Vivian Medical Spa now offers - Fat Dissolving Injections!
Frequently Asked Questions:
How does it work?
The main substance called Phosphytadylcholine is injected in the fat tissue directly under the skin. Lipases from the cell nucleus chop fat into fatty acids and glycerin, which are excreted in bile and urine.
What are the advantages of Lipolysis over Liposuction?
This is a gentle, non invasive way with no anasthesia with manageable effects.
How long has it been around?
It has been used for fat dissolving since 1959.
How long does it take to see results?
Typically 4-7 weeks
How many treatments do I need?
It depends on the individual. Typically patients see wanted results on areas of the face after 2 treatments and body after 3 treatments. Treatments are 8 weeks apart.
Is it painful?
No, its a series of small injections done in the same area with small needles. The after effects include swelling and can be considered uncomfortable but typically not painful.
Where can it be done on my body?
Love handles, upper back fat, arms front or back, belly upper or lower, buttocks, thighs
Where can it be done on my face?
Jowels, cheeks, chin
How long does it last?
Results are intended to be permanent but if you should gain excessive weight it can redeposit there.
How much does it cost?
Session for the face is $395.00 and for the body $575.00
Does it work on everyone?
Approx 7.5 percent of those who have had it done across Europe reported no success, we have not experienced and unsuccessful results to date.