Just a bit of extra fat in the upper throat area will create the presence of a "double chin" that is usually unwanted by both women and men. The additional pockets of fat below the chin (or the submental area) can be caused by aging, weight fluctuations, or genetics that lead to a softer jawline and chin for a less defined profile. Boston, MA board-certified internal medicine physician Dr. Rosy Sandhu is happy to provide a Kybella, an innovative injectable treatment to reduce neck fat.
Approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the submental area, Kybella is a nonsurgical option for upper neck fat. The active component in Kybella is a synthetic version of deoxycholic acid (DA), which works similarly like the body's natural DA to the dissolve and absorb fat cells. After it has been injected beneath the chin, you can see a visible decrease in the size of the chin. When the fat is removed, the cells will not regenerate, so you can enjoy your new, slender neck and defined jawline for years to come. If you would like to see if you qualify for Kybella shots, please schedule a visit with one of our three offices in Somerville, Lynnfield, or Winchester, MA.
The ideal candidates for Kybella injectable treatments have unwanted fat in the upper throat (submental area), which creates a double chin or unwanted volume. This injection corrects resistant areas of fat that can't be removed with common weight loss techniques due to genetics, aging, and several other conditions. If you are near a healthy, stable weight, but exercise and diet have not been able to eliminate the fat in your submental area, Kybella may be the correct option for your goals. While Kybella can be used to address small or moderate pockets of fat in the upper neck, significant pockets of fat may be better suited for a more invasive procedure.
"I'm delighted with my results from Neem medical spa! I had Kybella and Coolsculpting done and couldn't be happier. Dr. Sandhu was very knowledgeable and informative. The staff was very friendly, fun and true professionals. I never felt pressured and took my time in picking my desired treatments. I can't wait to be back! I'll highly recommend."- V.K. / Yelp / Apr 20, 2017
"Great Experience, Excellent Doctor - Dr. Sandhu administered my Kybella treatment and I couldn’t be happier with the results. She was honest and realistic about the outcome of the treatment, managed my expectations, and made sure I was comfortable and at ease during the entire process. The outcome actually exceed my expectations, and my overall experience was great. Based on this, and other treatments Dr. Sandhu has performed o..."- M. / RealSelf / Apr 26, 2018
"I can't say enough about Dr. Sandhu, Neem Med Spa and her staff. I have been going to Dr. Sandhu (Neem Medical Spa) for past three years. All of Neem Spas are beautiful, relaxing and super clean. This place is very accommodating, I enjoy my visits here. I have done several different treatment over the period of time. I'm delighted with my results from Kybella, Coolsculpting and couldn't be happier. Dr. Sandhu is very knowledgeable, informative, meticulous and a perfectionist. She takes her time to make sure she is delivering the best treatment possible. I completely trust her. The results have been wonderful. The staff is very friendly, fun and the office feels like a family. I never felt pressured and took my time in picking my desired treatments. I feel comfortable voicing any concerns, and she is always there to listen and fix any issues. I'll highly recommend."- P.V. / Yelp / Sep 26, 2019
Kybella is injected during an appointment in one of our treatment rooms. Dr. Sandhu will generally apply a numbing gel to the injected area(if desired) once the skin is clean. The injection lasts around 15 minutes, which comprises of a few small injections into the upper neck area. Patients may require a single treatment to get to their desired look, while some may want a few injections spaced out three weeks between each appointment at Neem Medical Spa.
Kybella treatment plans are tailored specifically to each patient depending on his or her degree of fat and skin laxity. However, on average, most patients need between 2 – 3 treatments spaced six weeks apart. You should start noticing the results 4 – 6 weeks after your first treatment, but the best results are seen six weeks after your last visit.
What to Expect
Injections of Kybella don't need general anesthesia, so you are allowed to leave our office when you are ready to return to your daily routine. You may notice short-term bruising, numbness, or swelling below your chin, although this shouldn't last more than a couple of days. Contact Neem Medical Spa right away if you are noticing any unusual symptoms, including difficulty swallowing, facial muscle weakness, or if your facial expressions are uneven. While the fat that is eliminated do not regenerate, the cells left over can grow larger, so you need to keep a stable weight after your Kybella treatments to keep new pockets of fat from developing. Ideal results after this procedure leave your neck appearing sleeker and tighter and your neckline will be better defined.
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Transform with Kybella
Even though everybody else in your family may have to mask their genetic double chin, it does not mean you need to. Make an initial consultation with Dr. Sandhu to get more information about Kybella injectable treatments at Neem Medical Spa in Somerville, Lynnfield, and Winchester, MA. Let's reduce your "double chin" with Kybella so you can enjoy a well-defined jawline today.