KYBELLA is now available at the LeBeau Clinic in Pensacola, Florida
We’ve all tried tricks to hide a double chin – wearing a high-neck top or scarf and tilting our heads just right when our photo is taken.
KYBELLA™ (deoxycholic acid) injection, the first and only FDA-approved injectable that contours and improves the appearance of moderate to severe submental fullness, also called “double chin,” is now available in Pensacola, Florida at the LeBeau Clinic. Submental fullness is a common condition that is often resistant to diet and exercise alone and influenced by several factors, including aging, genetics and weight gain.
Kybella is an injection that dissolves fat and offers people with a double chin a way to get rid of it without surgery. It has been hailed as a wonder drug for the people who have submental fullness and wish to improve their appearance. By breaking down the fat that accumulates in the submental region with age and time, it helps reduce the double chin and improves the cosmetic appearance.
Frequently Asked Questions About Kybella Treatment
What is submental fullness?
Submental fullness due to submental fat, sometimes referred to as ”double chin,” is a common, yet undertreated facial aesthetic condition. It can detract from an otherwise balanced and harmonious facial appearance – leading to an older and heavier look.
Submental fullness can impact a broad range of adults, and is not limited to people who are overweight. This condition can impact men or women of average weight and can be caused by aging, genetics and weight gain. It is often resistant to diet and exercise alone.ii
According to a 2014 survey by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), over 2/3 of consumers are bothered by submental fullness – nearly as many as those bothered by lines and wrinkles around the eyes.
What is KYBELLA™ (DEOXYCHOLIC ACID) injection?
KYBELLA™ (deoxycholic acid) injection, also known as ATX-101, is the first and only FDA-approved injectable drug that contours and improves the appearance of submental fullness due to submental fat.
Kybella is identical to something your body makes called deoxycholic acid, which helps to absorb fats, the FDA says.
It works by destroying fat cells and is an alternative to liposuction or surgery to treat double-chin fat.
KYBELLA™ is indicated for improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe convexity or fullness associated with submental fat in adults. The safe and effective use of KYBELLA™ for the treatment of subcutaneous fat outside the submental region has not been established and is not recommended.
KYBELLA™ is a non-human and non-animal formulation of deoxycholic acid, a naturally-occurring molecule in the body that aids in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat.
When injected into subcutaneous fat, KYBELLA™ causes the destruction of fat cells. Once destroyed, those cells cannot store or accumulate fat. After the aesthetic response is achieved, retreatment with KYBELLA™ is not expected. Due to its cytolytic activity, KYBELLA™ should not be injected into or in close proximity to vulnerable anatomic structures.
KYBELLA™ is administered by injections into the fat under the chin. The KYBELLA treatment session involves receiving up to 50 small injections in the submental under-chin area in a single session. Sessions take about 15 to 20 minutes each. KybellaTherapy is administered in 2 to 6 in-office treatment sessions, spaced at least 1 month apart.
Is KYBELLA™ safe?
KYBELLA™ has been the focus of a global clinical development program involving over 20 clinical studies with more than 2,600 patients worldwide, of which over 1,600 have been treated with KYBELLA™.
Production of KYBELLA™ is a highly controlled, quality-assured and validated, current Good Manufacturing Practices-compliant process to ensure patient safety. KYBELLA™ contains no human or animal-derived substances.