Dr. Emil Tanghetti is now offering Kybellaâ„¢ injections, the first FDA-approved non-surgical treatment that contours the appearance of submental fullness.

Sacramento, CA — December 16, 2015
Dr. Emil Tanghetti, a board-certified dermatologist in Sacramento, CA, is proud to announce that he is adding Kybellaâ„¢, the first and only FDA approved injectable drug that contours and improves the appearance of submental fullness, to his list of cosmetic services.

Submental fullness due to submental fat, sometimes referred to as “double chin,” is a common, yet undertreated facial aesthetic condition. It can detract from an otherwise balanced and harmonious facial appearance — leading to an older and heavier look. Submental fullness can impact a broad range of adults, and is not limited to people who are overweight. This condition can impact men or women of average weight and can be caused by aging, genetics and weight gain. It is often resistant to diet and exercise alone. According to a 2014 survey by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS), over 2/3 of consumers are bothered by submental fullness — nearly as many as those bothered by lines and wrinkles around the eyes.

Kybellaâ„¢ is indicated for improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe convexity or fullness associated with submental fat in adults. The safe and effective use of KYBELLAâ„¢ for the treatment of subcutaneous fat outside the submental region has not been established and is not recommended. Kybellaâ„¢ is a non-human and non-animal formulation of deoxycholic acid, a naturally-occurring molecule in the body that aids in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat. When injected into subcutaneous fat, Kybellaâ„¢ causes the destruction of fat cells. Once destroyed, those cells cannot store or accumulate fat. After the aesthetic response is achieved, retreatment with Kybellaâ„¢ is not expected.

Kybellaâ„¢ is administered by injections into the fat under the chin. Each in-office treatment session is typically 15-20 minutes. Treatment with Kybellaâ„¢ is customized by the physician to the patient’s aesthetic goals for an improved chin profile.

For more information on Dr. Emil Tanghetti or to schedule a consultation, please call (916) 454-5922 or visit www.dermatologyandlasersurgery.com.
About Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery

The Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery was originally established in 1981 by Emil A. Tanghetti, M.D. as a practice solely devoted to diseases and surgeries of the skin. As his practice has expanded over the past three decades, so has the range of services Dr. Tanghetti now offers. Lead by Dr. Tanghetti, the medical staff includes Physician Assistant, Stacy Williams, Aesthetic Nurse, Kathy Lemoine, Aesthetic Nurse, Amanda Knox and Estheticians Brynn Gilbert and Elizabeth Hayes, to assure your procedures are performed and supervised by qualified medical personnel. We welcome the opportunity to discuss with you some of the services we provide.

The Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery has a commitment to ongoing clinical research to provide state-of-the-art treatment by well trained professional staff. Our center has published numerous articles based on studies that we have conducted with our own lasers as well as medications for a host of dermatologic conditions. Our facility is also committed to community service and for several years we have been privileged to participate in the removal of unwanted gang related tattoos for the California Youth Authority and multiple other programs. Dr. Tanghetti has been honored with the “Heroes in Healthcare” award for his community service for these tattoo removal programs.

For more information about Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery, please visit www.dermatologyandlasersurgery.com.

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Center for Dermatology and Laser Surgery
Location: 5601 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819-3948
Website: www.dermatologyandlasersurgery.com