Is there down time?
This is a medical procedure and needs to be scheduled to allow 7 days of recovery as there can be considerable swelling and possible bruising following the procedure and mild tenderness. Swelling indicates a good result as a result of destruction of the fat cells.
Are there risks?
It is very important that a doctor or nurse trained in the specific technique inject the product as incorrect injection technique can damage the skin and/or nerves. Correct anatomical placement by a trained injector with good anatomical knowledge, should prevent this from happening. It is a very rare complication. We offer free consultations to determine suitability and to discuss the procedure in detail. We recommend reading this article for further information.