Convalescence following double chin removal /belkyra/
The patient can leave the clinic alone with no need for escort. After the procedure, avoiding strenuous activities is recommended until the next day. Wearing an elastic mask during several days is also recommended to support shaping of the area and work against swelling.
An inconvenience following the application may consist in swelling in the area with a duration of up to several weeks. Bruises may also occur, however, they are absorbed in several days. The client can resume a normal working mode, depending on the course of healing, in particular swelling, on the second day, or in several days. A full physical strain can be recommended after 2 weeks.
Risks following application
Similarly to any cosmetic procedure, certain risks are involved, however, they are highly restricted due to a minimum invasiveness of the treatment. The procedure in only not suitable for patients with prominent platysmal bands. The Belkyra treatment is safe, as confirmed by its FDA certification.
Extensive studies involving thousands of patients were made, showing comparable safety parameters with other methods, such as hyaluronic acid filling. Despite of that, treatment using this preparation is recommended exclusively with specialists possessing an excellent knowledge of facial anatomy, including nerves and blood vessels. An injection near the facial nerve could lead to its injury detrimental to its function, in particular in the mouth area. Callosities may also occur in the application area.