Kybella Double Chin Treatment
Kybella double chin treatment is one of many options available to treat unwanted submental fat. Kybella offers the advantage of removing fat without surgery. In Spanish, the double chin is called the Papada.
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What is Kybella Double Chin Treatment and how is it used?
Kybella is a prescription medicine which is injected in the chin area. Kybella is used in adults to improve the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat below the chin (submental fat), also called “double chin.” Kybella is an alternative for surgical neck liposuction.
Is Kybella Double Chin Treatment safe?
Kybella has received FDA approval as an injectable medicine for the double chin. It is safe and effective for the submental area in adults. It is recommended for adults over the age 18 years.
Who should not receive Kybella?
You should not receive Kybella if you have an infection in the treatment area.
How much does Kybella cost?
Kybella cost can be priced by the syringe or treatment. A typical price per syringe is approximately $300 per syringe. One treatment session may require up to four syringes. There are typically three to four treatment sessions necessary, but results vary.
Who is a candidate for Kybella?
Before receiving Kybella, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you: Have had or plan to have surgery on your face, neck, or chin; have had cosmetic treatments on your face, neck, or chin; have had or have medical conditions in or near the neck area; have had or have trouble swallowing; have bleeding problems; are pregnant or plan to become pregnant (it is not known if KYBELLA®will harm your unborn baby); are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed (it is not known if KYBELLA® passes into your breast milk; talk to your healthcare provider about the best way to feed your baby if you receive KYBELLA®).
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 Kybella Double Chin Treatment?
Kybella can cause serious side effects, including nerve injury in the jaw (which can cause an uneven smile or facial muscle weakness), or trouble swallowing.
The most common side effects of Kybella include swelling, bruising, pain, numbness, redness, and areas of hardness in the treatment area.