Kybella is the only FDA-approved injectable treatment for adults that destroy fat cells under the chin to improve one’s profile and that unsightly sagging of the skin, informally known as turkey neck. Kybella is a new injectable treatment for submental fullness (double chin) that can improve chin contouring without surgery. Whether you have moderate to severe drooping, Kybella may be the solution for you. Dr. Gordon Kaplan is proud to offer his patients, a non-surgical injectable treatment to eliminate double chin fat with Kybella at his office in NYC.

To request your consultation to treat double chin with Kybella, please use the contact form or call (201) 948-5475. Our office is conveniently located near 30 E 60th St, New York, NY 10022.

Kybella is the prescription medicinal filler, both safe and effective on treating the outer layers of submental fat targeting an individual’s so called ‘double chin’. It is used best to mend the aesthetic appearance the unwanted, and undesirable excess fat.


How Does Kybella Treatment Work?

The active ingredient in Kybella is synthetic deoxycholic acid. Deoxycholic acid is a naturally occurring molecule in the body that aids in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat. When injected into the fat beneath the chin, Kybella terminates fat cells, resulting in a noticeable reduction in fullness under the chin. Once demolished, these cells can no longer hoard or accumulate fat deposits. Further treatment is not expected once you reach your desired visual goal.

Benefits of Kybella Include:

  • Non-surgical, non-invasive
  • No recovery or downtime
  • Successful results provide a more balanced, symmetry, and youthful silhouette

Used On The Following Target Areas:

The pocket of fat or excess tissue directly underneath the chin.

Process and Procedure

Usage can only be administered by a Kybella certified or trained healthcare specialist. At each assessment, you will receive multiple small inoculations under your chin. The overall process may be complete within about 15 to 20 minutes. The exact number of instillations will depend on the amount of fat you have under your chin and your desired contour.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is submental fullness?

Submental fullness is a gathering of excess fat beneath the chin, commonly known as “double chin.” It can be something you’ve had your whole life due to genetics, or start to appear as you get older or if you gain weight.

Will I need time to recover?

After Kybella treatment, you will likely have some swelling, bruising, or numbness under your chin. There is no real recovery or downtime. You may resume daily activity immediately.

How many Kybella injection treatments will I need?

Your specialist will create a tailored treatment plan based on your chin profile. At each treatment, you will be given multiple small injections under your chin. You may receive up to 6 treatment sessions, spaced at least 1 month apart. Many patients experience visible results in 2 to 4 Kybella treatments. 59% of patients received 6 treatments in clinical studies.

What are the possible side effects of Kybella?

The most common side effects of Kybela occur in the treatment area and include:

  • Swelling
  • Bruising
  • Pain
  • Numbness
  • Redness
  • Areas of hardness

Side effects are usually temporary and often resolve on their own. Be sure to inform your technician or primary health-care professional if you develop an uneven smile, facial muscle weakness, or difficulty swallowing.

How long will results last?

When injected into fat under the chin, Kybella causes the destruction of fat cells. Once demolished, those cells cannot collect or accumulate fat. After reaching your desired aesthetic, you will not need to continue with injectable results. Results are long-lasting to permanent.

Is Kybella right for me?

Ideal Candidate for Kybella is:

  • Unhappy, self-conscious, or embarrassed by the fat under the chin, also known as submental fullness
  • The condition adds years to your age, as well as creates the allusion that you are heavier than you actually are in reality
  • You don’t want to have surgery and are seeking non-invasive techniques/methods
  • You eat well and exercise, but submental fullness does not go away
  • You are in overall good health

Schedule Your Kybella injections treatment consultation in NYC to remove double chin today.

If you’re ready to be free of the fat underneath your chin, contact Dr. Gordon Kaplan today. Schedule your consultation at our NYC office to determine if Kybella could be helpful for you and your appearance. Call us today at (201) 948-5475  to speak to our Patient Coordinator to learn more.


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