Hiding your double chin is now a thing of the past with the first ever injectable that can actually melt away your unwanted fat – Kybella. For some, that pesky pocket of fat is hereditary or can even just not seem to go away with diet and exercise. In the age of the selfie, having anything other than a less-than-chiseled jawline is an unsettling fact, but now that can be changed with Kybella to give you the profile you’ve always wanted. Although the Kardashians have been known to keep the work that they get done a secret, it seems that Khloe has always been the one to be very blunt about what she gets done to her body and went against this family trend by becoming the new face of Kybella. With 50 Million followers and counting, Khloe swears by this treatment to get the *perfect* selfie every time.
Help Take The “Double” Out of Your Chin with Kybella:
Quick- Kybella™ treatment only takes 20-25 minutes to complete.
Minimal to No Downtime- You can return to your regular activities as soon as you’re comfortable. Downtime post-Kybella treatment is much shorter than with a surgical treatment for a double chin, such as liposuction.
Effective Results- Kybella is proven to be effective and offers patients the opportunity to get rid of double chin without surgery.
Permanent Results- Once fat cells are destroyed, they do not regenerate. Kybella provides permanent results.
Non-Surgical Procedure- Kybella is a non-invasive non-surgical procedure and do not require any incisions.
Kybella uses a synthetic form of deoxycholic acid, the same acid that is found in your stomach, to blast away fat cells. Those fat cells are then broken down by your body’s natural processes and the waste is then eliminated as you use the bathroom. Kybella treatments are highly effective and safe when performed by skilled providers, such as the ones at Kentucky Dermatology and Cosmetic Specialists, who are leading the forefront in dermatology across Central Kentucky. Kybella is ideal for almost all patients who have average “chin chub” but is not suitable for people who are severely overweight or have extra loose skin on the chin. Patients with excessive fat on the double chin area would be more suitable for a procedure such as liposuction, as performed in our Lexington, KY office by Dr. Clifton Smith.
What Should I Expect During My Kybella Treatment?
First, you will have your photos taken so that we can compare your before and after photos on your next visit. Once your photos are taken, we will then prep you for the procedure and place a temporary tattoo-like grid on your double chin area and then begin with the injections, that take about 15-20 minutes.
It is very common for patients to experience a slight burning sensation as the Kybella is being injected, but that will subside after the procedure is done. As with all injections, a slight discomfort is to be expected, but it is comparable to what you can expect with other injectable procedures. Our patients have rated it as a level 3 of pain on a 10 level pain scale. Most people need two or three sessions to see the optimal results of Kybella, but up to five treatments could be needed.
What is The Downtime with Kybella?
After your Kybella treatment, you should plan to see swelling, some bruising, and have topical numbing of the area for a couple weeks. The winter is the perfect time to get Kybella because you can hide your swelling and bruising with scarves and turtleneck sweaters. We tell patients to expect 2-4 weeks of swelling and numbing, but that varies by person.