Thin the Chin: Non Surgical Treatment for Eliminating that Double Chin
I was lying on the beach and imagined myself looking like this:
But I actually looked like this:
Submental fat (aka double chin) can happen to anyone. You don’t have to be overweight to have a double chin. Genetics and aging are also culprits. For many, a double chin won’t go away with exercise. According to the American Society of Dermatologic Surgery, 67% of people surveyed are bothered by the fat beneath their chin.
Aging and the Double Chin
While we are young, fat is evenly distributed across our face giving desirable plumpness to our cheeks, lips, forehead, and the areas around our eyes and mouth. As we age, gravity moves fat deposits downward. This causes formerly tight and toned skin to become loose and begin to sag. That lovely chin we had in our youth is replaced with one that is jowly and less becoming.
Until now, the only FDA approved treatment for a double chin was surgery. Thankfully, things have changed.
Kybella is the first and only FDA-approved injectable that permanently reduces the appearance of moderate to severe submental fat below the chin. Using deoxycholic acid, a naturally occurring molecule that aids in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat, Kybella destroys fat cells permanently.
During this quick and painless treatment, Kybella is administered in multiple small injections under the chin. The number of injections needed varies by the individual, but most patients receive between two to six treatments, six to eight weeks apart.
If you are ready for a more youthful profile and want to say goodbye to that double chin, request a consultation with Dr. Brar today.