BODYSHAPERS Mesotherapy And Cellulite Clinic



Questions and Answers

What is the injection?

It is made from a Lecithin base. Lecithin is an natural enzyme produced in our bodies responsible for breaking down fat.

What is it used for?

It is capable of dissolving fat and smoothing cellulite areas. It breaks the bonds in fat cells. The fat is broken down into a soft form and eliminated from the body in urine and faeces.

Is it safe?

Plastic surgeons and health professionals consider it very safe. Serious side- effects from proper application in clinical use are unknown at this point.

What are the known side effects?

The known side-effects have been very minimal. Depending on the individual, temporary bruising , itching and soreness may occur.

Where is this procedure used?

Fat and cellulite reduction by injection has been used in Europe for over 20 years. It has become very popular in America.

Is this treatment right for me?

It is excellent for minor to medium sculpting of specific areas of the body like the upper stomach area, thighs, hips, love handles and so forth. Weight loss has occurred depending on individual cases. It has been viewed as a positive option for liposuction. It has become very popular in America

Do the injections cause uneven fat loss?

No, this has not been known with proper procedures. Injections are to be done in small doses per treatment. The time between treatments combined with the doses per session provide opportunity for observation and monitoring and shaping.

How does it work on cellulite?

It has been very successful at smoothing, reducing and removing cellulite.

What should I expect following a treatment?

There may be minor aching and tenderness in the treated areas with some bruising. Ice can be applied to reduce any swelling or Arnica preparations used.

What results can I expect?

Most patients can see results after one treatment. The results will vary from person to person depending on their weight and lifestyle and genetic make up. We can not guarantee a perfect body. We can promise improvement of your problem area /areas. We will discuss this with you and give you an assessment before you start. We appreciate that body image is a very sensitive subject for a woman. We are attuned to this and will treat the patient in the most discreet and professional manner possible allowing for the intimate matter of the treatment.

Will the fat in the treated areas return?

No, the fat does not return as it is dissolved and eliminated from the body, but new weight gain can build up new fat. It will not come back in a lumpy manner. Some practitioners recommend regular booster shots.

Do I need to diet or exercise?

No, though we recommend regular, healthy eating habits and moderate exercise. If you overeat the fat will come back. Some areas like the hips give better results in conjunction with a little exercise.

How does it work on cellulite?

It has been shown to be very successful to smooth, reduce and remove cellulite.