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Ona Skincare now offers Kybella, an FDA approved nonsurgical injection that reduces excess fat and saggy skin under the chin, to help accentuate the jawline. It is a safe and effective alternative to surgical procedures such as liposuction or a facelift.
How Long Does A Kybella Treatment Take?
Kybella™ Treatments take about 15 to 20 minutes, and several may be needed.
Is Kybella™ Safe?
The FDA approved the use of Kybella injections to dissolve submental fat beneath the chin in mid-2015; after eight years of clinical studies with over 1,000 patients with moderate to severe double chin fat, it was found to be both safe and effective for double chin elimination.
Are Kybella™ Results Permanent?
Because fat cells are destroyed by Kybella, the results should last for several years. Some researchers believe that the results might be permanent. For patients in the clinical studies, the results were still intact after two years.
Can Kybella™ Be Used on Jowls?
Kybella is only FDA-approved for use on a double chin. Using it on jowl fat could damage, irritate or injure the marginal mandibular facial nerve. If you have questions regarding jowl fat, ask your medically licensed aesthetic injection specialist about other options. If your jowl fat is extensive, a surgical procedure may be your best and only option. Kybella cannot be used anywhere except the double chin area.
Is Kybella™ Painful?
During clinical trials, patients commonly reported swelling, bruising, numbness and mild pain following the injections. This can be managed with an injectable numbing agent before treatment and topically applying ice to reduce swelling. Any discomfort associated with the treatment generally subsides within a few days. No incisions are required and there is minimal downtime after treatments.
Is Kybella™ Worth It?
Based on 66 reviews over all-time on RealSelf.com (as of the writing of this Kybella™ FAQ), Kybella™ has a 97% approval rating from patients nationwide.
At Ona Skin Care
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