Lipodissolve Fat Dissolving Injections Aftercare Sheet | Harbour Medispa


Lipodissolve Double Chin &

Body Contouring


treatment time: FROM 30 MINS
(depending on number of areas being treated)




1 treatment $600

2 treatments $990 (recommended)


BODY FAT AREAS: (Abdomen, Buttocks, Cellulite, Arms, Thighs, Back Fat)

1 treatment $550 PER (10CM RADIUS of body fat)

2 treatments $990 (recommended)



Resculpt, Reshape & Restore

A new treatment to our delectable cosmetic menu, Lipodissolve is a non-surgical alternative to liposuction to remove localized fat deposits that are resistant to diet and exercise.

The main ingredient in Lipodissolve is phosphatidylcholine (PPC) PPC is a natural product found in our body and its main role is to emulsify and breakdown fat and cholesterol which is then removed by the liver, kidneys and bowels. The PPC that is used is derived from soybeans. It has been used for reducing fat deposits for about 10 years. In the medical setting, it is used to dissolve cholesterol plaques in heart disease and to dissolve fat embolism.

Lipodissolve is absolutely incredible for reducing fat and cellulite. The treatment consists of  a series of strategically placed injections to break down the fat cells which the body then absorbs and excretes.

Lipodissolve ® is suitable for treating:

  • Jawline Shaping
  • Double Chin Reduction
  • Love Handles
  • Buttocks
  • Arms
  • Cellulite
  • Body Contouring
  • Abominable Bulges
  • Back Fat
  • Thighs (Inner & Outer)
  • Cheeks
  • Jowls

What is Lipodissolve?

Lipodissolve is a non-surgical alternative to liposuction to remove localized fat deposits that are resistant to diet and exercise. It is not used for weight loss but rather for body sculpting. The main ingredient in Lipodissolve is phosphatidylcholine (PPC) PPC is a natural product found in our body and its main role is to emulsify and breakdown fat and cholesterol which is then removed by the liver, kidneys and bowels. The PPC that is used is derived from soybeans. It has been used for reducing fat deposits for about 10 years. In the medical setting, it is used to dissolve cholesterol plaques in heart disease and to dissolve fat embolism.

Jo provided me great service; warm and friendly but very professional. The studio was relaxed and it was very easy to access.

– Samantha McGuire

What happens to the treated areas

after Lipodissolve?

The skin over the treated areas tightens after the fat has been removed (variable – providing there is no excess loose skin) and the appearance of cellulite improves. The fat cells are permanently removed and the results can be maintained for 2 years after treatment if the client maintains their ideal body weight. In a small percentage (5%) of patients, there is very little result from Lipodissolve treatment

Results are seen gradually over the next 3 – 4 weeks post treatment and maximum effect can take up to 12 weeks. The treated area(s) will look smaller, with less fat build-up. The treatment uses a special formula to break down fat cells in the treated area(s), and your body works to flush out the liquefied fat itself; therefore, depending on your own physiology, the process may take a short while, or a longer period of time.

treatment must-know’s & instructions


How Do I Prepare For

Lipodissolve Fat Reduction



  • AVOID the use of Ibuprofen, Aspirin, Aleve, Fish Oils and Vitamin E Supplements – this helps to prevent bruising
  • AVOID the use of topical products containing Tretinoin, Retin-A, Retinol, Retinoids, Glycolic Acids, Alpha Hydroxy-Acid or other “Anti-Aging” products.


  • AVOID excessive alcoholic beverages 24 hours before your treatment – this helps to prevent the likelihood of bruising.


  • Arrive 5 – 10 minutes before your scheduled appointment with a clean face and/or body – please do not wear makeup. 


There can be some redness, stinging and burning within 15 minutes to 2 hours after treatment and later swelling and bruising which peaks between 6-72 hours.

Redness and swelling to the treated area and surrounding tissues will be noticeable for 3-7 days or longer.

You may experience several post-inflammatory nodules. These indicate ongoing fat necrosis (a good thing) these will disappear within 30 days.

Results from treatment can often be noted about 4-5 weeks after your last treatment depending on your metabolism and body type. 

This improvement may be more evident in a photograph than in your own estimation. Inflammation will be present up to 4 weeks after treatment, which will limit any visible result.

The inflammatory response continues and you may not see the final result for up to one year (rare).

Immediately following the procedure, ice should be applied to the area and may be applied as needed to reduce swelling for the first 48 hours.

Do not wash or take a shower for at least 4 hours after treatment.

Arnica cream (stocked at pharmacy or supermarket) can be applied three times a day for 48 hours to assist in resolving bruising. 

Do not take anti-inflammatories (aspirin) or Vitamin E for 24 hours after injections. 

You can use painkillers (paracetamol) for any discomfort.

Hot tubs, saunas and massages are not recommended for 48 hours after treatment. After 48 hours, these ARE recommended to assist in healing.

Avoid direct sun exposure, tanning beds for two weeks post treatment. •

Massage the treated area for about 15 minutes per day for two weeks after treatment to aid the process of fat elimination.

Walking 20-30 minutes daily during the course of treatment will aid in effectiveness. Avoid strenuous exercise for 48 hours.

Drink lots of fluids (water) for the first 24 hours.

Avoid alcohol to facilitate hepatic handling of toxins. 

CLINIC FOLLOW UP: Make a follow-up appointment for 4 weeks. If you are having more than one body part treated simultaneously, make an appointment in two weeks alternately. Failure to follow the above advice will result in less than desired results. 

If you have any questions or concerns please call or SMS Clinic mobile 0418180949 (24hrs) and we will return to you ASAP. If no one is present (rare) and you are concerned at all please consult your GP.

If you have any questions or concerns, contact us.


3 Effective Ways To Reduce A Double Chin Without Resorting To Surgery | Harbour Medispa

# 1: Remove A Double Chin Permanently With Fat Dissolving Injections

Fat Dissolving injections are the only non-surgical solution to reduce fatty deposits under the chin which gives us the age-old problem of the double chin or what is sometimes referred to as “turkey neck”. At Harbour Medispa Hamilton we have been using this treatment for many years with excellent results! It is quick, relatively painless, and has an almost 100% patient satisfaction rate.

This TGA-approved product is administered in clinic after a thorough consultation with your cosmetic practitioners to see if you are a suitable candidate.  The medicine contains a substance called deoxycholic acid, which is a naturally occurring substance in the body.  This acid destroys fat cells by breaking down the fat cell membrane wall. The product is directly injected into the area underneath the chin with little to no pain as the area is pre-numbered with anesthetic cream and ice.  This revolutionary treatment takes less than 10 minutes to perform in the clinic and a very fine needle is used. The fat cells rupture and swell and the body flushes them out of the body through normal processes.

2 to 4 reatments are normally recommended for the most optimal results for each patient, depending on the amount of fat present.


– Non-surgical treatment
– Safer and less invasive than full surgeries
– Minimal discomfort
– Minimal recovery time
– Affordable and more cost-effective

This treatment is suitable for patients who are healthy and already at a fairly stable weight, and who are NOT severely overweight or obese. Fat-dissolving injections are designed to target specific and localised deposits of fat.  These are problem areas that patients have been otherwise unsuccessful in removing on their own through diet and exercise.


# 2: Try Face Yoga To Tighten The Area

Regular practice of doing a set of face yoga – exercise for the face – can work wonders to reduce not just the double chin bulge but tighten loose muscles, improve blood circulation and potentially discourage facial wrinkles and creases. Easily completed while performing any sedentary activity such as watching television, face yoga is a worthwhile solution to consider if you are averse to medicines, provided you keep practicing on a regular basis. To learn a set of face yoga exercises, click HERE.


# 3: Use Make-Up To Conceal A Double Chin

Darkening the area under the chin with make-up creates an illusion of the double chin having receded significantly. Use a blusher or a foundation that is a few shades darker than your face. Apply the blush right under the chin, and on the jawline, making sure the color does not extend down the neck. Please remember to blend thoroughly when you draw a sharper V-line shape on the jawline. Finish off with a subtle layer of highlighting powder or cream just above to make the light-and-shadow effect even more pronounced.

Click here for more information about the permanent removal of your double chin.


Fat Dissolving Injections Spot Fat Reduction | Harbour Medispa Hamilton

Are you struggling to get rid of fat from problem areas despite exercise and diet?

Are you annoyed by a double chin, belly fat, or some extra inches on your sides? Injections of fat-dissolving medicine will let you achieve what no training can will – localized fat burning.

Many people struggle with persistent excess fat in certain areas despite maintaining a healthy weight, a healthy diet, and exercise regimen. These problem areas may differ from person to person depending on genetic predispositions and gender. Regardless of their placement, they can be a cause of dissatisfaction and insecurities. A variety of substances have been developed to target these issues. Injected into the adipose tissue, they stimulate the breakdown of fat cells, making it possible to get rid of stubborn fat without low-carb and low-fat diets.

Benefits of using injection fat dissolving injections:

  • reduction of the double chin
  • reduction of thigh circumference (reduction of fat tissue on the thighs)
  • waist reduction (reduction of fat on the abdomen and back)
  • removing ‘love handles’
  • removal of ‘pelicans’ (reduction of fatty tissue in the arms)
  • modeling problem areas
  • removal of rollers of fat on the back and around the armpits
  • removal of the fat roller below the bra underwires
  • reduction or removal of cellulite (after using appropriate preparations)


Mechanism of fat dissolving injections

Fat-dissolving injections are based on the acceleration of fat breakdown by means of special substances (such as sodium deoxycholate, phosphatidylcholine,  carnitine or caffeine or special peptides) or their mixtures. During the treatment, they are injected directly into the adipose tissue. Intentional inflammation develops and soon afterwards triglycerides are hydrolyzed into fatty acids and glycerol, which are then removed from the body through the bloodstream.

Hydrolysis of triglycerides in adipocytes (fat cells) is a process that occurs naturally in the body during exercise, for example. It is very important to use an easily digestible diet during the series of treatments (preferably using a negative caloric balance) to relieve the liver and prevent the re-formation of fat (lipogenesis). Physical exercise done during the series of treatments increases the effectiveness of the method as appropriate hormones responsible for the hydrolysis of fats are produced.

Indications for fat dissolving injections

  • sides,
  • pelicans (fat on the shoulders)
  • a layer of fat on the abdomen,
  • double chin,
  • thighs,
  • fat under the bra underwire (we do not inject under the armpit area or around it)

Injection of fat dissolving injections is perfect for body contouring, especially in the case of small areas with the problem of fat deposition. At this point, it is important to note a very important fact – fat dissolving injections are not used for weight loss and are not a therapy suitable for people with obesity. It is intended for local fat loss from problematic areas in people with normal body weight or slightly overweight.

Contraindications to fat dissolving injections:

  • obesity
  • taking anti-inflammatory drugs
  • taking anticoagulants
  • pregnancy and breastfeeding
  • blood coagulation disorders
  • allergy to ingredients contained in the preparation
  • severe liver and kidney diseases
  • autoimmune diseases
  • Cancer
  • active infection
  • skin diseases
  • tendency to scarring
  • unrealistic expectations

Advantages of injection lipolysis:

The undoubted advantage is that the fat dissolving injection treatment is minimally invasive. In addition, it has a short recovery period and, unlike liposuction, does not require exclusion from daily activities.

How long do the effects of fat dissolving injections last?

The effects of injection lipolysis usually last for 2-4 years, and for customers who care about a healthy diet, even much longer.

Duration of the procedure

The treatment lasts, depending on the size of the area, from 30 minutes.

When do the effects of fat-dissolving begin to become visible?

The first effects appear a few weeks after the first one. The final effects can be observed approx. 2 months after the last treatment session.

The course of the procedure

After cream anesthesia, the skin in the treatment area is disinfected. Then, using a thin needle, the treatment formula is introduced into the adipose tissue. The punctures are made approximately every 1-2 cm.

The appearance of the skin after the treatment

After the treatment, the skin is red; there is swelling. Bruising may appear.

What can you expect after the treatment?

After the treatment, you may experience soreness, burning or itching in the treated area. You should not resort to taking non-steroidal painkillers (containing e.g. ibuprofen) – their use is not recommended because by reducing inflammation we will significantly reduce the effect of fat injections. Medicines containing paracetamol can be used if there is pain associated or not with the procedure.

How often to repeat the injection lipolysis treatment

A series of treatments usually include 3-4 sessions at intervals of 6-8 weeks. You can use it again as soon as you notice that the accumulation of adipose tissue begins in the area where it was carried out. In people who lead a healthy lifestyle, this should not happen earlier than after 2 years.

Preparations used for fat dissolving injections

 All the formulas we use are registered as medical devices and have certificates allowing them to be used in Australia.