Belkyra(Deoxycholic acid)

Belkyra (Deoxycholic acid is naturally produced by your body. The synthetic form is used in the injection). When the acid enters the body, it begins its work to destroy fat cells in the targeted location, ensuring that fat can no longer be produced in that area. Because of this, the injection must only be placed below the chin.

Treatment Times

How Does It Work?

A Belkyra treatment is a nonsurgical injection technique that is used to decrease the amount of excess fat underneath the chin. It works through the use of a synthetic form of deoxycholic acid that reduces the amount of fat cells in the area that it is injected into. The effects of Belkyra™ are permanent.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Many people get areas of hardness that usually take 6 – 8 weeks to resolve. Numbness of the treated area is also common and gradually recovers over months. Most people aren’t bothered by it.

Frequently Asked Questions

What will Belkyra do for me?

Belkyra can be used to address and may improve multiple concerns in the face such as:

  • Double Chin
  • Fat under chin
  • Define jawline
What is recovery like?

After your procedure, you can expect to experience redness and moderate swelling. You may also have some bruising. The microneedles may leave small marks in the skin that will eventually crust and flake off. You may experience some redness and tightness of the skin for the first couple of days. We advise patients to generally expect 3-7 days of downtime. Post care instructions will be discussed with you upon consultation.

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