Does My Chin Need Kybella?
Do you have excess fat in the chin region, giving you the appearance of a double chin? This look can completely alter your facial profile and make you appear much bigger than you actually are. Double chins can be caused by a number of different factors. It could be due to unhealthy lifestyle habits, weight gain, and for some, it’s a result of genetics.
One of the most dreaded things about having a double chin is their stubbornness. In many cases, people with double chins try everything to improve their condition with little or no effect. They’re difficult to get rid of, but it is not impossible. Thanks to a treatment known as kybella, you can finally say goodbye to that unsightly double chin.
An Introduction to Kybella
Kybella is a non-surgical injectable technique that targets the fat accumulated below the chin. Kybella is 100 percent safe and the only FDA-approved injectable treatment for double chins. Over the years, Kybella has emerged as one of the most effective treatments to destroy fat cells hiding beneath the chin. In a clinical study, almost 82 percent of the participants expressed satisfaction with the results after receiving Kybella injections.
How Kybella Works
Kybella includes synthetic deoxycholic acid, a naturally occurring molecule in the body. The primary role of deoxycholic acid is to help with the breaking down and absorption of dietary fat. When the molecule is injected into the areas beneath the chin, it destroys fat cells, helping to improve the person’s facial profile and overall appearance. Kybella not only destroys fat cells, but also prevents them from storing fat in the future.
The Benefits Using Kybella
Kybella is a safe and effective treatment that provides fast results without the need for invasive surgery. Since the surgery does not involve the use of incisions, patients can expect minimal downtime and be ready to go back to their normal schedules in no time at all.
Ideal Candidates for the Kybella Treatment
An ideal candidate for Kybella is someone who:
- Is above 18 years of age.
- Does not have an infection in the treatment area.
- Wants to get rid of the excess fat under their chin without going under the knife.
- Is in good health.
- Maintains a healthy lifestyle, yet has been unable to get rid of their double chin.
Preparing for the Kybella Treatment
Just because Kybella is minimally invasive, does not mean you will be immediately cleared to receive the treatment. Before giving a green signal, your doctor may want you to get a few tests done to ensure you’re in optimal health. To help your doctor determine whether you are an ideal candidate for the procedure, patients must discuss their medical history in detail.
The Process Involved in the Kybella Treatment
Kybella should be administered by a trained specialist who is well versed in performing the kybella treatment. Depending on the amount of fat and the desired profile, the surgeon determines the number of sessions needed.
In most cases, up to six treatments are administered. During every session, the expert injects small amounts of Kybella through multiple injections. A typical session lasts between 15-20 minutes.
- Avoid performing strenuous activities for 3-5 days after the process.
- Increase your water intake
- Apply an ice pack to the treatment area.
- Avoid cosmetic treatments to the area
Contact Our Office
Kybella is the perfect solution for anyone who wants to get rid of their double chin. If you’re interested in learning more about the treatment, contact the Spiegel Center for Advanced Facial Aesthetics to schedule your consultation today!
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Dr. Jeffrey Spiegel
With special expertise in all aspects of facial plastic surgery, and a particular skill for revision surgery, it’s clear why Dr. Spiegel is one of the most celebrated facial plastic surgeons in the world. If you are seeking the best possible results, or have a uniquely challenging problem, you’ve found the right doctor. Learn more....
Dr. Onir L. Spiegel
Dr. Onir (pronounced “oh-near”) has years of experience in facial aesthetics and treats some of the most recognizable and famous faces. Dr. Onir started her career in oral health, earning doctorate degrees from both New York University and Boston University. She has been the recipient of numerous awards for her cutting-edge medical research as well as her technical skills in dentistry. Learn more....