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Understanding Fat-dissolving Injections

Fat-dissolving injections are a form of non-surgical treatment that can target stubborn areas of fat anywhere on the body. They are also often referred to as lipolytic injections or injectable lipolysis and work on stubborn areas of fat that are difficult to shift, even through healthy eating and exercise. Fat-dissolving injections target stubborn pockets of fat to reduce the number of fat cells to help you achieve a more toned and contoured look. 

Before and After Fat Dissolving at G&T Aesthetics

Fat Dissolvers usually contain active ingredients such as phosphatidylcholine and deoxycholic acid which are well known for breaking down and eliminating fat cells in localised areas. 

Where Can Fat-Dissolving Injections Be Used?

While fat-dissolving injections can be used on various parts of the body, their use in certain areas has become more popular in recent years – making them a safe and versatile treatment. These areas include the abdomen, chin, thighs, and arms. Here we will take a closer look at where fat-dissolving injections can be used and what results can be expected. 

Submental Region

Before and After Fat Dissolving Chin at G&T Aesthetics
Before and After Fat Dissolving Chin at G&T Aesthetics

One of the most common areas where fat-dissolving injections are used is in the submental region. This is largely referred to as the area under the chin where fat-dissolving injections can be used to target the double chin. The appearance of a ‘double chin’ can be a huge concern for many individuals and can even be seen as a perceived flaw. Therefore, by using fat-dissolving injections, you can effectively reduce submental fat or the double chin. Patients can achieve a more defined and sculpted jawline by targeting the fat cells in this area. To get the most effective results in this area, a series of injections are required to gradually break down the fat cells to result in a smoother and more contoured chin and neck area. 

This kind of treatment is often popular amongst older individuals concerned with ageing. As we age, our skin can lose elasticity which can lead to the appearance of a sagging jawline or jowls. This is another way that fat-dissolving injections can be used. The strategic injection of a fat-dissolving solution, such as those available here at G&T Aesthetics, into the jowl area to gradually reduce fat, can result in a more youthful and defined jawline. 

This minimally invasive treatment is a convenient alternative to surgical procedures such as a neck or facelift which makes it an appealing option for those who want the results without surgery. 

Love Handles and Flanks

For patients looking to slim down their love handles, fat-dissolving injections can also be used in this area. In many cases, these areas are resistant to traditional weight loss methods such as exercise but can be targeted effectively through the use of this treatment. Injectable treatments, such as Aqualyx can be used to tackle regions such as these. They work as a non-surgical alternative to liposuction and are injected into a targeted area where fat cells are broken down to create improved body proportions and a more sculpted waistline. 

The Abdomen

Before and After Belly Fat Dissolving at G&T Aesthetics
Before and After Fat Dissolving at G&T Aesthetics

For many individuals, the goal of achieving a toned and flat abdomen is difficult to achieve naturally due to genetic predispositions or body changes post-pregnancy. Therefore the use of injectables, such as Aqualyx can target and permanently eliminate fat cells in this area. This can help to achieve a flatter tummy and boost self-confidence and body image.

Things To Consider

During your consultation, we’ll discuss and address all concerns relating to treatment, including any questions you may want to ask before proceeding. This includes and is not limited to: 

  • Suitability, expectations, and medical history 
  • Assessment of the treatment area and anatomy. 
  • Risks and side effects. 

It is fair to say that fat-dissolving injections have transformed body contouring and offer individuals a non-surgical approach to addressing stubborn areas of fat. From getting rid of a double chin to reducing love handles, there are many different ways that these injections can be used to create a more streamlined appearance and boost confidence without the need for invasive surgery. 

If you have any questions about our fat-dissolving injections or any other treatments we offer, please don’t hesitate to get in touch via the contact page. Alternatively, click here to book an appointment online. 

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