Kybella degrades fat permanently and leaves your skin tighter and fresh. You can expect relatively obvious swelling, bruising and numbness at the injection site.

Can I ice?

Yes, ice will help reduce inflammation and discomfort.

Will I bruise?

Bruising can last up to 2 weeks but most clients experience mild bruising lasting only a few days.

How long does swelling last?

Severe swelling lasts 5 days and residual swelling lasts another 2-4 weeks.

What are some common side effects?

In addition to the above mentioned common side-effects. temporary induration or hardness can result from injections as well as transient hair loss in the area of injection (usually only important if you have facial hair). Asymmetric smile and lip numbness can temporarily result but should resolve in time.


Numbness can last a month or longer but does not usually interfere with daily life.

How long before I start to see results?

Kybella works to dissolve fat molecules, a process that takes time. Most candidates will see noticeable results and skin retraction in about 6 weeks to 3 months.

How many treatments do I need?

Most clients need 2-3 treatments to obtain optimal results.