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Take Pounds Off Your Selfie with Kybella for Double Chins

A double chin occurs when a layer of fat forms below the chin, usually due to weight gain, looser skin, or genetics. It can be a frustrating feature that impacts your self-confidence and your self-esteem. Thankfully, through a double chin treatment known as Kybella, you can achieve a younger and thinner look on your face that will help you enjoy taking selfies again. The treatment aims to take excess fat off your chin for a more defined jaw line and appealing look. Dr. Desman and his team can help you take advantage of Kybella to regain your confidence.

How Does Kybella Work?

Kybella is a non-surgical procedure that uses a series of injections to break down fat. Kybella injections use deoxycholic acid found naturally in our bodies. Once Kybella is injected, an inflammation reaction occurs, making fat cells unable to store or accumulate additional fat. The lymphatic system naturally expels these fat cells 4-6 weeks after the treatment.

During a treatment session, you will receive multiple small injections under your chin. Sessions are spaced 4-6 weeks apart, and you might need between 3-6 appointments based on your goals and the level of fat in the region.

Why Should You Choose Kybella?

Many people choose Kybella because:

  • No surgery is necessary
  • The recovery period is short
  • You can resume regular activities after the process
  • Fewer risks are associated with the procedure

Dr. Desman can discuss any of the questions you have about this procedure and further explain what makes it a popular choice.

Side Effects and Risks Associated with Kybella

Kybella is considered safe, featuring few risks and minimal side effects. However, there are some side effects that you may experience right after the procedure, such as:

  • Swelling
  • Bruising
  • Pain
  • Temporary numbness of the injection site
  • Difficulty swallowing.

These symptoms can last a few days to a few weeks after treatment. There is a small risk of nerve damage associated with Kybella, but any instances of a crooked smile or difficulty swallowing are usually temporary.

Use Kybella to Treat your Stubborn Double Chin

Choosing the right plastic surgeon to perform a Kybella procedure is the most crucial step in combatting a double chin and achieving your desired outcome. At VCPS, you will consult and work with our experienced and double board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Desman to achieve that thinner, younger, and more appealing look you have always wanted. Contact us today to learn more about the benefits of Kybella treatment.