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Despite the small amount of facial real estate consumed by the chin, it can be a disproportionate source of beauty stress at any age. Perhaps the most common concern is a double chin, and according to Park Avenue facial plastic surgeon Dr. Andrew Jacono, “Excess fat deposits beneath the chin can occur in women and men, creating an undesirable contour or making the neck appear to hang.”
And since Dr. Jacono has brought our necks into the fray, there are a variety of age-related issues there, too. “If there is loosening of the platysma muscles in the neck, vertical bands appear to protrude from the skin. This can be corrected a variety of ways, including Botox, if not severe,” he
There’s a new FDA approved fat-melting injectable and we’ve got questions. Thanks to dermatologist, Jeanette Graf, MD, we’ve also got the answers. Dr. Graf is renowned for her expertise in the art of injectables and was hand selected by Kythera Biopharmaceuticals to be one of the first doctors in the country to be trained on this new treatment. She’s also an acknowledged KYBELLA™ instructor, training other physicians on the fine points of injecting it.
Kythera’s KYBELLA™ is the new FDA-approved non-surgical, fat-melting injectable, used to diminish moderate to severe fat on the upper neck (aka a double chin). It’s the first and only non-invasive, non-surgical treatment to address this