Utah’s Leading Chin Liposuction Surgeons

Do you struggle with a double chin or excess fat in your chin area? Despite diet and exercise, many people find it challenging to get rid of stubborn fat in certain areas of the body, including the chin. If you're looking for a minimally invasive solution to help sculpt your jawline and reduce excess fat under your chin, then chin liposuction may be the right option for you. Our experienced team uses the latest techniques and technology to provide safe and effective chin liposuction that can help you achieve the contoured look you desire. With minimal downtime and long-lasting results, chin liposuction can help you achieve a more youthful, defined appearance that boosts your confidence and self-esteem.

What is Chin Liposuction?

Chin liposuction is a cosmetic surgery procedure that aims to remove excess fat from the chin and neck area, resulting in a more contoured and defined jawline.

The Chin Liposuction Procedure

Who Is An Ideal Candidate For Chin Liposuction?

 Chin liposuction is a safe and effective option for individuals who have excess fat deposits in the chin and neck area that do not respond to diet and exercise

Chin Liposuction Procedure

The procedure involves the use of a small cannula, which is inserted through tiny incisions under the chin or behind the ears. The cannula is then used to suction out the unwanted fat cells, sculpting the neck and jawline into a more desirable shape.

Recovery Process

The recovery process from chin liposuction typically involves a few days of rest and limited physical activity, as well as wearing a compression garment to reduce swelling and promote healing. Pain and discomfort can be managed with medication and cold compresses. Patients may experience bruising and swelling for several weeks following the procedure, but these symptoms typically subside over time. It is important to follow post-operative instructions provided by the surgeon to ensure proper healing and minimize the risk of complications. Most patients can return to work and resume normal activities within one to two weeks, but more strenuous activities should be avoided for several weeks to allow for full recovery.



Patients who undergo chin liposuction can typically expect to see a significant reduction in the amount of submental fat (fat beneath the chin) and an improvement in the overall contour of their face. The results of the procedure are usually visible immediately after surgery, although some swelling and bruising may occur and can take several weeks to subside.


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    I’m so glad that I put my trust in Dr. Ward. His skill and sense of aesthetic are impeccable and the surgery has changed my life for the better! In addition, his staff is also incredible and hand-picked. They helped ease my nervousness and told me what to expect pre and post-op.

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    I’m so glad that I put my trust in Dr. Ward. His skill and sense of aesthetic are impeccable and the surgery has changed my life for the better! In addition, his staff is also incredible and hand-picked. They helped ease my nervousness and told me what to expect pre and post-op.

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Chin Liposuction FAQ

Will there be visible scarring after chin liposuction?

Visible scarring after chin liposuction is typically minimal. The procedure involves making small incisions in inconspicuous areas, such as under the chin or behind the ears, to access and remove excess fat. The incisions are usually small enough that they heal well and result in inconspicuous scars. Over time, the scars tend to fade and become less noticeable. Additionally, your surgeon will provide you with instructions on proper wound care to promote optimal healing and minimize scarring. It's important to choose a skilled and experienced plastic surgeon to perform the procedure, as their expertise can contribute to more favorable scarring outcomes.

How long do the results of chin liposuction last?

The results of chin liposuction can be long-lasting, especially when combined with a healthy lifestyle and weight maintenance. Once the excess fat cells are removed from the chin area, they do not typically regenerate. However, it's important to note that the aging process, changes in weight, and other factors can still affect the appearance of the chin over time. If significant weight gain occurs after the procedure, it may affect the results. Therefore, maintaining a stable weight and practicing good skincare habits can help prolong the results of chin liposuction. Your surgeon can provide you with personalized advice on maintaining your results and maximizing the longevity of the procedure.

What are the risks and potential complications associated with chin liposuction?

As with any surgical procedure, chin liposuction carries certain risks and potential complications. While complications are uncommon, they can include:

Swelling and bruising: Swelling and bruising are common after chin liposuction but typically resolve within a few weeks.

Infection: Infections are rare but can occur. Your surgeon will provide instructions on proper wound care to minimize the risk of infection.

Irregularities in contour: In some cases, uneven contours or lumps may develop after the procedure. This can sometimes be corrected with additional treatments.

Numbness or changes in sensation: Temporary numbness or changes in sensation around the treated area can occur but usually resolve over time.

Scarring: While scarring is generally minimal, there is still a possibility of visible scars, although they tend to fade over time.

Hematoma: Rarely, a collection of blood (hematoma) can form under the skin, requiring drainage.

Skin irregularities: Rarely, the skin in the treated area may appear uneven or have irregularities.

It's important to discuss these risks with your plastic surgeon before the procedure. They will provide you with detailed information, evaluate your specific case, and take steps to minimize the risk of complications. Following your surgeon's post-operative instructions and attending follow-up appointments is crucial for a safe and successful recovery.

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The Consultation

The chin liposuction consultation is the chance for you and your surgeon to meet and get to know each other. This relationship is important for several reasons. You should feel comfortable with your surgeon to ensure that you are on the same page before surgery and that you will feel comfortable voicing any concerns or questions before and after the surgery.

Your surgeon will evaluate your brow and talk to you about your desired results. They will give you honest and realistic expectations and inform you of any potential risks involved. These risks can vary based on each individual person, so it is important to be honest and upfront during your consultation.

Follow up after surgery is important to ensure that you are healing properly and that you are happy with your results. If you are not happy, we want to know! It can take a few months before you are fully healed and see the final result, and we will monitor you carefully during this period to ensure proper healing.