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What is Submental Fullness or “Double Chin”

Submental fullness, sometimes referred to as “double chin”, is a common yet under treated facial aesthetic condition. It can impact a broad range of adults, including both men and women, and img-05can be influenced by several factors such as aging, genetics and weight gain, and is often resistant to diet and exercise alone.

If you’re bothered by submental fullness, you’re not alone. According to a 2015 survey conducted by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS)

67% of people said they’re bothered by under-the-chin fullness, or double chin
People are just as bothered by under-the-chin fullness as they are by lines and wrinkles around and under their eyes

What to Expect / What is KYBELLA?

 

Kybella-R_Injection_Logo_RGBKYBELLA® (deoxycholic acid) injection is the first and only FDA-approved injectable treatment that contours and improves the appearance of submental fullness, sometimes referred to as “double chin”.

You and your doctor will design a treatment plan tailored to help you improve your chin profile. During your treatment sessions, your HCP will administer KYBELLA® into the fat under your chin using multiple injections. Many patients experience visible results in 2 to 4 treatment sessions. Up to 6 treatment sessions may be administered spaced no less than one month apart.

Clinical Trial Results for KYBELLA®-Treated Patients

After 1
Treatment
After 2
Treatments
After 3
Treatments
After 4
Treatments
After 5
Treatments
After 6
Treatments
Percentage of patients
who experienced at least
a 1-grade composite
improvement
8%28%43%55%66%72%
Percentage of patients
who experienced at least
a 2-grade composite
improvement
0%.2%.8%3.5%3.9%15%

59% of subjects in the clinical trials received all 6 treatments

KYBELLA® has been the focus of a global clinical development program involving over 20 clinical studies with more than 2,600 patients worldwide, of which over 1,600 have been treated with KYBELLA®.

In the pivotal Phase III clinical trials:

  • 68.2% of patients experienced a ≥1-grade improvement with KYBELLA®, compared to 20.5% of patients who responded to placebo, based on validated physician and patient measurements
  • 16% of patients experienced a ≥2-grade improvement with KYBELLA®, compared to 2% of patients who responded to placebo, based on validated physician and patient measurements
  • 79% of patients treated with KYBELLA® reported satisfaction with the appearance of their face and chin
  • After being treated with KYBELLA®, patients reported improvement in self-perception, including feeling happier and younger based on their chin profile, as well as feeling less embarrassed, less self-conscious, less overweight and less bothered by submental fullness
  • KYBELLA® can cause serious side effects, including trouble swallowing or nerve injury in the jaw that can cause an uneven smile or facial muscle weakness. The most common side effects of KYBELLA® include: swelling, bruising, pain, numbness, redness and areas of hardness in the treatment area

KYBELLA Before and After Photos

 

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

See detailed Important Safety Information here.

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