When we think of framing the face, we may consider how we wear our hair. Hairstyles are relevant for all people and can accentuate the face’s contours when worn in certain ways. For some people, the frame of the face becomes more problematic as they age and start to see their jawline soften. We even see this in younger adults, a lack of angles in the low face. Submental fullness known as a double-chin is usually to blame. Here, we discuss why Kybella may be a perfect way to revise the frame of your face.
- Kybella is an FDA-approved fat-reducing injectable.
It is not a new problem for a person to have a double-chin. Adults throughout history have struggled to “lose weight” in this unresponsive area of the body. Liposuction surgery is the closest we’ve come to a viable solution. Although minimally-invasive with a relatively short recovery period, liposuction doesn’t feel like the right approach for every person. Many people prefer a non-surgical solution. Kybella was approved by the FDA a few years ago after the drug had demonstrated adequate efficacy and safety in clinical trials. Before FDA-approval, the drug was used in many other countries for several years.
- Kybella has natural ingredients.
In addition to preferring non-surgical treatments, patients also express a desire for more natural strategies. Kybella reduces unwanted fat to sculpt the chin by injecting deoxycholic acid into the layer of subcutaneous fat in the region of the upper neck. Deoxycholic acid is a major player in the digestive process. This chemical breaks down dietary fat so the body can use what it needs and dispose of what it doesn’t. Injected into a localized area, the naturally-occurring acid does the same thing.
- Kybella destroys fat cells.
Losing weight naturally is an accomplishment. However, it does not get rid of unwanted fat cells. Weight loss means that fat cells have shrunk. When we inject Kybella into the area of submental fullness, deoxycholic acid dismantles fat cell membranes. The body then believes that the affected cells are damaged, and it eliminates them. The cells are gone forever. With healthy habits, the results achieved with Kybella can last many years.
Renaissance Plastic Surgery in St. Peters, MO has options that work for submental fullness. Say goodbye to your double-chin! Call 636-535-2933 to schedule your Kybella consultation.