When will ATX-101 become available? Will it be used off label for other areas of the face?
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Kybella, previously known as ATX-101, is currently available across the United States. My practice was one of the first to acquire and offer this treatment, as we were involved in the clinical trials, and we have extensive experience injecting Kybella safely and effectively for treatment of submental chin fat. Currently, Kybella is only FDA approved for fat under the chin, and it is not recommended to use it off-label until further studies and trials have been done that prove its safety in other areas.
Kybella use off label
Kybella is FDA approved for the treatment of under chin fat. It can certainly be used and is being used in other ares of the body like body lipomas, small areas of irregular fat spots after liposuction, bra rolls and even banana roll. I personally would be very cautious injecting Kybella under eye area as it can affect the nerves of the eyes and affect your vision. Hope this helps, Best, Dr.Avaliani
Kybella in face?
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Kybella has now become available to physicians who have undergone the training classes that have been offered this summer 2015. It is important to explore all cosmetic options. Kybella is designed for the fat areas beneath your chin and other surgical and nonsurgical techniques are targeted for the upper cheeks area. The benefit of Kybella is that it is a quick 15-20 minute in-office nonsurgical treatment that can provide relatively quick results.
Please consult a board certified facial plastic surgeon in your area to receive the highest quality knowledge, treatment, care and results and also to explore the option of combining Kybella with other cosmetic procedures to address all of your desired facial needs.
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