Chin fat is often associated with obesity or weight gain, but the truth is that you don’t have to be overweight to have a little extra in the chin area. Both genetics and aging can play a role in excess chin fat as well—but if you’re worried about your looks, you’re in luck. Did you know a few sessions of injections can literally melt chin fat away permanently?
Kybella (deoxycholic acid) distributed by Allergan, the company that makes Botox and Juvederm, is a prescription medicine injected in adults to improve the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat below the chin (submental fat), also called “double chin.” Kybella may also be used to improve the appearance of bra fat found on the side of the underarm.
Most of the time, we turn to the scale, the mirror, or our body-mass index (BMI) calculations to tell us how healthy our weight is. But as it turns out, these things might tell only part of the story