What is Kybella?
Kybella’s active ingredient is a synthetic deoxycholic acid. Deoxycholic acid is a naturally occurring molecule in the body that helps break down fat. Kybella destroys the submental fullness (double chin) which is caused by weight gain, genetics and aging.

How many treatments will I need?
Treatments can range from 1 to 6. Dr. Banki will speak to you in consultation to advise how many treatments will be needed for an optimal appearance. 

How long will Kybella last?
When Injected into fat under the chin, Kybella causes the destruction of fat cells. Once destroyed those cells cannot or store accumulate fat. After reaching your desired aesthetic, further treatments is not needed.

When will I notice results?
Result can take a few weeks to notice. Your body needs time to process the fat cleared from the treatment area after every visit.

What are the possible side effects?
Sometimes serious side effects can occur, including nerve injury in the jaw that can temporarily cause an uneven smile or facial muscle weakness. Although this side effect usually will resolve on its own and is extremely rare, if it is done by an expert dermatologist. The most common side effects are swelling, numbness, bruising, redness, pain, and areas of hardness. These Side effects are usually temporary and often resolve on their own.