HOW IT IS PERFORMED?
Decrease the double chin is very simple with a single body of 30 minutes. An ultrasound-assisted liposuction is performed that removes fat from the neck and ensures that the skin is attached.
FOR WHOM IS THIS PROCEDURE CONTRAINDICATED?
This procedure is contraindicated in people with flaccid or hanging necks.
WHAT KIND OF ANESTHESIA IS USED?
It can be done under local anesthesia or with general anesthesia.
HOW LONG DOES RECOVERY TAKE?
A chin strap is left for a week to ensure that the skin adheres properly, however patients can return to work after a couple of days.
WHEN SHOULD INTERNATIONAL PATIENTS ARRIVE?
It is recommended that patients from other cities or from abroad arrive two days before the procedure for adequate preparation.
WHERE ARE PATIENTS FROM OTHER CITIES AND ABROAD HOSTED?
Due to the large number of patients who visit us, we have our own accommodation, a few blocks from the clinic, with all the comforts and facilities for a quick improvement.
This space has a sophisticated design, ideal for foreign patients or to recover away from the family environment, with very convenient prices to help our patients with accommodation. Learn more hyperlink to stay with us
We also recommend several hotels near the clinic that offer a wide range of prices according to the budget of each patient.
WHAT PRECAUTIONS SHOULD BE HAVE BEFORE THE PROCEDURE?
At least one or two weeks before surgery, all homeopathic medicines (natural drugs), garlic or onion pills and multivitamin complexes should be discontinued.
Likewise, Omega 3 (fish oil), Ginkgo biloba, vitamin E, AlkaSeltzer®, Aspirin® and other analgesic should be avoided.
In case of any pain before the procedure, only acetaminophen (Dolex® or Tylenol®) is recommended.
HOW DURING THE RESULTS?
The face and neck usually remain in place for approximately 10 years.
HOW LONG DOES RECOVERY LAST?
Recovery takes 15 days, after which patients return to their activities, however, only one month after the inflammation has improved significantly and after three months the final result has been achieved.
It is recommended that patients from other cities or from abroad stay in the city for 15 days, arriving two days before the procedure for an adequate preparation.
WHEN ARE THE RESULTS OBTAINED?
-From the first moment the change is appreciated.
-After 15 days, inflammation decreases significantly to resume daily activities
- After a month the expected results are obtained, however the inflammation continues decreasing until the third month has completely gone away.
WHEN DOES CAN I RETURN TO WORK?
Face surgery hurts very little and does not cause discomfort, only a great inflammation and few bruises that diminish during the first week. Patients usually return to work about 15 days after treatment.
WHAT CARE IS NECESSARY AFTER SURGERY?
It is important to avoid direct exposure to the sun during the first three months. We recommend using sunscreen and protection with umbrella, hat or cap.