Elimate that double chin for good with Kybella.

Submental fat, typically referred to as a “double chin,” is a very common complaint from men and women. Influenced by factors such as aging, genetics and weight gain, submental fat is often difficult to reduce through diet and exercise alone. Previously, only minimally invasive and surgical procedures could improve the contour of the neck. Now there’s Kybella.

Kybella is a quick in-office injectable fat reduction treatment used to recontour the area below the chin. When injected, Kybella can permanently eliminate fat deposits.

Approximately 67% of consumers reported that they were bothered by their submental fat, as much as they are dissatisfied with wrinkles or lines around the eyes. Submental fullness makes the face look older and heavier, despite other facial features. It can make a profound difference in a person’s appearance.

How does Kybella work?

Kybella works by dissolving the fat cells in the treatment area.  The fatty contents are processed through your body like any other fat.

Are the results of Kybella permanent?

The fat cells that are destroyed by Kybella cannot accumulate fat. As with liposuction, the results are expected to be permanent as long as a healthy weight is maintained.

How long do Kybella treatments take?

Kybella fat reduction treatments for the chin are brief and easy for patients to fit into their schedules. The procedure takes about 15-20 minutes.

ho is the ideal candidate for Kybella?

Kybella is best for patients who have mild to moderate submental fat under the chin that they want to get rid of non-invasively. Although a moderate amount of skin tightening can occur with Kybella treatments, patients with significant sagging neck skin may benefit from an additional nonsurgical skin tightening treatments.

What can I expect after my Kybella treatment?

Most people will have swelling, redness, numbness and tenderness to touch for a few days.  You can also expect to feel some firmness in the treatment area.  Each additional treatment tends to have less swelling, redness and tenderness.  You will start to see results in about 3-4 weeks.

What are the risks with Kybella?

The typical side effects of Kybella are mild and fade within a few hours after the treatment. Many patients experience some swelling, bruising, pain, numbness, redness or hardness in and around the chin area.

Are there miminally invasive alternatives to Kybella?

If patients have both excess neck skin and fat in the chin, the ThermiTight radiofrequency treatment may be a better option.