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Eliminate Submental Fat

Do you suffer from a medical condition called submental fullness, more commonly known as a double chin? If so, you may be interested in learning more about a cutting-edge new solution known as Kybella.

Causes of a Double Chin

Submental fat is often very stubborn and, as a result, difficult to get rid of. While some may be predisposed to this disease or have a higher risk of a double chin due to genetic reasons, it can also occur because of lifestyle choices.

Submental fullness often comes about due to aging, when the jawline tends to lose prominence. The elasticity of the skin diminishes and the skin starts to sag, creating a distorted appearance.

Fullness below your chin can also occur due to other reasons, so it is important to eliminate all other possibilities before concluding that it is a simple case of excess fat deposition.

Problems like thyromegaly, which occurs because of an enlarged thyroid, or cervical lymphadenopathy, which happens due to the enlargement of lymph nodes in one’s neck, may resemble submental fullness. However, they are problems of a very different nature and can’t be cured with cosmetic treatments that aim to dissolve fat.

How Can Kybella Help?

Kybella is a new FDA-approved minimally invasive treatment for submental fullness. During this treatment, a patented synthetic form of deoxycholic acid called ATX-101 is injected in a small area surrounding your jaw and the area of fat accumulation. Deoxycholic acid is a compound produced naturally in the human body, where it metabolizes dietary fats.

What Are the Benefits of Kybella?

When a thick pad of fat starts forming beneath your chin, it can be difficult to get rid of through simple dieting and adoption of other lifestyle measures. It changes the facial profile and can cause a look of premature aging. Kybella can reverse this issue and restore your beauty.

Kybella is completely safe and relatively hassle free. The sessions are quick, and the process doesn’t require any lifestyle changes from the patient.

Icepacks and/or topical numbing agents may need to be applied at the injection site. Other than this, any maintenance work is usually not required after treatment. If there is any bruising or redness, you should consult your doctor. Slight swelling and tenderness for a few days is normal, but the recovery is much quicker than that of an invasive surgical solution.

The skin in the submental area slowly contracts after the fat removal, and after a few months, the effects aren’t visible at all. However, if some leftover aesthetic issues remain, a necklift surgery may be recommended.

Kybella is an effective technique for reduction of moderate to high quantities of fat from your chin. It can make a patient’s neck and chin area look more beautiful, alleviating associated physical or psychological problems. It has been identified as a confidence booster for many.

Arrange Your Helpful Consultation Today

Board-certified facial plastic surgeon Dr. Anita Mandal has years of experience when it comes to aesthetic enhancement and rejuvenation. To find out about the impressive effects of Kybella, set up a consultation by contacting our office today.

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