How To Eliminate the Dreaded “Double Chin” With KYBELLA® and CoolSculpting®

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You are sweating it out at the gym, drinking kale smoothies, and working towards the best version of you, happy and healthy. While exercise and good nutrition can sculpt your silhouette, there are certain stubborn bulges that are tough to get rid of, despite your best efforts. The fat below the chin, also called submental fat, is one of those areas. Luckily, there are two very effective, nonsurgical solutions: KYBELLA and CoolSculpting, available in the Des Moines area at our Ankeny, Iowa, dermatology clinic and spa.

Step 1: Consider Freezing the Fat With CoolSculpting

CoolSculpting is an FDA-approved, nonsurgical procedure that works to freeze and eliminate unwanted fat cells under your chin area. During the procedure, you will be relatively comfortable and merely feel a sensation of cold or numbness. CoolSculpting is one of the safest procedures available for minimally invasive fat cell reduction. According to the National Library of Medicine, CoolSculpting is a reliable, safe alternative to procedures like liposuction.

At Revive, our team is proud to use CoolSculpting Elite, the latest and most updated technology in CoolSculpting. CoolSculpting Elite uses a new range of applicators that can target specific areas for even more precision. You can read about the advantages of using CoolSculpting Elite in this blog post.

Step 2: Look Into Dissolving Your Double Chin With KYBELLA

KYBELLA is an FDA-approved injectable treatment that can effectively melt away unwanted fat cells underneath the chin. Kybella is made of synthetic deoxycholic acid, a naturally occurring substance that helps our bodies break down fat during digestion. During treatment, we make multiple KYBELLA injections in a grid-like pattern under the chin to dissolve fat cells and give you a more sculpted profile. While you may experience swelling during recovery, the experienced team at Revive will get you back into your usual routine as soon as possible.

KYBELLA injectable treatments are also minimally invasive, nonsurgical, and a great alternative to liposuction or surgery with little downtime. To complement your new, slimmer neck and chin, Revive offers a variety of safe and effective facial injectable procedures to create your perfect profile.

Step 3: Consult With the Pros to Learn Which Treatment Is Right for You

Both CoolSculpting and KYBELLA procedures are stars at targeting and eliminating unwanted fat cells under the chin without the need for surgery. CoolSculpting uses intense cold to freeze the cells away, while KYBELLA uses deoxycholic acid to break down fat. Both approaches sometimes require multiple treatments, and results develop over several weeks.

CoolSculpting and KYBELLA treatments are widely popular and proven effective in safely eliminating fat cells under the chin. If you would like to talk to our experienced plastic surgeons about the best double chin treatment for you, please request a consultation or call us at  (515) 965-5677 to schedule an appointment.

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Tawnya was able to see me regarding some moles causing me concern. She removed the moles and sent them to the lab. As soon as my results were posted, she contacted me immediately with the news that everything was ok. I will be seeing her for regular checkups.

Dr Stef was absolutely amazing and went above and beyond to help our daughter out with some skin issues. I can’t recommend this place enough!

The best dermatologist & nurses around! Everyone is so welcoming, they make you feel comfortable & really listen to your concerns! Dr. Stef & her nurse went above & beyond for my needs. I love revive & highly recommend them!

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So welcoming and such a truly wonderful experience. Thank you!

Business Owner replied on Feb 9, 2022:

Thank you so much for your kind review! We can't wait to see you again!

My fiancé and I are new to the Ankeny Iowa area and I needed to see a dermatologist. First and foremost, it is a fantastic environment. Not cluttered, clean, professional and polite. I saw Nikki Roetman the first visit. She was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. Very well versed outside of normal dermatology. The second visit I was blessed with the help of Dr Stef Gatica, she was very fun to work with. We were able to joke and have a good laugh. With the help of Aubrey I have had nothing but pleasant professional visits. Highly recommended to go hear and get taken care of the right way

Business Owner replied on Feb 9, 2022:

Thank you very much! It was a pleasure meeting both of you!

I saw Nikki at the clinic and she was so thorough and sweet! She makes you feel comfortable and goes over everything with you in detail. Highly recommend!

Business Owner replied on Feb 18, 2022:

Hi, Megan. Thanks for taking the time to share your positive experience. We truly appreciate it!

I’m an NP that recently did a Botox training with Dr. Stef. She is very knowledgeable and skilled-an excellent resource for all things skin! I learned so much. I appreciated the 1:1 training. The day was fast paced which allowed for several opportunities for me to inject but also personalized enough for me to gain the skills to inject independently. I highly recommend.

Business Owner replied on Feb 18, 2022:

Thank you Katie! I had a lot of fun with you and you did a great job! Can't wait to watch you grow in your skills!

Thank you Dr Stef for coming to our office to share your wealth of knowledge and skills. Your years of experience and technique methods that you offered during our training was amazing.

Business Owner replied on Feb 18, 2022:

Thank you Melanie! It was so nice to meet all of you!

I had such a great day training with Stephanie on jawline and chin filler. It was my first time using cannula’s as well and she did an amazing job teaching and training. What a fun Friday

Business Owner replied on Feb 18, 2022:

Thank you Lizzie! You have been a lot of fun to work with! - Dr. Stef

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