As we age, many men and women experience an accumulation of fat on the chin and neck area, contributing to the appearance of a double chin. And until recently, the only way to correct this cosmetic issue was to have invasive surgery, such as a neck lift or neck liposuction.
Fortunately, that is no longer the case. Kybella is an incredibly effective treatment option designed to eliminate your stubborn double chin.
KYBELLA is the only FDA-approved nonsurgical treatment that improves the appearance of fat under the chin. The active ingredient in KYBELLA™ is deoxycholic acid, a naturally occurring molecule in the body that aids in the destruction and absorption of dietary fat. However, when you take that same compound in a larger and more purified version, and skillfully inject it beneath your chin, it causes the much localized destruction of those exact fat cells. Once they are destroyed, these same fat cells cannot store or accumulate fat again in that area.
Kybella works by destroying fat cells when injected into the fatty area beneath your chin. Between 2-6 treatments sessions may be required for full results. The exact number of treatments will depend on the severity of submental fat, and determined during the consultation appointment. Treatments are performed 6 weeks apart.
KYBELLA™ is administered over a 15 to 20 minute in-office treatment session. Dr. Parris will give you a series of very small injections into a specific grid that has been fitted to your under chin area.
As with all injectable treatments, you may experience side effects. The most common is swelling, redness, bruising and a burning sensation after the treatment.