Intralipoterapia or how to lose weight without surgery

Written by: Dra. Virginia Vicario Hernández
Edited by: Top Doctors®

Spring is the ideal season to prepare the body to face summer year. For people who prefer not to undergo surgery is a new technique to lose weight without surgery: intralipoterapia with Aqualix®.

The intralipoterapia with Aqualix® is a non-surgical technique that eliminates localized fat without the need for surgery. Many people are hesitant to undergo any such treatment precisely because they are afraid to undergo surgery, but thanks to this technique is no longer necessary.

Dr.. Virginia Vicario, Director of Nutrition and Dietetics Service and Service in Aesthetic Medicine Clinics Vicario and Aqualix® expert explains what this revolutionary treatment. Clinics Vicario is a reference center in aesthetic medicine that has over 35 years of experience and offices in different cities such as Barcelona, ​​Madrid, Valencia and Mallorca.

There are many people who want to remove fat but are afraid to undergo surgery ...

The intralipoterapia with Aqualix® is a non-surgical technique used to destroy fat cells in localized areas. That is, you can lose weight without surgery. Aqualix® performs the same function as do bile acids on fat digestion.


What is the treatment?

This technique involves making an insertion using very fine needles that can reach all the marked area of ​​fat accumulation. It applies fanlike and draftsmen, and thus is localized obesity. It is painless, as it is applied together with some lidocaine. At the end they made 10 minutes cavitation and then a compression girdle middle places the patient. Said strip must take for a week.


What areas can be used?

Aqualix® applies in areas of small and medium size whenever localized fat. For example, it is used in the abdomen, flanks, holsters and even in the inner area of ​​the legs and knees. It is also used in other areas and upper extremities, jowls and dark circles as well as in some lipomas and dorsocervicales lipodystrophy or "buffalo hump".

For zone Gill also a new technique, the ATX-101, which has been recently approved by the advisory committee of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This injection takes about fifteen minutes. Once injected, physically alters cell membrane, which causes the destruction of fat cells. They can carry out up to six sessions using this technique, with at least one month between them.


How many sessions are needed?

It takes between one and five sessions, depending on each patient. In Clinics Vicario we adapt to each patient and their goals.


What care must continue after intralipoterapia with Aqualix®?

After treatment has to carry a small strip of medium compression for a week and also avoid high temperatures. In Clinics Vicario always we offer accompanying diet or certain dietary advice. It is essential to drink plenty of water and avoid high temperatures. If sport is practiced, it is better to wait on the third day.

On the other hand, to help destroy the adipocyte is necessary to use the low frequency ultrasound, which is the cavitation once or twice per week to activate lipolysis and, in turn, the elimination through the urine, feces and sweat with greater ease.


What are the advantages?

The benefit of intralipoterapia with Aqualix® is that it allows sculpting areas with some kind of excess body lipodystrophy without undergo surgery. a very good retraction and reaffirmation of the tissue is achieved. It is, ultimately, better treatment for localized fat.


Is the fat reappears in the treated area?

No, absolutely not. The fat does not reappear in the treated area by Aqualix®, but it is highly recommended to continue being careful to avoid gaining weight.


When you begin to see the results?

From three weeks they will begin to see results. It is necessary to note that the fat cells are destroyed for about eighty days as it is an active product.


Could we say then that intralipoterapia with Aqualix® is a substitute for liposuction?

Yes, because in a natural way certain principles apply dilute charge assets fat. These principles are present in our digestion and, if applied locally, dilution is achieved and therefore, reduction in number.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection
Dra. Virginia Vicario Hernández

By Dra. Virginia Vicario Hernández
Aesthetic Medicine

Renowned specialist in Aesthetic Medicine, Dr. Vicario Hernandez is the Director of Nutrition and Dietetics Service and Service in Aesthetic Medicine Clinics Vicario. It has a postgraduate degree in Nutrition, Dietetics and Diet Therapy at the University of Navarra and also holds a Master in Anti-Aging Medicine by the World Society of Anti-Aging Medicine (WOSAAM). He is a member of numerous national and international medical societies.

*Translated with Google translator. We apologize for any imperfection

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