One of the most desirable facial features on any man or woman is a well-defined chin and jawline. Balance, or facial harmony, creates a sense of continuity and flow, and it divides the face into equal thirds of the brow, mid-face, and the jaw line. A poorly defined neck or jawline can appear less attractive than one that is well-defined. Submental fullness, commonly referred to as a “double chin,” is a common facial aesthetic condition that can impact both women and men. It can result from aging, genetics, or weight gain. For some individuals, the condition will have no chance of disappearing no matter how much they diet or exercise. Using Kybella injections, the Houston MedSpa of triple board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Henry Mentz, helps patients eliminate the fat cells under their chin for a better defined chin and jaw.
"I had a double chin that bothered me for years. Dr Mentz performed liposuction under my chin, it was such an easy procedure... and I can't believe I didn't do it years ago! No scars, the recovery is about one week. And I look younger! Thank you Dr. Mentz!!! Best plastic surgeon ever."- D.P. / Facebook / Apr 21, 2017
"Continuing New Years Resolution - Currently a post-op patient. After weight loss had a buttock lift performed by Cortez in Houston and after healing top buttock hip crease was lumpy, sagging and also there was still a lot of fat still needing lipo per flank area. Went for consultation afterwards did not feel comfortable with second assessement. Overheard ladies talking about Dr. Mentz at a park and decided to give him a try.... - - Currently a post-op patient. After weight loss had a buttock lift performed by Cortez in Houston and after healing top buttock hip crease was lumpy, sagging and also there was still a lot of fat still needing lipo per flank area. Went for consultation afterwards did not feel comfortable with second assessement. Overheard ladies talking about Dr. Mentz at a park and decided to give him a try. Not to discount previous services but Mentz services and results are on a much different level in comparison. Trust me! An extremely picky, private athlete and not one to display personal information such as this to the world. From the office visit to the actual place of surgery... Impeccable. So far I'm more than happy!"- H. / RealSelf / Mar 24, 2017
"I have been a patient of Dr. MENTZ for more than 15 years. He is an artist...very gifted. He is extremely kind and thoughtful. His staff is conscientious, diligent and very responsive. Choose Dr Mentz and you will be ecstatic with the quality and aesthetics. Also HIGHLY recommend Renee at the spa for fillers, Botox excetera. She is just the best."- L.F. / Yelp / Mar 01, 2017
"Dr. Mentz is incredibly talented. I was so comfortable with him and his vision for my "mommy makeover". He has such a calm and kind nature and he was exactly the surgeon I was looking for. "- N. / Demandforce / Feb 23, 2017
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The active ingredient in Kybella is deoxycholic acid which helps break down fat cells. When Kybella is injected below the chin, it will destroy the fat cells, and these cells will not be able to collect or store fat once destroyed. However, if the patient gains weight after a Kybella treatment, the remaining fat cells will expand for diminished results.
- 1 Vial $900
Plan Your Procedure
- Average Cost
- From $900
- Recovery Time
- Average Procedure Time
- 15-20 Minutes
- Procedure Recovery Location
According to a 2015 survey by the American Society for Dermatologic Society (ASDS), 67% of people said they were bothered by submental fullness. Kybella is a non-surgical, FDA-approved treatment that is used in adults to improve the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat cells.
The most common side effects include swelling, bruising, pain, redness, and areas of hardness around the treated area.
The plan of treatment will be discussed during consultation. During consultation, you and your provider will discuss the number of Kybella treatments, goals and expectations, and post-treatment care. Two to four treatments are recommended for optimal results.
Why Dr. Mentz?@headingTag>
Dr. Mentz is certified and trained in Kybella. Kybella is the first and only FDA-approved injectable treatment that contours and improves the appearance of submental fullness, sometimes referred to as “double chin.”
- Non-surgical, 15 to 20 minute in-office procedure
- Customized plan of treatment to help you achieve your treatment goals
- Safe and effective
- Minimal downtime
- Often requires 2-4 treatments for optimal results