Dr. Christopher Manios provides treatment to eliminate the appearance of a double chin permanently and non-invasively. As a result, you should enjoy a more defined profile and an overall thinner appearance.

In years past, patients in Walnut Creek and Pleasanton who wanted to get rid of a double chin had to turn to liposuction or a neck lift. Advances in aesthetic techniques have produced a non-surgical alternative, KYBELLA®, which Dr. Manios employs in his practice. This injectable treatment destroys fat cells in the area below the chin in a targeted and effective way.

Patients choose Dr. Manios for care in part because of his expertise in facial and aesthetic procedures and his extensive work in treating double chins. Learn more about Dr. Manios’s approach and the experience you can expect.

The Benefits of Double Chin Treatment

Submental fullness, or a double chin, is fullness in the area beneath your chin. Both men and women can develop a double chin, and it can either manifest at an early age or over time.

Since people often relate a double chin to being overweight, this feature can detract from your appearance even if you have a fit figure or even if your face is otherwise firm and well-contoured. According to several dermatological studies, many patients feel that their double chin is the least attractive aspect of the way that they look. As a result, eliminating this concern can really make a difference.

Through the double chin treatment Dr. Manios conducts, patients in Walnut Creek and Pleasanton get several benefits:

  • It is a permanent solution as long as patients don’t gain significant weight.
  • Treatment can work where exercise and diet may have failed.
  • There is no downtime following the procedure.
  • It offers subtle change that can significantly improve a person’s appearance.

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Dr. Manios’s Approach with Double Chin Treatment

Walnut Creek and Pleasanton patients will start with a visit to Dr. Manios’s office. As the practice is designed to offer a boutique experience, you can expect to receive personal attention and to have the time you need in consultation.

During your visit, Dr. Manios will talk with you about the goals you want to achieve. If your priority is reducing the appearance of a double chin, he will conduct an assessment of your needs:

  • There are two layers of fat in the neck. One is just below the skin in the submental area, and the other is below the muscle. If the upper layer of fat is causing the double chin, KYBELLA is a suitable treatment.
  • Different patients require different approaches. Dr. Manios will take into account the appearance of your chin as well as your overall appearance in planning your care.

If you are a good candidate for an injectable approach, Dr. Manios will review your plan and answer any questions you have. Most patients will receive a sequence of 3-6 treatments to get the best results, each spaced about 4-8 weeks apart.

What You Can Expect with Double Chin Treatment

Dr. Manios’s Walnut Creek and Pleasanton patients usually find injections to be very manageable. The process takes about 15-20 minutes, and each subsequent visit should yield more noticeable results.

Dr. Manios will advise you about possible side effects. For most people, this means a bit of swelling that can last up to two weeks after a visit. You should have a significantly easier recovery than you would from a surgical solution. By the conclusion of your treatment, your double chin should be gone, and you should notice a more defined, sculpted appearance.

If your goal is to eliminate a double chin and to improve your facial aesthetics, schedule an appointment with Dr. Christopher Manios. Walnut Creek and Pleasanton patients can contact the office online or by phone at (925) 989-6560.