Kybella® - Nonsurgical Neck Reduction - Newport Beach, CA*

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About Kybella

Countless men and women suffer from a double chin. This can cause embarrassment and often prevents individuals from feeling confident about their appearance. That’s why SSK Plastic Surgery in Newport Beach, CA is excited to offer Kybella injections to significantly reduce excess fat in the upper neck and chin area. Kybella’s formula specifically target submental fullness to create a seamless neckline and chin. Board-certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Sean Kelishadi will work closely with you to develop a treatment plan that yields optimum results. This nonsurgical treatment is a great option if you aren’t ready or don't want neck liposuction.

Ideal Candidates

The best patients for Kybella injections have excess fat in the upper neck (submental area) that is causing a double chin or unwanted fullness. Kybella treats stubborn pockets of fat that cannot be reduced with normal weight loss methods that may be caused by genetics, aging, or other conditions. If you are at a healthy weight and diet and exercise have proven to not help reduce the fat in your upper neck, Kybella may be the right treatment for you. While Kybella can reduce small to moderate amounts of fat in the submental area, larger amounts of fat may require surgical liposuction.

Procedure Technique

Kybella injections are performed during an in-office appointment. We usually apply a numbing ointment to the treatment area after the skin has been cleansed. The treatment takes about 15 – 20 minutes, which includes several small injections targeting the submental area. Some patients may only need one treatment to reach their goal, while others may need multiple treatments spaced 3 – 4 weeks apart.

What to Expect

Since Kybella does not require anesthesia, patients are able to leave the office as soon as they feel comfortable to resume their normal activities. Patients may have temporary swelling, bruising, or numbness under the chin, but this should not last longer than a few days. Call our office immediately if you are experiencing any unusual side effects, such as facial muscle weakness, difficulty swallowing, or if your smile is uneven. While the fat cells destroyed by Kybella cannot return, the remaining fat cells can become larger, so patients should maintain a steady weight after their Kybella injections to prevent new pockets of fat from forming in other areas of their body. The results following this treatment leaves your neck looking slimmer and tighter, and your profile will be more defined with significant improvement.

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Just because everyone else in your family has had to hide their hereditary double chin, doesn't mean you will. Schedule a consultation to learn more about Kybella injections to reduce submental fat so you can have a strong, well-defined chin and jawline.

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