Deoxycholic Acid Injectable Toronto

Reduce Unwanted Fat Under the Chin

Deoxycholic Acid Injectable reduces submental fat, better known as a double chin. Deoxycholic Acid Injectable is a safe, non-invasive, non-surgical treatment that has become a popular treatment for patients who want to improve their profile and define their jawline.

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What is Deoxycholic Acid Injectable?

Deoxycholic Acid Injectable contains deoxycholic acid, a naturally occurring bile acid molecule that dissolves fat. When injected into the submental fat, Deoxycholic Acid Injectable safely and permanently destroys fat cells. Deoxycholic Acid Injectable is the first injectable approved by Health Canada to permanently remove submental fat.

Compass Dermatology has offered Deoxycholic Acid Injectable since its approval by Health Canada in 2016. Every Deoxycholic Acid Injectable treatment is performed by our highly experienced board-certified dermatologists.

Who is a Candidate for Treatment with Deoxycholic Acid Injectable?

Deoxycholic Acid Injectable is an effective treatment for removing unwanted fat from the chin and jawline, resulting in a more defined lower face and profile. It may be used as a stand-alone treatment or following submental Cryolipolysis Non-Invasive Fat Removal if there is a more significant amount of fat. You will be assessed by one of our board-certified dermatologists to determine your optimal treatment plan.

Studies show that Deoxycholic Acid Injectable does result in some tightening of the skin, but patients with a predominance of lax skin are often better candidates for surgical intervention.

The only way to know if you are a candidate for Deoxycholic Acid Injectable is to visit our practise for a consultation.

Deoxycholic Acid Injectable is administered as a series of three to five treatment sessions, typically spaced 4 weeks apart. Results are evident 4-6 weeks following treatment.

Our Comprehensive Approach to Deoxycholic Acid Injectable

Deoxycholic Acid Injectable is injected into the fat along the jawline and under the chin in a grid pattern, with injections approximately 1 cm apart. There is commonly a stinging sensation associated with injection of Deoxycholic Acid Injectable. You are able to resume normal activities the day following your treatment. There may be bruising and swelling following injection of Deoxycholic Acid Injectable, but these resolve within two weeks. A series of three to five treatment sessions, typically spaced 4 to 8 weeks apart, are needed to achieve optimal results.

Deoxycholic Acid Injectable FAQ

What is Deoxycholic Acid Injectable?

Deoxycholic Acid Injectable is the first injectable authorized by Health Canada for treatment of submental fat. It contains deoxycholic acid, a naturally occurring bile acid molecule that dissolves fat.

How long does Deoxycholic Acid Injectable last?

The effects of Deoxycholic Acid Injectable are permanent. However, remaining fat cells can increase in size with weight gain.

How many sessions of Deoxycholic Acid Injectable are required?

Most patients require a series of three to five treatment sessions, typically spaced 4 weeks apart.

What causes a double chin?

A double chin is most commonly a result of excess fat, but skin laxity under the chin may also contribute to the appearance of a double chin. At Compass Dermatology, you will be assessed by a board-certified dermatologist to determine if you are a candidate for Deoxycholic Acid Injectable.

Do fat dissolving injections really work?

Deoxycholic Acid Injectable destroys fat under the chin with its active ingredient, deoxycholic acid. An extensive amount of medical research has proven that Deoxycholic Acid Injectable is effective in destroying fat.

Does Deoxycholic Acid Injectable tighten skin?

Deoxycholic Acid Injectable destroys unwanted fat under the chin. The associated inflammation may result in some tightening of the overlying skin over subsequent months, but excess skin laxity may require additional treatments such as Micro-Focused Ultrasound with Visualization ultrasound skin tightening.

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To learn more about how your comprehensive aging plan might benefit from Deoxycholic Acid Injectable, please complete this form, text or call us at 647-351-9277.

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