What is Kybella™?
Kybella™ was designed to reduce or completely eliminate the fat that accumulates just below the chin. Double chins can occur for a number of different reasons, including:
- Weight fluctuations that have resulted in a visible pocket of fat below the chin.
- A loss of skin elasticity due to aging and damaged skin.
How Does Kybella™ Work?
Kybella™ is one of the most effective treatments in the world for double chins. These injections contain a serum that is made from various acids and other organic substances. The primary ingredient of these injections is a substance known as deoxycholic acid. This acid is an all-natural molecule that weakens the cell walls of fat and allows the body to break down the soft tissue.
Deoxycholic acid’s ability to quickly and safely weaken fat molecules is the reason Kybella™ has become one of the most popular non-surgical cosmetic treatments for submental fullness.
What is Submental Fullness?
Submental fullness is a medical term that is used to describe the accumulation of fat around a patient’s neck and chin. For most residents of Atlanta, submental fullness will begin to develop as they grow older, and their skin is no longer as toned and elastic as it was in the past. Other residents will begin to notice this cosmetic issue when they gain weight. Patients with a high body fat percentage have a much larger risk of developing a double chin.
In addition to weight fluctuations and loose folds of skin, double chins can also be the result of one’s genetics or the bone structure of their face. Unfortunately, this means that many patients will struggle with submental fullness regardless of how healthy they are.
If You are Bothered by Submental Fullness, You’re Not Alone
The team here at Radiance Aesthetic Surgery & Wellness Spa understands just how self-conscious many patients are because of their double chin. Dr. Huynh wants to assure all patients that submental fullness is a very common cosmetic issue that millions of adults will struggle with throughout their lifetime. This problem is so common that a recent study carried out by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery has shown us that over 60 percent of Americans are worried about this condition.
Common Questions about Kybella™
Is Kybella™ Right for Me?
Most doctors suggest that Kybella™ is an excellent option for adult patients that are worried about submental fullness. Residents of Atlanta that would like to reduce the visibility of their double chin should contact Radiance Aesthetic Surgery & Wellness Spa to see if these injections will help them meet their cosmetic goals.
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This treatment is also an excellent option for patients that would like to improve their appearance without invasive surgery such as a neck lift or facelift. The serum within these injections is one of the most effective ways to quickly and safely destroy fat molecules.
How Many People Have Been Treated With Kybella™?
Over 20 different clinical trials were carried out to study the effects of Kybella™ before this treatment was approved by the FDA. Since Kybella™ was made available to the public, over 1,600 patients have received these injections and are now part of multiple ongoing studies.
How is Kybella™ Administered?
The average Kybella™ appointment takes no more than 15 to 20 minutes. Unlike surgeries that require multiple incisions and anesthesia, Kybella™ is administered in a series of injections carried out by Dr. Huynh. The injections sites are generally just under the chin in the largest pockets of fat.
We understand just how hectic our patients’ lives can be, which is why we strive to work around your schedule. Dr. Huynh works closely alongside every patient to help them meet their cosmetic goals without making major changes to their schedule.
How Many Treatments Will I Need?
Most patients will need at least two appointments in order to see a change to their chin and jawline. Patients with severe submental fullness or stubborn pockets of fat might require four to six appointments before they see any results. Kybella™ appointments should be scheduled at least one month apart.
Is There Downtime After Kybella™?
Due to the fact that this is a minimally invasive treatment, most patients have little or no downtime. The average individual can return to their regular daily activities within minutes of receiving their Kybella™ injections.
Kybella™ Treatment Resulted in High Patient Satisfaction
- Nearly 80 percent of patients that have received Kybella™ injections are satisfied with the shape of their chin and contour of their face after their final treatment.
- These patients reported a boost to their self-confidence and mood as well.
Important Safety Information about Kybella™
During your initial consultation, you will need to speak with Dr. Huynh about your medical history. Anyone that has had previous cosmetic surgeries near the injection sites might need to have their treatment modified.
Patients that are pregnant, breastfeeding, or having difficulty swallowing should tell Dr. Huynh about these conditions before receiving Kybella™ injections.
Important Information about Kybella™
Kybella™ should never be used on any other parts of the body besides the chin. Anyone with an infection in the treatment area should postpone their Kybella™ appointment until their skin is healthy.
How Much Does Kybella™ Cost in Atlanta?
During your initial consultation and screening, Dr. Huynh or one of our other skincare technicians can discuss the approximate costs of a Kybella™ treatment plan with you. Our payment options include cash and credit cards, as well as cashier and personal checks. You may also qualify for financing through CareCredit®.