Quick Answer: Can You See Results After One Kybella Treatment?

Should I wear a chin strap after Kybella?

It is recommended to wear a chin strap with an ice pack for a few nights after treatment and elevate head to reduce swelling.

Patients can experience numbness, redness, nodules, bruising and firmness at injection sites after treatment, which usually resolves over 4-5 weeks..

Does Kybella tighten loose skin?

Unlike liposuction which removes fat but can leave loose skin, there is some contraction of the skin that is noted to occur with Kybella as it gradually dissolves treated fat. Because of this “contraction” effect, certain patients also benefit from some skin tightening after Kybella injections.

Can Kybella go wrong?

The recovery process associated with Kybella is minimal in most cases, and downtime varies from person to person. Minor side effects typically subside in one to two weeks. Serious side effects have occurred, including facial muscle weakness, uneven smile, trouble swallowing, or nerve injury in the jaw.

Does Kybella last forever?

Does Kybella Last? Once the fat walls are destroyed, they don’t return. So once you get rid of all the fat cells in your double chin with Kybella injections, they disappear forever and your new chin remains.

Which is better Kybella or CoolSculpting?

Skin Laxity: CoolSculpting has been proven to be effective in improving skin laxity. Kybella is not, and may make skin laxity worse. … Kybella: 72% of patients had bruising, 87% of patients had swelling, 70% of patients had pain. I instruct patients that these symptoms last for 2-4 weeks.

How many sessions of Kybella do you need?

For most patients, two to four sessions will be enough to see significant change and achieve the results they want.

How many treatments does Kybella take?

“Everyone needs two to six treatments, and we are big advocates of ‘treat to complete,’” says Levy. For each treatment, the injector uses between one and three vials of Kybella, depending on how much submental fat one has.

How should I sleep after Kybella?

After the treatment: I recommend that patients avoid salty foods and alcohol, as well as exercise for 48 hours. Keeping the head elevated by sleeping on one to two pillows may also help, as can taking an over the counter antihistamine such as Zyrtec the day before, the day of and the day after.

Does Kybella work for belly fat?

While this treatment was originally developed to eliminate a double chin, it can’t be used to address fat on the stomach. The deoxycholic acid in this injectable treatment works on fat in the chin area.

Where does the fat go after Kybella?

The Injection “Kybella works almost immediately after injection in that it literally digests fat once it comes in contact with it. The fat cells are broken down and cleared out by the natural immune system and ultimately end up in your urine,” says Vero Beach, FL, plastic surgeon Alan Durkin, MD.

How long after Kybella do you see results?

Your provider selects several injection sites where Kybella is administered. The process is then repeated one to three months later. Users report noticeable effects after 12 weeks or at least 2 sessions. Maximum results can be seen after six months and are meant to be long-lasting.

Can fat come back after Kybella?

“The Kybella kills the fat cells so the fat won’t come back in the treated area, but it still can come back, and it may come back in a new area,” Mitchell says. “If you normally gain weight in the chin, it could come back in the neck post-Kybella, which may look unnatural. This can also happen with liposuction.”

What can you not do after Kybella?

Swelling, bruising, redness and inflamma+on is to be expected 3-‐7 days after Kybella treatments. Tylenol can be consumed as directed for added comfort. Avoid salty foods as this can increase swelling to the areas even more than what is to be expected. NO exercise for 48 hours post treatment!

What happens if you gain weight after Kybella?

Once the fat cells are destroyed, they do not come back. If you gain weight after receiving deoxycholic acid injections then the fat will be redistributed to other areas.

What happens if I drink alcohol after Kybella?

This may cause unwanted side effects such as darkening of skin and/or scarring. Avoid extreme temperatures of heat for 24 hours post treatment (i.e. Jacuzzi, hot showers etc.) Do NOT consume alcohol or sodium for 3 days post treatment to avoid excess swelling.