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By Affiliated Dermatologists & Dermatologic Surgeons, P.A.
March 02, 2021
Tags: Kybella  

Everyone knows what a double chin is, and a double chin can make you feel extremely self-conscious and may age you or make you feel heavier than you may be. Luckily, your dermatologists at Affiliated Dermatologists in Morristown, Mt. Arlington, and Bridgewater, NJ, may have the solution for you! Continue reading to find out if Kybella is the best solution for you!

What is Kybella?

Kybella is an FDA-approved injectable that is used to benefit adults over the age of eighteen that may struggle with excess fat under their chin. Kybella contains a molecule that is naturally found in the body to help break down dietary fat. When injected into the chin, it helps to destroy fat cells and prevents them from storing more fat.

Each person is different, so the number of sessions you may need will vary. Your dermatologists in Morristown, Mt. Arlington, and Bridgewater, NJ, will sit down and discuss what will best suit your needs and how many sessions your body will need for your desired results.

Results may be seen anywhere from four to six weeks after your first session and will continue to progress with time and throughout your next sessions. Kybella is administered with a small needle under the chin. Afterward, you may feel slightly sore at the location of the injection, but that should disappear quickly. A huge benefit to Kybella is that is no downtime associated with it. After your injection, you can go back to normal life and the most that you may need is over-the-counter ibuprofen.

Call to See if Kybella Can Benefit You

If you’ve been struggling with a double chin and how to get rid of it, contact your dermatologist at Affiliated Dermatologists today to schedule an appointment. Call (973) 267-0300 for our Morristown, Mt. Arlington, or Bridgewater, NJ, offices today!

By Affiliated Dermatologists & Dermatologic Surgeons, P.A
September 24, 2019
Tags: Kybella  

Surgery or liposuction aren't the only ways to get rid of fat under your chin. Kybella kybellainjections offer an effective alternative if you have moderate to severe fat deposits. Kybella is just one of the cosmetic procedures and treatments offered by the dermatologists at Affiliated Dermatologists in Morristown, Mt. Arlington and Bridgewater, NJ.

Kybella treatment eliminates fat cells

During Kybella treatment, deoxycholic acid is injected under your skin. The injections contain a synthetic form of the acid, which your body produces naturally to absorb fat. Exposure to the acid destroys fat cells on contact. Once the cells are gone, they can't return. The destroyed fat cells are eliminated from your body over the next two or three weeks.

Treatment is quick and effective

Kybella treatment generally takes about 15 minutes, although treatment time can vary depending on the amount of fat under your chin. Before the treatment, our dermatologist may apply a topical numbing cream to your face. After identifying and marking the treatment areas, they will inject Kybella at multiple points under your chin.

Although you'll probably begin to see a difference in your chin about a week after your first treatment, you may need several Kybella sessions for best results. Kybella treatments are usually scheduled one month apart.

After your treatment, you may notice a little redness, pain, swelling, numbness or bruising at the injection sites. These symptoms are usually mild and only last a week or two. Swelling can make the area under the chin look even larger immediately after treatment. Fortunately, swelling usually goes away within a day or two of your injections. You can resume your usual activities as soon as you leave your skin doctor's office.

Is Kybella a good choice for you?

You may be a good candidate for Kybella treatment if:

  • You're 18 years old or older and in good health.
  • You are unhappy with the appearance of the area under your chin.
  • You have a double chin or extra fat under your chin, even though you're at a healthy weight.
  • You want to avoid surgery or liposuction.

Would you like to get rid of stubborn fat under your chin without surgery? Kybella may be the perfect solution for you. Call the dermatologists at Affiliated Dermatologists in Morristown, Mt. Arlington and Bridgewater, NJ, at (973) 267-0300 to schedule an appointment.

By Affiliated Dermatologists & Dermatologic Surgeons, P.A.
December 04, 2018
Tags: Kybella  

Get rid of excess skin and achieve a more defined jawline with this simple procedure.

As we get older our skin begins to lose its elasticity, resulting in sagging, loose skin kybellaaround the jawline. This can be enough to make anyone feel a little self-conscious about their appearance. If this is something you are currently dealing with, our Morristown, Bridgewater, and Mt. Arlington, NJ, dermatologists have a simple nonsurgical option that could reshape and contour the face and get rid of that double chin.

What is Kybella?

Kybella is a safe and effective way to reduce the appearance of excess fat around the chin (also known as a double chin) without having to undergo surgery. In fact, it is the only FDA-approved injectable that can be used in adults to specifically treat double chin.

How does it work?

The main and active ingredient found in Kybella is a synthetic form of deoxycholic acid, which is a molecule that breaks down fat. So, when our skin doctor administers these injections into the chin, the active ingredient gets to work breaking down and reabsorbing these fat cells.

When do results appear?

When you come in for your consultation, we will determine how many treatment sessions you will require based on how much excess fat is around the chin. This is a great option for those dealing moderate-to-severe fat in the chin area. During each treatment session, we will administer very small injections into the face. Patients may receive anywhere from 2-6 treatments, each performed about 1 month apart.

How long will results last?

Since Kybella actually destroys the fat cells these cells will not return and won’t be able to store fat. This means that these results are permanent and you won’t usually require any additional treatment.

Here at Affiliated Dermatologists, we believe that confidence is more than skin deep. If you want to improve the appearance of your skin our dermatologists offer locations in Morristown, Bridgewater, and Mt. Arlington, NJ, to serve you better. Call us today to find out how Kybella can help you.

By Affiliated Dermatologists & Dermatologic Surgeons, P.A.
January 30, 2018
Category: Dermatology
Tags: Kybella   double chin  

If your double chin has you feeling down about your appearance, your dermatologist kybellamay have just the treatment to help you get rid of your double chin for good. Kybella is a cosmetic procedure which improves your profile and reduces the appearance of fat underneath the chin. But how does Kybella work? What can this treatment do for you? Find out more about Kybella with Affiliated Dermatologists and Dermatologic Surgeons with locations in Mt. Arlington, Morristown, Liberty Corner, and Bridgewater, NJ.

What is Kybella? 
Kybella is an FDA-approved treatment which destroys the fat cells underneath the chin to provide a slimmer, improved look. This treatment can help heal self-consciousness or embarrassment from a double chin and help you feel great in the skin you’re in. Kybella is safe to use and generally does not have any downtime after the procedure.

Am I a candidate for Kybella? 
While Kybella is an effective treatment for double chin, it should not take the place of proper diet and exercise. Patients who eat well and exercise regularly but still have a double chin are good candidates for Kybella. Additionally, candidates should have realistic expectations for their results. You should alert your doctor to any medications you take regularly or medical conditions you have.

If you think you could benefit from Kybella, you should consult with your dermatologist to ensure that this is the best treatment for you. The procedure takes only a few minutes and occurs right in your doctor’s office. For more information on Kybella or to further understand what it can do for you, please contact your dermatologists at Affiliated Dermatologists and Dermatologic Surgeons with locations in Mt. Arlington, Morristown, Liberty Corner, and Bridgewater, NJ. Call 973-267-0300 to schedule your appointment at any of the four New Jersey locations today!

By Affiliated Dermatologists & Dermatologic Surgeons, P.A.
July 21, 2017
Tags: Kybella   infini  

If you are looking to get a defined chin line, find out about our wonderful cosmetic options.

One of the least pleasant parts of getting older is how much our skin begins to change. kybellaSince collagen and elastin are not being produced in such large quantities as when we were younger, our skin starts to sag, droop and wrinkle as we get older. As a result, you may notice that you’ve developed a less defined chin. Luckily, our dermatologists at Affiliated Dermatologists & Dermatologic Surgeons are here to help improve the shape of your chin with these two popular treatments. They have several convenient office locations in Mt. Arlington, Morristown, Liberty Corner, and Bridgewater, New Jersey.


This radio-frequency treatment uses microneedles, which are designed to heat up the deeper layers of the skin to boost collagen production. As a result of this increase in collagen, we can naturally firm and tighten up the skin around the chin (as well as other areas of the face). Treatment only takes about 15-30 minutes to complete. When you come in for a consultation, our Morristown skin doctors will be able to determine how many treatment sessions you will need to get the results you want.

It can take several weeks before you start to see results from your Infini treatments. This is because it also takes time for your skin to produce collagen. You will continue to see your skin improve over the course of several months with results lasting many years.


Kybella is an FDA-approved injection that will heat up and destroy fat cells within the chin. Kybella is a great option for those who continue to maintain a double chin despite eating healthfully and exercising regularly. Reducing fat around the chin can be difficult even with major changes to your daily habits. Kybella can help.

Kybella can be a great non-surgical treatment option for those who want to remove fat around the chin but who don’t want to go through liposuction or other invasive cosmetic dermatology. Kybella could easily give you the results that you want without general anesthesia.

Affiliated Dermatologists & Dermatologic Surgeons in Mt. Arlington, Morristown, Liberty Corner, and Bridgewater, New Jersey, is dedicated to giving you the younger skin you want. You’ll find that you will have more confidence. People won’t believe how great you look for your age. Call us to find out more about how we can give you that beautiful jaw-line you want.