Kybella is an FDA-approved injectable treatment which breaks down fat cells in the treatment area under the chin to erase double chin without surgery. The active ingredient in the Kybella is a deoxycholic acid which breaks down and absorbs unwanted fat. The procedure is designed to improve the profile and appearance of fat under the chin.
Kybella treatment is quick and requires little to no recovery time. Post-treatment swelling is present in some people. It is common and lasts for a short time. For most patients, the swelling will peak for roughly 20 to 28 hours after the procedure, and likely begin to subside after 48 hours clearing out by the third day. Sometimes, however, swelling may last longer, but this depends on the dosage and the patient’s aesthetic goal.
Here are some things you can do to ensure swelling clears out sooner than the standard 48 hours:
Some side effects experienced by clients include:
The patient is advised to inform their provider of any medical conditions before treatment to determine the suitability of Kybella. Despite swelling for a short time, this treatment shows quick, long-term and beautiful results.