What is Belkyra ?
Belkyra is FDA and Health Canada approved, and is the first and only non-surgical treatment for improvement of the appearance of fullness in the sub mental fat region. Belkyra (deoxycholic acid is naturally found in our body. Belkyra is a quick & safe treatment, which can be completed in 15-20 minutes. Belkyra gradually improves your chin profile through a series of treatment sessions customized by your practitioner.
How long does Belkyra Last?
Although Belkyra is a permanent result, some factors may cause new fat cells to grow such as weight gain. If this happens you would require future sessions.
Does Belkyra hurt?
Belkyra is injected using a small needle. Most patients say on a pain level it’s mild to moderate and feels like a sting. For your comfort we apply ice to the area treated before and after to reduce any discomfort.
How many sessions of Belkyra will I need?
Many patients treated with Belkyra experience visible improvement of their chin profile in 2-4 treatments. Some people require up to 6 treatments in order to achieve optimal results. Once your goals have been met, re-treatment is not expected.
Each individual will require a different dose. Depending on how much fullness or fat there is, your practitioner will determine the best treatment plan for you.
What can I expect after Belkyra?
Right after your treatment you may experience some local redness, and swelling. Swelling can last up to 5-7 days. Each individual will have a different response. Your next appointment would be scheduled 4 weeks after. You may resume to your normal daily activity after a Belkyra treatment.
Other common side effects after Belkyra are
Who cannot have Belkyra treatment
You must be the age of 18 years or older.
Pregnant or breastfeeding women should not be having this treatment.
If you have had any neck surgery or keloid scarring near the area.
If you are currently sick and taking antibiotics, you cannot have injections until you complete the course of your medication.