Many patients are embarrassed or self conscious about their “double chin.” Double chins often make people look heavier or older than they actually are, and cannot be removed by dieting and/or exercising. Anyone can be subject to this aesthetic concern, including men and women of all ages, weight, and ethnicity. Double chins often result from aging and genetics, among other factors.
Fortunately, Kybella™ offers a non-surgical solution for double chins (technically termed submental fullness). Kybella treatments have undergone extensive and costly testing to ensure its reliability and effectiveness, as well as to establish high satisfaction rates among patients.
Kybella™ (deoxycholic acid) injections are the first and only FDA-approved non-surgical treatment for double chins. As the most innovative procedure of its type on the market today, it consists of a non-human, non-animal formulation of deoxycholic acid, which occurs naturally in our body. Deoxycholic acid is responsible for the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat. KYBELLA™ causes the destruction of fat cells, and once destroyed, those cells cannot store or accumulate fat.
DR ARTHUR IS THE NATIONAL TRAINER OF WESTERN & CENTRAL NEW YORK
Helendale is proud to be the first provider in Western and Central New York of this innovative, FDA-approved treatment for double chins (submental fat). Being a leader in the practice of dermatology and cosmetic procedures, Dr. Arthur was invited to be one of only 150 physicians in the United States who will be training other physicians in the injection technique of Kybella™.
WHAT HAPPENS DURING THE KYBELLA™ TREATMENT?
We first apply anesthesia to the targeted area beneath the chin and prepare a temporary injection grid. Patients experience only minimal discomfort or pain during Kybella treatments since we first numb the target area. We then follow up with a few small injections of the Kybella™ formula into the fat tissues. To finish, we apply ice to the area to help reduce swelling. Appointments last about 10 minutes.
You might find bruises and temporary numbness, but that is completely normal. We recommend 2 treatment sessions 4-8 weeks apart, depending on each patient’s individual needs. If you’re interested in Kybella™, ask us if you can be a candidate – our staff at Helendale will help you determine if the procedure is right for you.