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Kybella® Double Chin Treatment


Kybella® is the first FDA approved double chin injection to reduce unwanted fat under the chin. These stubborn fat deposits beneath the chin are referred to as “submental” fat cells and are often difficult to slim, even with consistent dieting and exercise. The buildup of submental fat can give the appearance of a double chin and take away from jawline definition. Patients with double chin may feel that this contributes to a heavier or older-looking appearance. Kybella® is designed to remove submental fat and improve the contours of your chin and jawline. Kybella® treatment is completely non-surgical and does not require invasive incisions or lengthy healing time. Dermatology, Laser and Surgery of Flatiron offers Kybella® to help achieve a more youthful-looking chin line.

Double Chin Treatment

Kybella® Overview
Can reduce double chin Completely non-invasive procedure
Removes submental fat cells found underneath the chin Treatments last approximately 30 minutes
Can improve jawline contours A series of double chin injections are utilized for optimal results
Results are long-lasting Patients experience virtually no downtime and can resume daily activities immediately

What Is Kybella®?

Kybella® is an injectable solution composed of deoxycholic acid. Deoxycholic acid is found throughout your body and aids in the breakdown and processing of fat cells. When injected under the chin, Kybella® begins breaking down excess fat cells. Over time, these fat cells are processed and removed naturally by your body.

Kybella® Treatment At A Glance:

During Kybella® treatment, the Kybella® solution is carefully injected into areas of submental fat. Your Kybella® doctor will administer a series of tiny injections around the area underneath the chin in order to achieve symmetrical results.

Kybella® Double Chin Treatment
Procedure Overview Conditions Treated Recovery Specifics
Kybella® is injected evenly around the submental area Double chin Patients can resume their daily activities immediately
A series of 2-4 double chin injections are usually required Submental fat cells underneath the chin Slight bruising, swelling, sensitivity, and redness may last a few days before subsiding
Each Kybella® treatment is spaced approximately 1 month apart Submental fat cells along the upper neck Healthy dieting and consistent exercise are recommended to maintain results

How Many Kybella® Treatments Are Required?

A series of Kybella® treatments are recommended for optimal results. Patients can expect 2-4 sessions that are spaced approximately 1 month apart from each other. However, the exact number of necessary double chin treatments will vary depending on the patient. Our Kybella® doctors at Dermatology, Laser and Surgery of Flatiron can further discuss the details of your Kybella® treatment during your in-office consultation.

Who Is Considered An Ideal Candidate For Kybella® Treatment?

If you are bothered by a double chin and would like to improve the contours of your chin and jawline without undergoing surgery, then Kybella® treatment may be right for you. Kybella® patients should be at a relatively healthy weight, as Kybella® is not a substitute for weight loss. Our team at Dermatology, Laser and Surgery of Flatiron can help advise whether Kybella® is right for you during your consultation at our New York City offices.

Is Anesthesia Recommended?

Since Kybella® is completely non-surgical, general anesthesia is not required. A form of either topical or local anesthesia can be utilized to ease any discomfort, if necessary.

What Should I Expect After Undergoing Double Chin Treatment?

You can expect mild bruising, swelling, redness, or sensitivity to last for a few days during your Kybella® recovery before subsiding. Patients can return to work, as well as daily activities, immediately following Kybella® treatment.

What Kind Of Kybella® Results Can I Expect?

Kybella® can reduce the appearance of double chin while enhancing jaw line definition and accentuating the chin. Kybella® treatment is designed to achieve long-lasting results. Following a healthy diet and exercise plan is recommended to maintain Kybella® results after undergoing treatment for double chin.

How Do I Get Started With Kybella®?

The doctors and staff at Dermatology, Laser and Surgery of Flatiron would be happy to discuss your Kybella® treatment in more detail. Please give us a call at 212-982-8229 or request an appointment online for a personal consultation at our New York offices.