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Kybella Injection

Kybella is Deoxycholic acid that is injected into the fat cells of the neck (submental area) leading to elimination of fat cells by a process called apoptosis

Additional Facts

Who is a good candidate for Kybella Injection?

Patients with excess fatty tissue in the chin and neck area (double chin) without significant excess hanging skin

What are Kybella Injection contraindications?

We recommend avoiding the procedure in severe or uncontrolled systemic diseases, connective tissue disease, malignancy, unrealistic expectations, local skin pathology and pregnancy.

Note: A contraindication is a condition or factor that serves as a reason to withhold a certain medical treatment due to the harm that it would cause the patient.

How is this procedure performed?

The procedure is done using topical anesthetic applied to the skin. Grid markings are placed on the planned injection area. The fatty tissue is injected with Kybella divided into equal doses at equal distances. Patient is reassessed in 4 weeks as additional sessions might be needed.

How long does the effect last?

As long as patients keep a healthy lifestyle and avoid weight gain. The results are expected to be long term

What should I expect during recovery?

Swelling, mild bruising and numbness are expected which usually resolve within 1-2 weeks. Icing and using compression head wrap can decrease swelling and bruising

Where is the scar?

There are no incisions or sutures, therefore, Kybeall injection does not cause an incision scar

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