Yes. There are several instructions you need to keep in mind post-treatment for better results. Apply the ice pack approximately 15 seconds on, and 15 seconds off.
To minimize potential bruising, discontinue the usage of non-steroidal medications or Vitamin E prior to the procedure.
The most common side effects that can be seen after the treatment are swelling, bruising, tenderness, numbness, and mild redness.
The number of treatments required for the desired results may vary from person to person. It is recommended to have an average of 2-4 treatments generally. It takes about 4 weeks to begin to see the results and about 6 weeks to completely feel the change.
No. You are not supposed to be treated if you are pregnant or nursing.
Kybella destroys fat cells when injected into the fat beneath the chin, and once destroyed, these cells can no longer store or accumulate fat. Thus the process results in a noticeable reduction in fullness under the chin, revealing an improved chin profile.
Downtime with Kybella is minimal. Most patients can tolerate this procedure easily. However, there is always a risk of some swelling and mild redness that will resolve in 7-10 days.