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What is Kybella?

Kybella is an FDA-approved, non-invasive cosmetic treatment used to melt away a double chin. During the procedure, our specialist will perform a series of micro-injections of Kybella. Over the following weeks, Kybella will destroy the fat cells under the chin, leaving you with arguably the best results in Kybella Evansville has to offer its cosmetic patients.

Kybella Evansville

How does it work?

Kybella contains an ingredient known as deoxycholic acid. This substance occurs naturally in your body where it is secreted by the gallbladder to break down fat from your diet. When Kybella is injected into the fat beneath your chin, it tells your body to shed the excess fat. Once the cells are destroyed, they are gone, forever.

Kybella Evansville
Kybella Evansville

FAQ

What areas can be treated with Kybella?

Typically, Kybella is for a double chin. In some cases, it may also be used for body contouring in such areas as the back/bra area, lower buttocks, and underarms.

What are the side effects?

Common side effects following Kybella treatment include slight bruising, mild pain, swelling, redness, and numbness of the treatment areas and surrounding skin.

How many treatments will I need?

You may need at least two treatments. If you choose to have a larger area treated or you wish to achieve a more defined jawline, you may need up to six Kybella treatments. You will usually see results after two treatments.

What does Kybella treatment feel like?

You will not feel any discomfort from your Kybella treatment. Before treatment, your specialist will numb the area. We can also offer topical pain numbing cream to apply at home before and after treatment.

Which is better for a double chin, Kybella or liposuction?

If you want to get rid of a double chin, Kybella offers a great solution. It’s a safe alternative to liposuction surgery and does not result in any downtime or scarring. Our specialists perform Kybella with expertise, leaving you with some of the best results in double chin removal Evansville has to offer our Kybella patients.

How far apart should Kybella treatments be?

Usually, treatments are spaced roughly six weeks apart.

Am I a good candidate for Kybella?

Kybella is not a suitable treatment for everyone. Certain health issues can affect whether you are a candidate. These include difficulty swallowing, weak facial muscles, and bleeding problems.

What are my aftercare instructions following Kybella?

After Kybella treatment, you should follow these care tips:

  • Avoid rubbing, pressing, or touching the treatment area.
  • Ice the treatment areas for 24 hours after treatment.
  • Sleep on your back with your head elevated for up to five days following treatment.
  • Avoid sun exposure, extreme heat, and strenuous exercise for up to five days following treatment.
  • Avoid alcohol for up to 48 hours following treatment.
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