NO DOUBLE CHIN SURGERY
A double chin (medically known as submental fullness) is a common yet under treated issue that affects facial symmetry. It is caused by an accumulation of fat in the front of the neck and just under the chin, making a person look older and heavier. Submental fullness affects men and women of all ages, and can be influenced by factors such as aging, genetics and weight gain. Unfortunately, double chins are extremely resistant to diet and exercise.
Now there is Kybella—the first and only FDA approved double chin injection drug that safely and effectively reduces excess fat under the chin, leaving a smooth and contoured jawline without the necessary recovery time of another double chin fat reduction like liposuction or double chin surgery.
Before & After | Kybella Treatments
*Individual results may vary
Kybella patients share their stories.*
How Kybella Double Chin Reduction Works
The active ingredient in Kybella double chin injection is identical to deoxycholic acid which is a naturally occurring molecule in the body that aids in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat. When the double chin injection is injected into the fat beneath your chin, Kybella causes the destruction of fat cells. The cells die and are absorbed by your body for reduction.
- Kybella is FDA-approved
- No anesthesia or surgery required
- Minimally invasive technique
- Fat cells are destroyed for good
- Fast and efficient treatments
- Restores a more youthful balanced look to the face
What Our Clients Say
*Individual results may vary
Kybella is a double chin injection administered directly to the fat pad under the chin using multiple injections. Double chin treatment takes about 15 to 20 minutes.
Mill Creek Skin & Laser Center is one of the top Allergan injectors nationwide.
Dr. Lin was honored to be one of the first in the Seattle market to be trained, certified, and authorized by Allergan to treat with Kybella. While Kybella was only approved by the FDA in the last few years, Dr. Lin has been practicing for many years in greater Seattle and is a highly trained and skilled injector whose extensive experience and track record in injections speaks for itself.
Dr. Lin utilizes his excellent aesthetic judgment, skill level, and thorough understanding of facial anatomy to deliver first-class results. He often combines Botox and/or filler with Kybella for the ultimate liquid facelift. Dr. Lin performs all injectable treatments at Mill Creek Skin & Laser Center.
Kybella is currently only approved for addressing a double chin reduction; however, Kybella may be available for other uses in the near future.
Download the pre and post-treatment instructions form and learn what do to before and after your treatment.
Remember to sign the form and bring it with you to your appointment.
Kybella double chin reduction does not require any recovery time or downtime; most patients can return to their normal activities immediately.
Patients may experience different degrees of swelling as the fat is being dissolved, which is a normal part of the healing process.
There may also be some slight discomfort, erythema (redness) or bruising for a brief period after the double chin injection, which should resolve relatively quickly.
Kybella double chin injection destroys fat cells. Once the aesthetic response is achieved you will not need to be treated with Kybella again.
This will depend on the amount of submental fat you need to lose and your desired chin result. Because everyone is different, a custom double chin treatment plan is tailored for each individual patient.
Many patients will experience visible contouring of their chin profile in 2 to 4 treatments, however some people may require up to 6 treatments in order to achieve desired results. Double chin reduction treatment sessions are spaced about a month apart.
The most common side effects seen with Kybella double chin reduction include bruising, pain, numbness, swelling at the injection site, redness and areas of hardness in the treatment area. These side effects will dissipate gradually.