Ideally used to reduce excess fat from beneath the chin effectively, is a nonsurgical injection technique known as Kybella. Treatments take about 15 to 20 minutes each time and it uses a synthetic form of deoxycholic acid. The use of Kybella from was approved by the FDA in the 2015. Kybella injections are a better alternative than surgical procedures like liposuction. Significant improvement and satisfaction with their appearance was had by about 82% of the patience in clinical trials. The basics of Kybella injections is what we at Open Door Med Spa would like to share today.

Who is a Good Candidate for Kybella?

Designed to target the fat beneath the chin, Kybella is a nonsurgical injectable technique. In order to target the fat cells in this area, the process uses a series of deoxycholic acid injections. Since incisions are not required, the downtime is minimal in most cases. For those who have moderate to severe fat under the chin are candidates. Those planning to have facial surgery, experiencing trouble swallowing, or who are pregnant or nursing or experiencing an infection or has a medical condition near the injection site are not candidates.

How Do I Prepare for Kybella Injections?

There is little preparation required for Kybella because it is a nonsurgical procedure. Make certain to schedule the procedure before any major events. To reduce skin infection by properly washing your face before the procedure is essential and in order to prevent post-treatment bruising, avoid using ibuprofen and acetaminophen.

How Does Kybella Work to Remove Fat Permanently?

A bile acid known as deoxycholic acid, is naturally produced by your body, and this helps absorb fat. A synthetic form of this is found in the Kybella injections. Once it is injected to stop storing the fat, the acid destroys fat cells beneath the chin area. Since deoxycholic acid can kill other cells in the process, it is important a healthcare professional administers your Kybella injections.

During Kybella Injections?

Generally, a marker is used before the procedure by a medical practitioner who marks the injection sites. Some may administer a topical numbing agent or ice pack to ease any pain or discomfort. As the acid works gradually to kill fat cells, metabolizes by the body over the following weeks, the average needs 20-30 injections and may take up to 50 injections used under the chin. According to the induvial, the number of the treatments vary. To reach optimal results, it can take multiple treatments. With at least one month between each session, you can receive up to six Kybella treatments.

What to Expect During Kybella Injections?

Swelling, pain, redness, bruising, and numbness can be experienced can be potential side effects from this nonsurgical Kybella treatments. In most cases, the recovery is minimal, and the downtown can vary. Within one to two weeks, the minor effects subside. Nerve injury in the jaw, uneven smile, facial muscle weakness, and/or trouble swallowing can be more severe. Any discomfort should be discussed with your professional, if any of the serious side effects occur, call your healthcare provider.

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To achieve their goals with Kybella, a treatment plan is designed where most people require more than one treatment. The results should be lasting after the deoxycholic acid destroys fat cells in the submental area and further treatment is not expected as the fat cells can no longer store fat. Our medical spa has certified medical professionals to ensure the procedure is done safely and efficiently if you are interested in Kybella treatments. Call Open Door Med Spa of Mansfield, TX for services.