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Aqualyx Fat Dissolving Treatment

Aqualyx Fat Dissolving Treatment is now available at two selected  Clinics; Qutis Witney & MBNS in Thame. If you exercise regularly and eat a healthy diet but still have stubborn areas of fat read on!

Why is Aqualyx Fat Dissolving Sometimes Necessary?

Aqualix fat dissolving treatmentSometimes stubborn fat pads will not disappear with normal exercise and diet. This type of fat can be due to our genetic inheritance. The human body naturally stores fat in order to supply energy in times of scarce food supplies. Fat cells in the subcutaneous fat tissue are difficult to reduce as only their contents and overall volume can be altered, but not the fat cells themselves. Even with diet restriction these particular fat cells are not easily reduced and these reserves continuously serve as a reliable deposit for the body to store fat. Nowadays, a simple injection treatment of Aqualyx can help reduce these stubborn areas of fat.

Aqualyx in Summary?

Aqualyx is a permanent fat dissolving injection treatment, and physical results are noticed quite quickly. It enables the individual to target problem areas of fat. Various clinical studies that have been done showing that Aqualyx injections are effective. You can discuss these with your Nurse at your first consultation for more details. This treatment involves a medical procedure and must be carried out by a medical professional in a clinic after a thorough person to person consultation. Aqualyx fat dissolving injections are not actually intended for weight loss purposes.

Does Aqualyx Provide Traditional Weight Loss?

Unlike diet pills and supplements, the Aqualyx product is not advertised as a weight loss product in the normal sense of the word. The manufacturers emphasise consistently that the injections will not remove large amounts of fat and are likely to have no overall bearing on the general weight of an individual who has a procedure. This treatment does not and will not result in weight loss because this is not its intended purpose.

The only link between the Aqualyx injections and weight loss is that a small amount of fat is removed to sculpt a particular area of the body. This results in just the specific area treated with an Aqualyx fat dissolving injection physically appearing thinner than before the treatment. The injections are explicitly not recommended for people who have large areas of fat that need removing.  Aqualyx was not developed for overweight people to use as a quick fix to their weight problems. It has been developed more as a cosmetic treatment for spot fat reduction that is resistant to diet and exercise.

How Aqualyx Works

Aqualix fat dissolving treatment before & AfterThe Aqualyx product is not a diet pill or weight loss supplement of any kind. Instead it is a medical procedure that must be carried out by doctors or advanced nurse practitioners. The injections work by using ingredients which attach to tissues that bind fat to the cell walls. These ingredients used are plant polymers which when they have attached themselves to this tissue are then split. Aqualyx comprises of plant polymers, specifically; 3, 6-Anhydro-L-Galactose and D Galactose. In basic terms all this means is that the injections are made up of ingredients that come from a compound found in plants that are said to be able to bind with certain tissues that stick or line fat to our cell walls. The outcome of this is the fat in the cells is dissolved and re absorbed back into the bloodstream which is then excreted from the body through the urination process. This does not induce weight loss but instead is a way to sculpt the body by making certain areas of it look defined by removing only moderate fat stores.

Who is NOT Suitable for Aqualyx Treatment?

Aqualyx injections are not recommended for use for the following groups of people:

  • Pregnant or nursing women.
  • Those who have a family history of or are suffering from diabetes.
  • Those who have a large amount of fat to be removed.
  • Those who are trying to lose actual body weight.
  • Those under the age of 18.
  • Those who have a family history of or are suffering from any pathological condition.
  • Those who have any other underlying medical issue.

Aqualyx Research & Other Details?

AQUALYX™ is an injectable, hydrous, micro-gelatinous solution, which is biocompatible and biodegradable. It causes fat cells to dissolve, after which the body then expels the released fatty acids naturally. AQUALYX™ is a complex containing detergent from the desoxycholate family that has been physically modified in order to reduce the biological half-life and the sugar-based slow release system results in minimal side effects. The ingredients are a polymer from 3, 6-Anhydro-L-Galactose and D-Galactose, buffer systems, sodium salt of (3α, 5α, 12α) – 3, 12-dihydroxy-5-cholan-24-acid, water for injection purposes and sodium chloride.

Unlike other injectable fat treatments, AQUALYX™ has full CE approval for use within the UK.

Where is AQUALYX™ made?

Following its development 2002-7 by Professor Motolese, AQUALYX™ was launched in 2009 by the manufacturer Marllor, Italy. More information is available from their website:

What Research has been done?

For Customers who really want to do their research, There are 3 clinical studies on the use of AQUALYX™ for lipolysis (fat dissolving):

  1. Rauso R. Non Surgical Reduction of Buffalo Hump Deformity. Case report and letterature review.Eur J Aesth Med Dermatol 2011;1(1):29-34
  2. Salti G, Motolese P. Cavitational Adipocytolysis with a New Micro-Gelatinous Injectable for Subcutaneous Adipose Tissue Volume Reduction: ex-vivo histological findings. Eur J Aesth Med Dermatol 2012;2(2):94-97
  3. Pinto H, Melamed G, Fioravanti L. Intralipotherapy Patient Satisfaction Evaluation Study (IPSES). Eur J Aesth Med Dermatol 2012;2(1):29-34

How many Aqualyx treatments have been done?

Since its launch in 2009 over 2,000,000 vials have been sold to practitioners treating patients across Europe.

How do I find out if I’m suitable for Aqualyx Treatment?

If you would like to find out about fat dissolving injections or any other of the treatments offered at Qutis Clinics, you may call us on 01993 704050 or if you prefer you may contact us here to ask a question or request an appointment.