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Kybella

Tucson Kybella Treatment

Kybella® is an FDA-approved injectable that improves the appearance by destroying fat cells. Kybella is a man-made form of deoxycholic acid, a naturally occurring material that helps the body absorb fat. A treatment with Kybella is fast, requires little downtime, and destroys fat cells permanently.

How does Kybella work?

Kybella is injected under the chin to permanently destroy fat cells and get rid of your double chin for good! Results are permanent. With any Kybella treatment, usually 3-4 sessions are recommended separated by 4-6 weeks.

How can Kybella help me?

The active ingredient in Kybella is synthetic deoxycholic acid. Deoxycholic acid is a naturally occurring molecule in the body that aids in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat. When injected into the fat beneath the chin to destroy fat cells, resulting in a noticeable reduction in fullness under the chin. Once destroyed, these cells can no longer store or accumulate fat, so further treatment is not expected once you reach your desired aesthetic goal.
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Common Reasons for Kybella treatment

  • Age-defying looks
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  • Get rid of double chin
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  • Boost confidence 
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  • Non-Surgical treatment
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  • ✓ Slimmer appearance

What should I know before Kybella treatments?

After Kybella, bruising and sweling can last a couple of weeks so it is important to plan accordingly. Schedule your procedure two weeks prior to any event to allow swelling and buising to subside. Refrain from heavy excercies for 24 hours after procedure. Stop taking any blood thinners, fish oil, vitamin E, and anti-inflammatory medications ten days before treatment. Avoid alcohol and red wine four days before treatment. Eat a half fresh pinaple or take bromelin tablets four days before procedure. Consult with your doctor before you stop any medications.

What to expect after Kybella treatments?

After Kybella, bruising and sweling can last a couple of weeks so it is important to plan accordingly. Schedule your procedure two weeks prior to any event to allow swelling and buising to subside Sorness and tenderness in area is normal. Some pain/discomfort after treatment can be expected.

Am I a candidate for Kybella?

Kybella works best on patients with small to moderalte double chins and have good skin tone and minimal skin laxity around the jawline. It is a perfect alternative and less inasive surgery then liposuction. The best way for you to find out if Kybella® is right for you is to schedule a consultation at our office.

Kybella Before & After

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Kybella FAQ

Noticeable results are visible in 30-90 days.

Wait until you have achieved your weight goal before you do the treatment. If you gain weight after treatment, new fat cells can be formed in area and more treatments may be necessary. In order to keep results, it is important to maintain a stable weight after treatment.

When injected into fat under the chin, Kybella causes the destruction of fat cells. Once destroyed, those cells cannot store or accumulate fat. After reaching your desired aesthetic, further treatment is not expected.

You will likely have some swelling, bruising, or numbness under your chin immediately following treatment. This may last for several days after, so plan to take it easy or rest if you prefer to hide any unsightly looks following your treatment.

Depending on your desired look and existing state, you may need several or more treatments. Your specialist will create a tailored treatment plan that is right for you.

Kybella Treatment Timeline

Initial Visit
Followup Treatment
Additional Followup
First Treatment
8 Weeks
6 Weeks

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Visit Facial Artistry & Aesthetics to learn what we can do for you. Under the guidance of Master Injector, Dr. Kusman, we aim to provide appealing, natural looking results that bring out your true beauty.