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Baton Rouge

Weiler Plastic Surgery
4212 Bluebonnet Boulevard Suite A
Baton Rouge, LA 70809
Phone: (225) 399-0001
Mon - Thur: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Fri: 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.

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Hammond

Weiler Plastic Surgery
42078 Veterans Avenue Suite H
Hammond, LA 70403
Phone: (985) 902-7770
Monday - Thur: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Fri: 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.

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Denham Springs

Weiler Plastic Surgery
921 South Range Ave
Denham Springs, LA 70726
Phone: (225) 900-7002
Monday - Thur: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
Fri: 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.

Facial Sculpting

Submental fullness, often called a double chin, is not always caused by being overweight. Many women and men have genetics to blame for this build up of fat under the chin and the neck. Dr. Jonathan Weiler and Dr. Robyn Daugherty are dedicated to offering their patients a variety of choices when it comes to addressing any concern. People considering double chin treatments in the Baton Rouge area have both surgical and nonsurgical options at Weiler Plastic Surgery. As experienced specialists in facial aesthetics, Dr. Weiler and Dr. Daugherty can help you decide which approach is best suited to your needs and cosmetic goals.

Liposuction

Liposuction is a quick, precise, efficient option for addressing excess fat under the chin and along the neck. Dr. Weiler and Dr. Daugherty perform it as an outpatient procedure in their onsite office suite using local anesthetic to avoid the side-effects and risks related to general anesthetic. The unwanted fat is infused with a solution that makes fat removal easier while controlling discomfort and bleeding. The surgeon inserts a thin tube, called a cannula, through tiny incisions to carefully suction away the fat. After treatment you need to wear an elastic compression band at all times for the first few days, then at night for a few weeks. Facial liposuction is part of Dr. Weiler’s modern facelift technique called the Timeless Face.

As an added benefit, the excess fat that is removed may be used for facial fat grafting to naturally reshape flattened cheeks and fill in hollows around the eyes.

SculpSure™

SculpSure is a state-of-the-art, noninvasive, laser fat reduction treatment that is FDA-cleared for use under the chin. This simple treatment takes only 25 minutes to complete, is gentle enough to be performed without anesthetic, and requires no downtime. The laser energy harmlessly passes through the skin and heats up underlying fat. The heated fat cells then die and are flushed away by the body’s natural cleansing processes. Results aren’t immediate; the treated area slims gradually for approximately 6 weeks. Most patients need 2 treatments spaced 6 weeks apart for their desired results.

KYBELLA®

KYBELLA is another innovative nonsurgical option for submental fat reduction. This FDA-approved treatment involves injections of deoxycholic acid into the unwanted fat and takes about 20 minutes to complete. Before treatment, the skin is numbed with an anesthetic cream and ice packs for enhanced comfort. Next, a series of quick injections are made over the skin. It is normal to have temporary swelling and redness of the skin; however, no downtime is needed.
Which treatment is right for you?

During your consultation, your surgeon will talk with you about the improvements you want, perform a physical examination, and review your treatment options. For a comparison of the options, review the table below.

Comparison of Facial Sculpting Treatments

Treatment

Liposuction

Dr. Robyn Daugherty

A fellowship-trained plastic and reconstructive surgeon, Dr. Daugherty brings exceptional surgical abilities and a woman's touch to Weiler Plastic Surgery. As the mother of 3 young sons, including twins, she understands first-hand the affects pregnancy and breastfeeding can have on a woman's body and self-image. Dr. Daugherty is excited to help her patients–both women and men–feel more attractive and confident.

Meet Dr. Daugherty

How It Works

Fat cells are suctioned away.

Estimated Treatment Time

30 minutes

Expected Downtime

About 2 days

Typical Number of Treatments Needed

1

Results Become Visible

Immediately (mild swelling for about a week)

Treatment

SculpSure™

How It Works

Laser energy kills fat cells, which are removed naturally by the body.

Estimated Treatment Time

25 minutes

Expected Downtime

None

Typical Number of Treatments Needed

1 to 2 treatments, 6 weeks apart

Results Become Visible

Gradually over 6 weeks

Treatment

KYBELLA®

How It Works

Injections of deoxycholic acid dissolve fat cells, which are flushed out of the body over time.

Estimated Treatment Time

20 minutes

Expected Downtime

None

Typical Number of Treatments Needed

2 to 4 treatments, at least 2 weeks apart

Results Become Visible

Gradually over 6 to 12 weeks