05 Oct

How to Erase that Double Chin without Surgery


Many patients in the Orlando area are interested in Kybella, the injectable that helps eliminate a double chin. KybellaWith celebrities endorsing the new injectable, it’s no wonder that people are interested. If you are one of the many Americans who are sick of submental fullness, read on to learn everything you need to know about Kybella.

What Causes Submental Fullness?

Although weight gain can contribute to excess fat under the chin, other factors, like genetics and age, can contribute as well.

What is Kybella?             

Kybella is an FDA-approved injectable treatment for eradicating a double chin in patients 18 years or older. This treatment uses a molecule that occurs naturally in our body, deoxycholic acid, to break down fat cells.

What Does a Treatment Involve?

Before your procedure, Dr. Johnston will fully describe the process. The treatment area is cleaned, and lidocaine or a topical anesthetic will be used numb the area, confirming your comfort.  Kybella is then injected into the fatty area, and often requires 12-20 injections per treatment. The injection of deoxycholic acid destroys fat cells, resulting in the elimination of the double chin.

If you are interested in Kybella, contact us today to schedule your consultation. We would be happy to answer any questions you may have.

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