It’s always fun to get together with friends. But when the cell phones come out and the photos are being taken, do you find yourself avoiding the camera lens? Are you self-conscious about how you look due to excess fat underneath the chin? Does your double chin make you look heavier in photos than you really are? This is a common complaint for patients of all ages, genders, and sizes. But now, there is a way to combat this excess fat, called submental fullness, without plastic surgery: Kybella.
Understanding how Kybella works
Dr. Anthony Waechter of San Francisco, CA describes Kybella as a specialized injection that is used to reduce fat cells underneath the neck to treat submental fullness. Using deoxycholic acid, the fat cells are broken down and naturally flushed through the body. This treatment is one of the first and only injections to be used to reduce the appearance of a double chin, and is cleared by the FDA for safety and effectiveness.
What can I expect from my Kybella injections?
First, patients need to book a consultation appointment with their doctor at Aura Skin Spa to ensure they are a proper candidate for Kybella injections. Then, our provider can pinpoint the areas to inject the medication for maximum effect. Patients will experience minor discomfort during the injections, and the injection site may be sore and tender for several days after treatment. However, side effects are rare and most patients find treatment to be simple and effective. Over the course of several weeks, patients will see a reduced appearance to the fat underneath the chin. Some patients choose to have continued injections performed months apart to achieve the best results.
Learn more about Kybella
San Francisco, CA area patients interested in treating their double chin with injections are encouraged to book a consultation visit with the team at Aura Skin Spa. Dr. Anthony Waechter and his professionals are here to help with a wide range of cosmetic concerns, and stand behind the benefits of Kybella injections. The office is located at 118 Columbus Avenue and can be reached by phone at (415) 788-3800.