For a long time, people have been trying to reduce or hide their "double chin" without much success. This excess fat in the upper neck (submental area) can be caused by weight gain, genetics, or aging so you may not be able to fix the problem with natural methods, like diet and exercise. However, ZO Skin Centre® in Orange County is happy to offer nonsurgical neck fat reduction with advanced Kybella® injections. The active ingredient in Kybella®, synthetic deoxycholic acid, works just like the body's natural fat reduction system to destroy fat cells specifically in the submental area. The broken-down fat cells are able to naturally pass through the body for a visible reduction in the double chin. Schedule a consultation at our office in Laguna Beach or Newport Beach to learn more about revolutionary Kybella® treatments for "double chins" with one of our experienced skin care professionals.
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To receive Kybella® injections, you should be over 18 years of age, in good overall health, and have realistic expectations. Kybella® should not be considered a weight loss method; it is for patients who are at a healthy, stable weight but still have stubborn pockets of fat in the upper neck area below the chin. Excess fat in the submental area that cannot be eliminated with natural methods may be caused by weight gain, genetics, or aging. Kybella® is currently only approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for use in the submental area.
What to expect
After your consultation, Kybella® treatments typically last about 30 minutes as the ZO® team member cleans the skin and performs the injection. Several small injections are made in the submental area. Your ZO® team member will determine the best dose of Kybella® and help you decide how many treatments you should receive to meet your goal. You can have up to 6 treatments, performed at least 1 month apart. You may have some mild side effects, like swelling, bruising, pain, numbness, and redness, but these are usually temporary and will resolve on their own. It will take time to see the results of Kybella® as the fat cells are eliminated from the body, but most patients are pleased with their final results.
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Procedure Time
- 30 Minutes
Perfect Your Profile
Stop looking for ways to hide your double chin; solve the problem with Kybella® nonsurgical neck fat reduction at ZO Skin Centre®. If you can't eliminate fat in the upper neck (submental area) with diet and exercise, you may be able to get the results you want from Kybella® injections. Schedule a consultation at Laguna Beach or Newport Beach to learn more about Kybella® from one of our skin care professionals.