since both KYBELLA & AQUALYX contain deoxycholic acid, what's the actual difference (except they're used in different countries)

Doctor Answers 3

Kybella only option in the US

Kybella is your only option here in the United States. It's the only product with FDA approval to treat submental fat. 


Kouros Azar

Thousand Oaks Plastic Surgeon
4.9 out of 5 stars 33 reviews

Kybella for Fat removal in submental area

Kybella is the only FDA approved injection for destroying the fat (dissolving it) permanently under the chin.  The other option is the Coolsculpting (mini applicator) to permanently destroy the cells.  Please consult an expert.  Best, Dr. Green

Michele S. Green, MD
New York Dermatologist
5.0 out of 5 stars 76 reviews


In the United States, Kybella is the only product FDA approved for chemical lipolysis before the chin.  It would be your only option in the United States.  

John L. Burns Jr., MD
Dallas Plastic Surgeon
4.7 out of 5 stars 42 reviews

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