How is this product different from other products in the market claiming same slogan?
Aqualyx is the only product to dissolve localized fat deposits.
Aqualyx is the only product available for Aqualysis with a registered medical CE mark.
Who is the best patient for this treatment?
Best results can be achieved in patients with average body weight with local accumulation of fat tissue as in double chin, abdomen, love handles, inner thighs, outer fat pockets on thighs ( saddle bags). These are the stubborn fat stores that donot go away despite dieting & physical exercises.
What is the formulation of the product ?
It is a solution without phosphatidylcholine. The main agent is a weakened sodium deoxycholate. This detergent dissolves the fat destroying the cell membrane of fat cells, releasing water & triglycerides that get excreted through kidneys & liver.
What is the protocol?
Once a month.
Is it painful?
No but slight to moderate tingling sensation is felt which is temporary.
What can be the side effects?
Mostly it is a comfortable procedure with practically no down time but at times some swelling along with bruising & tenderness can happen which subsides in a day or so.
What is post treatment care?
Massage the injected area 2 to 3 times a day for a week using firm pressure.
How quickly results can be seen?
A reduction in fat deposits can be seen after just one treatment, however between three and eight sessions are required to see the optimal effect.
Can pregnant & breast feeding mothers have this treatment?
Is the treatment suitable for overweight patients as a weight loss method?