help with pressotherapy stimuli in the area.

How long will it take for me to retake in my usual activities?

The comeback to the daily activities is in 3 or 4 days from the intervention.

Can I have a very sharp neck?

 Indeed, in most cases. Even in young people. If the patient wants a very defined neck, we recommend removing the subplatysmal fat, reinforcing the muscles of the neck in the midline and passing some threads from ear to ear, which become ligaments and leave the neck completely sharp.

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