Kybella is a relatively new treatment that helps get rid of unwanted fat present under the chin. Kybella main ingredient is a synthetic version of deoxycholic acid, a substance that occurs naturally within the body and aids in the breakdown of fat. Kybella permanently destroys the fat cells in the injected area, leaving patients with a less-full appearance over time.
During the 20-30 minute procedure, Kybella is injected into the desired site during a routine office visit. Most patients will see better results with multiple treatments. It is completely safe, with minor to no pain associated with the injection. Patients experience little down time during the healing process.