Double Chin Reduction with Kybella in Rancho Cucamonga

With a few expertly placed injections of Kybella, our experienced providers at Ahava Medspa can help you ditch your double chin

Kybella® is the first FDA-approved, non-invasive treatment for moderate to severe fat below the chin. Also known as submental fat, this problem area is a common concern for 68% of consumers according to the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery. Fullness of the chin can be caused by genetics, weight gain and aging. Reducing fat in this area provides a slimmer neckline, helping you to look younger and healthier.

Before and after treatment with Kybella
Before and after treatment with Kybella

The Kybella Difference

What makes Kybella unique is that it is administered by injection into the fatty area below the chin. The main ingredient in Kybella actually mimics deoxycholic acid, a naturally occurring substance that helps your body absorb fats. After treatment, the fat is liquefied, absorbed, and naturally flushed out of the body. Kybella is a long-lasting solution because the targeted fat cells are actually destroyed.

  • Reduction of Double Chin: Kybella effectively reduces fat under the chin, helping to diminish the appearance of a double chin.
  • Non-Surgical: It offers a non-surgical option for chin contouring, avoiding the need for liposuction or other invasive procedures.
  • Minimal Downtime: Compared to surgical options, Kybella typically requires less downtime, allowing patients to return to daily activities more quickly.
  • Permanent Fat Destruction: The deoxycholic acid in Kybella permanently destroys fat cells in the treated area, preventing them from storing or accumulating fat in the future.
  • Improved Jawline Definition: By reducing submental fat, Kybella can enhance the definition and contour of the jawline.
  • Quick Procedure: Each Kybella treatment session is relatively quick, usually taking around 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Customizable Treatment: The number of injections and sessions can be tailored to meet the individual’s specific needs and desired outcomes.
  • Non-Invasive with No General Anesthesia: Kybella is a minimally invasive treatment that doesn’t require general anesthesia.
  • FDA-Approved: Kybella is an FDA-approved treatment, ensuring it has undergone rigorous testing for safety and efficacy.
  • Belkyra: An alternative brand name for Kybella, used in some countries outside of the United States.
  • Chin Lipo (Chin Liposuction): A surgical procedure to remove fat from under the chin, often compared with Kybella, which is a non-surgical alternative.
  • Deoxycholic Acid: The active ingredient in Kybella, this naturally occurring molecule helps break down and absorb dietary fat.
  • Double Chin: Also known as submental fullness, this refers to excess fat beneath the chin, the main target for Kybella treatment.
  • FDA Approval: The certification by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration that Kybella is safe and effective for treating submental fullness.
  • Injection Site: The area under the chin where Kybella is injected to target and reduce fat.
  • Kybella: A non-surgical injectable treatment used specifically to reduce fat under the chin.
  • Platysma Muscle: A muscle in the neck and chin area, near the injection sites for Kybella.
  • Recovery Time: The period required for recovery post-Kybella injections, usually involving minimal downtime.
  • Submental Area: The region under the chin, which is the focus of Kybella injections.
  • Synthetic: Describes man-made substances; Kybella’s deoxycholic acid is synthetic but mimics a naturally occurring molecule.
  • Units: A measurement used to quantify the amount of Kybella injected, with the specific number of units tailored to the individual’s treatment needs.

Your Treatment With Kybella

Kybella is a minimally invasive treatment with minimal side effects. After treatment, you will likely experience some swelling, possible bruising and numbness after the procedure, but these effects should be mild and will resolve within a few days to weeks. The advantage is that the procedure is done in the office without the need for anesthesia, and the results are long-lasting.

Kybella does take multiple treatments, with most patients being pleased with their results after two to six treatment sessions. Your treatments will take between 15-20 minutes and will be performend a month or more apart. Results can be seen within weeks as the body naturally processes and removes the destroyed fat cells. Patients can usually return to regular activity after the procedure with little to no down time.

Before and after treatment with Kybella
Before and after treatment with Kybella

Get Rid of Your Double Chin for Good

If you’re ready to reduce fat under your chin, give us a call to schedule a consultation. During your appointment, we’ll listen to your concerns, evaluate the fullness under your chin, and determine if you are a good candidate for the Kybella treatment. You’ll also have the opportunity to ask questions, discuss any concerns you have, and learn about procedure cost and aftercare.

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