What is Kybella?

Kybella (Deoxycholic acid) is a bile acid. Kybella is used to erase fat under the chin area, also known as submental fullness. The active ingredient in Kybella mimics a molecule in the body that aids in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fats. Kybella destroys fat cells in which would make the area of injection noticeably slimmer. Kybella is the only FDA approved injectable treatment that destroys fat cells in the treatment under the chin to improve your profile. With this treatment you may have some bruising and numbness under your chin. The overall recovery time is about one month.

How long does Kybella last?

You will be administered Kybella in several injection sites under your chin and the process will need to be repeated one to three months later. The number of sessions that will be needed for the treated area, will depend on what our doctor advises. The average amount of sessions that a patient gets is usually around four sessions.

When will I see results?

On average you may start to slowly see results around four to six weeks after your first treatment. Around 12 weeks to your second session of treatment, you will see visible results. Maximum results can be seen after six months of treatment and are long lasting.

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