New Injectable Targets Double Chins
KYBELLA chin fat injectable
Finally, there's a game-changing solution for fat beneath the chin. KYBELLA is the first injectable treatment to offer a long sought remedy for under-the-chin fat. Treatments with FDA-approved Kybella are designed to melt away the fat, tighten the skin and let you say goodbye to your double chin.
If you are looking to avoid the appearance of excess chin fat, you're not alone. A survey from the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery found that 67% of people were bothered by under-the-chin fullness. People were just as bothered by a double chin as they were with lines and wrinkles around their eyes.
During minimally-invasive Kybella treatments, a tiny needle is used to deliver Kybella into the chin fat. Visible results are often seen with two to four treatments. Retreatment is not expected once your desired aesthetic result is achieved.
Treatment for submental fullness
Commonly known as the dreaded double chin, submental fullness is caused by excess fat that accumulates under the chin. Genetics, weight gain and aging can all play a part in developing this condition, which affects both men and women.
KYBELLA is a prescription medicine used in adults to improve the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat below the chin (submental fat), also called "double chin." When injected into the submental fat, FDA-approved KYBELLA improves your profile by destroying fat cells. Once the fat dissolves, it is absorbed by the body and results in a noticeable reduction in submental fullness.
Each treatment involves a series of small injections under your chin with synthetic deoxycholic acid, KYBELLA's active ingredient. Deoxycholic acid is a natural substance that helps the body break down and absorb dietary fats.
The most common side effects seen with KYBELLA are swelling, bruising, pain, numbness, redness and areas of hardness around the treatment area. KYBELLA can also cause serious side effects. See KYBELLA Approved Use and Important Safety Information.
Tailored plan for each patient
KYBELLA treatments are planned based on your degree of submental fullness and the way you want to look. Two to four KYBELLA treatments are often enough for visible results, though up to six treatments may be administered (spaced 1 month apart). Once your goals have been met, further treatment is not expected.
Ask your doctor about injectable treatments with KYBELLA if you are bothered by submental fullness and are seeking minimally-invasive options. You and your physician will decide if KYBELLA is right for you.