You might think that injectable skin treatments are only used to reduce wrinkles or firm skin. But at Body Sculpting Med Spa, we can also use injectable treatments to destroy areas of fat and help tone sagging areas. Many patients in particular have concerns about the area under the chin. If you would like to improve your profile by eliminating fat areas under the chin, our doctors may recommend treatment with KYBELLA®.
KYBELLA (deoxycholic acid) is the only injectable approved by the FDA to destroy fat cells in the submental area (under the chin). It is typically recommended for patients that would like an improved profile but are not comfortable with facial surgery, and whose submental fulness persists even with diet and exercise.
KYBELLA works by utilizing a naturally-occurring molecule (deoxycholic acid) in a synthetic compound injected directly into fat deposits. The compound works to destroy fat cells. Once these are eliminated, they cannot store or accumulate new fat, which means that results are noticeable and lasting.
Treatment is highly-individualized for your specific goals and needs. Most patients require a series of up to six treatments over several months to achieve their desired results. Downtime after each procedure is not typically needed, although slight bruising or tenderness is common.
Body Sculpting Med Spa is an experienced provider of KYBELLA in New York, New York. Our team of doctors and skin care professionals is anxious to help you realize your personal appearance dreams, so please contact us at 212-989-6555 to schedule your personal consultation!
What is KYBELLA?
KYBELLA is a cosmetic injectable made up of deoxycholic acid, a naturally occurring chemical that works to break down fat cells in your body.
How long does KYBELLA take to work?
You can expect to see visible results from your treatment at about four to eight weeks.
How many treatments are needed to achieve the results I want?
Most patients need two to four treatments. We will consult with you about your cosmetic goals and the amount of chin fat present to determine how many sessions you will need.
Are there any side effects?
You may experience swelling, numbness, or bruising under your chin following treatment. These effects are temporary and will dissipate on their own after a few days.