So how do you get rid of stubborn pockets of fat?

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So how do you get rid of stubborn pockets of fat?

There’s one answer – Aqualyx fat dissolving injections.

Aqualyx is an amazing treatment for those with a BMI of under 30, looking to remove stubborn pockets of fat. Aqualyx can be used to treat small, exercise-resistant, pockets of fat around the chin, chest, abdomen and thighs. It is beneficial for body contouring and skin tightening, but it is not the recommended treatment for weight loss.

Have you ever wondered about how to get rid of unwanted pockets of fat?

The most general google search will lead you to liposuction. However this is quite an invasive procedure. We also find not all pockets of fat are liposuction worthy – and it is only Aqualyx that is actually able to sort them out, once and for all.

What is in Aqualyx?

In the most simplistic way, Aqualyx’s active ingredient is deoxycholic acid . It causes the dissolution of fat cells, and causes the body to naturally expel the released fatty acids

How do fat dissolving injections  work?

In clinic, we regularly treat those stubborn pockets of fat, that no amount of healthy eating or exercise will remove. It is really common to treat anything from the chin, arms, stomach, flanks – and even bra/back fat! You name it, if there enough to ‘pinch’ then we can blast that fat away with Aqualyx. You can see a pinch test here.

The magic of how it works is that Aqualyx is injected directly into the fat pockets using a very thin cannula or a regular short needle. A course of treatments is always recommended for best results.

You can read the full lowdown on fat dissolving injections here.

Any downtime?

Please remember significant swelling is normal after a fat dissolving treatment. The area will feel heavy, tender, or sore for up to a week after the treatment. Some experience mild swelling and tenderness for up to 3 weeks. The swelling is a positive sign as it means you are having a good response to the treatment, as more fat cells are breaking down

Please avoid rubbing, icing, or overly touching the area for 24 hours after the procedure

Avoid extreme temperature changes like intense heat or extreme cold for 7 days

You may return to exercise when you feel ready, but most patients tend to wait at least 3-7 days as the area may be wobbly and uncomfortable after the procedure

Please have patience, as once the swelling subsides the fat reduction can be more visible. The results are generally seen after 6-8 weeks, and it will be worth the wait. After this time, you are welcome to book in for consecutive treatments

Want to learn more?

Fat dissolving 101 can be found here

Want to see before and afters?

Check our social media for recent patient transformations here 

You can also watch a chin treatment here 

You can watch a body treatment here

Got questions or not sure where to start? Please don’t hesitate to email us or call 020 3900 2756

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At the clinic, we take infection control and cleanliness very seriously. We are aware our clients may still worry about the spread of COVID-19. We want to reassure you that your health, safety and comfort is our priority.

We have a strict infection control policy at the clinic. On arrival, we recommend hand washing and offer gloves and masks for those patients who wish to wear them. We deep clean all surfaces, doors, handle, bannisters and card machines after every patient. We can also offer protected time slots for our more vulnerable clients so they have little or no contact with other people during their visit.

Our staff are rigorous about cleaning and handwashing. We disinfect treatment rooms and couches after every client, wearing gloves and masks if needed. We also use Cleanisept to prepare your skin before treatment – this is one of the best antimicrobial agents available to reduce the risk of infection.

We want to put your mind at ease that we have taken all the precautions to offer you a lovely and safe experience at the clinic.

We understand you may want to bring a friend or family member along to your appointment for moral support. However, in these unprecedented times, we ask you to attend alone to reduce the risk of transmission.

Disclaimer  – Please note a lot of the visual on this website were manly for illustrative purpose and taken prior to the COVID outbreak. Rigorous usage of gloves and face masks are now in practice.