Irvine Kybella works on the area underneath your chin to help create a defined jawline and improve your profile. This is the only FDA approved injectable designed to target this problem area. Ageless MD keeps this product in our inventory to look after a variety of issues.
Here’s what you need to know about the Irvine Kybella method for treating a double chin.
People come to Ageless MD to ask us if they are the right candidate for this treatment. We tell them if they can check off any of the following boxes, they’ll be able to get good results.
- You’ve got fat underneath your chin which makes you self-conscious and otherwise unhappy.
- Your self-esteem is affected because you look older than you are.
- You’re the kind of person who wants to stay away from invasive surgeries.
- You look after yourself by exercising and eating properly. However, you find it next to impossible to get rid of your double chin.
More Irvine Kybella Info You Need to Know
It’s our job to give you all the information you need to make an informed decision about this injectable method. This is a prescription medication used primarily in adults. It improves a person’s profile and appearance by lessening any excessive fat below the chin.
Further research is needed to determine whether this injectable is effective and safe for treating fat outside the submental (chin) area.
The first step in this procedure is to come in for a consultation. When patients ask how many treatments they will need, we tell them everyone is different and every profile unique. That’s why the actual number of injections for any patient varies.
Kybella can only be administered by a trained specialist. When you come in for treatment, you will receive several injections underneath your chin. The entire process takes up to 20 minutes. The number of injections you receive depends on your goals and the amount of excess fat you want to remove.
Patients are naturally curious about recovery times. After treatment, there will likely be some numbness, bruising and swelling underneath your chin. This generally goes away after a short period of time. However, you should get in touch with us right away if you notice unusual symptoms. These may include muscle weakness in your face or open sores.
We’ll want to know about your medical history, previous cosmetic procedures and any current medical conditions such as difficulty swallowing. This will help us to determine whether Irvine Kybella treatment is right for you.