KYBELLA™ Dublin OH
KYBELLA™ is the first and only FDA-approved nonsurgical treatment that contours and improves the appearance of submental fullness.
- Is a nonsurgical, 15- to 20-minute in-office treatment session
- Is customized to help you achieve your treatment goals
- Destroys fat cells when injected into the fat beneath your chin. Once the aesthetic goal is achieved, re-treatment is not expected
The most common side effects of KYBELLA™ include swelling, bruising, pain, numbness, redness, and areas of hardness in the treatment area.
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.
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Dr. Bapna and Wendy,
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The Kybella Treatment
When injected into the fat beneath your chin, KYBELLA™ causes the destruction of fat cells. Once destroyed, those cells cannot store or accumulate fat.
KYBELLA™ is typically given in a 15- to 20-minute in-office treatment session. Dr. Bapna will give you a series of injections into the fat under your chin at each treatment session.
You and Dr. Bapna will customize your KYBELLA™ treatment based on the amount of submental fullness you have and your treatment goals. Together, you will decide the treatment plan that is right for you.
Many patients treated with KYBELLA™ experience visible contouring of their chin profile in 2 to 4 treatments (spaced two months apart). Some people require up to 6 treatments in order to achieve results. Once your chin profile has improved, you may not need to be treated with KYBELLA™ again.
Prior to administrating KYBELLA™, Dr. Bapna may apply ice/cold packs or topical and/or injectable local anesthesia to the treatment area to make you more comfortable. Dr. Bapna may also suggest you take an over-the-counter pain reliever before your appointment. After treatment, apply ice or a cold pack to the treatment area for 10 to 15 minutes, as needed.
What to Expect After Your Kybella Treatment
As with other injectable treatments, you may experience side effects with KYBELLA™. The most common side effects are swelling, bruising, pain, numbness, redness, and areas of hardness in the treatment area. For most patients, downtime was minimal and occurred most commonly after the first treatment session. When scheduling treatments, keep your social plans and work commitments in mind.
KYBELLA™ can also be used in other areas to dissolve fat. Common areas include the abdomen, “banana roll” (between the buttocks and thighs), around the knees, and the bra fat.
Contact Our Office
If you’re interested in learning more about kybella and related procedures, don’t hesitate to contact our office to schedule your informative consultation with Dr. Sumit Bapna today. Our facial plastic surgery facility in Dublin, OH will walk you through the entire process and address any questions or concerns that you may have along the way.