Nobody wants a double chin. Kybella® is a revolutionary new treatment plan for reducing the appearance of a double-chin without liposuction or surgery.
Kybella® is a synthetic version of deoxychoic acid - the acid that breaks down fat in your own body. When injected into the fat beneath your chin, Kybella® causes the destruction of fat cells. Once destroyed, those cells cannot store or accumulate fat. That’s right: the fat will be gone. Most patients will require a series of treatments for best results.
Take a look at the before and after pictures to get an idea of what Kybella® can do for you. An ideal companion to a Kybella® treatment is Thermage to tighten the skin. When you look in the mirror, you’ll see yourself, but refreshed and revitalized.
What to Expect
Prior to Kybella® treatment, patients receive a local anesthetic to numb the affected area. Kybella® will be injected into multiple points under the chin to evenly distribute the medication.
The fat cells are destroyed within minutes; however, the area will be swollen as the body resorbs and eliminates the fat over the course of up to a month.
The most common side effects of Kybella® include: swelling, bruising, pain, numbness, redness, and areas of firmness in the treatment area. At Apex Dermatology, only licensed staff perform the procedure.
For all injectable fillers, procedures can result in minimal bruising at the injection sites. If you are prone to bruising, let us know, and we will advise you on how to minimize those effects.