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Lipodissolve for Subcutaneous Fat Reduction and Skin Retraction

Diane Irvine Duncan MD, Franz Hasengschwandtner MD
DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.asj.2005.07.009 530-543 First published online: 1 September 2005


According to the authors, Lipodissolve injections reduce the size of localized fat deposits and cause skin retraction in body regions containing small deposits of localized fat, cellulite, or postlipoplasty deformities. It will not replace traditional lipoplasty techniques, but is an excellent adjunct or alternative for those patients seeking minimally invasive treatment. Successful outcomes are highly dependent on the correct formula and injection technique, as well as proper patient selection.

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