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Considering Kybella To Get Rid of Your Double Chin?

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Do you dread looking at pictures of yourself due to your “double chin” appearance? If you’re not willing to undergo plastic surgery to remove this stubborn chin fat, you now have a favorable alternative. Using Kybella injections, patients can permanently say goodbye to their double chin and gain a contoured, youthful profile without every going under the knife.

Kybella is one of the latest products on the market. In the hands of a skilled physician, the procedure is simple and the results amazing. Kybella is specifically designed for reducing submental fat, or the fatty area that people often call a “double chin” in the middle of the neck and just below the chin. If you are considering Kybella injections, here are some questions and answers that may interest you:

Who is an ideal candidate for Kybella?
Kybella works best for those with mild to moderate submental fat. Younger patients with good skin elasticity often see the best results. In addition, it is ideal for those that want to get rid of their double chin without the risks, cost and downtime associated with plastic surgery.
Is Kybella safe?
Yes, Kybella is the first and only FDA-approved treatment available for reducing chin fat.
How does Kybella eliminate chin fat without surgery?
Kybella is the brand name of deoxycholic acid. This is a synthetic version of a naturally occurring molecule within your body that is responsible for aiding in metabolizing fat. By injecting this acid in the area of excess chin fat, the fat cells are attacked and permanently destroyed.
How long does one treatment session last?
Your Kybella treatment is very brief and does not require special preparations. In general, the injections can be performed in 30 minutes or less, including the time it takes to apply the topical numbing cream.
What is the recovery like for Kybella?
It is common to experience minor swelling for the first few days or more. You may also see some mild bruising or feel slight numbness in the area. Again, these are only temporary side effects. Kybella allows patients to resume normal activities very quickly.
What if I have excess fat as well as excess skin under my chin?
In patients who have excess chin fat as well as loose or sagging skin under the chin, a neck lift or facelift procedure may be more beneficial. Kybella targets and destroys the fat cells but cannot address excess skin.
How many Kybella treatments will I need to see results?
Most patients need between 2 and 4 treatment sessions to achieve ideal results.
Treatments just need to be spaced at least 4 to 6 weeks apart.
How long do Kybella results last?
Kybella is a revolutionary injection therapy that delivers permanent results! Essentially, the fat cells in this submental area are prohibited from ever storing fat again. While Kybella is new on the market, the past 4 to 5 years of clinical trials have revealed sustainable results thus far.

Have more questions about Kybella or want to know if it is right for you? Call Olansky Dermatology Associates in Atlanta. We offer a full menu of rejuvenation services that are performed with meticulous precision and knowledge. We want to help you be confident in your skin through all stages of life!

Posted on behalf of Dr. Jodi E. Ganz, Olansky Dermatology Associates
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Olansky Dermatology Associates – Atlanta Dermatologist
3379 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30326
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Buckhead Office

3379 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 500

Atlanta, GA 30326

Roswell Office

11755 Pointe Place, Suite B-2

Roswell, GA 30076

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