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Kybella® – FULLNESS UNDER THE CHIN

This may be a condition called submental fullness, or “double chin.”

This can be hereditary, may have developed over the years, or something you noticed recently. Dr. Buono will evaluate you and determine what procedure is most appropriate for you and give you the best result. Schedule your appointment for a complimentary consultation.

Whether you have a moderate amount of fat under your chin or a bit more Kybella® might be the right procedure for you.

Dr. Buono will tailor a series of treatments based on your aesthetic goals, and amount of fullness under your chin.

Kybella® is synthetic deoxycholic acid as an injection that permanently destroys fat cells in the treatment area under the chin to improve your chin profile. It is a series of treatments with multiple injections under the chin with up to 6 treatments at least 1 month apart.

WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT?

Before treatment photos.

Cold packs to the treatment area to help keep you comfortable.

Tenderness and swelling after the procedure; swelling may last several days.

It’s important to be patient in anticipating the results and allow your body time to process the fat cleared from the treatment area after each visit.

Schedule your next appointment before you leave the office.

WHAT ARE THE POSSIBLE SIDE EFFECTS?

It is important to know of every possible risk or side effect. Sometimes serious side effects can occur, including nerve injury in the jaw that can temporarily cause an uneven smile or facial muscle weakness (experienced by 4 out of 100 people in clinical studies) and trouble swallowing (experienced by 2 out of 100 people in clinical studies). The most common side effects in the treatment area include: swelling, bruising, pain, numbness, redness, and areas of hardness. Side effects are usually temporary and often resolve on their own.

 

Questions?

Call (312) 772-1133 to schedule your consultation today. We look forward to meeting you.