We were in the first group of doctors in the central Illinois area to offer KYBELLA® – a product from Allergan®, the world-renowned company behind products such as Botox® and Juvederm®. KYBELLA® is FDA approved and designed to help reduce the appearance of a ‘double chin.’ Dr. Poulter was one of the first doctors in the country to be trained on this new procedure.

Now there is a treatment for your double chin! The FDA has approved KYBELLA™ (deoxycholic acid) injection, which contours and improves the appearance of moderate to severe submental fullness due to submental fat. Submental fullness, also known as “double chin,” can affect adult women and men of all ages and weights, and is influenced by multiple factors, including aging and genetics. Submental fullness is often resistant to diet and exercise, and according to a 2014 survey conducted by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 68% of people said they are bothered by their double chin.

KYBELLA™  can also be used to treat facial fat in the jowls and higher (done in small amounts). It can even be used for other areas of unwanted fat such as bra fat, anterior armpit fat, dorsal hump, and for postoperative touch-ups (rarely needed).

Kybella - Before_AfterKYBELLA™ is a formulation of a naturally occurring-substance (deoxycholic acid) that targets fat cells in the area where it’s injected. Once the aesthetic response is achieved with KYBELLA™, re-treatment is not expected to be required*.

The most common side effects are typically local to the treatment area and most commonly include swelling, bruising, pain, numbness, tingling, hardness and redness*. KYBELLA™ can cause temporary muscle weakness in the muscles that make you frown.*

Neck improvement with Kybella requires two full treatments and possibly one or two smaller, focused injections to achieve the desired results that are permanent as fat cells are removed.

To find out more about Kybella with Dr. Poulter, click here to request a consultation at his Bloomington office. Or you can call Dr. Poulter’s office at (309) 663-1222 or Toll Free (888) 841-4108 and one of our helpful staff members will assist you. To learn more about KYBELLA™ visit

*Disclaimer: Keep in mind that each patient is unique and results may not occur for all patients