What is Kybella?
Kybella is FDA-approved injectable that destroys fat cells. It is made of deoxycholic acid, a naturally occuring bile salt that dissolves fat in the intestines. Under the neck, the dissolved fat is removed by the lymphatic system.
How can Kybella help me?
Kybella can be used for contouring the jawline and neck by dissolving fat in those areas. Up to 3 treatments one month apart are usually used for desired results.
What are possible side effects?
Side effects may include swelling, pain, numbness, redness, and areas of hardness. Uncommon effects may include temporary difficulty swallowing or nerve injury causing uneven smiling and facial muscle weakness. Less common is skin injury to the injection area, such as sores or other damage.
What is LipoDissolve (PCDC)?
PCDC is phosphatidylcholine and deoxycholic acid, which is the combination of 2 bile salts. Phosphatidylcholine is approved by the FDA only to break down blood fats that may increase risk for heart disease. It is sometimes used off-label for body contouring.