What is Kybella?
Kybella is the only FDA approved non-surgical treatment of the fat below the chin (submental fat). Kybella is derived from a natural enzyme in the body that breaks down fat. This purified product is then injected into areas of excess fat and it works to dissolve this fat away. Kybella is mainly used in the fat under the chin but has been used in other areas of the body to help remove stubborn areas of fullness.
What does Kybella treatments involve?
During the treatment, Dr. Lozada make facial markings of the area ensuring the procedure is targeting only the stubborn under chin fat. Kybella is then drawn into syringes and injected in multiple spots directly into the fat. Kybella begins working immediately and thus swelling begins right after the procedure is finished. Treatment without any form of anesthesia can be uncomfortable however Dr. Lozada routiney uses numbing injections prior to Kybella injection which makes the entire experience painless and comfortable.
What is the Recovery like for Kybella?
welling and inflammation is expected immediately after Kybella is injected. This is caused by the destruction of fat cells in the area. While there is minimal to no bruising, the swelling can last for 1-2 weeks. It is important that patients understand this part of the recovery process. However, once the swelling goes down, patient’s are left with a more defined under chin area. Please call and book your consultation if you’re interested in learning more!
Why Should I Choose Dr. Kirk Lozada?
Dr. Lozada is a Facial Plastic & Reconstructive surgeon and Otolaryngology Head & Neck Surgeon. Dr. Lozada is committed to providing the highest quality aesthetic and reconstructive services for all his patients in Philadelphia and New Jersey. At our office a personalized treatment plan is essential and we allow sufficient time during consultation to develop a unique understanding of each patient’s desires. Dr. Lozada completed his fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania and has trained with the top Facial Plastic Surgeons in Philadelphia, New York, and New Jersey. Dr. Kirk Lozada is currently a member of the American Academy of Facial Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery and has numerous publications and presentations in the field of facial plastic surgery. Contact the office for your consultation today!