About Neck Liposuction
Neck liposuction is a procedure that our double board-certified plastic surgeon, Dr. Robert Chiu, offers to his Pittsburgh, PA patients in order to slim their profile and double chin. Dr. Chiu uses liposuction to reduce the fat in the neck area as well as address problem areas around the chin and face. Liposuction works by removing the excess fat cells to produce long-lasting results that are natural and effective. Neck liposuction is also commonly combined with a neck lift, facelift, or other skin tightening procedures to address any leftover, loose, or sagging skin that develops as a result of the fat loss. Each patient should schedule a consult at Today's Cosmetic Surgery to discuss their individual goals and treatment plan.
The ideal candidates for neck liposuction are men and women who:
- Have excess fat on their neck, especially under the chin (the submental area)
- Have tried diet and exercise as a means to lose the fat in this area without success
- Have the appearance of a double chin
- Have overall good health
- Want a long lasting and permanent solution without multiple treatments
"I’ve had nothing but great experiences at Today’s Cosmetic Surgey. Dr. Chiu and Sara are professional, compassionate, and experts at what they do. I have been getting Juvederm injections in my lips there for almost 2 years. My lips ALWAYS look amazing, natural, and just the right amount of full. I was very nervous when I went in for my first time because there are so many horror stories of lip injections. However, my lips have exceeded my expectations every time and Dr. Chiu is truly an artist. I would recommend him to anyone!"- C.P. / Google / Nov 19, 2017
"Less is more - We all get it at a certain age — the “L” between the eyebrows, the narrowing of the lips, the wrinkles in the forehead. For me, these are all signs of a life lived — laughing, crying, thinking and aging. But, there is also a time where you start to be asked if you are tired, when you simply aren’t. I feared getting “work” done because I never wanted to erase the signs of life or look unnatura..."- L. / RealSelf / Dec 07, 2017
"I've never had anything but great experiences at Today's Cosmetic Surgery. Dr. Chiu is an artist and has never disappointed. I've been getting Juvederm injections in my lips from him for almost 2 years. My lips always look natural, full, and beautiful. I love going to Today's Cosmetic Surgery and I would recommend them to anyone. *I have attached pictures that I took a few hours after a procedure, so they are still a little swollen."- K.P. / Yelp / Nov 27, 2017
"Dr. Chiu and his staff are absolutely the best! I have never been treated with such kindness! In addition, Dr. Chiu will not settle for anything less than perfection. I wanted a rhinoplasty for years, and I am so happy that I waited until I found Dr. Chiu to have it done!"- Anonymous / RateMDs / Sep 28, 2017
"Very professional & gentle. He has an amazing eye for aesthetics. His work is more conservative so the result is very natural looking which I like. Sarah is wonderful. I won't trust my face to anyone else."- Anonymous / Healthgrades / Feb 24, 2017
What to Expect
Performed in an accredited surgical facility typically under IV sedation or general anesthesia, neck liposuction requires a small incision just below the chin so Dr. Chiu can remove excess fat through a cannula. It is a relatively short procedure if it is not combined with a neck lift, face lift, or other facial cosmetic surgical procedures. Once the incision is closed, the patient can expect to see swelling in the area and will be asked to wear a compression garment along with bandages upon discharge.
Neck liposuction patients usually see results after their first follow-up visit when all the bandages are removed. Patients who are worried that the fat cells will come back should adhere to a healthy diet and exercise program. This will decrease the risk of regaining fat in the treated area and keep the patient's newly slim profile lasting longer.
Plan Your Procedure
A slimmer Neck Today
At our Pittsburgh, PA practice, we provide patients with neck liposuction by our highly experienced plastic surgeon to get your best results. We are happy to answer any questions you may have about neck liposuction and the surgical approach and technology we would use. Contact our office for more information or to schedule a consultation for neck liposuction and get ready to say goodbye to that stubborn double chin.