Intralipotherapy involves the injection of a fat dissolving substance, containing sodium deoxycholate, into localised fat deposits using either a cannula.
The solution causes destruction of the fat cells which then undergo degradation and are removed by the lymphatic system. Sodium deoxycholate works gradually within the tissue and the process of removal takes time and results can take several weeks to fully appear.
Sodium deoxycholate solution is a safe and effective injectable treatment . Whether it is used to treat stubborn pockets of fat that just don’t ever seem to go despite diet and exercise or for generalised fat on the face or body.
When injected the fat cells are liquefied and permanently destroyed.
Often more than one treatment is needed to obtain the desired results.
The most commonly treated areas are: