FAT DISSOLVING INJECTIONS

 Injection lipolysis(dissolving fat) is done by injecting a compounded component named Deoxycholic acid. It is injection into areas where the fat is gathered. This will dissolve the fat in that specific area. Please see below for the areas in which this injection can be used.  We typically use 2-3 syringes for the treatment under your chin. Depending on body area, you can use anywhere 2-10 syringes total. 

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You cannot be Nursing or Pregnant to receive this treatment. 

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Pre Procedure Information:

For all injection lipolysis, we offer topical numbing as well as lidocaine is diluted into the component for comfort. You can expect swelling for 2-4 weeks post treatment. Swelling tells us that your body is responding well to the treatment and in turn your results should be exactly what you hoped for. Bruising is also normal, to help keep bruising to a minimal avoid any blood thinning products 1 week prior to treatment. i.e Advil or Aspirin. If you are on prescribed blood thinning products you are required to see the prescribing physician prior to stopping these medications. We do not recommend you stop these medications without the direction of the prescribing physician.

 

Post Procedure Information:

Following treatment, avoid alcohol for 24 hours. Refrain from any blood thinners or aspirin. Applying ice to the area will help with swelling and bruising. Do not apply direct ice, be sure to wrap it in a cloth or paper towel.  Avoid exercising for 24 hours. Avoid rubbing or massaging the area for 24 hours.  No facials, chemical peels, laser treatments for at least 14 days post treatment.  You will be sent home with a written copy of all aftercare instructions to ensure you have a reference if you forget any information. 

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We will follow up with you within a couple days to see how you are feeling, we will also schedule a retreatment and follow up with 4-6 weeks.