A double chin can be notoriously difficult to get rid of. Millions of people across the world suffer from excessive fat under their chin or face. Often genetic, this lump of fat is one of the most noticeable features of your face and can have a dramatic impact on your profile and features.
It’s so much of a concern that nearly two-thirds of respondents to a consumer survey conducted by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS) in 2015 said they were “extremely bothered” by it. However, surgery and medical treatments have been too invasive or risky for most people to consider.
Now, a new treatment is promising better results with none of the drawbacks. Known as ‘Kybella’ this treatment is quickly gaining traction as an easier and less invasive method of tackling that annoying double chin. Here’s what you need to know about this innovative new treatment:
Approved by the FDA in 2015, Kybella is a nonsurgical treatment for excessive fat, usually below the chin and face. It’s a widely accepted alternative to liposuction for targeted fat removal. The treatment usually take 15 to 20 minutes where a professional can inject a substance into the double chin fat directly. Most people require more than one treatment to see the desired effects, with at least a month between each treatment session.
In clinical trials, 82.4% of people reported feeling more satisfied with their appearance. With rigorous testing, the treatment is now considered safe and highly effective by the medical community.
The treatment involves an injection of a synthetic form of deoxycholic acid. Deoxycholic acid may sound intimidating but it’s actually a salt that is already naturally present in your body. Part of the human digestive system, this salt helps you digest fat cells. By injecting a synthetic version of this salt into subcutaneous fat (fat under your skin), scientists have managed to reduce fat in targeted areas.
The substance dissolves fat cells and your immune system can then naturally get rid of the waste. This treatment has proven to be just as effective as liposuction at reducing the double chin but is a lot less invasive.
The first step is to approach a medical professional for a consultation. At Believe Aesthetics, our well-trained staff and medical professionals can walk you through the procedure.
You will need to supply your medical history, discuss any special medical conditions (such as bleeding or swallowing problems), and details about any other cosmetic treatments you have received in the past. Based on your age and medical history, our professionals can give you an estimate for how long the treatment will take, how many sessions you need, and how much the procedure is likely to cost. They can also give you information about how to care for your skin and face before and after the procedure.
Recommendations and expert guidance can reduce the risk of failure and significantly improve your results from this treatment. Like most people, you can easily get rid of your double chin without any down time with our professional Kybella treatments.
Kybella is quickly gaining tractions as a viable alternative to liposuction for the removal of fat in the double chin. The procedure is noninvasive, nonsurgical, highly effective, and affordable. Reach out to our consultants today to see how this treatment can reduce your double chin and make you look younger in a few sessions.