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Kybella: A Non-Surgical Injection That Will Eliminate Your Double Chin

Medical Aesthetics
Jan Trobisch

Jan Trobisch

For most people, your mid-30s often brings tumultuous life changes, such as marriage, children, career changes or buying a home. In addition to adjusting to sometimes unexpected events, you might also begin noticing changes to your body. A few gray hairs may start sprouting, and crow’s feet remain at the corners of your eyes even when you aren’t smiling. You may not weigh what you did when you graduated college, either.

At this age, you might also start wondering if you are actually witnessing the beginning of a double chin or if it’s just a sign you aren’t exercising enough. Factors contributing to a double chin include reduced amounts of elastin and collagen in your skin, fluctuating weight, genetics and how much time you spend in sunlight without protection.

Unfortunately, many people are bothered by double chins even with exercise and eating right. If one of your parents or grandparents have a double chin, there is a good chance you’ll also be saddled with a stubborn double chin that worsens as you age.

You Can Now Eliminate Double Chin Without Surgery With Kybella

Manufactured by Allergan Pharmaceuticals, Kybella is a breakthrough injectable made exclusively for reducing submental fat (double chins). Rich in deoxycholic acid, a chemical found in your body that helps dissolve and eliminate dietary fats, Kybella disrupts and liquefies submental fat cells permanently. What remains of dissolved fat cells is naturally and safely absorbed by your body’s metabolic pathways.

Kybella is only FDA approved for reducing the appearance of double chins and it does not contain enough deoxycholic acid to dissolve denser, larger fat deposits typically found on the hips, abdomen or thighs. Multiple treatments may be needed to reduce the stubbornness of double chins, and visits to Synergy Wellness for Kybella treatments are typically scheduled about one month apart.

Kybella Side Effects

All cosmetic injectables may produce swelling, redness and bruising at the site of injections. Whenever the skin is violated by a sharp object, such as a needle, the immune system responds to the trauma by causing inflammation. Injection site swelling and redness are simply signs that your immune system is functioning normally.

Side effects usually subside within 24 to 72 hours of having injections. Discomfort from pain and swelling can be reduced using a cold compress. No bandages are needed with Kybella injections.

Does Kybella Help Tighten Under-the-Chin Loose Skin?

As of today, the FDA has not approved Kybella for improvement of sagging skin. However, some people have reported Kybella injections seem to tighten submental skin while also reducing submental fat. Not everyone may experience this unintended side effect when getting Kybella injections at Synergy Wellness.

If you have a double chin that won’t go away no matter how much you diet and exercise, Kybella may be right for you. Find out more about eliminating a double chin without surgery by scheduling a consultation appointment at Synergy Wellness. Call us today at 661-878-9100.