Fat Dissolving Injections (Aqualyx)
How do the injections work?
Aqualyx is a mixture of enzymes that break down fat, that are produced naturally by the body. When they are injected into extra fat, the cells swell then they break down over 3-6 months.
Does it hurt?
The injections contain anaesthetic but there can be some discomfort with the initial injections.
What does it look like after the injections?
There will be bruising and swelling that can last for several weeks then the reaction will settle down.
When can you see result?
The results are seen after 3-6 months and 2-3 treatments may be needed to get the result you are looking for.
What else can I do to improve results?
Compression garments helps improve results as do a well balanced diet and exercise .
Can I eat what I want?
No, you will need to continue to follow a well balanced diet and continue to exercise as normal. If you put on weight then the treated area of fat can and will return.
What does it cost?
One treatment costs £400 but a full treatment to achieve the results you want may cost £800 to £1200.
What areas can be treated?
Typical areas include the upper arms, waist, hips, saddle bags, inner thighs, lower back and abdomen.
What are the contra-indications?
Pregnant or lactating women, severe allergies, acute and chronic skin diseases or other organic diseases.