Kybella and Nonsurgical Fat Reduction

Nonsurgical Fat Reduction

Kybella Double Chin Treatment San Antonio | Dr. Jose Barrera, MD

Kybella is the latest nonsurgical treatment option for patients seeking improvement in the neck and nonsurgical fat reduction. Kybella is specially designed to remove fat from the double chin. Dr. Jose Barrera, MD, San Antonio Facial Plastic Surgeon answers questions about nonsurgical neck lift on News 4 San Antonio. Watch Dr. Jose Barrera, MD perform a live Kybella treatment and nonsurgical neck lift at Dr. Jose Barrera, MD Live.

What is Nonsurgical Neck Lift?

A nonsurgical neck lift is the treatment of the double chin with deoxycholic acid injections. Kybella is a prescription medicine used in adults to improve the appearance and profile of the double chin. The medication is designed to treat moderate to severe fat below the chin or submental fat.

How much does Kybella cost in San Antonio?

Kybella Cost San Antonio is $300 per 1 mL syringe. It is prescribed per syringe or vial. It is common to need two vials per treatment and up to 3 or 4 treatments for best results.

Who should not receive KYBELLA?

The medication should not be used with infection in the chin area. It is not known if it is safe and effective for use outside of the chin area or in women who are pregnant or breastfeeding.

Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your healthcare provider if you take a medicine that prevents the clotting of your blood (antiplatelet or anticoagulant medicine).

What are the possible side effects of deoxycholic acid neck injections?

Side effects include nerve injury in the jaw (which can cause an uneven smile or facial muscle weakness), or trouble swallowing. Other side effects include swelling, induration, bruising, pain, numbness, redness, and areas of hardness in the treatment area.

These are not all of the possible side effects. Call your healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects.