KYBELLA patients reported improvement in the visual and emotional impact of submental fat when asked how happy, bothered, self-conscious, embarrassed, old, and overweight they felt with respect to the amount of their submental fat after they
In clinical studies, 79% of people treated with KYBELLA had improved satisfaction with the appearance of the area beneath their chin (compared with 34% of people treated with placebo) 12 weeks after last treatment.
Submental fullness due to fat beneath the chin can impact a broad range of both male and female adults. Some possible causes are:
Sometimes, even with diet or exercise, the unwanted fullness beneath your chin may not go away, and it could make you appear older or heavier than you actually are.
In many cases, patients will experience swelling, bruising or numbness under their chin. You should be able to resume your normal daily activities.
Your healthcare provider will help you determine how many treatment sessions you need based on the amount and distribution of your submental fat and your personal treatment goals. Up to 6 treatments may be administered, spaced no less than 1 month apart.*
*Fifty-nine percent of people treated with KYBELLA in clinical studies received 6 treatments
KYBELLA can cause serious side effects, including nerve injury in the jaw that can cause an uneven smile or facial muscle weakness (experienced by 4 out of 100 people in clinical studies) and trouble swallowing (experienced by 2 out of 100 people in clinical studies).