Recommended number of Kybella treatments?
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How frequently to treat with Kybella
That is a great question and let me answer it in a little detail. The labeling instructions state that Kybella can be reinjected as soon as one month after the first treatment. I find that most patients are just beginning to see some improvement at the 1 month mark, and report a significant tightening and shrinkage in the second and third month after treatment, even for 4 months in some patients. Most patients are going to want 2-4 treatments to get the results that they want. But you might not want to wait for 3-4 months between each treatment and stretch the process out for a year or longer. If you are likely to need several treatments and you want to get the process over quickly then you can be treated more often. In most of my patients who need at least 2 treatments I would see them back at two months to perform the second treatment. If they are close to their goal at the 2 month mark following the second treatment then they might wait another 1-2 months for the "final" effect to decide if the need more. So its a balancing act between completing the treatments needed in a shorter period of time, but not doing more than you need. So as you get closer to the improvement that you want then a longer interval between treatments may be helpful to let you judge. Good luck and I am thrilled that you are enjoying your Kybella- our patients in Massachusetts have also been quite pleased.
Number of Kybella Treatments
Kybella (Deoxcholic Acid) is the first non-surgical, FDA approved injection to reduce submental fat. Some of the side-effects include bruising, swelling, redness and numbness. To reduce this we ask patients to discontinue any blood thinners prior to their treatment, and recommend an anti-inflammatory post treatment. Treatments are done once every 4-6 weeks, for up to 5 sessions.
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The number of treatments to achieve optimal results can vary from 1-6 treatments, but the average in my experience is 2-3. If you are satisfied after two treatments then I would recommend stopping at that point. We recommend waiting at least 4-6 weeks between treatments, but there is no upper time limit and you could always decide to get a 3rd treatment at any point after that.
Number of Kybella Treatments
Yes, if you are happy with your results after 2 treatments then my all means, stop. Hope this helps and glad that you are happy with your results.
Number of Kybella treatements
Thank you for your question. Kybella works ideally in 2 to 3 treatments, depending on how much submental (under the chin) fat that a patient has. Kybella works by dissolving this fat, which lies below the skin underneath the chin. The decision to have 2 versus 3 treatments is best made by you and your injector. I would assess your results after two treatments, and then decide if a third is needed.
I hope that this helps!
Kybella and Number of Treatments
Kybella and the number of treatments is determined by both you and your doctor. It takes 2 to 4 treatments generally depending on the size of your "double chin". If you are happy with the results after 2 treatments I see no need for a third treatment. Best, Dr. Green
Recommend 2-3 treatments of Kybella for optimal results
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