When you think of liposuction, you may think about sculpting the thighs, buttocks, and abdominal areas. However, these aren’t the only places where liposuction can be performed.
Doctors are now routinely performing liposuction procedures on the face. It provides the same benefits and is an effective way to sculpt the face and restore your natural appearance, but performing liposuction on the face requires its own unique considerations.
The following gives you all the information you need if you’re thinking about undergoing facial liposuction:
The liposuction procedure works to remove excess adipose (fat) tissue from the areas of the body. Common treatment sites include the legs, arms, and torso.
Areas of the face that can be treated with liposuction include the, chin, and neck. The technique works to create a “lifted” appearance and slims down the overall look of the face. You can use this procedure to minimize fatty areas around the neck to create a more proportionate appearance.
Liposuction of the face can be applied alongside other procedures. Patients undergoing a facelift can also incorporate liposuction for better results. Facial liposuction can treat the jawline and excess fat around the chin.
How the Procedure Works
Liposuction done on the face is performed using a local anesthesia. Some cases may require general anesthesia. Consulting with Dr. Kesarwani will determine which option is best for you.
The procedure involves tiny incisions that are placed just below the folds of the jaw or chin. A small tube is used to mobilize and remove the fat tissues through this area. Ultrasound technology can also be used to convert the fat into liquid for easy removal.Once the procedure is complete, your doctor will apply sutures and garments to protect the treatment sites.
Because of the careful placement of the incisions, scars are not visible to others once healed.
Facial Liposuction Consultation
The first step to getting great results from facial liposuction is to consult with your doctor! This gives you both an opportunity to establish your goals and discuss any health considerations you may have.
Your doctor will evaluate your facial features including the jawline, chin, cheeks, and overall structure.
If you have any questions about the procedure or recovery, a consultation will give you everything you need to feel comfortable moving forward. You can determine the cost, scheduling, and recovery time needed during your initial consultation.
Your doctor can inform you of any bruising or swelling that may occur after the procedure, and give you the tools you need to minimize these effects and speed up the healing process.
Liposuction can be done safely and effectively on some areas of the face.. It helps you restore the natural look and proportions of your face and remove unwanted signs of aging or weight gain.Consult with our expert team to address all of your questions and ensure that you get the great results you’re looking for!