In 2015, the FDA approved Kybella for non-surgically trimming away the unwanted fat beneath the chin. Kybella contains deoxycholic acid, a compound found naturally in the human body that is responsible for fat metabolism. When injected, Kybella destroys fat cells, which are then reabsorbed by the body. The surrounding skin can also be tightened as a side benefit. Today, Kybella can be used not only for submental contouring, but for a variety of body sculpting treatments as well.
Using Kybella around the breasts can safely and non-invasively slim and tone fatty regions, including the bra rolls, which are traditionally unreceptive to dieting and exercise. Kybella is injected into the fatty tissue where it works to sustainably emulsify stubborn fat, leaving you with a more toned and streamlined breast contour.
Kybella can be used to contour other areas of the body as well:
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Kybella works best for the following patients:
For 2-3 days there may be some minor swelling at the injection site. This is normal and will pass quickly.
Results from Kybella are considered to be long-term. The fat will not return, as long as you maintain a stable weight and healthy lifestyle.