BELKYRA™: Is A Breakthrough Treatment for Fullness Under the Chin
Belkyra is an innovative beauty breakthrough and first-in-class aesthetic treatment for both men and women who are bothered by fullness under the chin and wish to improve the appearance of their chin profile.
Introducing BELKYRA™ for Double Chins
BELKYRA (known as Kybella™) in the United States, is a deoxycholic acid preparation. It is synthetically formulated from a naturally occurring molecule in the body that aids in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat. When BELKYRA is injected into the submittal fat it causes the fall cell to breakdown. The newly liberated contents of the fat cell are safely delivered to the liver and eventually excreted via the kidneys. Once destroyed, those particular cells cannot store or accumulate fat again.
BELKYRA is the first and only Health Canada approved injectable treatment for improving the appearance of fullness in the area under the chin.
What Causes Fullness Under the Chin?
Fullness under the chin (sometimes referred to as “double chin”) is a common, yet undertreated, facial aesthetic concern that can impact a broad range of adults, both men and women. Causes may include:
Aging: it may develop naturally as you age
Genetics: it may be part of your DNA
Weight Changes: it may appear as a result of weight change
Sometimes no matter how much you diet or exercise, the fullness in this area may not go away – and it may make you feel and look heavier than you actually are.
Common Questions about BELKYRA™ Calgary
Is BELKYRA right for me?
BELKYRA may be right for you if:
- You are bothered by fullness under your chin
- You don’t want surgery
- You eat well and exercise but the fullness under your chin does not go away
How is BELKYRA administered?
BELKYRA is typically given in a 15-20 minute in-office treatment session. Your doctor will administer a series of injections into the area under your chin at each treatment session.
How many BELKYRA treatments will I need to treat my double chin?
Many patients treated with BELKYRA experience visible improvement of their chin profile in 2 to 4 treatments. Some people require up to 6 treatments in order to achieve their best results. These treatments are usually 6-8 weeks apart. Once your desired results are achieved, additional treatments may not be needed.
Is the BELKYRA treatment painful?
Most patients who use BELKYRA to treat double chin find this treatment to be comfortable and can return to work after the treatment is performed.
What is the cost of a BELKYRA treatment?
The cost of BELKYRA treatment varies depending on the number of treatments needed. Upon assessment we will be able to provide you with a price range.
Is there downtime with BELKYRA?
For most people, downtime is minimal and occurs most commonly after the first treatment session. When scheduling your treatments, keep your social plans and work commitments in mind.
Will I experience any side effects with BELKYRA?
As with other injectable treatments, you may experience side effects with BELKYRA. The most common side effects are redness, swelling, bruising, pain and numbness. In clinical trails most side effects were generally mild to moderate and decreased with subsequent BELKYRA treatments. Healing typically occurs over 2 weeks and you should notice gradual changes with each treatment. Discomfort and swelling may uncommonly persist for up to 4 weeks post treatment. BELKYRA is clinically proven and re-treatment is not expected in the absence of weight gain.
What to Expect on Treatment Day?
BELKYRA treatments are given in our office. Prior to administering BELKYRA, your doctor may apply ice/cold packs or topical and/or injectable local anesthesia (e.g. lidocaine) to the treatment area to make you more comfortable. He or she may also suggest you take an over-the-counter pain reliever before your appointment. At each session, a series of injections will be administered into the fat under the chin. The treatment takes approximately 15 to 20 minutes. Afterwards, you may apply ice or a cold pack to the treatment area for 10 to 15 minutes as needed. In clinical trials, mild pain was felt right after treatment but decreased rapidly within 15 minutes.
Results with BELKYRA
Many people treated with BELKYRA experienced visible improvement in the appearance of their chin profile.
- Almost 80% of people treated with BELKYRA reported satisfaction with the appearance of their face and chin.
- After being treated with BELKYRA, people reported improvement in self-perception, including feeling happier and younger.
“I eat well and workout but could not get rid of my double chin. I couldn’t be happier with the results I’ve seen after only 2 treatments and I have a few more to go.” – Brady L.
Get Rid of Your Double Chin Today
Studies show that nearly 80% of people who used BELKYRA to get rid of double chin report feeling satisfied with how their face look. They have improved self-perception and feel both happier and younger!
If you’re bothered by a pesky double chin that hasn’t responded to your best efforts, talk to us about BELKYRA. There are some things in life we just have to accept, but thanks to this innovative product, fullness under the chin isn’t one of them. Contact us today!