Even a small amount of excess fat in the submental area may cause the appearance of a "double chin" that is bothersome to both men and women. The extra pockets of fat beneath the chin may be caused by genetics, aging, or weight fluctuations that lead to a weaker chin and jawbone for an undefined profile. Sioux Falls, SD board-certified ophthalmologist Dr. Alison Tendler is pleased to offer a new method to decrease neck fat at Artisan 57 Skin & Laser Center.
Approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), Kybella is the first nonsurgical treatment for submental fat. The active ingredient in Kybella is a manmade version of deoxycholic acid (DA) that works like the natural DA in the body to dissolve and absorb fat. Once it's injected below the chin, you may see a noticeable reduction in the volume of fat. When the fat is eliminated, it does not re-form, so you can enjoy your new, slimmer profile and clearer jawline.
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The best patients for Kybella treatments have additional fat in the upper neck (submental area) that is causing unwanted fullness or a double chin. This injection addresses stubborn sections of fat that cannot be minimized with usual weight loss methods because it is created by genetics, aging, or other conditions. If you are at or near a healthy weight, but diet and exercise have not worked to remove the fat in your neck, Kybella may be the right procedure for your needs. While Kybella may address small to moderate amounts of fat in the submental area, larger amounts of fat may require surgical options.
Kybella injections are completed during an in-office appointment. We generally apply ice to the treated area. The procedure takes about 15 – 20 minutes, which includes multiple small injections targeting the submental area. Most patients may need 1-3 treatments to achieve their desired goal spaced out 8-12 weeks apart.
What to Expect
Since Kybella does not require general anesthesia, patients can leave the office as soon as they feel comfortable to resume their normal routine. Patients may experience temporary bruising, numbness, or swelling beneath the chin; however, this should not last longer than 2 – 3 days. Call Artisan 57 immediately if you are feeling any unusual side effects, like facial muscle weakness, difficulty swallowing, or if your smile is uneven. While the fat cells eliminated by Kybella do not regenerate, the cells that remain can get larger, so patients must maintain a steady weight after their Kybella injections to prevent new pockets of fat from forming. The results following this treatment leave your neck looking sleeker and tighter and your profile will be more defined.
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Schedule a complimentary consultation today at Artisan 57 Skin & Laser Center to learn more about the revolutionary Kybella treatments to eliminate neck fat so you can enjoy a well-defined chin and jawline.