If you began a new fitness regimen this January, you’re likely starting to see positive changes in your body, energy, and overall well-being. Despite this progress, you may be frustrated by the lack of improvement in your double chin.
In the past, liposuction would have been your only option to remove this stubborn submental fat and streamline the size and shape of your jawline and neck.
Fortunately, Kybella is a non-invasive, safe, and effective way to eliminate your double chin, without incisions, anesthesia, or recovery.
Continue reading to learn all about this injectable procedure and what to expect should you decided to undergo Kybella for your double chin.
What is Kybella?
Kybella in an injectable treatment that’s FDA-approved to reduce submental fullness and minimize your double chin.
The procedure is performed in an office-setting, and it takes approximately 20 minutes to deliver a series of 20-50 injections to the submental fat pad. The treatment area is numbed beforehand to improve patient comfort throughout the process.
How Does Kybella Work?
Using a synthetic form of deoxycholic acid, Kybella targets and dissolves excess fat cells under the chin. Post-treatment, destroyed fat cells are metabolized and permanently eliminated from the body to refine the jawline, improve your profile, and slim your neck.
Are There Any Side Effects with Kybella for Your Double Chin?
Kybella is a non-surgical alternative to liposuction and requires zero downtime. However, patients should anticipate mild swelling, bruising, discomfort, and numbness that can last several days to a week.
Although these effects are temporary and resolve on their own, patients should plan social events and special occasions at least two weeks after their Kybella treatment.
What Kind of Results Can You Expect from Kybella for Your Double Chin?
Prior to undergoing Kybella for your double chin, you will have a comprehensive consultation with Dr. West and receive a customized treatment plan. At this time, you will also be advised of the number of treatment sessions for optimal outcomes.
Most patients are able to achieve desired results in one-to-three treatments, though some may require up to six treatments. Sessions are to be scheduled every six-to-eight weeks.
You will likely see visible fat reduction after each set of Kybella injections, and the effects are cumulative. Nevertheless, it can take 12-18 weeks after your last appointment to fully appreciate treatment benefits.
If you are considering Kybella for your double chin, please call our office today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Tina West and learn if this injectable treatment is right for you.
Who’s a Good Candidate for Treatment?