Harvey “Chip” Cole, III, MD, FACS founder and owner of Oculus Plastic Surgery and Specialty Surgery Center explains that Kybella and neck lifts address different cosmetic issues and urges reader to consult with reputable, experienced plastic surgeon.
ATLANTA, GA, February 28, 2019: Founder and Owner of Oculus Plastic Surgery and Specialty Surgery Center, Harvey “Chip” Cole, III, MD, FACS posted a new article on the Oculus website entitled, “Kybella Or Neck Lift, That Is The Question,” in which Dr. Cole clarifies the purpose of each.
“If you are wondering about the difference between Kybella and a neck lift,” says Dr. Cole, “let me stop you right there. First of all, let’s be very clear — each procedure addresses a different concern. It’s true that sometimes both procedures are performed at the same time.”
Dr. Cole states, “A neck lift is pretty self-descriptive. It does just that, lifts the skin of the neck.”
According to Dr. Cole, “Kybella works wonders if you are just concerned about eliminating a double chin. In fact, that is what Kybella was FDA approved to do.” He elaborates, “Kybella is a drug which is a synthetic form of deoxycholic acid, a chemical that is naturally produced by the body. The way it works when injected under the chin is to destroy fat cells by breaking down the cell membrane. After treatment, the fat is eliminated through the natural metabolic process.”
“So,” suggest Dr. Cole, “the first thing to do if you are thinking about both procedures is to be very specific in determining your cosmetic objective. And set up a consultation with a Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon experienced in both procedures.”
Dr. Cole explains, “A lot of people are searching for ways to eliminate a double chin. According to the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, nearly 68% of all Americans have issues with double chins.” He continues adding, “There are several causes that can result in a double chin. They can develop due to weight gain, genetic factors and age. A double chin is the result of a thick layer of subcutaneous fat the rests behind the chin. Unfortunately, double chins can be resistant to weight loss, so exercise and dieting may shrink your waistline but not your double chin.”
“Kybella is a non-invasive way to eliminate a double chin,” says Dr. Cole. Dr. Cole emphasizes, “If this is the only issue, Kybella is excellent. Kybella injections are best suited for those with good skin tone.”
Dr. Cole turns his attention to neck lifts state, “A sagging neck is difficult to camouflage. Some people hide their necks behind scarves and turtleneck sweaters. No amount of makeup, diet, exercise or sun avoidance can camouflage a sagging neck. It’s a fact that neck skin seems to age more rapidly than facial skin.”
Read the entire article at https://www.drchipcole.com/kybella-or-neck-lift-that-is-the-question/
About Dr. Cole
Harvey “Chip” Cole, III, MD, FACS
Quadruple Board Certified
Harvey “Chip” Cole, III, MD, FACS is not just a surgeon, he is a nationally and internationally recognized, quadruple Board Certified Surgeon, specializing in Oculoplastic and Cosmetic surgery of the eyes and face – both reconstructive and rejuvenative. Dr. Cole’s dedication to standards of excellence in his profession is seen through his vast experiences within the fields of rejuvenation and reconstructive surgery. Known as “The Eye Guy”, Dr. Cole is an instructor on blepharoplasty, facelift and laser resurfacing, sharing his knowledge through national and international teaching lectures. In over 30 years in business, Dr. Cole has performed over 30,000 surgeries for patients ranging from infants to the elderly. Both, his surgical expertise and artistry continue to be nationally recognized.
Our state-of-the-art facilities combine the best medical technologies with unparalleled comfort. Our state-of-the-art Joint Commission accredited surgical suite is home to the majority of surgical procedures. World-class technologies, along with our pristine environment, create the security of a top-notch hospital while offering the comfort of a private office. Within our treatment rooms, advanced techniques and practices are utilized in order to increase the longevity of your results and diminish the effects of aging.