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Getting Rid of Double Chin is Hard!

Eliminating a double chin or “turkey wattle” is nearly impossible with regular exercise and dieting alone. While your diet can contribute to fat accumulation under the chin, most people suffer from a “turkey wattle” because of genetic factors. Furthermore, regular exercise and dieting can’t target specific fat cells, so you can’t control where you lose weight. If you have a double chin, Kybella is the only non-surgical method to restore a chiseled jawline.

What is Kybella?

Kybella is the world’s first cosmetic injectable FDA-approved to treat submental fullness, i.e., excess fat cells underneath the chin. Kybella is made of deoxycholic acid, a naturally occurring substance that facilitates the breakdown of dietary fat in your body. When Kybella is injected into the submental region under the chin, the deoxycholic acid molecules destroy the membrane of the unwanted fat cells, facilitating their gradual dissolution and expulsion via the lymphatic system. Over time, as your body metabolizes the fat cells, your chin looks slimmer.

The Complete Kybella Treatment

Your Kybella treatment starts with a consultation. Our medical providers carefully examine your chin, measure the volume of submental fullness, and curate a personalized treatment plan. After cleansing your facial skin and administering topical anesthesia, the medical provider carefully injects Kybella into targeted regions around your neck using extremely small needles. Most patients need 20 to 50 injections per session and 2 to 4 sessions spaced a few weeks apart for optimal results.

Kybella: Recovery & Downtime

Kybella is a minimally invasive treatment that produces mild post-treatment side effects, such as redness, swelling, tenderness, and bruising. The pain and inflammation can be controlled with ice packs. The swelling will peak after 24 hours, after which the side effects will gradually recede. You can resume your daily activities and work immediately after the treatment, but please avoid strenuous workouts, direct sunlight, and saunas for a few days.

Benefits of Kybella:

  • Minimally invasive treatment for submental fullness
  • Targets extremely specific pockets of unwanted fat
  • Catalyzes your body’s natural fat reduction properties
  • Minimal pain and discomfort during the treatment
  • Minimal post-treatment side effects and bruising
  • Resume daily activities and work immediately

Kybella: Results & Longevity

The results of your Kybella treatment will gradually appear over several weeks as your body dissolves the excess fat cells under your skin. Most patients see optimal results a few weeks after their third or fourth session, so you may have to wait around 6 months for the final results.

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Schedule Your Consultation

Rocky Mountain Surgical Arts is a state-of-the-art medical center committed to helping patients achieve and maintain their aesthetic goals. Our fellowship-trained facial cosmetic surgeon supervises all treatments and ensures you feel safe and supported throughout the process. Please schedule a consultation to explore your Kybella treatment options in Lone Tree.

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