Say Goodbye to that Double-Chin with KYBELLA
If you’re bothered by moderate to severe “double chin”, technically known as submental fullness, we’ve got something new just for you! KYBELLA™ is the first and only FDA-approved nonsurgical treatment that contours and improves the appearance of submental fullness. Each treatment session with KYBELLA™ is typically only 15 to 20 minutes long and performed right here at Plano Aesthetics Center.
What is KYBELLA?
KYBELLA™ is a prescription medicine used in adults to improve the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat below the chin (submental fat), also called, “double chin.” It is not known if KYBELLA™ is safe and effective in children less than 18 years of age. It is not known if KYBELLA™ is safe and effective for use outside of the submental area.
About Submental Fullness
Submental fullness, sometimes referred to as “double chin”, is a common yet under-treated facial aesthetic condition. It can impact a broad range of adults, including both men and women, and can be influenced by several factors such as aging, genetics and weight gain, and is often resistant to diet and exercise alone.
What to Expect
KYBELLA™ injection is the first and only FDA-approved nonsurgical treatment that contours and improves the appearance of submental fullness, sometimes referred to as “double chin”.
Dr. Caruth will design a customized treatment plan to help you improve your chin profile. Many patients experience visible contouring of their chin profile in two to four treatment sessions spaced at least one month apart. Up to 6 treatments may be administered.
How it Works
The active ingredient in KYBELLA™ is deoxycholic acid, a naturally-occurring molecule in the body that aids in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat. When injected into the fat beneath your chin, KYBELLA™ causes the destruction of fat cells. Once destroyed, those cells cannot store or accumulate fat.
Who should not receive KYBELLA?
You should not receive KYBELLA™ if you have an infection in the treatment area. KYBELLA™ is for most people, but not for everyone, a persons medical history and medications you are or have been taking may be determining factors. Dr. Caruth and our staff will speak with you directly concerning these factors during your initial consultation.
What are the possible side effects of KYBELLA?
The safety profile of KYBELLA™ is well documented. The most common side effects are swelling, bruising, pain, numbness, redness and areas of hardness around the treatment area. KYBELLA™ can cause serious side effects, including trouble swallowing and nerve injury in the jaw that can cause an uneven smile or facial muscle weakness. These are not all of the possible side effects of KYBELLA™, speak with us about other possible side effects during your initial consultation.