KYBELLA® in Rancho Mirage, CA

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Even a little extra fat in the upper neck area will create the appearance of a "double chin" that may be bothersome to both men and women. The additional pockets of fat under the chin (also known as the submental area) may be caused by aging, weight fluctuations, or genetics that lead to a weaker jawline and chin for a less defined profile. Rancho Mirage, CA aesthetic physician Dr. Art Quintanilla is proud to offer a technique to eliminate upper neck fat at Desert Medical Rejuvenation.

Approved by the FDA, KYBELLA® is a nonsurgical, injectable option for upper neck fat. It can also be used on other anatomical areas such as the jowls. The active component in KYBELLA® is a synthetic version of deoxycholic acid (DA) that acts similarly to the natural form of DA found in the body to break down and absorb fat cells. After it is injected, you should see a visible reduction in the volume of fat. When the fat is eliminated, the cells cannot re-form, making the fat loss permanent, so you are able to enjoy your new, slimmer profile and defined jawline for years to come.

KYBELLA® injections are performed during an appointment in one of our treatment rooms at our Rancho Mirage, CA facility. Dr. Quintanilla will usually apply a numbing cream to the treatment area for about 20-30 minutes. Once the skin has been cleansed, the procedure takes around 15 minutes and includes several small injections into the submittal fat or the jowl fat. To achieve the desired results, at Desert Medical Rejuvenation most female patients usually require 3 treatments spaced 4 weeks apart, whereas male patients usually require 4 treatments depending on the amount of fat. The procedure is quick and patients usually report minimal or no discomfort. The end result is swelling and redness of the treated area, which usually resolves in 3-5 days.

Although the procedure is generally comfortable, for those patients with very high levels of anxiety or low levels of tolerance to pain, we offer the use of PRO-NOX®, a device that delivers a mixture of inhaled Oxygen/Nitrous which numbs the patient's sensations for several minutes, enough to allow the doctor to complete the procedure. The patient recovers 100% at the end of the procedure.


I love this office. I recently had my lips done and the results are superior. So many people have commented on how good my lips look. Dr Art was amazing when he was doing the fillers. I was very nervous about the pain but he had his own specially formulated numbing cream and I didn’t feel a thing. I highly recommend this office. Not just lips. I have had Botox, kybella, micro needling, hydro facials and regular facials and they have all been amazing.

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Even if everyone else in your family tree has to mask their hereditary double chin, it doesn't mean you need to. Schedule an initial consultation with Dr. Quintanilla to learn more about revolutionary KYBELLA injectable treatments at Desert Medical Rejuvenation in Rancho Mirage, CA. Minimize your "double chin" so you can enjoy a strong, well-defined facial profile in no time.

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