Kybella Chin Fat Reduction
Goodbye Fat Cells
The submental fat, known as double chin, may be frustrating to some of us. If you have found it difficult to diminish the appearance of double chin due to any reason such as genetics, you may benefit from Kybella.
At GLOWAESTHETICS, Dr. DiMeola offers Kybella as a safe and effective method to treating submental fullness, commonly referred to as a ‘double chin’. Kybella is an injectable that destroys the fat cells under the chin. This treatment can help you regain your self-confidence with minimal to no side effects.
Conveniently located to serve South Burlington, Burlington, and Stowe.
What is Kybella?
Kybella, an FDA-approved product, reduces the appearance of a double chin to improve your profile. It consists of a naturally occurring compound, deoxycholic acid. Deoxycholic acid is produced by the body to help digest fat. When injected into the submental fat area, Kybella causes the destruction of fat cells. Therefore, you will notice an improvement in the contour of the neck and jawline. This is an effective method for patients who do not wish to experience the side effects and/or downtown associated with surgical methods such as liposuction and/or neck lift. You may benefit from Kybella in many ways. For instance, Kybella is a fast and relatively pain-free procedure, effective and non-surgical.
What is the Difference between Kybella and other Surgical Methods?
AT GLOWAESTHETICS, Dr. DiMeola offers Kybella as a safe and effective treatment to permanently destroy fat cells. The downtime for Kybella is minimal compared to the surgical methods. Therefore, you may resume your normal activities following the treatment. However, in some cases, a face/neck lift or liposuction may be more appropriate for the patient. Dr. DiMeola will consult if Kybella is appropriate for each patients’ unique needs.
Am I a Good Candidate for Kybella?
The best candidates for a Kybella treatment are healthy individuals who want a non-surgical alternative for removing submental fat. Candidates must have realistic expectations and can consider Kybella as an option after exercise and proper nutrition. The best results can be experienced after achieving a stable weight.
Candidates for a Kybella treatment must not be allergic to the product. People who have experienced allergic reactions from lidocaine or hyaluronic acid fillers should explore other options for reducing submental fat.
An active infection or any other medical condition in the submental area should be treated before trying Kybella. Pregnant or nursing women should wait after breastfeeding before considering a Kybella treatment.
Your Kybella Consultation
During the consultation, your appearance goals and complete medical history will be discussed to determine your eligibility for the treatment. Once you are eligible for a Kybella treatment, your appointment will be scheduled.
The selected areas for treatment will be discussed to help you understand the possible results of Kybella. Preparation directions will be discussed, including avoiding NSAIDs before treatment.
You will also receive special instructions for aftercare, like taking a break from hot showers, saunas, and hot baths for the first 48 hours after the treatment. Schedule your exercise and any other strenuous activities after 48 hours.
What to Expect During a Kybella Treatment
At GLOWAESTHETICS, patient satisfaction and experience are essential. Kybella is a 15-minute procedure; Dr. DiMeola will use an ultra-fine needle to inject a series of small injections into the treatment area. Depending on the patient’s desired outcome and needs, after 2-3 treatment sessions spaced at least a month apart, visible reduction of submental fat can be noticed.
Following the treatment, patients are advised not to touch, press, rub, massage or manipulate the treatment area. Ice may be applied to ease the discomfort. Consuming alcohol and smoking cigarettes are to be avoided for at least 24-48 hours. Additionally, it is also advised for the patients to drink plenty of water and fluids post-treatment. A complete list of pre- and post-care instructions will be provided for you. The side effects of Kybella treatments are minimal. However, you may experience swelling, bruising, pain, numbness, burning and tingling sensation or redness. These are common and temporary side effects and are generally resolved on their own following the treatment.
What to Expect After a Kybella Treatment
Patients will see visible results in 2-4 treatments. Because every patient is unique, the number of treatments needed varies. Patients should not receive more than 6 treatments per treatment area. The fat cells destroyed with Kybella do not return and results should last, barring significant weight gain.
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The "GLOW" Team at our Burlington location is comprised of experienced, talented, and warm professionals who are dedicated to promoting inner and outer beauty. Our passion for creating a meaningful and relaxing experience for clients is what sets us apart. At GLOWAESTHETICS Medical Spa + Beauty Boutique in Burlington, we love our craft, and it truly shows in all of our treatments and client experience.
Contact Us to Learn More
To learn more about Kybella in South Burlington, schedule a consultation with us. The “GLOW” Team will be available to provide the best experience and help you achieve your appearance goals.