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S Humphrey, K Beleznay, J D A Beleznay
The chin and jaw line are integral parts of an individual's aesthetic profile, and the presence of submental fat detracts from this and can lead to displeasure with one's facial appearance. While liposuction and cosmetic surgery are regarded as the gold standard in treating submental fat, surgical intervention is not appealing to all patients and has potential surgical complications including longer recovery, and contour irregularities. Despite ample advances in aesthetic medicine to enhance the appearance of the face, very little is available in non-invasive options to reduce submental fat that has been supported by robust evidence...
September 2016: Skin Therapy Letter
Joel L Cohen, David L K Chen, Jeremy B Green, John H Joseph
With the recent approval of Kythera Biopharmaceuticals (Westlake Village, California) submental fat injectable treatment Kybella, there comes a lot of excitement-but, also a bit of concern. The idea of having a nonsurgical, nonliposuction treatment for people who have a double chin is certainly exciting. The hope has been that this new treatment will provide opportunities for the many people out there who are focused on the appearance of their submental fullness to have access to a safe. affordable, and reliable treatment...
September 2015: Seminars in Cutaneous Medicine and Surgery
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December 7, 2015: Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics
Kunj Gohil
Deoxycholic acid (Kybella) for submental fat; codeine polistirex/chlorpheniramine polistirex extended-release (Tuzistra XR) for coughs, allergies, and colds; ramucirumab (Cyramza) for colorectal cancer; and fluticasone furoate/vilanterol (Breo Ellipta) for asthma.
July 2015: P & T: a Peer-reviewed Journal for Formulary Management
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