Sculpt your face with Liquid Lipo, a minimally-invasive technique
Liquid Lipo, also known as Lipolysis, is used to selectively shape specific areas of the face by removing unwanted fat.
These injections are best suited to the smaller deposits of fatty tissue which are resistant to diet and exercise, for example, under the chin and lower face.
What should I expect at the consultation?
The initial consultation will tell if you are a suitable candidate for Liquid Lipo. We will discuss your desired outcome and what you ideally want from this treatment and expect for your body. To receive Liquid Lipo treatment you must be healthy and have good skin elasticity.
What should you expect to discuss during the consultation?
- All medical conditions, both past and present
- Current medications, including nutritional supplements and herbal remedies
- Past treatments you have received
It is also recommended that you do not suffer from any bleeding or clotting problems.
How does the Liquid Lipo procedure work?
The treatment involves a number of deep micro injections into the fatty layer of skin, using a natural lecithin known as phosphatidylcholine (PPC), a soya derivative.
The injection works by dissolving unwanted fatty tissue, smoothing the surface area and permanently destroying the fat cells, a process called adipocytolysis.
What can the treatment be used for?
The treatment is used to remove small unwanted fat deposits from the following areas:
- Lower face
- Double chin
How long does recovery take?
After treatment, you will likely experience some selling bruising and tenderness. These symptoms will subside within a few days. The treated areas require at least two weeks to heal. We recommend you refrain from strenuous lifting and exercise for the two weeks, so that the healing process is not interrupted.
The initial pain and discomfort following the treatment can be managed by taking oral pain medication.
What are the side effects?
The side effects of the liquid lipo treatment are minimal and may include redness, tenderness, swelling and bruising in the treatment are.
What kind of results can I expect?
You can expect to see visible results within 2-4 weeks, depending on the treated area.
Facial liquid lipo should be performed 4 weeks apart, whereas body liquid lipo should be spaced 6-8 weeks apart.
Three sessions is recommended for optimal results.
How much does the treatment cost?
The costs for Liquid Lipo treatment vary depending on the patient and which areas they would like the treatment for. During your initial consultation, the price will be quoted.
At ICCM, Sydney, we provide Liquid Lipo treatments to those wishing to enhance the shape and appearance of their body. To learn more about Liquid Lipo treatment or to request a free consultation, please don’t hesitate to contact us today!