If you have a double chin and would like to get rid of it, liposuction isn’t your only option. A double chin occurs because of the accumulation of fat beneath the chin. It is very often the result of genetics, but can also be caused by other factors such as age, diet, and weight gain. But what is a non-surgical double chin treatment.
Non-surgical double chin treatment
There are now several effective non-surgical methods for removing a double chin, and Kybella is one of the most exciting options available. Kybella is an injectable treatment that is FDA approved for treating moderate-to-severe submental fat (fat below the chin). It is a synthetic form of deoxycholic acid, which is a natural compound that the body produces to metabolize fat.
How Kybella works
A very fine needle is used to inject Kybella into the fat below the chin. Kybella dissolves the membrane of the fat cells, so they are no longer able to store fat. The fragments of the cells are then naturally expelled from the body.
Patients may require anywhere from 2-6 treatment sessions to achieve the desired results with Kybella.
Kybella results can be seen at 4-6 weeks and last for the long-term, as the treated fat cells are gone for good. The effects of Kybella start to show about 4-8 weeks after treatment.
Kybella injectable treatment should be administered only by a trained medical professional, preferably a board certified plastic surgeon. This is important, because improper injections can result in serious side-effects.
Are you ready to melt away your double chin with Kybella? Search our directory to find a practice in your area.
If you are in the Athens, GA area, Pittman Plastic Surgery is our featured practice.
You can reach them at www.pittmanplasticsurgery.com, or by calling (706) 549-3203.