Kybella is a newer treatment that can erase your double chin without surgery. The treatment is quick, practically painless and requires little to no recovery time. Some people notice post-treatment swelling, this is common and only lasts for a short period of time.
For most patients, swelling doesn’t last long. Swelling typically peaks about 20 to 28 hours after the procedure, and will likely go away after 48 hours. On rare occasions, you can experience swelling for longer, but this usually depends on the dosage you receive. As long as you choose a skilled and experienced doctor your swelling should not last long. Patients with large amounts of fat underneath their chin and sagging skin may experience more swelling.
As mention earlier, most patients experience swelling for just 48 hours after their treatment. Most patient want their swelling to go away as quickly as possible so that they can see their results faster. Thankfully, there are some things that can be done to make sure this happens!
Although, you may experience swelling for a short period of time, the long-lasting results of Kybella are worth it. After a few treatments, you should not see a double chin when you look in the mirror again!