A larger number of candles on your birthday cake often coincides with increased facial lines and wrinkles. While some regions of the body may be affected more so than others, skin changes on the face and neck are arguably the most noticeable. Submental fullness, also known as a double chin, can create serious self-image issues in both men and women. Our medspa now offer an effective treatment to destroy chin fat and boost your overall confidence.
What is Kybella?
Kybella® is a nonsurgical, FDA-approved procedure that helps to reduce the undesirable fatty area beneath the chin. The injectable treatment is a formulation of synthetic deoxycholic acid, which is a naturally-occurring molecule in the body that assists in breaking down and absorbing dietary fat.
When the Kybella treatment is injected beneath the chin, it not only successfully destroys the fat cells, but also keeps the cells from storing and accumulating fat in the future. If your facial profile is made imperfect by unwanted chin fat, Kybella is a great option.
How Many Treatments Do You Need?
The number of required treatments will depend entirely on your chin profile. Prior to receiving Kybella, you will meet with one of our healthcare specialists to develop a treatment plan that meets your aesthetic goals. If you require more than one treatment, the sessions will be at least one month apart. After reaching your desired aesthetic, no further treatment is necessary.
Is Kybella right for you?
Before getting started, our aesthetic nurses will examine the area surrounding your chin to determine if Kybella is right for you. If you are suffering from moderate to severe chin fat, you will likely be a good candidate. Depending on the amount of fat beneath your chin, our team will tailor the treatment to meet your aesthetic goals.
Some of the top reasons you may turn to Kybella include:
- You eat well and exercise, but the excess chin fat won’t go away. A nutrient-rich diet and consistent exercise routine are great ways to rid your body of unwanted fat. Unfortunately, a healthy lifestyle sometimes isn’t enough to diminish a double chin.
- You’re self-conscious about your facial profile. If you are embarrassed about your submental fullness, you aren’t alone. A 2015 study by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, found that 67 percent of people are bothered by the fat beneath their chin.
- You don’t want to have surgery. If you have been searching for a nonsurgical, minimally-invasive way to reduce the fullness beneath your chin, Kybella is an obvious choice. While you will need time to recover, you can expect to return to your everyday activities soon after the procedure. Most patients will experience some slight swelling, bruising, pain, numbness, redness or areas of hardness surrounding the injection site. These are all part of the normal healing process and are well worth the permanent results.
The easiest way to find out if Kybella is right for you, is to call our Newport Beach practice directly at 949-515-9377. The entire team at our medspa in Orange County is committed to delivering impeccable patient-centered to meet your unique aesthetic goals. If you’re ready to regain that youthful profile, contact us today.
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