KYBELLA® Guidelines

You may require 2-4 treatments to obtain desired results. Some patients may require up to 6 treatments (at additional cost).


KYBELLA® Pre-Treatment Guidelines 

·      DO take Tylenol 1 hour before your appointment.

·      DO inform your provider if you have a history of DIFFICULTY SWALLOWING, medication allergies, history of anaphylaxis or any other medical problems.

·      AVOID Ibuprofen, aspirin and Aleve for 10 days prior to appointment – unless a doctor has prescribed these medications.

·      AVOID for 10 days prior to appointment: Vitamin E, St. John’s Wort & fish oil supplements

·      The IDEAL time is to schedule this procedure AT LEAST 2 -4 weeks before a big event…you may want to schedule so you have 4 days before returning to work.



KYBELLA® Post-Treatment Guidelines

·      DO NOT participate in strenuous activities for 3 days following treatment.

·      DO NOT scratch, pick or traumatize the area in any way.

·      DO NOT massage or manipulate the injection site.

·      DO Expect swelling and redness. Treated areas may be red, inflamed, swollen and bruised for the first 2-7 days…swelling is

       a normal part of the process.

·      DO hold ice packs on the areas that are treated with KYBELLA® gently for 20 minutes on, 20 minutes off, several times

       a day.

·      DO take Tylenol as needed after the treatment.

·      DO Sleep with your head elevated on at least 2, and preferably 3 pillows.

·      If bruising occurs, DO apply topical Arnica gel, drink fresh pineapple juice, and/or take Bromelain supplements to

       help bruising resolve faster.

·      Bruising can be cover with makeup. Examples: Dermablend (available at CVS or Macy’s) or Colorscience Corrector Palate.


SCHEDULE YOUR NEXT APPOINTMENT IN 8 WEEKS. Kybella requires 2-4 sessions for optimal treatment.

 KYBELLA® Possible Side Effects

 Call the office (410) 257-2424 if you have any difficulty with swallowing, crusting, or scabbing, asymmetry or your smile or any other unusual symptoms.


If you have an emergency during non-business hours, please call: Dr. Sclater at 443-550-1295

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3150 West Ward Road, Suite 304|Dunkirk, MD 20754|Map & Directions|Call: 410-257-2424

Dr. Cynthia Sclater is a dental care professional dedicated to providing patients with painless and gentle cosmetic, family and general dentistry. Located in Dunkirk, Maryland the office serves Calvert County, Southern Anne Arundel County and neighboring cities such as Huntingtown, Owings, Sunderland, North Beach, Chesapeake Beach, Prince Frederick, Lothian, Harwood, Friendship, Tracys Landing, Deale, Churchton, West River and Shady Side.


Hours of Operation: Monday 8:00-7:00
Tuesday 8:00-7:00
Wednesday 8:00-7:00
Thursday 8:00-1:00
Friday Closed

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