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Aqualyx Injection Treatment

Aqualyx injection is basically an aqueous compound solution of deoxycholic acid which is used to reduce excess localized fat deposits beneath the skin that don’t go away with exercise and restricted diet. This treatment is also called Aqualysis or Aquaplasty and is used to improve the contours of body by breaking down excess fat. Aqualyx injections are suitable for both men and women.

*Facts You Must Know

Cost of Treatment

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Time Required

30 Mins



Local Anesthesia

Recovery Time

Recovery Time


Success Rate

Success Rate

Very high Success Rate

Treatment Areas

Aqualyx injections can be made on various body areas to remove the fat deposits. These areas include;

  • Chin.
  • Neck.
  • Arms.
  • Stomach.
  • Back.
  • Hips.
  • Waistline.
  • Buttocks.
  • Outer and inner thighs.
  • Knees.

Aqualyx Candidates

You might be an ideal candidate for Aqualyx injection treatment if;

  • You have localized small fat deposits.
  • You are near your average weight.
  • You don’t want to undergo an invasive or surgical procedure.
  • Your age is between 18 to 60 years.
  • You are not allergic to any ingredient used in an Aqualyx solution.
  • You are not suffering from any serious medical condition such as diabetes, liver or kidney disease etc.
  • You are not pregnant or breastfeeding.

Aqualyx Preparation

You will be given a list of few instructions to follow in order to prepare for the Aqualyx treatment. Some of the common instructions given are;

  • Stop taking blood thinning or anti-inflammatory medicines for at least a week before the treatment.
  • Wear loose clothing on the day of treatment.
  • Take prescribed pain medications.
  • Follow the instructions given by your doctor.

Aqualyx Procedure

It is a safe and simple procedure but it should only be performed by an expert medical aesthetician. A local anesthetic is administered to make the procedure comfortable for you. The treatment area is marked where injections are supposed to be made. A specifically designed cannula with a very fine needle is used. Usually, two injections are made on two sites but it may vary depending on the treatment area. These injections work to melt the fat which is then removed through the urinary system. You will be required to undergo multiple sessions of Aqualyx injections with a gap of two or more weeks.

Aqualyx Recovery

An Aqualyx treatment does not require significant downtime.

  • You can go home right after the treatment, no stay is required.
  • The treatment area will mildly be swollen and bruised.
  • You might feel tightness in the treated skin area.


You should know about the risks linked to the procedure before getting it. In this way, you will be able to figure out your recovery plan. Following is a list of the complications that you may face as a result of getting this treatment. However, you don’t have to worry because they are temporary.

  • Swelling
  • Numbness
  • Discomfort
  • Bruising
  • Prolonged pain or discomfort

Aqualyx Aftercare

The treatment is pretty simple but you are given few instructions to follow after the treatment procedure by your doctor or surgeon. These aftercare instructions include;

  • You will be asked to avoid strenuous exercises for a week.
  • You should wear a compression garment as it helps in minimizing swelling.
  • You should avoid blood thinning and anti-inflammation medications for a week after the surgery.
  • You should avoid excessive exposure of the treated area to the sun.
  • You must talk to your doctor if you feel anything strange which was not discussed in the initial consultation.

Aqualyx Results

The Aqualyx solution starts breaking down the fat, the moment it is injected into the body. However, it will take some time before you can experience final results. The fat cells are permanently eliminated but you may gain weight and more fat if you don’t maintain a healthy lifestyle.

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If you are not ready for a surgical or an invasive treatment procedure to improve the contours of your body, Aqualyx injections treatment can be the right option for you. You can consult with one of the experts at our clinic, if you have any questions or concerns regarding the treatment. For this purpose, you need to fill in the form given below and we will schedule your free consultation session.

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