Is Kybella safe?

Board Certified Plastic Surgeons Serving Denver, Aurora, Littleton, Highlands Ranch, and Nearby Colorado

Posted: November 10, 2015

If you feel you have a “double” or “saggy” chin and want to eliminate the concern, Kybella may be an option for you. Kybella is a chemical that mimics the substances in your body that absorbs fats.

While it has been known to be very effective in combating unsightly fat that can hang around your chin area, it has not been tested on other areas of the body and, like any procedure, carries with it some side effects. 

Kybella represents an extraordinary
solution to common chin concerns.

The procedure can lead to some minor bruising and swelling around the point of injection and, in some serious cases can damage the marginal mandibular nerve. Both of these complications can be painful and can alter facial expressions that sometimes are permanent. However, these effects are exceptionally rare.

Furthermore, Kybella is approved by the FDA for this very specific procedure and has a very high success rate – over 80%.

If you feel that you are a candidate for a cosmetic procedure like Kybella in the Denver, Colorado area, please call Grossman Plastic Surgery today at 303-320-5566.