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Fat Dissolving Shots

PCDC Lipodissolve

When it comes to stubborn fat pockets,  lipodissolve treatments can assist by reducing fat cells in those areas. 

Also called Lipolysis, this involves injecting fa at dissolving  medication such as Phosphatidylcholine deoxycholate (PCDC) micro-injections which are injected locally into the targeted treatment areas. The fat cells absorb the PCDC and become slightly inflamed and then harden. The hardened fat cells break down within a few weeks and are eliminated via the body’s natural processes.

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How is lipoDissolve performed?

During the lipodissolve procedure, your doctor injects the cocktail into the fat layers and connective tissue. The injection is relatively painless, with no need for anesthesia.  The medication produces a chemical reaction to dissolve localized areas of fat.  Typically, benefits are seen within three weeks of the treatment. Several treatments, four to six weeks apart, are often required to produce the maximum result.  Lipodissolve injections are not meant to replace healthy diet and exercise however, they are purported to reduce excess fat in small, localized areas of the body.


Areas treated with PCDC lipodissolve include: 

  • Chin

  • Inner and outer thighs

  • love handles

  • Upper and lower back

  • Abdomen

  • Jowls

  • Back of arms

Lipodissolve side effects and warnings

Lipodissolve can be dangerous and must be carefully administered and monitored by a licensed medical professional.  It is important that your provider monitors for potential side effects and adversed reactions. Reported side effects can include:

  • Redness

  • Bruising

  • Pain

  • Swelling

  • Infection 

  • Itching, swelling, bruising and redness at the injection sites.

  • Uneven body contouring and shaping.

  • Formation of scars, lumps or hard spots near the injection sites, which can be painful.

  • Numbness or tingling at the injection sites.

  • Fat migration

Not everyone is considered a candidate for Lipodissolve. Mesotherapy should not be used in pregnant women, nursing mothers, obese individuals or people with diabetes, autoimmune diseases, vascular (blood vessel) complications or infections of any kind.

Before you consider lipodissolve

Be mindful that lipodissolve is indicated as a treatment of small stubborn fat pockets and  should not be used as a method for global weight loss nor should it replace a healthy lifestyle with balanced diet and exercise.

As you are considering lipodissolve treatment, please ensure that you:

  • Review the doctor’s credentials, education, training, and the number of times that he or she has performed the treatment.

  • Ask about the ingredients in the medication and the amount to be used in your lipodissolve procedure.

  • Ask the doctor to estimate the number of treatments required to achieve and maintain the benefit.

  • Discuss side effects and contraindications

Before your appointment

  • Prior to your appointment, refrain from taking part in certain activities like massage, sauna and general sports and exercise for 3-4 days post treatment. 

  • Additionally, for some patients, a hardening of the skin, known as hematomas bruising may occur.  This will disappear 2-6 weeks after treatment. 


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