DOUBLE CHIN TREATMENT
Phosphatidylcholine, deoxycholic acid PCDC is a cosmetic injection indicated for improvement in the appearance of submental fullness associated with submental fat in adults. These fat dissolving injections are a long-term solution to eliminating stubborn fat cells unresponsive to diet and exercise.The result is not immediate, and a series of treatments may be required to achieve the optimal outcome.
WHAT DOES THE PROCEDURE INVOLVE?
The treatment area will be sterilised and marked with a special grid to enable precise delivery of the product. Small injections are then made into the fatty tissue. The procedure takes approximately 10-15 minutes. Topical anaesthetic may be applied prior to the procedure and ice can be applied during the treatment to help numb the skin. At the time of injection and for some time following you will experience swelling to the area while the deoxycholic acid dissolves the fat (an excellent indication for successful treatment).
As with all cosmetic injectable procedures, side effects may develop, including discomfort, swelling, redness and bruising. Simple pain relief such as Paracetamol can help.
Over the course of the following month the injections will cause fat cells to diminish in the treated area. A minimum of 2 treatments is normally required with the second treatment performed one month following the initial treatment. Once a fat cell has been destroyed they are unable to store fat thus reducing the total amount of fatty tissue in the treated area. When the desired aesthetic result has been achieved, no further treatments are required.
WHO IS A SUITABLE CANDIDATE?
Treatment is suitable for men and women with moderate to severe submental fullness caused by genetics, the natural
ageing process or weight changes.
**An initial consultation is required to determine if you are suitable candidate prior to booking this treatment**
HOW MUCH DOES THE TREATMENT COST?
Initial treatment involves 2 treatment sessions spaced 4-6 weeks apart.The cost inclusive of both treatments is $1400.
Two treatments are the minimum requirement to achieve results, further treatments if required can be purchased on a case by case basis. Up to 6 treatments may be required for severe submental fullness.
*A stand alone consultation appointment is necessary prior to treatment
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