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Kybella or CoolSculpting for Chin Treatment

chin treatment kybella coolsculptingSeeing double in the mirror? Let’s talk about one of the most dreaded areas to lose fat: under the chin. There are a couple of factors that can lead to a double chin. Weight gain, diet, posture, genetics, and age. Treatments for excess fat in the problem area used to only consist of invasive liposuction. Now with progressive treatments, you can get a better side profile fast! Treating the hard to burn fat area now has non-invasive and non-surgical procedure options, both with Kybella or CoolSculpting for chin.

What is Kybella

Kybella is the first non-surgical injectable treatment for a double chin. It’s technique works by injecting deoxycholic acid into the extra layer of skin beneath the chin. By specifically targetting the fat cells, the injectable is able to kill the cells in the area. In return, they are never able to grow back. No incisions or invasive procedures are necessary and there is little to no downtime.

Side Effects of Kybella

  • Swelling, bruising, pain, or numbness near the injection site
  • Redness, itching, hardness, tingling or burning sensation at the injection site
  • Skin tightness
  • Nerve injury
  • Mouth or throat pain
  • Nausea
  • Difficulty swallowing

What is CoolSculpting

CoolSculpting for the chin area is also a non-surgical fat reduction procedure, with no incisions or anesthetics needed. CoolSculpting uses a method called cryolipolysis. This technique works by placing a roll of fat between a device that cools the fat down to freezing temperatures. Much like Kybella, these fat cells die permanently. The fat cells are absorbed by your body and passed through within several weeks of treatment, showing full results of the fat loss in weeks to come.

Side Effects of CoolSculpting

  • Redness, tenderness, stinging, or tingling near the injection site
  • Skin firmness, bruising, or tenderness
  • Pinching sensation
  • Minor swelling


So, Kybella or CoolSculpting for chin fat? They do have things in common. Such as, if lifestyle choices do not change or excessive weight gain occurs, fat cells are able to re-establish themselves in the area. Both procedures also may need multiple treatments to achieve the desired end results. Neither one is guaranteed as a one-stop-shop to the perfect chin. These treatments are similar in price and have similar side effects. Some do report less downtime time with CoolSculpting, but both provide permanent results to targetted fat cells.


Although there are many similarities, Kybella and CoolSculpting both have distinct differences. Kybella is an injectable treatment. CoolSculpting kills cells by freezing fat cells to death topically. The major difference being one is an injectable therapy while one is a freezing procedure.

So, Kybella or Coolsculpting for Chin Fat?

In conclusion, both treatment options are proven to kill fat, permanently. Prior to your appointment, talk with your service provider to discuss areas of concern and what you expect from your treatment. You also may not have the option to treat the area with CoolSculpting. There needs to be a certain amount of fat to fit in the applicator to be eligible for the procedure. Depending on the amount of fat, placement of the fat, and other variables, your injector will recommend the best solution for your individual care. Many cosmetic aesthetic procedures can be used simultaneously or after one another. Using Kybella or CoolSculpting for chin fat is no different. You can treat the area using both treatments at separate times. Therefore, if your first option didn’t give you optimal results you can treat the area with another procedure.

Interested in learning more about aesthetic medical procedures more specifically, Kybella or CoolSculpting for chin fat? We offer your choice of virtual consultations from the comfort of your home or in-person complimentary consults. Click here to schedule yours!