What is Kybella® and how does it treat unwanted chin fat?

Kybella® is an injectable solution that contains a naturally occurring molecule in the body that assists in the breakdown and absorption of fat. When injected into the submentum it begins to breakdown fat cells.

Who is a candidate for Kybella®?

  • If you are bothered by fat under the chin, also known as submental fullness.
  • You feel that the condition makes you look older and heavier than you are.
  • You are looking for a non-surgical option.
  • You have stubborn, unwanted fat under the chin that will not go away with diet and exercise.

Intended Results

  • Fat reduction of submentum.

Kybella - Under-chin Fat Reduction - before picture

Kybella - Under-chin Fat Reduction - after picture

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More about Kybella®

  • Kybella® is the only FDA cleared injectable solution to treat unwanted chin fat.
  • Kybella® is minimally invasive.
  • Little downtime following Kybella® injections.

Procedure Discription

  • A cold pack or ice pack will be given before and after the procedure.
  • Kybella® is injected into the submental area.
  • The procedure takes about 15-30 minutes.

Recuperation + Healing

  • We ask that you do not take any blood thinners (i.e.: fish oil, vitamin E, ibuprofen, aspirin)
  • There will be swelling and bruising after the procedure.
  • Arnica may be provided to help aid the recovery, speeding the reduction of swelling and bruising that can occur after Kybella® injections.
  • Using ice will help decrease swelling and bruising as well.
  • Some areas where Kybella® has been injected may feel hard, but dissipate over time.

Other Options

Financial Guidelines

  • This procedure is considered cosmetic and therefore is not covered by insurance. The patient is responsible for payment.

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