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What Is Kybella®?

Do you have a double chin or jawline fat that’s tough to get rid of, despite your best efforts?

Then it may be time to discover the fat-busting powers of Kybella® injections.

Let’s learn more about this popular new treatment, including what results you can expect and if you’re a good candidate for Kybella® treatments.

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All About Kybella®

Kybella® is a fat-melting injection that can be used to treat excessive fat around the jawline and underneath the chin. Kybella® achieves this goal by using deoxycholic acid to damage fat cells within the submental tissue; once these cells are damaged, they leak out their contents, causing a noticeable reduction in cell size.

Translation? It means that Kybella® causes so much fat cell shrinkage that you can see a noticeable reduction in chin and jawline fat. 

Deoxycholic acid is a naturally-occurring compound, so it’s safe for use (in fact, it was approved by the FDA back in 2015). What’s more, the acidic compound leaves surrounding healthy cells untouched, meaning only your fat cells are targeted by this popular treatment.

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Am I a Good Candidate for Kybella® Treatments?

You’re a good candidate for Kybella® treatments if you have chin or jawline fat that is not considered “excessive”. If you have a double chin that makes you self conscious, Kybella® can be a great solution for you. Ideal patients have good or moderate skin laxity, which means your skin can “bounce back” as submental fat tissue disappears.

How Long Do Kybella® Results Last?

It typically takes a few weeks to see your full Kybella® results. Plus, if you have poor skin laxity, you may need to combine your Kybella® treatments with a skin-tightening solution to see your best results.

Speaking of best results, Kybella® results can be permanent, provided that you follow a healthy routine to maintain them. This routine should include:

  • Eating a healthy, nutritious diet
  • Getting in plenty of exercise
  • Hydrating
  • Following a good skincare routine

Most people need 1-3 Kybella® injections to see optimal results.

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Take the Next Step

Want to learn more about Kybella® for double chin reduction, including if you’re a good candidate for this exciting treatment?

Schedule your consultation with board-certified dermatologist Dr. Nissan Pilest at Total Dermatology in Irvine, CA today by calling (949) 727-3800

Schedule your consultation with Total Dermatology today!

When it comes to your skin and your health, it really is all about what’s best for you. Total Dermatology understands this, which is why we offer versatile treatments with experienced and highly trained aesthetic professionals led by Dr. Nissan Pilest. Your Total Dermatology transformation awaits.

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