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Kybella Specialist

Skinworks Dermatology

Dermatology located in Maspeth, NY, Park Slope, NY & New York, NY

KYBELLA® is the groundbreaking convenient solution for submental (under the chin) fat. At Skinworks Dermatology in Maspeth, Chelsea, and South Slope, Brooklyn, Javier Zelaya, MD, is an accomplished internist, dermatologist, and aesthetic specialist offering a broad range of cosmetic procedures to help you achieve your desired look. If you’re unhappy with the contour and silhouette of your chin area and if the excess fat under your chin is bothering you, Kybella is a proven-successful fat-busting injection that provides sculpted, toned, and natural-looking results. Explore the benefits of Kybella and call the Skinworks Dermatology office or book an appointment online today.

Kybella Q & A

What is KYBELLA®?

Kybella is an FDA-approved prescription medicine specifically designed to improve the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat under the chin.

Kybella is a simple injection that targets and destroys your fat cells with the main active ingredient (synthetic deoxycholic acid). Deoxycholic acid is a molecule that’s naturally occurring in your body and helps with the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat.

Kybella is a great solution if you’re discontent or embarrassed by submental fullness (excess fat under the chin). Submental fullness can be associated with aging, genetics, and weight gain.

How does Kybella work?

Kybella works by destroying fat cells so that the cells can no longer build up or store fat. This significantly decreases excess fat beneath the chin.

During your initial consultation, Dr. Javier Zelaya conducts personalized treatment plans based on the profile of your chin. This is a great time to discuss your goals and expectations in detail. Dr. Zelaya explains how the treatment works and what you can expect, and answers any questions you might have.

During your Kybella treatment, Dr. Zelaya administers small injections under your chin, so the active ingredient can effectively destroy your fat cells in a quick in-office treatment. The number of injections that’s necessary depends on the look you’re trying to achieve and the amount of fat you have under your chin.

For the best results, you might require multiple treatments. Treatments must be spaced around one month apart and up to six treatments can be administered.

Following your Kybella treatment, you might experience mild and tolerable bruising, swelling, or numbness under your chin, but this should subside within a few hours to a couple of days.

What are the benefits of Kybella?

Kybella injectable treatments offer impressive fat-reduction results. In clinical trials, high percentages of patients experienced improved satisfaction with the appearance of their face and chin area in just 12 weeks after their last treatment.

Kybella is quick and doesn’t involve downtime or surgery. The in-office treatment usually takes around 15 to 20 minutes.

Countless men and women feel more content and enjoy looking younger based on an improved chin profile. Once the fat cells under your chin are destroyed with Kybella, the cells can never store or build up fat again. No further treatment is necessary once you’ve achieved your desired results.

If you’re interested in enhancing the profile or contour of your chin and decreasing excess fat under your chin, visit Skinworks Dermatology. Use the online scheduler or call today.

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