Kybella® for Men
Is your double chin adding years to your appearance?
Fat underneath the chin is called submental fat, or as it is commonly referred to as a “double chin”. If you are man concerned about your double chin, you are not alone! A 2015 survey conducted by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery stated that 69% of people said they were bothered by a “double chin”.
What Causes a Double Chin?
The extra fullness beneath a man’s chin may have been present your whole adult life, or it may be a new development. The common factors that may cause a double chin include:
• Aging (sagging skin)
• Weight gain
Sometimes, no matter how much you diet or exercise, your double chin will not go away and make you look older or heavier than you are.
What is Kybella® and How Does It Treat Submental Fat?
Kybella® is the first and only FDA approved injectable prescription medicine for adults that improves the appearance of moderate to severe fat below the chin (submental fat, or “double chin”). Kybella® is an effective way to non-surgically reduce the fullness beneath your chin.
At BAXT CosMedical®, ourboard certified dermatologistsskillfully inject KYBELLA® into youKybellar chin fat (double chin). The active ingredient in KYBELLA® is deoxycholic acid, a naturally occurring acid in your body. This acid aids in the breakdown and absorption of fat. When placed into the fat beneath your chin, Kybella® causes the destruction of fat cells*.
Kybella® Result … How Many Treatments of Kybella® will I Need?
Kybella® is a nonsurgical, 15 to 20 minute in-office treatment. Many men treated with Kybella® experience visible contouring of their chin profile in 2 to 4 treatments. When placed into the fat under your chin, KYBELLA® causes the destruction of fat cells. Once destroyed, those cells cannot store or accumulate fat. Once your facial re-contouring goal is achieved, re-treatment is not expected*.
What Are Some Common Side Effects Of Kybella®?
The most common side effects of Kybella® include: swelling, bruising, pain, numbness, redness, and areas of hardness in the treatment area. For most patients, downtime is minimal with some swelling and redness after the first treatment*.
Let Dr. Rebecca Baxt and Dr. Saida Baxt help you determine if KYBELLA® is the right treatment option for you based on your facial rejuvenation goals. Call (201) 265-1300 or contact us online today and schedule your free initial consultation.
*Results may vary of different patients and are not guaranteed.