How does Kybella Work?

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Chubby cheeks look “oh-so-adorable” on kids but when it comes to adults, the scenario is a little different. The chubbiness around the jaw is fat accumulation called double chin which can be downright embarrassing for many. Yes, there’s a way to put an end to it, ever heard of a procedure called Kybella? In this blog, we share the reasons for a double chin, how kybella works wonders on eliminating it and the many facets that follow but before we go about telling you how the kybella treatment can be the perfect solution, you need to begin by understanding.

What is kybella?

Whether under chin fat is only noticeable when you are photographed from the ground up or it is a permanent condition, there are a significant number of people who are bothered by their appearance and most notably, their chins. Chin fat, though more commonly referred to as a double chin, is due to a variety of factors that include but are not limited to health, age, posture, and weight.

In fact, it is for all of these reasons that Kybella was created. Kybella is a non-surgical, highly specific, FDA Approved and best double-chin removal treatment, used to reduce excess fat located in the submental, no matter how it got there.

So how does kybella work?

Research has shown that one of the bile acids found in humans, deoxycholic acid, is highly successful at destroying submental fat. Though treatment is a bit rigorous, requiring 20 to 50 local injections per session, the good news is that treatments are required only for a maximum of six months, show results within two to four treatments, and subsequent injections are not
required. The acid used is well tolerated by the vast majority of patients who receive Kybella, perhaps because deoxycholic acid is familiar to the human body. And because of the high tolerance to these treatments, it is often chosen over more standard liposuction.

The procedure that is undertaken to administer kybella injections or shots

First, a numbing cream is applied in advance to ease any pain or discomfort that the injection may cause. Local anesthesia may also be another option administered as well as ice is usually put before going about the treatment. Kybella injections are administered into the skin just below the chin, the deoxycholic acid absorbs and destroys the fat cells that have been accumulated resulting in slowly but gradually eliminating the double chin, the treatment may take anywhere between 20-30 minutes.

Is kybella treatment right for you?

We know it all sounds exciting and the journey of eliminating that double chin seems like the solution to your beauty woes, it’s necessary to know if the kybella treatment is the right fit for you. In order to determine that for the treatment of your chin and submental area, there are a few requirements you must meet:

If you experience none of the problems mentioned above and are as fit as you can be, kybella is the way to go!

How long do kybella results last?

We know that you cannot wait to see those kybella results but it’s important to be aware that they are visible anywhere between four to six weeks, so patience is key. The good news is that they can even last for years, so touch-ups are not needed as much. As for the side effects, swelling and bruising can be expected although this shall subside within three-four days.

So what are you waiting for?

Take the plunge and say goodbye to the devastating double chin. Book your appointment at 7Q Spa today!

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