Injection lipolysis

Since 2012 we are perfforming certified injectionlipolysis in Hamburg. Now, that cryolipolysis has taken over the treatment of diet resistant fat deposits on the body, we are perfoming injetionlipolysis only in the area of the chin (doubble chin, jowls) and to reduce/ remove lipomas (fatty lumps).

 


Is Injection lipolysis just right for everyone?

Injection lipolysis is not suitable for, and must not be carried out on, adolescents or children, pregnant women and breast-feeding mothers, or in the case of people with a number of rare, severe diseases. More precise information on whether the therapy is suitable for you will be gladly provided by our certified NETWORK Lipolysis doctor during the personal consultation.


Is injection lipolysis dangerous?

No fundamental health risks have been found by the members of NETWORK Lipolysis. The active substance itself and its metabolisation have been thoroughly studied and documented in connection with the treatment of fat embolism using intravenous injections. For subcutaneous injection into the fatty tissue, we so far only have our own practical observations to rely on – but these are based on a very large number of treatments (exceeding 200.000). Further scientific studies are currently in the course of preparation in Germany, the UK, the USA and Italy.


What active substances are used?

One of the active ingredients used in injection lipolysis, Phosphatidylcholine, is an important liver nutrient and a liver-protective substance that has been known for many years. It is also used in Germany for preventing fat embolism (blockages) in the blood. It has, as yet, not been approved by political health authorities for use in injection lipolysis. However, this is not the only therapy in which a substance is applied in a so-called “off-label use”. The other , more aggressive sunbstance is desoxycholic acid to induce a local inflammation in the tissue to destroy fat cells. In all countries in which the active substance is not yet approved for lipolyis, the treating physician can – completely legally – writes a prescription for the patient and have the substance produced by a pharmacist.


Risks and side effects of injection lipolysis

On the basis of the long-standing experience of the members of NETWORK Lipolysis, no severe health risks have been observed. The active substance itself and its metabolism have been very thoroughly studied and documented in connection with the treatment of fat embolism with intravenous injections. For subcutaneous injection into the fatty tissue, we so far only have our own practical observations to rely on – but these are based on a very large number of treatments. The only side-effects that have occurred after treatment are temporary reddening of the treated area, swelling with sensitivity to pressure and sensation similar to muscle ache after over-exertion, and, in some patients, bruising. After a few days, however, the treated region is symptom-free. Please note, however, that the side-effects detailed here are only those that occur in nearly all patients. Other side-effects can also rarely occur, though these are of a predominantly individual nature. Therefore, never be satisfied simply with being informed of the general side-effects outlined above, but also make sure to be informed of the possible individual side effects. In other words, always hold a detailed consultation with an experienced ISL doctor to discuss the general and individual side-effects and risks.


Where injection lipolysis is used

FACIAL REGION:

  • Double chin
  • Nasolabilal Fold
  • Cheeks 
  • Neck

BODY:

  • Male breast (caused by fat)
  • Lipomas (Fatty lumps)

How many times shoult the treatment be repeated?

As a rule, 2-4 treatments are necessary at intervals of 8 weeks in order to successfully complete the therapy. Over 80% of patients are very satisfied with the results after 2 to 3 treatments.



How to prepare for injection lipolysis

Before and after the therapy, drink large amounts of fluid - preferably non-fizzy water. This will support your circulation, and you will feel much better if, in the first few days, your increase your water consumption to up to 4 litres per day.


Who is not suitable for injection lipolysis?

Injection lipolysis treatment is not suitable for, and may not be carried out on, adolescents and children, pregnant women and breast-feeding mothers, and on patients with some rare, severe diseases. As a  certified NETWORK Lipolysis doctor and active member of the ISL, Dr. Huschek will be glad to inform you in detail whether the therapy is suitable for you during a personal consultation.