How much does Kybella cost per treatment and how many treatments? (photos)
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How much does Kybella cost per treatment and how many treatments?
The treatments usually run around 1200-1800 dollars depending on how many vials are used. For most people it is two vials. It takes at least 2 treatments and sometimes up to 4. Each treatment is spaced about 6 weeks apart. The first few days you swell up quite a bit. It goes back to about your baseline at one week. You will start noticing an improvement after your second treatment.
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The cost for Kybella is really going to depend on the size of the area being treated. Most surgeons charge by the vial. Most people require at least 2 vials per session and it take 2-4 sessions for your final results. However, the results are permanent.
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Treating Chin Fat with Kybella
Kybella is a cytolytic drug, which when injected into tissue physically destroys the cell membrane. When properly injected into submental fat, Kybella destroys fat cells getting rid of unwanted double chin fat.
We suggest 2 or 3 treatments scheduled 4-6 weeks apart . Our patients have seen noticable improvements at every treatment!
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During a Kybella treatment, the neck is first cleaned and numbed with topical lidocaine. A pattern is drawn on the neck and the product is injected into the fat pad - dissolving the fat. The body then absorbs the fat over several weeks. There is swelling, bruising, and some numbness in the area during this time. The injections are usually done once a month and it can take 2 to 6 treatments to reach full effect depending on the severity of the fat.
The cost is variable depending on the amount of fat to be treated but ranges from $1500 to $1900 per treatment. Effective alternatives for submental fat removal include liposuction and direct excision. A detailed examination will help delineate the best option. Consultation with a surgeon certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery would be the next best step.
Kybella vs Coolmini vs Liposuction
There are multiple factors that go into answering this question...
If there is a lot of fat, liposuction is your best bet. This can be done in-office under local anesthesia.
If surgery is not something you are comfortable with, Coolsculpting would be your best bet financially... as long as the Coolsculpting applicator fits and you are okay with more time to see full results (than liposuction). If your jaw is too small or the amount of fat too little, the CoolMini may not fit.
Lastly, if you have a small amount of fat and the CoolMini applicator doesn't fit your face, I would go with Kybella. There is a significant recovery period with Kybella and the product is not cheap. That is why I reserve it for people with a small amount of submental fat.
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Kybella Loose Skin, Cost
Kybella can result in 10-15% reduction of fat similar to Coolshape. No procedure other than liposuction or laser liposuction will tighten the skin.
Liposuction typically reduces 50% of fat in one session.
Patients who have needle phobias are not good candidates for any invasive procedure.
Please use this information when consulting in person with an experienced Board Certified Plastic Surgeon. They will be most capable of advising what is best for you.
Kybella cost and number of treatments
After your first treatment, the swelling and inflammation will need to resolve for at least 6 weeks, before you have a second treatment. Six weeks after your second treatment is when I would say you have full results (for a total of 12 weeks). Of course, this is average and all patients are different! Be sure to consult with a board certified facial plastic or general plastic surgeon for an in-person consultation.
I hope that this helps!
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