Why choose a dermatologist for Kybella treatment?

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By Jeanine Downie

Have you ever worn a scarf to hide your double chin? Do you seek the perfect angle so it doesn’t show in photographs? If so, you may be considering seeing your dermatologist for Kybella treatment. As the first FDA approved, non-surgical treatment for submental fat (double chin) it is in high demand in New Jersey and across the nation.

The safety of Kybella

Before earning FDA approval in 2015, Kybella underwent extensive clinical trials involving over one thousand patients. The safety and efficacy of the product was established, and serious side effects were rare during these tests. However, it is important to understand that FDA trials are performed by highly skilled and experienced professionals, who are trained in the specific procedure.

The FDA advises that Kybella should only be administered by a licensed medical professional. Dr. Downie echoes this sentiment when advising patients. She was a clinical investigator for Kybella during the FDA trials, and she has been working with Kybella ever since. She is also a national trainer, teaching other medical professionals to use this product. As one of the nation’s most experienced Kybella providers, she understands the importance of precision and skill.

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What Kybella can do for you

When administered properly, Kybella has few side effects, and they are generally mild. Patients may experience a stinging sensation, and temporary bruising or swelling in the treatment area, particularly after the first session. Side effects generally become milder with successive treatments.

The benefits of Kybella include:

  • Get liposuction-like results without the downtime of liposuction.
  • The procedure is nonsurgical and minimally invasive.
  • Most patients achieve optimal results in about four to six treatment sessions, sometimes more.
  • The active ingredient is chemically identical to a compound naturally produced by the body, making it highly biocompatible.
  • Dr. Downie recommends Kybella for fat under the chin. It can also be used off-label on other areas of the body where fat accumulates.

If you are ready to say farewell to your second chin, call (973) 509-6900 and schedule an appointment with Dr. Downie.

Dr. Jeanine Downie is an experienced and popular dermatologist in Montclair. She possesses extensive experience and training in all aspects of dermatology, including cosmetic dermatology and laser surgery. Dr. Downie provides modern and cutting-edge dermatology treatments to everyone in your family in a professional, competent and compassionate manner while ensuring that your individual and unique needs are met. Having received rigorous academic training, she completed her residency in Dermatology at the Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York City and also served as Chief Resident. She continues to upgrade her skills set and share her knowledge through professional affiliations and lecturing assignments on behalf of several renowned medical societies such as The Skin Cancer Foundation and The American Academy of Dermatology, among others. She also frequently interacts with the public through popular television shows such as Good Morning America, The Today Show, and The Dr. Oz Show, to name a few.

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