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A survey conducted by the ASDS (American Society for Dermatologic Surgery) reveals that 67 percent of those surveyed were bothered by the appearance of fat beneath the chin. If you are tired of looking older, heavier, or seeing that double chin when you look in the mirror, find out more about Kybella – the non-surgical solution for a double chin.


How Does It Work?

This advanced product has an active ingredient called “synthetic deoxycholic acid.” This ingredient naturally occurs in the body, and functions to aid in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat. When injected under the chin, Kybella destroys the fat cells present in the area, over a series of treatments. Once those fat cells are treated, they are unlikely to return – and fat can no longer be stored in that body area. For a more youthful chin profile, Kybella can produce dramatic results without the need for invasive facial surgery.

When the fullness under the chin is reduced, the natural bone structure is revealed, creating a fresher, younger profile. Each person has a unique situation and varying levels of unwanted fat deposits under the chin. Your treatment plan with Kybella will be customized by Dr. Birely to address your individual case. The process involves several tiny injections under the chin, with multiple treatments required. You can receive up to six treatments, each at least one month apart. Visible changes are usually evident after two to four Kybella treatments.

Long Lasting, Non-Surgical Treatment for a Double Chin

As Kybella destroys the fat cells under the chin, once the cells are absorbed and destroyed by the body’s natural processes, there is no need for further treatment – the fat cells are gone, and fat can no longer be deposited under the chin. Many people are very unhappy with the appearance of a double chin. The fat in this area can be difficult (if not impossible) to get rid of through a healthy diet and exercise. If you are searching for a non-surgical solution for a double chin, find out more about Kybella.


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Am I a Candidate for Kybella?

Will Kybella be right for you?

Will Kybella be right for you? If you are searching for a highly-effective, non-surgical treatment for a double chin, the first step is a consultation with Dr. Birely. Most people are good candidates for Kybella, but there are some exceptions. A full evaluation of your current health, your medical history, and the quality and resilience of your skin must be evaluated to determine how to best rejuvenate and restore your face and chin. Talk to us about your aesthetic goals – we offer a wide range of treatments to our patients, both surgical and non-surgical, including Kybella. You are probably a candidate for this non-surgical treatment if you meet the following criteria:

  • You have a double chin that you feel is unattractive and unappealing.
  • You feel discomfort about your appearance due to the excess fat in the chin area.
  • You don’t want to undergo surgery.
  • You have a realistic idea of what Kybella can accomplish.
  • You want to attain a more youthful facial profile.
  • You have no medical or physical reason that counter-indicates the use of Kybella.
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Reduce Fat Around the Jaw with Kybella

As we age, the body changes how and where it stores fat. Unfortunately, one of the most common areas is under the chin. The pad of fat in this area, as it swells, makes the face and neck look older. Kybella requires only a few quick injections to start the process of bringing back a more youthful, fresh appearance to your face and neck.

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Recovery Time for Kybella Treatments

Kybella treatments do not require a long period of recovery, and most people can return to work immediately. You may experience some minor discomfort, bruising, and swelling, but this is easily managed with over-the-counter pain medication such as Tylenol. You will be given full post-treatment instructions, and should follow them carefully.

Most people will require four to six treatments to achieve the best results. Remarkable changes are usually visible within about twelve weeks, as it takes time for the body to remove the cells and stored fat under the chin.

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Artistry in Plastic Surgery: The Premiere Cosmetic Surgery Center

Dr. Birely is a plastic surgeon who cares about his patients, and operates his practice with honesty and integrity. If you are interested in Kybella, call and schedule a consultation to find out if this treatment will bring you the results you envision. We encourage our patients to ask questions and have every concern fully addressed, including issues surrounding side-effects. Thankfully, Kybella rarely results in any problems for patients, and the most common are only swelling, bruising, pain, or numbness. We value open communication with our patients, and take great joy in helping them achieve the facial and body enhancements they want.


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Dr. Brent Birely is a board-certified plastic surgeon with offices in Lutherville and Bel Air, serving patients from Baltimore, Towson, Columbia, Westminster, and other Maryland cities. He is a very well regarded leader in cosmetic surgery and patient safety, and specializes in procedures including breast augmentation, tummy tuck, mommy makeover, facelift, and body lifting procedures after weight loss.

*The content/images on this website are not a guarantee of individual results. Individual results may vary. The information provided on this site is for general informational purposes only and does not replace the need for a formal consultation with a plastic and reconstructive surgeon before undergoing a surgical procedure or skin care treatment.

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