Submental fullness or “Double Chin” is a collection of excessive fat beneath the chin, It can be due to genetics, or appeared after gaining weight or as you got older.
What Is KYBELLA Treatment?
KYBELLA is a FDA-approved injectable treatment to improve the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat below the chin (submental fat), also called “double chin”.
How Does KYBELLA Work?
KYBELLA contains deoxycholic acid as the active ingredient, which is a naturally occurring molecule in the body helping in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat. When deoxycholic acidis injected into the fat collection beneath the chin, it destroys the fat cells. Once destroyed by kybella treatment, they can no longer store or accumulate fat resulting in a noticeable reduction chin fullness and an improved chin profile.
How Many Treatments Sessions Are Required?
Your dermatologist will create a tailored treatment plan based on your chin profile. At each session, multiple small injections are given under your chin area. You may require4-6 treatment sessions, spaced 1 month apart. Many patients may experience visible results in 2 to 4 treatments.
What Are The Common Side Effects After KYBELLA Treatment?
The most common side effects after KYBELLA treatment are bruising, swelling, pain, redness, numbness, and areas of hardness around the injection site.
How Long Do The Treatment Results Last?
When KYBELLA is injected in to the chin fat, it causes permanent destruction of fat cells. Once destroyed, they cannot accumulate orstore fat.
Is KYBELLA treatment Right For Me?
If you’re bothered by chin fullness “double chin” and want to avoid surgery, ask your dermatologist about KYBELLA.