This procedure addresses one of the top face and body concerns for both men and women – deposits of unwanted fat. This treatment is an effective, long-lasting and gradual, non-surgical, cosmetic injectable treatment used to reshape and sculpt the body and under the chin in adults.
The treatment uses a prescription medicine to dissolve and emulsify fat cells. Once injected, it destroys fat cells and reduces their number. It is not a weight loss strategy.
Your consulting medical professional will determine how many treatments you need based on the amount of excess fat and your personal treatment goal. The treatment takes as little as 30 minutes, and you should be able to return your usual activities immediately. Some areas require compression garments to be worn afterward.
This is an individually-tailored treatment that can destroy fat cells under the chin, resulting in a more contoured neck and profiled jawline. The treatment involves a series of non-surgical injections of a prescription medicine which the name of we cannot publicly advertise. The treatment is effective, long lasting and gradual, with the majority of patients reporting an improvement and reduction in under chin fat after 2 – 4 treatments. This cosmetic injectables treatment is suitable for people who are troubled by their double chin but who are reluctant to undergo surgery and can be used to treat mild to moderate to severe fullness around the jawline, neck and under the chin.
Small amounts of the medicine are injected across several locations in the under chin area. Generally, approximately 20 injections are given per treatment session. Any additional treatment sessions required are spaced a minimum of 4- 6 weeks apart.
Yes, according to the long term study data, results are visible for up to 4 years. During treatment the fat cells are destroyed. Once these cells are destroyed they are unable to store or accumulate fat.
The majority of patients report an improvement after 2 – 4 treatments, with each treatment spaced a minimum of 4 weeks apart. This is not a one-off treatment. The treatment is to be repeated every 4 weeks for up to 6 treatments or until the desired result has been achieved.
There is a common misconception that only overweight people can have excess fat under the chin, where in reality, excess under chin fat can be found in all body types and may be caused by genetics, age or weight gain. Submental fat can have a psychological impact on people and can affect the way they feel about themselves. Anyone who is bothered by their double chin may be eligible for treatment.
Patients typically require 2 – 4 treatments, with a minimum of 4 weeks between treatments. The number of treatment required is dependent upon the amount of excess chin fat present and the number of sessions needed to achieve a satisfactory response in the individual. No more than 6 treatments can be administered. This is not a one-off treatment. Follow-up appointments to monitor your results and progress are mandatory.
The medication is a synthetic version of an acid that occurs naturally in the body to aid in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat. When injected into the excess fat below the chin it destroys the fat cells, following this the body metabolises the broken down fat.
It is common to experience some mild discomfort during and after the procedure. Injection site pain/swelling is common and is typically mild and short-lived. Ice/cold packs may be applied to the area to relieve pain and/or swelling/bruising.
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