Kybella Fact Sheet
Get rid of stubborn chin fat or Submental Fullness?
Submental fullness, sometimes referred to as “double chin,” is a common, yet under treated facial aesthetic condition. It can detract from an otherwise balanced and harmonious facial appearance – leading to an older and heavier look.
Submental fullness can impact a broad range of adults, including both women and men, and can be caused by aging, genetics and weight gain.
What is Kybella(Deoxycholic Acid) injection?
Kybella (deoxycholic acid) injection, is the first and only FDA-approved injectable drug that contours and improves the appearance of submental fullness due to submental fat.
Kybella is indicated for improvement in the appearance of moderate to severe convexity or fullness associated with submental fat in adults.
How does Kybella work?
Kybella is a non-human and non-animal formulation of deoxycholic acid, a naturally-occurring molecule in the body that aids in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat.
What are the results of Kybella?
When injected into the fat under your chin, Kybella causes the destruction of fat cells. Once destroyed, those cells cannot store or accumulate fat. After the aesthetic response is achieved, retreatment with Kybella is not expected.
What are the side effects of Kybella?
The safety profile of Kybella is well-characterized.
Kybella has been the focus of a global clinical development program involving over 20 clinical studies with more than 2,600 patients worldwide, of which over 1,600 have been treated with Kybella.
The most common adverse reactions were edema/swelling, hematoma/bruising, pain, numbness, erythema and induration.
Kybella is manufactured through a highly-controlled, FDA-regulated process and approved facility to ensure patient safety.