Frequently Asked Questions
Who should not receive the treatment ?
You should not receive Fat Dissolving Injections for under the chin area if you have an infection in the treatment area.
Before receiving Fat Dissolving Injections for under the chin area tell your healthcare provider about all of your medical conditions, including if you:
- Have had or plan to have surgery on your face, neck, or chin; have had cosmetic treatments on your face, neck, or chin; have had or have medical conditions in or near the neck area; have had or have trouble swallowing; have bleeding problems
- Are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, breastfeeding or plan to breastfeed
Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Especially tell your healthcare provider if you take a medicine that prevents the clotting of your blood (antiplatelet or anticoagulant medicine).
How is it done?
After a consultation and assessment with one of our doctors, the treatment is performed in clinic with a series of small injections into the area of fat to be treated. Ice packs are all this is needed for pain killers and the treatment takes about 20 minutes.
How many Fat Dissolving Injections for under the chin area treatments will I need?
We recommend at least 2 treatments of at least 2 vials to see results, with most patients requiring 3 treatments at 6 week intervals.
Will I see results straight away?
No, it takes up to 6 weeks for you to notice the effects.
Are Fat Dissolving Injections for under the chin area safe?
Yes. It is a non surgical treatment with an acceptable side effect profile.
Are Fat Dissolving Injections for under the chin area treatment painful?
We ice the neck before injections to numb the skin. After injection the area can feel warm, like the feeling of sunburn. This is a temporary side effect which settles over the next hour.
Can I go to work after treatment?
We recommend icing the skin and resting at home after treatment rather than going back to work.
Is Fat Dissolving Injections for under the chin area safe in pregnancy and breastfeeding?
We do not recommend Fat Dissolving Injections for under the chin area in pregnancy or when breastfeeding.
How do I book an appointment?
Email Us or call us on (07) 4779 3333.