One of many concerns is the look of having a double chin or a “gobbler”. Kybella is injected into below the chin. Kybella is FDA approved prescription medicine to improve moderate to severe fat below the chin (submental fat), also known as the double chin. If your profile is a concern call us today at Jazzi Cosmetic Surgery & Aesthetic Medicine to see if Kybella is right for you!
Kybella is made up of deoxycholic acid, a naturally occurring molecule in the body that aids the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat.
You should not receive Kybella if you have an infection in the treatment area.
Multiple small injections depending on the amount of fat you have under your chin & your desired profile.
Number of treatments vary patient to patient
Each treatment session is given at least 1 month apart and you cannot receive more than 6 treatments.
Up to 50 injections or 10 ML may be injected per treatment
Redness, swelling, firmness/hardness and bruising are common
Sensation of burning/stinging usually resolves in first day
No use of steroids or other anti-inflammatory inflammatories
Avoid exercise for 48 hours
Avoid salty foods for 48 hours
May sleep with head propped up to aid reduction of welling
Ice the area only 2-5 minutes at a time