Lose the Chin Fat
Now that the FDA has approved Kybella injections San Diego residents who are unhappy with stubborn chin fat or neck fat can remove double chin and jowl fat without enduring painful surgical techniques that require long recovery times.
What causes "Turkey Neck or Double Chin?"
After age 35, your skin starts producing much less collagen and elastin, two chemicals necessary for providing support and firmness to skin. Other factors encourage development of unattractive double chins as well, such as weight fluctuations, genetics and excessive exposure to sunlight. Although you might be able to delay the appearance of a turkey neck by making lifestyle changes, it will not help much if your closest relatives have double chins. Unfortunately, no exercises or diets exist that can eliminate neck and chin fat if you inherited this trait. However, now that we offer injectable Kybella, San Diego residents now have a treatment to help treat neck fat!
How does Kybella work?
Kybella injections essentially give you a sleek, attractive neck lipo appearance without any surgery involved. According to P. Alexander Ataii, M.D. “Kybella safely disrupts submental fat cells and dissolves them permanently by destroying the membrane of a fat cell. Any remaining pieces of disrupted fat cells are naturally absorbed by the body using normal metabolic pathways”.
Kybella FAQ'sHow many injections are needed? Are there any side effects? How long does it take to recover from Kybella injections? Can I have Kybella injected into areas other than my chin? Although the FDA hasn’t approved it for saggy skin, will Kybella help tighten loose skin?
How many injections are needed?
It can vary between 10 to 30 injections per session, depending on the severity of a double chin. You may need to visit our clinic two or four times, with visits spaced around one month apart. Each session should take less than 15 to 20 minutes.
Are there any side effects?
As with any cosmetic injectable, common side effects such as swelling, bruising, redness, pain and numbness are to be expected. The possibility of extremely rare side effects does exist, which your doctor will discuss with your prior to your treatment.
How long does it take to recover from Kybella injections?
Recovery time is typically limited to a few days. No bandages are needed but are offered and any pain or swelling can be treated with a cold compress.
Can I have Kybella injected into areas other than my chin?
Kybella is exclusively made to remove double chin fat only. You would need much more product to dissolve fat in the thighs, abdomen and hips. Consequently, P. Alexander Ataii. M.D. offers other procedures such as Coolsculpting for other body areas.
Although the FDA hasn’t approved it for saggy skin, will Kybella help tighten loose skin?
Although it is meant to dissolve fat and not tighten skin, some people receiving Kybella injections have reported a noticeable tightening of loose skin. However, this unintended effect will not be experienced by everyone receiving injections.
Meet Dr. Ataii
Medical Director of Laser Cliniqúe
P. Alexander Ataii M.D. is the Medical Director and Founder of Laser Cliniqúe in San Diego. He is a skilled skin care specialist who focuses on all aspects of the skin both diagnostic and cosmetic.View Bio