KYBELLA® is the only FDA-approved injectable treatment that destroys fat cells in the area under the chin to improve your profile.

The active ingredient in KYBELLA® is synthetic deoxycholic acid. Deoxycholic acid is a naturally occurring molecule in the body that aids in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat. When injected into the fat beneath the chin, KYBELLA® destroys fat cells, resulting in a noticeable reduction in fullness under the chin. Once destroyed, these cells can no longer store or accumulate fat, so further treatment is not expected once you reach your desired aesthetic goal.

KYBELLA® is administered as a series of injections to the treatment area under the chin, destroying fat cells and producing gradual results.

Everyone’s chin profile is different, and the number of treatment sessions will vary based on the amount of fat under the chin and your treatment goals. Contact us to determine if this treatment is right for you.

Areas to treat with KYBELLA:

  • Submental (double chin)
  • Bra fat
  • Stubborn areas of small fat (post surgery, post face lift, etc.)
  • Jowls
  • Banana roll

Before & After



What causes submental fullness or a “double chin?”

Causes of submental fullness can include genetics, aging, and weight gain.

How does Kybella work?

Kybella is a naturally-occuring molecule in the body (deoxycholic acid) that aids in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat. When injected into the fat beneath the chin, Kybella causes destruction of the fat cells. Once these cells are destroyed, they will no longer store or accumulate fat.

What areas can we treat with Kybella?

  • Submental fullness (double chin)
  • Anterior/posterior bra fat
  • Banana roll—excess fat under the buttocks
  • Fullness at the corners of the mouth and jawline
  • Stubborn areas of small fat post liposuction or prior surgery irregularities

How many treatments are required?

Most people require 2-3 treatments spaced 8-12 weeks apart.

What happens at the Kybella treatment?

We initially mark the area to be treated and how much product is required. It is administered via needle or cannula based on each patient’s anatomy. The procedure takes approximately 10-15 minutes.

What are the side effects associated with Kybella?

Side effects can include swelling, bruising, pain (resolves within 10 minutes), numbness, redness, and induration (small areas of firmness around the treatment area).

Who is a good candidate for Kybella?

We recommend patients schedule a complimentary consultation with one of our board-certified providers to determine if Kybella is an appropriate treatment for you. For patients who may not meet candidacy requirements, CoolSculpting administered to the submental area may be a more effective treatment option that your provider can determine at the complimentary consultation.

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