Quick Answer: Does Kybella Have Side Effects?

What are the risks of Kybella?

Common side effects of Kybella include:injection site reactions.

swelling, bruising, pain, numbness, redness, itching, warmth, hardness, tingling or burning sensation, skin tightness, nerve injury,mouth or throat pain,high blood pressure (hypertension),nausea, or.difficulty swallowing..

How long does Kybella last?

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.

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. The Side Effects: The Most Significant Difference This is really what separates the two treatments.

What’s better Kybella or liposuction?

Liposuction removes fat by sucking the fat cells out. Kybella—or deoxycholic acid—directly destroys fat cells. … If you skin is too loose, after fat removal, the skin will just hang loose and you won’t be happy. If your skin is too lose, than a neck lift is a better option.

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.

What should I avoid after Kybella?

Avoid vigorous exercise, sun and heat exposure for 3-5 days after treatment. Avoid Aspirin, Motrin, Gingko Biloba, Garlic, Flax Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Vitamin A, Vitamin E or any other essential fatty acids at least 3 days to 1 week after treatment. These items may increase bleeding and bruising.

Who is a good candidate for Kybella?

Kybella® tends to work best for people who have moderate fat in their upper neck. Since the procedure is used to destroy fat cells, it doesn’t work for people who have excess skin or loose folds of skin on the neck. Ideal candidates for this treatment should’ve already explored conventional options for weight loss.

Are Kybella injections permanent?

How Long Does Kybella Last? Kybella® is designed as a one-time treatment option for submental fullness. Once treated fat cells are gone, they’re unable to return on their own.

Should you 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.

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.”

How swollen Are you after Kybella?

Swelling typically peaks at 24 hours post-treatment and can last from two days to three weeks.

How long do Kybella side effects last?

The bruising and swelling tends to last one to three days but can go on for a few weeks before it is completely back to normal. An over-the-counter anti-inflammatory can help. It’s rare, but some patients experience numbness in the area and sometimes firmness where the injections were administered.

Does Kybella hurt?

Pain: A few people who have received Kybella told us that the injections were more uncomfortable than getting Botox or other fillers and that they experienced stinging or burning for a short while after.

How many Kybella treatments are needed?

Kybella typically requires a series of three treatments (each four to six weeks apart), which costs around $5,400 in total. CoolMini costs about $1,000 per treatment. “Most people need one or two CoolMini treatments, depending on the amount of fat under the chin,” says Dr. Weintraub.

Can you see results after one Kybella treatment?

One of the questions we receive most frequently about this type of treatment is how soon can I expect to see results. This is one of the most significant ways this treatment differs from Botox. With this treatment, the results are most noticeable four to six weeks following treatments.