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By Sanjiva Goyal
August 21, 2019
Category: Cosmetic Procedure
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Find out how this simple nonsurgical treatment could treat excess chin fat.

While a double chin, or submental fat, is often a problem associated with gaining weight, you don’t necessarily have to be overweight to chindeal with this problem. Aging and genetics also play a role in who may develop a double chin. Regardless of what might be causing the issue, our board-certified dermatologist in Ponte Vedra Beach and Jacksonville, FL, Dr. Sanjiva Goyal, knows that you want a simple and effective way to get rid of it. Here’s how Kybella treatment can help you improve your look:


What is Kybella?

Kybella is a cosmetic injectable that contains a synthetic form of deoxycholic acid, a molecule that naturally breaks down fat within the body. When Kybella is injected into the fat under the chin, it destroys these fat cells permanently. During treatment at our Ponte Vedra Beach and Jacksonville, FL, offices, our skin doctor will administer several very small injections under the chin, taking about 15 minutes.


How many treatment sessions are necessary to get results?

This will depend on several factors including the amount of fat under the chin. It can take up to six sessions to get the results you want, with each session being spaced apart by 1 month.


How long is the recovery period with Kybella?

After treatment, it is common to experience some swelling or bruising under the chin; however, these side effects are minimal and should go away in a few days. Otherwise, you are free to go about your daily routine immediately after treatment with absolutely no downtime.


Who is a good candidate for Kybella?

This is something that we can determine when you come into our office for a consultation. If you feel self-conscious about your appearance due to excessive fat under your chin, then you could be an ideal candidate for Kybella. Of course, our dermatologist will go through your medical history and discuss your treatment goals to make sure that Kybella is right for you.


Call us!

If you are looking to get rid of your double chin and improve your appearance, then call Coastal Dermatology & MedSpa in Ponte Vedra Beach and Jacksonville, FL, to find out if you are an ideal candidate for Kybella. To schedule an appointment with our dermatologist, Dr. Sanjiva Goyal, dial 904-567-1050 for Ponte Vedra Beach, or 904-727-9123 for the Jacksonville office.