Lipodissolve: Are All of the Risks Worth it?

You're the proud mother of three children, but you aren't too proud of how your midsection looks. It has been stretched beyond its capacity with the weight motherhood has given you. You've had to resort to wearing t-shirts at the beach (which really makes it uncomfortable to swim).

You want more self-esteem, and you want to be able to wear a bikini again, so you're considering getting lipodissolve. Your best friend recently got liposuction done, and dragged you along to her doctor's office to wait for her while she had her follow-up visit. There, you saw a pamphlet for lipodissolve, which is a faster way of getting rid of fat.

You liken the whole lipodissolve process to something out of a video game (yes, you've always had a very active imagination). In your video game version, your fat looks like large blobs that just flat around your midsection. They've built a house in there, and they have absolutely no intention of ever moving out.

Cue the Liposdissolve Sword of Truth. A knowledgeable doctor wields this sword and cuts through each blog with minimally-invasive precision. The blob explodes all over the place, and the fat that remains is liquefied. The home (meaning your midsection) where the fat blobs once lived falls into disrepair, and thus collapses. You're left with a much more svelte figure, and are happy!

Well, that's your version of the basic medical facts. Of course, the things that people like to focus on the most are the positive aspects of such a procedure. This procedure is short, requires a very short recovery time, and is relatively inexpensive compared to liposuction.

However, with every good thing, there is a bad thing. It seems kind of negative to think about things that way, but it is something that you need to take into consideration when it comes to this kind of medical procedure. First of all, it is important to note that this procedure has not yet been approved by the Federal Drug Administration. The reason for this is that the fat might be liquefied, but it is not destroyed, and it is now free to move about in the blood stream.

Another thing to keep in mind is the chemical used in the actual injection itself. There is currently no set amount of the chemical that is injected into the fat layer for dissolving that fat. This can prove problematic for the patient on a number of different levels. First of all, if you have extremely sensitive skin, then this is definitely not the procedure for you. You might have an allergic reaction to the chemical, and that should, of course, be avoided.

Some people have also claimed that this procedure has left them with damaged nerves in the area where the injections entered the skin. However, there simply is not enough research on this surgical procedure yet to determine clear benefits and problems. If you even have the slightest doubt about this procedure, you should do some additional research to find out other safer options.

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