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Approved Injection That Melts a Double Chin & Improves Your Profile

Equinox Cosmetic Clinic in Perth offers the latest non-surgical treatment for improvement of the appearance of fullness in the area under the chin. Our Cosmetic Clinical Nurse Specialists are renowned injectors with extensive experience and training. Equinox Cosmetic Clinic ensures that you are in the best hands possible. Trust the Cosmetic Clinical Nurse Specialist at Equinox Cosmetic Clinic to give you both outstanding results and safety.


What are Fat Dissolving Injections?

We are all born with a certain number of fat cells, these stay the same throughout our adult life and we are unable to produce new ones. When we gain weight, the fat cells merely swell or shrink as we lose weight rather than the body creating more. If you reduce the number of fat cells from a specific area in your body, that area will not store as much fat.

Fat dissolving Injections are made of a compound which  is synthetic deoxycholic acid. Deoxycholic acid is a naturally occurring molecule in the body that aids in the breakdown and absorption of dietary fat. When injected into the fat beneath the chin, it destroys fat cells, and once destroyed, these cells can no longer store or accumulate fat. This result in a noticeable reduction in fullness under the chin, revealing an improved chin profile.


Why Use Fat Dissolving Injections?

Do you have some extra fullness beneath your chin? Maybe it’s something you’ve had your whole life, something that developed over the years, or something you noticed recently. This is a condition called submental fullness, which some people refer to as “double chin” Fat dissolving injections to this area will result in a noticeable reduction in fullness under the chin, revealing an improved chin profile.that is naturally occurring in the body. Equinox’s Cosmetic Clinical Nurse Specialist was one of the first nurses to use fat dissolving injections in Perth and has performed hundreds of treatments.


Where Can Fat Dissolving Injections be Used?

Fat dissolving injections are approved to be used to treat submental fullness, which some people refer to as “double chin.


What do Treatment with Fat Dissolving Injections Involve?

After the initial consultation and treatment plan, the actual procedure will take 30-45 minutes. At each treatment, local anaesthetic will be injected  under the skin using  very fine  needles to numb the treatment area .You will receive multiple small injections under your chin, and the injection process takes about 10 to 15 minutes. The exact number of injections will depend on the amount of fat you have under your chin and your desired profile. As everyone’s chin profile is different, the number of treatments varies from patient to patient.

Equinox offer two initial treatments of two vials of the fat dissolving injection this is the minimum required for results. It is important to know that more vials may be required to get the desired outcome. At the consultation, your nurse will determine how many treatment sessions you require based on the amount and distribution of your submental fat and your personal treatment goals.


What are the Side Effects?

As with any clinical procedure, side effects can occur. The most common side effects are mild to moderate swelling, pain, numbness, redness, and areas of hardness in the treatment area. Swelling may last up to 4-6 weeks; this is a good sign as it means it is working.

All side effects and risks will be discussed in detail at your consultation.


What is the Down Time and After Care Following Double Chin Fat Dissolving Injections?

Generally, you will be able to resume normal activities immediately after treatment; however, it is recommended that you do not have treatment   prior to important engagements in the event that you encounter any side effects and swelling may  be  very noticeable.

Full after care advice will be given following treatments


When Will I See the Effects?

You will see a slight improvement 4-6 weeks following your first treatment and then around 8 weeks following your final treatment. Your treating nurse will take photographs  before and after each treatments so you can see the effectiveness of  the treatments over time.


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