Smart Lipo on Chin Made a Difference - Bethesda, MD

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I found Dr. Singh on realself, so I feel like I...

I found Dr. Singh on realself, so I feel like I should leave a review on here. I had smart lipo done on the submental area (below chin & jaw) by Dr. Singh almost 3 months ago. I went to 4 different doctors for consultations before deciding to have the procedure done by Dr. Singh. Interestingly, two of the doctors said they would not perform lipo under my chin because I did not have enough fat there to remove. That left me feeling very skeptical as to whether or not the procedure would work on me. I'm not overweight and have never had the kind of weight fluctuations that would leave one with loose skin. Looking back, I think I have always had a little bit of extra fat below my chin because I can remember it being there when I was 16. I guess it is only lately that it has really been bothering me and that I realized I could do something about it.

During my consultation with Dr. Singh, he was very reasonable about managing my expectations and was not promising a major improvement, but said that the smart lipo might have a skin tightening effect, so that would help improve the area as well as removing the fat. He seems to be a conservative and cautious doctor.

The procedure itself was a piece of cake. I was awake the whole time, and Dr. Singh was nice and talked and joked with me, while the pain was managed by valium and painkiller meds. It took about an hour. I did a lot of research on this procedure before getting it, and the recovery period is intense because in order to obtain a good result, you have to wear a sling around your neck for 5 days, 24 hours per day! I made sure to wear my neck sling for the full 5 days, and then at night for 2 weeks after the procedure. I think this contributed to my good result.

As for the result, I can definitely see an improvement, especially when looking at my before and after pictures. I do have the 90 degree angle under my chin now and I believe my jawline looks tighter.

At the same time I had the chin lipo, I also had a VI Peel and loved the result of that. It made my skin brighter but did not get rid of my freckles and brown spots, so I'm getting IPL for that now.

I should also mention that Nicole, his scheduler, was extremely nice and helpful. She even took the time to call me before the procedure to see if I had any concerns. I believe she made my entire impression of Dr. Singh's practice better.

This surgery left me with an interesting discovery about plastic surgery in general. I realized that when a doctor tells you that you are not a candidate for a certain procedure, what they are really saying is that they are not confident that they have the skill and expertise to provide you with an improvement. Another doctor, more skilled and confident, may very well be able to give you exactly what you want.
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