Sharp jaw line highlights an attractive and youthful trait among men and woman. Approximately 70% of people reports being bothered by double chin or submental fullness. Belkyra™ is a new injectable treatment to precisely and effectively dissolve the stubborn submental fat that causes a double chin without the invasiveness and downtime of surgery. Belkyra was under development for more than 9 years, and has been the subject extensively of over 20 clinical studies involving more than 2,600 patients to prove efficacy and safety!
Does Belkyra™ really work?
Based on two double-blind clinical trials of over a thousands patient with moderate to severe chin fullness, a noticeable clinical 1-2 grade reduction of neck fullness was reported in the treated group when compared to the placebo.
How does Belkyra™ work?
Belkyra™ is a synthetic formulation of deoxycholic acid, a substance found naturally occurring in the body, which is synthesized and then used to break down and absorb dietary fat.
What causes submental fat or double chin? Who is affected?
The major factors affecting submental fullness are genetics, weight gain and natural aging. You may appear older or heavier from the appearance of a double chin. According to a 2014 survey by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, approximately 70% of people have reported being bothered by submental fullness.
Are the results of Belkyra™ permanent?
The injection permanently dissolves the fat, if no significant lifestyle change.
How many treatments does it take?
Belkyra™ is administered by injections into the fat under the chin through a series of treatments spaced 4-6 weeks apart. The patient may need 2-5 treatments to achieve their desired results.
How quickly will I see results from Belkyra™?
Everybody’s body is different. After injection, the fat is starting to dissolved however the issuing swelling and inflammation may take 3-4 weeks to resolve. Typically results will appear within 4-6 weeks.
Is Belkyra™ safe?
Yes, in the hands of certified cosmetic physicians with training in facial nerve anatomy and dissection. An improper injection could damage skin tissue if injected outside of the approved area (submental fat deposits). An injection too close to the marginal mandibular nerve could cause injury that affects the appearance of the mouth which typically resolves within 1-2 months of treatment.