What is Lipodissolve?
Lipodissolve is a nonsurgical method of body contouring as an alternative to minor liposculpture. Lipodissolve injections are based on an enzyme that is administered directly into the fat to initiate the breakdown of fat accumulation. Lipodissolve originated in Europe and was developed further in the United States and Latin America.
Is Lipodissolve for me?
Both women and men who have pockets or areas of stubborn fat that is concentraed particularly in areas such as double chin, and jowl fat pockets can benefit from Lipodissolve.
Fat dissolving treatments should not be regarded as a new miracle drug for weight reduction. However, in the case of fat deposits which cannot easily be rmeoved by diet and exercise, then these treatments help the natural metabolic process during which fat is melted away and then eliminated from the body. This is achieved by the medication being directly injected into the area concerned.
Who isn't a candidate?
The absolute contraindications of fat-reducing treatment include the patient's age being under 18 years, pregnant women, nursing mothers, certain diabetic patients, and patients with current injections, or suffering from severe immune deficiency disorders.
What is substance used in Lipodissolve?
The main component of Lipodissolve is phosphatidylcholine, which is a natural compound produced from the soya bean. The body uses the same substance in a number of chemical pathways, including fat metabolism.
What can I expect in my consultation?
During the initial consultation you may be asked to point out exactly what you would like to see improved. You will be asked about your medical history including previous operations, past and present medical conditions and current medications. Pre-treatment phtographs will be taken during your initial consultation.
How long does the procedure take?
The Lipodissolve procedure takes between 15 and 30 minutes.
How many treatments willl I require?
The number of treatments differes from person to person. As a rule, two to four treatments in interval of six to eight weeks apart are necessary to successfully complete the treatment and produce the best results.
How long before I see results?
The effect of the treatment session becomes apparent after about six to eight weeks as the active ingredients works on breaking down the fat cells in the injected area.
When can I resume my normal activities?
You can resume normal activity as usual and there are no special requirements after this procedure. You may continue to experience some mild discomfort and swelling during this time, but such feelings are normal for just one to three days.
What are the risk and possible complications of the Lipodissolve treatment?
Fortunately, significant complications from Lipodissolve are infrequent. There is only slight discomfort and swelling and this will subside approximately one week after the treatment.