When someone wants to take a picture with you, do you become self-conscious about your double chin? Having excess fat underneath the chin, also known as submental fullness, can cause both men and women to try and hide this common cosmetic concern with clothing or by using very specific camera angles. Having a double chin is not always the result of obesity; many men and women who experience this condition are at a healthy weight.
Why Choose Kybella®?
One option that individuals may have considered is using liposuction or other surgical procedures to remove the fat under their chin. However, these are invasive and bring a whole host of risks. There is always the risk of scarring, infection, and other serious side effects.
Kybella® is a great alternative to invasive procedures designed to get rid of a double chin. Individuals have been able to say goodbye to their double chin using Kybella® after just a couple of treatments.
What Can I Expect?
Kybella® is effective at getting rid of a double chin because it contains deoxycholic acid. This is an acid that is naturally produced in the body and helps absorb fat. When Kybella® is injected under the chin, its active ingredients destroy the fat cells. They are eliminated through the body in a natural way over time. Once this fat is gone, it is gone forever.
Kybella® is administered using a thin needle. Several injections are given during each session. Individuals who only need a small amount of the product may only need a limited number of injections, while more severe cases may require multiple sessions. Since a needle is used, there is the possibility that you may experience some bruising and swelling in the area after treatment. You can use ice packs to help with these problems. We may also offer a topical cream to numb the area before treatment.
What are the Results Like?
You may begin to notice results after the first treatment. However, you will likely have to come back to our office for more than one treatment session. Most individuals begin to notice more dramatic results after their third or fourth session. It takes time for the active ingredient in Kybella® to kill the fat cells and for the body to naturally eliminate them.
It has been estimated that more than 80 percent of individuals who have a double chin feel unsatisfied with their appearance. For some individuals, this causes them to feel depressed. For others, it simply causes them to feel uncomfortable whenever photos are taken or in other situations when they are trying to look their best. Thankfully, Kybella® can help without surgery or downtime.
Contact NEOSkin Center today to schedule a consultation with Dr. Bedrick and say goodbye to your double chin with Kybella®.