Microsuction is a more minimal form of liposuction in which limited incision surgery is used to improve the contour of the neck and remove submental fat (under the chin).
Microsuction is an effective, minimally invasive technique that is known for its unique facial sculpting benefits. This procedure is among the most popular options for improving the appearance of the lower jaw and upper neck, thanks to its ability to refine lower face contours and firm the skin.
Key Benefits of Microsuction
- Defines the jawline and reduces a double chin
- Creates only tiny incisions that are barely visible
- Removes fat and stimulates formation of new collagen for skin tightening
- Postpones the need for invasive cosmetic neck surgery
- Carries a low risk of complications
- Requires minimal recovery time
Ideal Candidates for Microsuction
Microsuction is an excellent option for individuals who still have good elasticity in their skin and want to treat smaller areas of unwanted fat. They should be in overall good health, maintain proper diet and nutrition, and avoid smoking. Good candidates have realistic expectations for the procedure and fully understand the risks and recovery process.
What Sets Dr. Hutchinson Apart?
Utmost Trustworthiness and Honesty
You can trust Dr. Hutchinson to be honest with you regarding which procedure is ideal for you. She will never try to convince you to undergo a procedure you don't need or that wouldn't work for you.
Dr. Hutchinson is an incredibly dextrous and skillful surgeon, able to perform technically complex surgeries with safety, expertise, artistry, and finesse.
Extensive Knowledge and Experience
Dr. Hutchinson has the same objective as you: to achieve your cosmetic goals safely and effectively. You can trust her in depth knowledge and years of experience to deliver the results you want.
Dr. Hutchinson uses expert judgment to design the ideal treatment plan for each unique patient. In addition, she uses calculated judgment in the operating room.
Microsuction Procedure Details
Microsuction is a low risk, minimally invasive procedure that takes approximately half an hour. It is typically done with the patient under local anesthesia with sedation. Dr. Hutchinson will create a small, 1/4” incision either beneath the chin or behind the earlobes for access of a special instrument called a cannula.
The cannula will be used remove unwanted fat from the treatment area, leaving behind nearly invisible scars.
Downtime is minimal with microsuction. You will experience swelling for 1-2 weeks, with perhaps mild bruising. The area will continue to improve over time, with final results noted at around 2-3 months.
Why Choose Dr. Hutchinson?
Dr. Olivia Hutchinson is a board certified female aesthetic plastic surgeon who brings the highest standards of quality and care to every procedure she performs. Practicing on Manhattan’s Upper East Side for over 2 decades, Dr. Hutchinson provides a high end, sophisticated experience for her patients. It is her goal to ensure the safest and most comfortable environment with the most satisfactory outcome. Patients meet with Dr. Hutchinson in an elegant, quiet, and unhurried ambiance and she also offers high level concierge services for maximum privacy and convenience. If you’re interested in discovering what microsuction can do for you, book your consultation with Dr. Hutchinson today. You may contact us online or call us at (212) 452-1400.