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2 Doctor Answers | Asked by net jet in Summerfield, FL
Fractionated CO2 laser resurfacing under the chin will be very unpredictable at best. First you must establish if the blunting or fullness under the chin is from increased fat, skin laxity, or platysmal bands. Sometimes it is a combination of the 3 causes. Each cause requires a different treatment. Liposuction for increased fat, platysmaplasty for platysmal bands and extended neck lift for loose skin. If the cause is loose skin and the skin looseness is very very mild, lipo will...
Fractional CO2 Laser such as Deep Fx, Mixto, or Fraxel Repair performs admirably for skin resurfacing to reverse prior sun damage, reduce scarring and signs of aging. However, for tightening, the clinical results is not as consistent as we would like. To get the best result from minimally invasive procedures available for chin/neck tightening, one should undergo chin/neck tumescent liposuction followed by Fractional CO2 Laser resurfacing.