Feeling self-conscious over a double chin can put a damper on anyone’s social life. A double chin can be a not-so-subtle reminder of weight loss or the result of a particular trait passed down through genetics. Regardless of the cause, Kybella is the first FDA-approved injectable treatment to reduce fat under the chin.
This revolutionary non-surgical treatment is a synthetic version of the naturally occurring molecule deoxycholic acid. Kybella injectables mimic the body’s natural fat-absorption process produced to break down and absorb dietary fats. With Kybella, you can eliminate an unwanted double chin without the need for liposuction or invasive surgery.
After Kybella, the only thing you’ll be left with is confidence.
What To Expect During a Kybella Consultation
If you’re interested in eliminating your unwanted chin fat, the first step in making a change is to schedule a consultation. Your provider can discuss your optimal treatment options that specifically target problem areas. During your consult, we will share the various treatment options for correcting a double chin, including traditional liposuction, laser liposuction, and injectables.
During your consultation, you will be asked a series of questions regarding your health history, existing health conditions, allergies, and whether you may be pregnant. All of these mentioned factors could affect how your body responds to treatment. The best candidates for Kybella have moderate sub-mental fullness, good skin quality with minimal laxity and are willing and able to follow post-treatment recommendations.
How Kybella Works
As previously mentioned, Kybella is a synthetic version of the naturally occurring molecule deoxycholic acid. Produced by the human body, this unique molecule allows for the breakdown and absorption of fats. When Kybella is injected beneath the skin in the neck region, the membranes of the targeted fat cells are dissolved. Once these fat cells are treated, the cells are no longer able to store fat. The body’s natural healing process then eliminates the cells. The entire process takes time; however, results speak for themselves. Following treatment, fat cells are typically removed from the treatment area within four to six weeks.
Parts of the Body Kybella Can be Used
Kybella has only been approved for use on double chins in today’s current market. Because Kybella is most effective on small sections of fat, it’s not viable for treating issues like love handles or muffin tops. The FDA is currently researching Kybella’s potential benefits in other treatment areas.
Possible Side Effects
The most commonly seen side effects of Kybella include swelling, bruising, and discomfort immediately following the treatment. Ice and over-the-counter anti-inflammatory medications can be used to reduce any pain or swelling following the treatment effectively.
Serious side effects are incredibly rare but may include nerve injuries in the jaw that cause facial weakness and trouble swallowing. It is essential only to trust a skilled and experienced provider to perform Kybella injections.
Client Comfort Levels Can Vary
Client comfort levels can vary. If you feel you may be sensitive to injections, you can have your sub-mental area numbed to reduce discomfort. In clinical trials, pain and swelling decreased over subsequent sessions. Pain and swelling can be managed by oral analgesics, topical anesthetics, injectable anesthetics, and ice.
Destroy Fat Cells For Good
Once Kybella destroys fat cells, they’re gone for good. The results you achieve from the injections are permanent and yours to keep! While the best way to ensure your results is to maintain a healthy weight and diet, in clinical trials performed by the FDA, patients who experienced weight gain after Kybella didn’t experience a return of unwanted double chin fat.
The only thing you have to lose is your double chin. Contact Hinsdale Vein & Laser today to schedule your Kybella consultation appointment where we will discuss your needs and create a customized package for you.