A double chin is an excess of chin fat in the chin and neck areas, affecting men and women. Kybella is an FDA-approved injectable medicine used to treat stored fat in the submental areas and permanently kills the fat cells to give a jawline a trimmer appearance and remove the double chin appearance. However, it is considered a cosmetic treatment, so Kybella costs Houston is relatively high and varies.
What is Kybella?
Kybella is a biological secondary bile acid used as an injectable treatment to reduce the excess fat under your chin without any surgical procedure. It has multiple scientific terms, including Cholanoic acid, Deoxycholic acid, Belkyra, and Deoxycholate. This acid is the by-product of bacterial processes in the intestines.
How does Kybella work?
Dr. Shukla or one of our certified medical providers will perform a series of injections of the Kybella by injecting this compound into the targeted areas. Further, it interacts with the adipose tissues (fat) and decimates them, creating a contraction in the skin. Thus, you will notice an appreciable improvement in the neck and jawline.
Ideal candidates for kybella should be otherwise healthy without any preexisting medical conditions such as bleeding disorder, poorly controlled diabetes or hypertension, etc.
Does kybella hurt?
Ice or numbing cream helps to reduce discomfort.
What are the side effects of kybella?
Pain, discomfort, bruise, and swelling are typical and last for a few days. It usually resolves in a few days to weeks. Arnica gel or cream helps with bruising.
How frequently can I have kybella treatment?
Typically, there is a gap of around one to two months between the consecutive sessions, as it takes time to fully utilize the Kybella solution that absorbs the fat under the chin.
How many treatments of kybella do I need for the double chin?
It depends upon the person to person and the amount of fat they have in a targeted area. You need at least three to six treatments to see significant improvement.
How long does the effect of kybella treatment last?
kybella treatment results will give you long-lasting results. But in case of weight gain, you will gain weight in the areas where you have fat cells.
Can I use kybella for any other areas other than double chin?
The short answer is YES. Kybella can treat other areas, including the abdomen, thighs, love handles, etc.
Will insurance cover my kybella costs?
Kybella treatment is a cosmetic procedure; therefore, health insurance companies do not cover the kybella costs.
How much does the Kybella cost in the Houston area?
The average kybella cost ranges from $1000 to $2400/ treatment. The kybella cost will depend upon the number of sessions required.
Currently, ShineMD is offering a special promotion on kybella treatments. In which you can get three kybella treatments for just $1500.
How long does kybella swelling last?
The post-treatment swelling lasts from days to weeks and is temporary.
What other treatment options do I have besides kybella to remove the double chin?
There are few treatment options besides kybella for a double chin or submental fat reduction.
- Smartlipo or laser liposuction is a minimally invasive procedure that uses laser energy to kill the fat cells. It also does the skin tightening simultaneously under the chin areas.
- Coolsculpting is an entirely non-invasive and FDA-approved fat reduction treatment to remove fat cells from chin areas.
Where can I find the best kybella cost near me?
ShineMD medspa is a leading provider of aesthetics, body contouring, and wellness treatments in Houston and surrounding areas and provides excellent service with affordable kybella pricing.
How to contact ShineMD?
You can call 832.509.5099 to schedule your free consultation during our business hours or use this link to book an appointment online. You can fill out the form on the website, and one of our representatives will contact you in 24-48 hours.