How to Eliminate that Double Chin with Kybella

Posted on: December 16, 2016 In: Kybella
Many patients in the Lansing, MI area talking about Kybella, the new medication that helps eliminate a double
chin. With celebrities like Khloe Kardashian endorsing this new treatment, it’s no wonder that people are interested. If you are one of the many Americans who is sick of submental fullness or double chin, read on to learn everything you need to know about Kybella.
What Causes a Double Chin?
Weight gain is just one contributor of excess fat under the chin.  These diet resistant spots can also be related to genetics and age.
What is Kybella?               
Kybella is an FDA-approved office treatment for reducing a double chin. This treatment uses deoxycholate, a naturally occurring substance in the body to break down fat cells for good.
What Does a Treatment Entail?
Before your procedure, Dr. Colony will describe the process in full. The treatment area is cleaned, and a topical numbing cream is applied ensuring your comfort.  Kybella is then injected into the fatty area with a tiny needle. For optimal results, it is recommended that two to treatments be scheduled, each a month apart. This injection destroys fat cells, resulting in the elimination of the double chin.
What to Expect after Treatment
After treatment, you will experience some swelling in the area which should reduce within a day or two. Most patients see results with two treatments, and results should last for a years.
If you are interested in Kybella, contact us today to schedule your complimentary consultation.