Kybella

Pre Care

  • This treatment is not recommended if you have an important event within 3 or 4 weeks of injection due to potential for bruising and swelling.

  • It is recommended to discontinue the use of Aspirin, Motrin, Gingko Biloba, Garlic, Flax Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Vitamin A, Vitamin E or any other essential fatty acids at least 3 days to 1 week before and after treatment to minimize bruising or bleeding. Please consult with your primary physician prior to discontinuing any medications.

  • Avoid alcohol, caffeine, Niacin supplement, high-sodium foods, high sugar foods, refined carbohydrates, spicy foods and cigarettes 24-48 hours before and after your treatment. These items may contribute to increased swelling or irritation.

  • If you develop a cold/flu, infection, blemish, or rash, etc. in the area to be treated prior to your appointment, we recommend that you please reschedule your appointment until it resolves.

  • We will not perform Kybella treatments on clients with current or past history of Dysphagia, “trouble swallowing”, currently pregnant or breastfeeding, with presence of infection at or near the injection sites or under the age of 18.

  • We will take careful consideration in performing Kybella treatments on Guests with excessive skin laxity, prominent platysmal bands, thyromegaly, cervical lymphadenopathy, pronounced sub-mandibular glands, prior surgery or aesthetic treatment to the treatment area, presence of scar tissue in the treatment area, sunburned or irritated skin, history of use of blood thinners, and current use of blood thinning agents or anti-coagulants.

  • Wewill assist and advise in coordinating Kybella treatments when being treated with other aesthetic services to provide optimal results and efficacy of concurrent treatments.

Post Care

  • Do NOT, touch, press, rub, massage, or manipulate the treatment area.

  • Ice the treated areas for the next 24 hours. Place the icepack on the area for 20 minutes and remove the ice pack for 20 minutes. Continue this pattern for 24 hours.

  • Apply Arnica gel to the treatment area to help decrease the bruising, swelling, and discomfort.

  • You may take acetaminophen and/or pain reliever if needed to decrease post treatment discomfort.

  • Sleep on your back and with head elevated for the next 3-5 days after treatment.

  • Drink plenty of water and fluids after treatment.

  • Avoid vigorous exercise, sun and heat exposure for 3-5 days after treatment.

  • Avoid Aspirin, Motrin, Gingko Biloba, Garlic, Flax Oil, Cod Liver Oil, Vitamin A, Vitamin E or any other essential fatty acids at least 3 days to 1 week after treatment. These items may increase bleeding and bruising.

  • Avoid alcohol, caffeine, Niacin supplement, high-sodium foods, high sugar foods, refined carbohydrates, spicy foods and cigarettes 24-48 hours after your treatment. These items may contribute to increased swelling or irritation.

  • Avoid cosmetic treatments such as injectables, laser, ultrasound, peels, facials or micro-dermabrasion to the Kybella treatment area.

  • Please contact our office immediately if you develop an asymmetric smile or facial muscle weakness, skin ulceration in the treatment area, difficulty swallowing, or if any existing symptom worsens.