- First and only FDA approved nonsurgical treatment that contours and improves the appearance of fat under the chin (double chin).
- 15-20 minute minimally invasive (nonsurgical) procedure in the office.
- Requires customization to help achieve your treatment goals.
- Destroys fat cells when injected into the fat beneath your chin.
- Fat loss is permanent.
How does Kybella work?
- Active ingredient in KYBELLA is deoxycholic acid, a naturally occurring molecule in the body that aids in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat.
- When injected into the fat beneath your chin, KYBELLA causes the permanent destruction of fat cells.
How is Kybella administered?
- Typically 15-20 minute procedure in the office. The appointment slot could be longer for possible numbing procedures, explanations, post procedure care, etc.
- The dosing and number of shots is customized for each patient.
Are Kybella injections painful?
- Most patients report a 2-4 /10 level of discomfort (10 being most painful) during the first few minutes after injection of Kybella. Then the discomfort level subsides rapidly.
- It seems with subsequent sessions the discomfort level seems to decrease.
Possible common side effects with Kybella
- Hardness in the treatment area
How many treatments are needed for Kybella?
- Many patients treated with KYBELLA experience visible contouring of their chin profile in 2-4 treatments. Some require 6 treatments.
How far apart should each session be for Kybella?
- 4-8 weeks
Is there skin tightening with Kybella?
- There is some skin tightening with KYBELLA which is associated with the inflammatory process after the procedure.
What are the best necks for Kybella?
- Those necks with central fullness with minimal loose skin.
What’s the Kybella downtime?
- For most patients, downtime was minimal and occurred most commonly after the first treatment session.
- Many people just notice swelling in the area with some temporary numbness. However, the bruising, pain, numbness, redness, and areas of hardness in the treatment area might get in the way of some social plans and work commitments in the following week – especially the first two days after the procedure.
- Downtime seems to be decreased with the following treatments