What is Kybella® and how does it work?

Kybella® is one of the newest and most exciting FDA-approved injectables in the field of preventative aging. It was developed to target and eliminate the infuriating neck fat responsible for “double-chins.” A double-chin can add years to one’s perceived age, as well as make a person appear heavier. This effect results in lowered self-esteem and feelings of frustration.

Kybella® was developed as a safe, non-surgical alternative to procedures like liposuction or neck lifts. The upper neck area below the jaw can be especially resistant to dieting and exercise. Yet, this simple cosmetic procedure can reverse fat deposits within a matter of days. With Kybella, patients need no incisions or general anesthesia, and recovery is immediate. A client can come to the office at lunchtime, and return to work for the afternoon.

The science of Kybella®:

The critical ingredient in Kybella® is deoxycholic acid. This is a fat-metabolizing agent that occurs naturally in the human body. When injected, the deoxycholic acid pierces the fat cell membrane, causing membrane death. The fat cells metabolize naturally after the procedure. This creates a more slender, sculpted profile with greater definition. Kybella®’s results are usually visible in 10-14 days. This treatment will continue to improve chin and neck contours for up to 6 months.

Before & After

Take a gander at Dr. Capizzi’s before and after photos, giving you a visual representation of his stunning results.

Choosing Capizzi MD:

Administering an injection may seem simple compared to other cosmetic procedures. But, it actually requires a high degree of precision and experience to produce a natural, pleasing outcome. Additionally, the neck is a vulnerable area of the body with many arteries and muscles. As a board-certified physician, Dr. Capizzi is qualified to address the anatomical complexities of the neck. Dr. Capizzi’s accomplished team of injection specialists have a reputation as some of the best in the region. They have been recognized by Allergan with the prestigious Platinum Plus Award for outstanding patient outcomes and overall client care.

Dr. Capizzi excels at facial and neck contouring. He continuously studies the latest in anti-aging skincare so that his clients have the newest, most effective techniques. During your initial consultation, the doctor will work with you to determine the best solution for your anatomy and your goals. He will make sure to address all your questions or concerns. Your complete satisfaction with your results is his primary objective. In some cases where loose skin is a problem, the doctor may suggest an additional procedure such as a facelift or neck lift to address the sagging or excess folds.

The Kybella® Procedure:

Kybella® works best when administered as a series of injections over the course of several months. The number of injections required will vary based on the amount of fat present. With each treatment, you will see dramatic improvements in the chin and neck profile.

Patients typically undergo 2-6 injections, with each appointment lasting approximately 20 minutes. As long as the client maintains a healthy diet and exercise routine, the changes are permanent.

Dr. Capizzi will customize his approach to deliver the perfect amount of the injectable to target sites. This produces a flawless outcome that will delight and exceed expectations.

Schedule your Kybella® consultation today by calling the office at 704-655-8988 or fill out our form.

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Patient Stories

Having been through the Capizzi experience, these patients can help you understand the smoothness of the journey.

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