Have you ever considered how selfies have changed the way that people view themselves and the steps they take in order to improve their appearance? Of course, people have had photographs taken of them for years. However, selfies and social media have caused people to notice imperfections in their appearance and to feel extremely self-conscious about them. An example of this is a double chin. Fortunately, Kybella® exists, and it could work for you!
Living with a Double Chin
It can be difficult to not notice a double chin when you take a picture of yourself. Unless you get the angle just right, your double chin is going to make you look heavier and older than you really are. If you are like most people, the only pictures that you are going to post of yourself on social media are ones that you like and that do not show the full extent of your double chin. However, you may feel completely devastated if you see other people post pictures of you that you do not feel are very flattering.
The trouble with a double chin is that it can be difficult or even impossible for a person to get rid of it on their own. Of course, the first thing that a person will want to do in an effort to remove submental fat is go on a diet and get more exercise. When these things are combined, a person can experience weight loss all over their body. The problem that many experience is that they have no control over where the weight is lost. So a person could get down to their ideal weight or even under it and still have a double chin. One of the reasons why they may have this problem is because of genetics. If their parents or grandparents have that extra fat under their chin, it is likely that no diet or exercise is ever going to allow them to get rid of their double chin.
You may have thought about using liposuction in order to reduce submental fullness. You may have even taken the time to do research on how it is performed and the benefits that it can bring. We believe that liposuction definitely has its place and has benefited many people. However, lots of people are turned off by surgery and what comes along with it. Even if a person would like to benefit from this surgical procedure, they may not have the circumstances to do so. Thankfully, there is a non-surgical option that is available.
How Kybella® Can Help You
The main ingredient in this injectable product is deoxycholic acid. When this comes in contact with the fat under the chin, it destroys the walls of the fat cells. Since the walls of the fat cells will not be able to hold the fatty content inside of them, the content spills out. Then your body starts washing away the debris from the cells. It is filtered through the lymph system and then your body eliminates it in a natural way.
If you feel nervous about the idea of a solution being injected under your chin, we want to assure you that this is a completely safe treatment. The fact that deoxycholic acid is something that already occurs in your body may make you feel more comfortable when you consider using this injectable product. Kybella® contains a synthetic form of the acid. When it occurs naturally in the body, it is found in the bile. It helps your body to digest dietary fat. So while the injectable form of this product is manufactured in a laboratory, it has the same basic makeup of something that your body already naturally produces.
This product was approved by the FDA in the year 2015 in order to treat submental fullness. This is just another way of saying a double chin. While speaking of the safety of the product, the fact that it does not require surgery should boost your confidence. And since you don’t have to think about using general anesthesia, you already know that this is a great alternative to other options.
You may be wondering what you should expect from a treatment session. During the treatment, the solution is skillfully injected into the treatment area. Of course, the treatment is customized to each individual. So after examining the area under your chin and considering other factors, a personalized treatment can be created for you.
While you may feel like the area is a bit sensitive during the first 24 hours or so after the treatment, you should know that you do not need to take any real time to recover. In most cases, a person does not need to worry about taking time off from work or canceling normal activities.
The goal is to give you results that are as even, smooth, and natural-looking as possible. The amount of fat that you have under your chin is going to determine the number of injections that are needed.
It is good for you to know that you are not going to see immediate results with these injections. It is going to take a little bit of time for your body to clear out the fat cells that have been damaged. Most of our clients start to see the area under their chin getting smaller in the weeks after their initial injection session. Most people need a series of treatments to get the best results.
Determining if Kybella® is Right for You
The benefits that people in the United States and in many other countries have been experiencing because of this injectable treatment are phenomenal. However, this does not mean that it is the right option for everyone.
One of the things that determines if a person is a good candidate for this treatment is knowing what their double chin is made of. At first, you may respond that it is made of fat. However, some people have excess skin that gives them too much fullness in this area. Or they may have a mixture of fat and excess skin. We need to identify the culprit in order to determine the right treatment method.
Some individuals would do better using a surgical procedure like a neck lift in order to get rid of excess skin. Depending on the severity of the loose skin, a person may not need something less invasive. A quick skin tightening treatment may be able to help them. It is good to know that if you have used liposuction on your neck or have had neck surgery, you may not qualify for Kybella®. It is also good to mention these things to the provider when you go through the consultation so that they are aware of the situation and can give you the best advice about how to go about removing your double chin.
The results that you are going to see from this treatment are designed to be permanent. Because the fat cells have been destroyed and flushed out of the body, they are not going to return. It is very rare for the body to grow new fat cells. It is good to mention that you need to continue to live a healthy lifestyle in order to enjoy the benefits that come from this treatment. Even though some fat cells have been destroyed thanks to these injections, there will still be other fat cells left in place. Of course, you will be more resistant to gaining weight in this area; however, it’s still important to live a healthy lifestyle.
Contact Us to Schedule a Consultation
Something that makes many of our clients feel comfortable visiting us for a consultation in order to learn about Kybella® injections is knowing the company that is behind the product. The company behind it is Allergan. This is the same company that makes BOTOX® and Juvederm®. You may have tried these injectable products and enjoyed the results.
We can combine treatments in some circumstances in order to help a person walk away completely satisfied from their visit with us. If you are concerned about static or dynamic wrinkles or other cosmetic issues, be sure to mention these when you meet with the professional. It may be possible to eliminate your double chin as well as address other issues all in the same visit.
If you contact us in order to schedule a consultation, you may be able to enjoy the benefits that come from this treatment in short order. It might not be long before you feel confident taking selfies and posting them on social media. You will not feel that sense of dread when your friends or family members take pictures of you that you know will be posted online. You will be able to smile with confidence instead of hiding away and trying to cover up your double chin.
Here at MD Beauty Labs, we are proud of the results that we have helped our clients achieve with this injectable product and the other treatments that we offer. Each consultation is important to us. We will take the time to listen to your concerns and then come up with a treatment plan that will address them. Our first priority is your safety and health. We can use a wide variety of products and tools to help you look and feel your best.
Kybella® has been able to help thousands of people to dissolve their double chin. You no longer have to live with something that makes you feel self-conscious and unattractive. Stop wondering what it would be like to no longer have your double chin. Schedule a consultation at our office in Palm Beach or West Palm Beach, where you will be able to learn more about this product and the many benefits that you can experience by using it. Contact us today to book your appointment!