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Sub-mental fat injections

SUB-MENTAL FAT INJECTIONS

Sub-mental fat injections are a way to lose the fat under the chin and redefine the jawline

INTRODUCTION

Say goodbye to your double chin! Sub-mental fat injections are a non-surgical treatment used for getting rid of that small, stubborn deposit of fat that is difficult to shift with diet and exercise.

A solution is injected into the subcutaneous layer of the skin. The solution breaks down the fat cell membrane, the fat leaks out and is taken to the liver via the lymphatics where it is metabolised and then eliminated from the body. Once the fat cell has been destroyed, it is gone forever.

WHAT IS IT?

Fat dissolving injections are made of a solution of liquid lecithin derived from soya beans. It has been
used therapeutically for over 15 years. The treatment was first used in 1995 by Dr Rittes a Brazilian physician.

WHAT AREAS OF THE BODY CAN IT BE USED ON?

Any small area of fat on the body can be treated. But the following are commonly
treated areas:
• Cheeks
• Double Chin
• Jowls
• Axillary fold
• Iliac Crest
• Love Handles
• Gluteal Banana
• Buttocks
• Saddle Bags
• Inner and Outer Thighs
• Under and Upper Belly
• Upper arm
• Knee

HOW MANY TREATMENTS ARE REQUIRED?

It is recommended to have at least 2 treatments spaced approx 1 month apart for maximum
results. Individual results vary and more treatments may be needed.

WHAT ARE THE POTENTIAL SIDE EFFECTS?

The normal side effects that can be expected are swelling and warmth at the injection
site, bruising, tenderness and sensitivity to pressure and pain in the treated area.

ARE THERE ANY CONTRAINDICATIONS?

Pregnancy, breastfeeding, children, diabetic or vascular disease, liver or renal disease,
auto-immune disease, allergy to soy beans, coagulation defects, acute and chronic
infection.

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OVER LIPOSUCTION?

• Less invasive
• No anaesthetic
• Patient can return to work and duties immediately
• Minimal pain

BOOKING AN APPOINTMENT

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02 8041 5725 between 9AM – 6PM, Mon – Sat.

Bookings by appointment only.

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