chin fat removal dermatologist alexandriaFor years, the only way to treat a double chin was through invasive methods, such as plastic surgery or liposuction. These methods are effective, but the downtime and cost are often prohibitive for the average person who doesn’t have the time to spend on weeks of recovery time or the money to spare on such a complex and invasive procedure. Now, there is a brand-new FDA approved method to reduce chin fat that doesn’t involve any surgical procedures! Kybella, developed by Kythera, is a completely non-invasive means of reducing chin fat, and we at MI Skin Dermatology in Washington, DC are happy to offer it to our patients.

If you or a loved one is interested in learning more about how Kybella can treat double chins, call MI Skin in Washington, DC at (202) 393-7546 or fill out the online contact form to learn more today.

Non-Invasive Treatment for Double Chin

non invasive chin fat removal alexandriaKeep in mind that each patient is unique and your results may vary.

Kybella is a treatment which has been in development for over nine years and was just recently FDA-approved. Over 20 clinical studies involving over 2600 patients have been conducted using Kybella. This innovative treatment involves a patented formulation of deoxycholic acid which breaks down fat cells after injection. Kybella attacks the fat cell membrane, destroying the cells and flushing them away through a natural healing process.

Kybella is injected in a regular pattern into the area of the chin needing treatment. It is imperative to have this treatment done by an experienced, board-certified dermatologist such as Dr. Melda Isaac in Washington, DC, as they will know where to place the injection sites for maximum efficacy and how to avoid any sensitive areas such as nerves or veins.

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The Kybella Procedure

Kybella is a non-invasive procedure that uses injections to destroy submental subcutaneous fat cells. The procedure itself generally takes only around five minutes, and the downtime is minimal. Patients usually take just two to three days to recover, and you don’t even need to wear a bandage during this time!

Side effects of double chin treatments like Kybella can include short-term swelling, bruising, or numbness. These effects generally disappear on their own within a few days. There have been no reports of any serious side effects. Kybella is FDA-approved, safe, and effective for the right candidate.


Many men and women suffer from double chins. Even if a person is not generally overweight, they can have a double chin, which may make them look heavier than they actually are. Chin fat is difficult to correct, as it does not always respond to diet and exercise, and can be genetically passed down. With the advent of Kybella, we finally have a non-invasive means of reducing chin fat. Now, patients no longer need to undergo complex, surgical procedures in order to reduce their double chin. Kybella is a less invasive means of double chin reduction! Results may vary between patients.

Schedule a Consultation with Dr. Isaac Today

If you are interested in this groundbreaking new double chin treatment, don’t hesitate to contact Dr. Isaac at MI Skin Dermatology in Washington, DC at 202-393-SKIN to schedule your consultation!