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KYBELLA® in Reno, NV


Fatty deposits under the chin can create the impression of a double chin, even when a person is otherwise in good shape. Even with additional dieting, it is rare to see improvement in this area because the excess fat is usually caused by genetics. However, with the innovative Kybella injection, the fat can be reduced for a more sculpted jawline. Kybella injections are performed at our Virden MD practice next door. The Kybella injection is one of the most exciting new developments in the cosmetic world. It is an injectable that has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to break down fatty deposits in the submental area (the upper neck just below the chin). The active ingredient is called deoxycholic acid, a substance that eliminates fat cells. The treatment is also effective for improving the contour of the neckline. Schedule a consultation at Renovation Medical Spa in Reno, Nevada with board-certified Plastic Surgeon Dr. Charles Virden to learn more about the results you can achieve with the Kybella injection.

Renovation Medical Spa helps patients make treatments affordable by participating in the Allergan Alle Rewards® program. Patients can get more information during their consultation or at the Allergan Alle Rewards website to learn about how to get special savings and earn free treatments.


“Through the years, Dr. Virden has become a significant and very dear person in my life not only as a doctor, but also as a mentor and a reliable source in his profession. I cherish his personal attention, admire his practical advice and abilities, and trust his judgment in determining the most appropriate (reasonable and realistic) types of surgical procedures that best serve my needs.I have been happy and satisfied with the results of the following procedures that Dr. Virden has performed on my face, neck, and hands to-date: Standard Rhytidectomy (face lift), Bilateral Trans-conjunctival Blepharoplasty (lower eyelid fat removal), Platysmaplasty Submental Lipectomy (chin fat removal and neck muscle tightening), Profractional Periocular (laser treatment of lower lids and jaw area), and Broad Band Light (laser treatment of my hands).”

– L. / RealSelf / Apr 16, 201




Patients who can benefit from Kybella:

  • Are over 18 years old
  • Have mild to moderate fat in the submental area
  • Want to eliminate their “double chin” or “turkey neck”
  • Want to avoid surgical neck liposuction
  • Are at a healthy, stable weight
  • Have tried to eliminate their neck fat with diet and exercise without sucess


Kybella treated are performed in our office as an outpatient procedure without anesthesia. Once the neck is cleaned and the injection sites are marked, numbing cream will be applied to the area to make the treatment more comfortable. Once the patient is prepared, several small injections of Kybella will be placed into the submental area below the chin. Each treatment should take about 15 – 20 minutes and patients may have up to 6 treatment sessions spaced one month apart for improved results.


After the treatment, patients may want to apply an ice pack to their neck to reduce swelling and redness, but they should be able to resume their normal activities after leaving our office. Side effects, including mild discomfort, may last for a few days after the treatment, but patients should contact our office if they have any concerns or lasting problems. Patients should see some change after their first treatment once the body has eliminated the broken down fat. During their consultation, patients can discuss how many treatments they may need.


Average Cost:  $600 – $9,600

Procedure Recovery Location: Outpatient


Stop hating your double chin and do something to get rid of it by scheduling a consultation at Renovation Medical Spa for Kybella injections. Define your jawline and strengthen your chin by eliminating stubborn fat from the submental area. With no surgery and no recovery time needed, it can be the solution you’ve been looking for.