I have a jowl with fat. I am interested in kybella tx. How much is the tx?
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Skin Tightening Treatments + KYBELLA = Jowls + Double Chin Treatments!
Kybella should not be used for jowl fat
Kybella-Belkyra for Jowl Fat
Belkyra is not indicated for the treatment of jowl fat. There is a nerve along the jawline that if injured by a Belkyra injection can cause numbness. See Video
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Kybella and jowls
Kybella is a fabulous injection for treating submental fat but special care has to be used in treating the jowls. There is a nerve in the jowls that cannot be treated. That is why I often combine Kybella for the fat area under the chin with Thermage for tightening the jowls. I find that this combination approach usually delivers the best cosmetic results. Best, Dr. Green
Kybella: treating jowls
However, Ultherapy is an effective treatment for lifting and tightening the skin, and can smooth jowls and define the jawline in this area of the face.
All the best,
Kybella is for submental fat, not jowl fat; consider other options
For jowls, you may want to consider
-fillers in the cheeks to lift
-sculptra in the submental area and mandibular jaw to balance
-ultherapy to tighten
-profound to tighten.
Kybella for the jowls
You may be candidate for Kybella injectables as Kybella is the first and only FDA-approved injectable drug that contours and improves the appearance of submental fullness due to submental fat. Many patients and physicians may complain at the high cost of Kybella, but the fact of the matter is that you want the most effective remedy to your cosmetic concerns. You should consult with a board certified facial plastic surgeon to receive the highest-quality knowledge, treatment, care and skills as you consider which treatment to utilize to remedy your jowl with fat.
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