CINCINNATI KYBELLA™ TREATMENTS
Slim your chin and jawline with this long-lasting, fat-dissolving injection.
Have you ever wanted to improve your jawline and get rid of that double chin? Kybella™ is used in adults to improve the appearance and profile of fat below the chin, also called a “double chin.” If you want to define your jawline from every angle, Kybella™ may be right for you.
- Safe and effective
- Permanently dissolves fat in treated areas
- High satisfaction among patients
- Treat under your chin, jowls and stubborn fat pockets
PATIENT BEFORE & AFTER PHOTOS
WHY AT MONA DERMATOLOGY?
Dr. Mona S. Foad, was the first physician in Cincinnati that was trained and certified to inject this novel injection that can permanently destroy fat cells under the chin. We continue to be on the forefront of where to use this safe treatment.
WHAT TO EXPECT
Prior to your procedure, your skin will be cleansed and an anesthetic cream will be applied for about 20 minutes prior to your treatment to make the procedure more comfortable for you. Upon request, we can also use an injectable lidocaine to further minimize discomfort.
Our experienced providers will discuss your areas of concern and assess the area under your chin. We will apply a temporary tattoo to help identify the treatment area under your chin. This tattoo will be removed after the treatment. Kybella™, once injected, may cause a lite burning or tingling sensation that lasts for about 5 minutes. Once this burning sensation resolves, you will have some swelling in the treated area.
Kybella™, once injected, may cause a lite burning or tingling sensation that lasts for 5-10 minutes. Once this burning sensation resolves, you will have some swelling in the treated area. Swelling is expected in the treatment area and can last from 5-10 days. You may also have bruising, tenderness, numbness and mild discomfort, which usually lasts anywhere from 5-14 days. You will see results in 4-8 weeks.
KYBELLA™ FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
HOW DOES KYBELLA™ WORK?
Many of us store fat under our chin, which can be genetic and is resistant to diet or exercise.
The active ingredient in Kybella™ is deoxycholic acid, a naturally occurring molecule normally made in your gallbladder to help in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat.
When it is injected into the fat beneath your chin, Kybella causes the destruction of fat cells permanently.
Kybella™ is the first and only non-surgical option on the market to treat the double-chin area.
HOW LONG WILL IT TAKE?
Most appointments take less than 30 minutes. Our experienced injectors will take the time to assess the area under your chin to determine the best treatment and dosage of Kybella™.
DOES KYBELLA™ HURT?
Most people describe their Kybella™ treatment as very tolerable. Our nurses will apply a topical numbing cream to take the edge off the injections. Kybella™, once injected, causes a lite burning sensation that lasts for 5-10 minutes. Once this burning sensation resolves, you will have some swelling in the treated area which will be tender to touch.
IS KYBELLA™ SAFE?
Kybella™ is a very safe procedure when done by a trained professional who understands your anatomy and medical history.
AM I A CANDIDATE?
Anyone with undesirable submental fullness may be a candidate for Kybella™. Thin or not, submental fullness can be hard to get rid of. Come in for a consult and let our experienced injectors see if Kybella™ is an option for you.
WHEN WILL I SEE RESULTS?
You will start seeing results within the first 4 weeks and will continue to improve for up to 8 weeks after treatment. Most people need more than one treatment for optimal result.
HOW MUCH DOES KYBELLA™ COST?
Kybella™ is priced by the amount we use and can range from $300-$1600 per treatment. Most people will require 2-3 treatments. The specifics of your treatment will be discussed with you by our experienced injectors.