SculpSure: The Fat-Dissolving Laser

Written by Dr. Paul M. Graham Over the past decade, dermatologists and researchers have worked diligently to develop a nonsurgical body contouring device that effectively eliminates stubborn body fat. Today, there are many ways to destroy fat cells via cold temperatures, injectable medications, or even energy-based heating. The FDA has approved the use of SculpSure®,Continue reading “SculpSure: The Fat-Dissolving Laser”

My Experiment with Kybella (Deoxycholic Acid)

Written by Dr. Paul M. Graham Continuing from last weeks article (Kybella: An Injectable Fat-Dissolving Medication), I want to demonstrate to all of our readers how Kybella works on destroying fat cells. After spending some time searching for actual pathology photos (under the microscope) of Kybella’s effect on fat cells, I came up empty-handed. This sparked myContinue reading “My Experiment with Kybella (Deoxycholic Acid)”

Kybella: An Injectable Fat-Dissolving Medication

Written by Dr. Paul M. Graham In April 2015, the FDA approved the use of a novel medication known as Kybella for the treatment of submental (underchin) fat. This medication is identical to a natural substance called deoxycholic acid found in the gastrointestinal tract of the human body. Deoxycholic acid is a bile acid that is produced as aContinue reading “Kybella: An Injectable Fat-Dissolving Medication”