Kybella Chin Fat Destruction*

Kybella is the first FDA-approved, injectable drug used to reduce the appearance of submental fat, more commonly known as a double chin, by physically destroying fat cells.

Sometimes, even with diet or exercise, the unwanted fullness beneath your chin may not go away, and it could make you appear older or heavier than you actually are. When Kybella is injected into the fat beneath your chin it destroys fat cells. Once destroyed, those cells cannot store or accumulate fat.

Submental Fullness or “Double Chin”

Submental fullness, sometimes referred to as “double chin”, is a common yet under treated facial aesthetic condition. It can impact a broad range of adults, including both men and women, and can be influenced by several factors such as aging, genetics and weight gain, and is often resistant to diet and exercise alone. If you’re bothered by submental fullness, you’re not alone. According to a 2015 survey conducted by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery (ASDS):

  • 67% of people said they’re bothered by under-the-chin fullness, or double chin
  • People are just as bothered by under-the-chin fullness as they are by lines and wrinkles around and under their eyes

Before & After:

What is Kybella? Learn more:

Ingredients

The active ingredient in Kybella is deoxycholic acid, a naturally occurring molecule in the body that aids in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat.

How is Kybella administered?

Kybella is given during an in-office visit. The injection process may take 15 to 20 minutes. Your healthcare provider will give you a series of injections into the fat under your chin at each treatment session.

How many Kybella treatment sessions will I need?

Our healthcare provider will help you determine how many treatment sessions you need based on the amount and distribution of your submental fat and your personal treatment goals. Up to 6 treatments may be administered, spaced no less than 1 month apart.

How long will the results last?

When injected into the fat under your chin, KYBELLA® causes the destruction of fat cells. Once destroyed, those cells cannot store or accumulate fat. After the aesthetic response is achieved, retreatment with KYBELLA® is not expected.

Will I experience any side effects?

The safety profile of KYBELLA® is well characterized. The most common side effects are swelling, bruising, pain, numbness, redness and areas of hardness around the treatment area. KYBELLA® can cause serious side effects, including trouble swallowing and nerve injury in the jaw that can cause an uneven smile or facial muscle weakness.2 These are not all of the possible side effects of KYBELLA®. Call your healthcare provider for medical advice about side effects.

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Kybella is an Allergan product

From the makers of Botox Cosmetic, Juvederm XC, Voluma XC and Latisse.

Allergan Top 250 Account

Mystique Medical Spa is in the top 0.5% nationwide for sales of Botox Cosmetic, Juvederm XC, Volume XC, Kybella and other Allergan products.

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