Eliminate Your Double Chin With Kybella®
A Non-Invasive Treatment Without the Risks of Surgery
South Texas Eye Institute offers its patients the first ever FDA-approved injectable treatment for a double chin, also known as submental fat or fullness under the chin. With Kybella®, it is now possible to improve your profile via a safe and painless treatment, all without the risks of surgery.
Kybella® should only be provided by a trained and licensed health care provider. Dr. Lisa Marten and our knowledgeable staff have been expertly trained to evaluate your degree of fullness and can recommend whether or not this procedure is right for you. She will determine exactly what treatment protocol is best to improve your profile and remove that unwanted fullness.
Why Do You Have That Fullness Under Your Chin?
There are many reasons why a double chin is more prominent on some than it is on others. These reasons can include:
- The effects of gravity due to aging
- Weight gain or ongoing weight issues
- Inheriting the propensity for fullness from your parents
You don’t have to be overweight to have fullness under your chin, and now you don’t have to simply accept it, either. Kybella® will destroy the fat cells under your chin and will reshape your profile for a younger and slimmer look.
A safer and a more comfortable alternative than liposuction or surgery, Kybella injections will give you new found self-confidence.
What Is KybellaⓇ?
Kybella® is an FDA approved injection of synthetic deoxycholic acid.
Deoxycholic acid is a safe molecule that naturally occurs in our body that helps break down and absorb fat. Once the fat is removed with Kybella treatments, it can never return or rejuvenate in that area. When your treatments have reached the desired effect, you will never naturally regain that double chin.
Learn more about the benefits through our Kybella® Fact Sheet!
The Best Candidates for Kybella
The goal of the Kybella cosmetic treatments is to reduce the appearance of submental fat under the chin.
The best candidates:
- Must be at least 18 years of age
- Have moderate to severe fat deposits under the chin
- Be free from infection
- Have no issues with swallowing or bleeding problems
A thorough assessment of your medical history is necessary prior to any treatment.
Once you have been evaluated by Dr. Marten, she will tailor the treatments to achieve your desired results. Based on the amount of fullness under your chin she will administer no more than 6 Kybella treatments spaced one month apart. During the FDA clinical trials 59% of patients needed 6 treatments to achieve their desired goals.
Each of these treatments will take approximately 15-20 minutes and will consist of multiple injections under the chin.
The most common side effects include: redness, some pain, bruised skin, swelling and numbness under the chin. All these side effects are temporary and will dissipate and resolve within a few days.
Rare but more serious side effects include trouble swallowing and nerve damage resulting in weakened facial muscles. All possible side effects will be thoroughly explained at the consultation.
Results with Kybella are noticeable in 2 to 3 treatments. There is little to no downtime making Kybella cosmetic treatment a perfect alternative for all active and busy patients.
A double chin can make you appear older and heavier. It’s time to find out if Kybella is the answer for your appearance issues.
Schedule a Kybella® consultation at South Texas Eye Institute, and discover what thousands across the US already have – the non-surgical treatment to eliminate a double chin.