Is your double chin getting you down!
Fat underneath the chin is called submental fat, or sometimes referred to as a “double chin”. It is a common yet under treated facial condition that can impact both men and women. There are certain factors that may cause this condition. Aging, genetics and weight gain are some of them. Sometimes, no matter how much you diet or exercise, it will not go away and can make you look older or heavier than you actually are.
You are not alone! A 2014 survey conducted by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery stated that 68% of people said they were bothered by a “double chin”.
KYBELLA® Now Available
KYBELLA® is the first and only FDA approved injectable prescription medicine used in adults that improves the appearance of moderate to severe fat below the chin (submental fat, or “double chin”).
KYBELLA® is administered into the submental fat that is known as a “double chin”. The active ingredient in KYBELLA® is deoxycholic acid. This is a molecule that naturally occurs in the body and aids in the breakdown and absorption of fat.
When placed into the fat beneath your chin, KYBELLA® causes the destruction of fat cells.
Unretouched photos of clinical trial patient taken before and after treatment with KYBELLA®.
Dr. Kiimberly Finder will discuss with you if you are a candidate for KYBELLA® to treat your double chin. She will explain the advantages and disadvantages of KYBELLA® versus other face and neck body contouring procedures. Below are some commonly asked questions and answers about KYBELLA®
Q: How many treatments of KYBELLA® will I need?
A: The number of treatments varies. Every person is different so it is impossible to predict how many treatments you will need without a consultation. You and Dr. Finder will customize your KYBELLA® treatment regimen, to include how many treatments you need, based on your desired results. Some patients have experienced visible results in 2 to 4 treatment sessions. Up to 6 sessions may be needed for some patients.
Q : How long will the results last?
A: When placed into the fat under your chin, KYBELLA® causes the destruction of fat cells. Once destroyed, those cells cannot store or accumulate fat.
Q: What are the possible side effects of KYBELLA®?
A: The most common side effects of KYBELLA® include: swelling, bruising, pain, numbness, redness, and areas of hardness in the treatment area.
Is KYBELLA® right for me?
Only you and Dr. Finder can decide if KYBELLA® is right for you. There are other options that might be more appropriate in some circumstances.
Only in consultation with a physician as experienced as Dr. Finder, can you really find out if KYBELLA®is right for you.
Why Select Dr. Kimberly Finder?
Dr. Kimberly Finder, Board Certified Dermatologist, has been helping men and women with advanced non-surgical facial rejuvenation services for 20+ years! Dr. Finder is an expert injector of deoxycholic acid, the fat absorption active ingredient in KYBELLA®®.
Since 1996, she has devoted her San Antonio, TX cosmetic dermatology medical practice to a 100% focus on cosmetic medicine. Schedule your consultation with Dr. Finder to see how you can eliminate your double chin and improve your facial profile.
*Results may vary.