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Kybella Injections Reduce the Volume of the Chin for a Slimmer Profile

There are many factors that can cause you to have a double chin. Obesity, the aging process, genetic reasons – the list goes on. A double chin can be a major source of embarrassment for many people. However, thanks to the marvels of science, a double chin can be easily fixed. Kybella injections are the new revolutionary technique to fix the problem of a double chin.

What Are Kybella Injections?

Kybella injections are injectables that are FDA approved to treat the problem of a double chin. Kybella is made up of a natural substance in the body called deoxycholic acid, which is known to destroy fat cells. Normally in the body, deoxycholic acid helps in absorbing fat cells. In the form of Kybella, it is used to treat patients with submental fat.

Using Kybella injections in any other place of the body other than chin is not approved or recommended. Kybella injections are an excellent minimally invasive way to get rid of the fat on your chin.

What Should I Know Before Getting Kybella Injections?

One should not get Kybella injections if they are suffering from any infection around the area to be treated. Kybella treatments are relatively safe. You must consult your plastic surgeon to learn more about the procedure and have the area examined before you can get these treatments.

You should let the doctor know if you have had any complications or prior surgeries in the area that is to be treated. It is not known if Kybella is safe to be used on patients below 18 years of age.

If you have had prior cosmetic treatments, have problems in the neck area, have trouble swallowing, have problems with excessive bleeding, are expecting to be or are pregnant, it is vital to let your surgeon know about these conditions during your consultation.

It is also mandatory to let your surgeon know about any medications that you may be on so as to avoid any risks or complications.

After Treatment

After your Kybella treatments, you will begin to see a reduction in the fullness of your double chin over time as your body filters out the treated fat cells.

Since Kybella treatment is a minimally invasive way of getting rid of the double chin, it is relatively safe. There is a very rare occurrence of jaw injury, and chances of that happening are next to zero.

You may experience temporary minor bruises from the injections. Swelling, redness, and soreness of the jaw are common after getting injections, but these will subside within a day or two.

Choosing Your Plastic Surgeon

It is very important that you do prior research on plastic surgeons before choosing the right one for you. Look into their previous records and credentials carefully, as this can have a major effect on the final results. It’s also important to discuss the pros and cons and the expected outcome with your doctor before going in for the procedure.

Doctor Bivik Shah is a highly skilled and experienced board-certified plastic surgeon with numerous satisfied patients. Contact our office today to get started with your consultation.