Genetics and natural aging process can cause excess fat accumulation in the area under the chin (Double Chin). Because this unwanted volume is not related to your diet, weight and lifestyle, it can’t be addressed by making healthier choices making it difficult to treat.
Belkyra is the first and only Health Canada approved injectable that can permanently eliminate unwanted fat underneath the chin. Belkyra is comprised of deoxycholic acid, which is a naturally-occurring substance in our bodies that works to absorb fat. When injected into the area underneath your chin, it permanently destroys unwanted fat cells.
Most patients need multiple injections to completely eliminate their double chin, though the precise number of sessions will depend on how much excess fat is present. The results of your injections should appear within four to six weeks.
After your Belkyra injections, it’s normal to experience some minor swelling and bruising underneath your chin, though it should resolve within a few days. Other than that, you’ll be able to return to your normal daily activities immediately after treatment.
Dr. Menesi will discuss the risks and benefits of Belkyra injection at your consultation to confirm that this is the best course of action for your particular needs.
To schedule a consultation with Dr. Menesi, contact our office today at (506) 455-1188.