Aqualyx - Fat Dissolving Injection
What is Aqualyx® used for?
It used for Aqualysis or Aquaplasty treatment to reduce localised, stubborn fat deposits in areas such as the chin, stomach, outer and inner thighs, hips, knees etc.
How quickly will I see results?
A reduction in fat deposits can usually be seen after just one treatment, however between three and eight sessions are required to see the optimal effect. The speed at which results are seen will vary depending on the stability of the cell membranes; younger patients are more likely to results after a longer period. Results may vary from physician to physician and case by age.
Who is the treatment suitable for?
It is suitable for patients who do not want the more invasive liposuction or laser lipo treatments, who do not have large amounts of fat to remove and who are over 18 years and under 60 years of age. The treatment is not suitable for pregnant or lactating women or those with a pathological condition.
Is the treatment suitable for overweight patients as a weight loss method?
No, Aqualyx® and Aqualysis are aimed at reducing stubborn pockets of fat.
What are the side effects?
Minimal side effects have been reported globally since its introduction, but patients can expect a little skin irritation, bruising and oedema, which will ease after a few days.
How much does Aqualyx® cost?
Treatments start from between £395 - £495 per treatment area
Have any articles been published about Aqualyx®?
Three articles have been published about Aqualyx ®:
Rauso R. Non surgical reduction of buffalo hump deformity. Case report and letterature review.Eur J Aesth Med Dermatol 2011;1(1):29-34
Salti G, Motolese P. Cavitational adipocytolysis with a new micro-gelatinous injectable for subcutaneous adipose tissue volume reduction: ex-vivo histological findings. Eur J Aesth Med Dermatol 2012;2(2):94-97
Pinto H, Melamed G, Fioravanti L. Intralipotherapy Patient Satisfaction Evaluation Study (IPSES). Eur J Aesth Med Dermatol 2012;2(1):29-34