If there is one thing that can detract from a pretty face, it’s got to be double chin. Even celebs cannot escape from this photo-thwarting feature. Double chin makes its appearance not just with weight gain but with age as well.

As we age, the tissues of our chin sag downwards, hence making the roll of flesh sitting just under our chin more prominent. Short of surgery, there are some very good ways to eliminate this pesky problem.

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#1 Ultherapy

Microfocused ultrasound Ultherapy contracts and tightens saggy tissues. Typically used for the face, this treatment can really make the difference between a defined jawline and double chin. The upside of this treatment is that it has no downtime and is non-invasive. “As a 30 min lunchtime procedure, patients are usually amazed that the results can last for a year or more” says Dr Low Chai Ling, founder of SW1 Clinic.

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#2 Thread lifts

Again borrowing from the armamentarium for the face, thread lifts have been revolutionizing how our face and neck looks with age. Infinity Neck lift is one such thread lift that uses 100% bio-absorbable threads to lift and tighten sagging tissues of the neck. Results are visible after one session, making this treatment highly sought after for those looking for a quick fix that not only produces immediate results but lasts for over a year!

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#3 Kybella

FDA approved in the United States for melting fat of the double chin area, studies shows that patients found visible reduction of the fatty deposits  of their double chin area after 4-6 sessions of Kybella injections.

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#4 HIFU

Not all double chins are made the same. Milder varieties may want a quick pick-me-up without the expense or time needed for the ‘bigger’ treatments. Enter Sygma Lift, this HIFU inspired treatment is painless, and is done in a spa setting as a facial and neck toning treatment In fact, at SW1 Clinic, they have dedicated a treatment to redefining the jawline called “24K Chin Up” using this technology. This is a great ‘neck-cial’ before your hot date or graduation photos.

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