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How Can Kybella Improve My Chin?

Kybella is a unique injectable treatment that helps get rid of the fat in the submental region, commonly known as a double chin. This solution is the first and only FDA-approved non-surgical option for this type of cosmetic concern. This safe injectable substance has powerful results that will give you a confidence boost as your neck and chin regain definition.

How Does Kybella Work?

The main component of Kybella is deoxycholic acid, the synthesized form of a molecule naturally present in your body. Its task is to destroy or absorb the fat you consume with your food.

Before getting any Kybella injection, your provider will thoroughly review your medical history to make sure this treatment is appropriate for you. Good candidates are adults 18 years year and above who experience moderate to severe submental fat. The FDA has only approved the use of this cosmetic injectable for the chin area.

You shouldn’t get Kybella if you:

  • Have an infection in the target area
  • Had or plan to have face or neck surgery
  • Received cosmetic treatments in your face or neck
  • Have a medical history of neck conditions
  • Have difficulty swallowing
  • Have bleeding problems
  • Are pregnant, trying to conceive, or planning to breastfeed

Kybella has made treating a sagging or double chin a safe and accessible reality, especially as it does not require any plastic surgery. When your medical provider injects this substance into the fat area of your chin, it breaks down fat cells, which visibly improves the contour of your chin.

Injections and Recovery

Injectables, including Kybella, are quick and convenient treatments that require little to no downtime. A typical appointment takes 20 to 30 minutes. You may experience some swelling in the area for a few days and some numbness. These minimal side effects should disappear on their own.

You start seeing results a few weeks after your first injection and most providers recommend two to four treatments for optimal results. Your dermatologist or aesthetician will likely schedule appointments every six weeks. After all your sessions, your chin and neck should look thinner and have greater definition, offering you a more youthful appearance. You should not require additional treatments afterward thanks to Kybella’s effectiveness.

Advanced Dermatology Center can help restore the definition of your chin with Kybella injectables. Call us today at (818) 284-4003 or use our online form to schedule an appointment.