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What is Submental Fullness?

Submental fullness, also known as "double chin," due to fat beneath the chin, can impact many adults, both male and female. 1,2

What is Submental Fullness?

According to a recent survey by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 67% of the consumers are bothered by submental fullness. 3

What is Submental Fullness?

Submental fullness affects a wide range of patients. The causes include aging, genetics and weight gain. 1,2

It's a myth that submental fullness only occurs in people who are overweight. In fact, the fullness can be difficult to get rid of with diet and exercise alone, and also affects people with a normal, healthy weight. 4

Possible Effects of Submental Fullness

When someone has submental fullness, they can feel bothered or self-conscious, or can appear overweight in relation to the amount of their submental fat. 5,4

How Can You Live Chin Up?

Don’t let things that bother you get in your way. Follow these tips:

  1. Smile
  2. Control your body language
  3. Make eye contact
  4. Focus on what you can control
  5. Take a moment to be grateful every day
  6. Map out your goals
  7. Choose your companions wisely

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For adults with moderate to severe fat below the chin, also called submental fat, or "double chin."

A Treatment For Submental Fullness

Now there's a first of its kind injectable procedure that destroys fat cells beneath the chin.

Injections under your chin destroy fat cells in the treatment area, and once those cells are destroyed, they can no longer store or accumulate fat. 5,6

Learn more about treatment for moderate to severe Submental Fullness.

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KYBELLA® Indication and Important Safety Information

What is KYBELLA®?
KYBELLA® is a prescription medicine used in adults to improve the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat below the chin (submental fat), also called "double chin."

It is not known if KYBELLA® is safe and effective for use outside of the submental area or in children under the age of 18.

Who should not receive KYBELLA®?
You should not receive KYBELLA® if you have an infection in the treatment area.

Before receiving KYBELLA®, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you: Have had or plan to have surgery on your face, neck, or chin; have had cosmetic treatments on your face, neck, or chin; have had or have medical conditions in or near the neck area; have had or have trouble swallowing; have bleeding problems; are pregnant or plan to become pregnant (it is not known if KYBELLA® will harm your unborn baby); are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed (it is not known if KYBELLA® passes into your breast milk; talk to your healthcare provider about the best way to feed your baby if you receive KYBELLA®).

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your healthcare provider if you take a medicine that prevents the clotting of your blood (antiplatelet or anticoagulant medicine).

What are the possible side effects of KYBELLA®?
KYBELLA® can cause serious side effects, including nerve injury in the jaw (which can cause an uneven smile or facial muscle weakness), or trouble swallowing.

The most common side effects of KYBELLA® include: swelling, bruising, pain, numbness, redness, and areas of hardness in the treatment area.

These are not all of the possible side effects of KYBELLA®. Call your healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects.

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  1. Rzany. Reduction of unwanted submental fat with ATX-101 (deoxycholic acid), an adipocytolytic 1
  2. DeFatta R, Ducic Y. Liposuction of the face and neck. Operative Techniques in Otolaryngology. 2007; 18:261-266.
  3. American Society for Dermatologic Surgery 2015 Consumer Survey on Cosmetic Dermatologic Procedures (N=7,315); Exact survey language was, "How bothered are you by excess fat under the chin/neck?"
  4. Chubaty, Duncan. Aesthetic Surgery Journal, "Clinical Safety Data and Standards of Practice for Injection Lipolysis: A Retrospective Study." 2006
  5. KYBELLA® Product Label, 2015
  6. Thuangtong, Rattapon. "Tissue-Selective Effects of Injected Deoxycholate." 2010