It’s Here!! Double Chins Beware–There’s a new Sheriff in Town–And Its Name is Kybella®!
What is it? Kybella® is an FDA approved medicine made of Deoxycholic acid (a naturally occurring substance your body makes). This naturally occurring substance causes the destruction of fat cells- once destroyed those cells cannot store or accumulate fat. Kybella® is a prescription medicine used in adults to improve the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat below the chin, also known as sub-mental fat or the “double chin.” Here’s one of our staff member’s getting injected with her 1st treatment of Kybella®. Quick and easy. Slight discomfort, swelling for a couple days, but for the most part easy breezy!
It’s Contouring Redefined
It’s the first and only FDA-approved injectable drug that contours and improves the appearance of submental fullness. Visit www.mykybella.com
For questions or to schedule, give us a call! We are happy to help! And don’t forget, Brilliant Distinction members, this is one more way for you to earn points towards future Allergan treatments!
APPROVED USE AND IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION
What is Kybella®?
Kybella® is a prescription medicine used in adults to improve the appearance and profile of moderate to severe fat below the chin (submental fat), also called “double chin.” It is not known if Kybella® is safe and effective for the treatment of fat outside of the submental area or in children under 18 years of age.
Who should not receive Kybella®?
Do not receive Kybella® if you have an infection in the treatment area.
Before receiving Kybella®, tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you: Have had or plan to have surgery on your face, neck, or chin; have had cosmetic treatments on your face, neck, or chin; have had or have medical conditions in or near the neck area; have had or have trouble swallowing; have bleeding problems; are pregnant or plan to become pregnant (it is not known if Kybella® will harm your unborn baby); are breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed (it is not known if Kybella® passes into your breast milk).
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your healthcare provider if you take a medicine that prevents the clotting of your blood (antiplatelet or anticoagulant medicine).
What are the possible side effects of Kybella®?
Kybella® can cause serious side effects, including
- Nerve injury in the jaw (which can cause an uneven smile or facial muscle weakness)
- Trouble swallowing
- Injection site problems including: bruising, hair loss, open sores (ulcers), damage and tissue cell-death (necrosis) around the injection site. Call your healthcare provider if you develop open sores or drainage from the treatment area
The most common side effects of Kybella® include swelling, pain, numbness, redness, and areas of hardness in the treatment area.
These are not all of the possible side effects of Kybella®. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.