Injection lipolysis (Intralipotherapy) is a non-surgical method of removing fat in a specific area of the body. It allows the removal of excess fatty tissue in places where it is difficult to get rid of it through diet or physical activity. It is a perfect option for patients who want to shape their figure. Injection lipolysis allows the dissolution of fat cell membranes, which causes them to be degraded and then transported to the liver and later excreted by the kidneys.
The preparation is injected directly into the area of excess body fat. This preparation cannot be injected in an excessive amount, so the treatment must be done in stages. The amount of preparation used during one treatment is different and depends primarily on the amount of fatty tissue in the area of treatment and the patient's expectations. Prior the procedure, doctor discuss with patient the amount of preparation necessary for the treatment.
Lipolysis cannot be done on all the parts of the body. Treatments is usually performed in the areas of:
Most often it is necessary to make from 2 to 6 treatments every 3-6 weeks. 3 weeks after each treatment u can observe a significant reduction in body fat. Most patients are satisfied with the results after 2-3 treatments.
Contraindications to perform lipolysis are: a liver diseases, cardiac-based diseases, diabetes, blood clotting disorders and skin diseases. Treatment is not performed on pregnant women and nursing mothers.