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QWO® for Cellulite

In The San Francisco Bay Area

QWO® for Cellulite

In The San Francisco Bay Area

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QWO® Specialist in the San Francisco Bay Area

At PotozkinMD Skin Care and Laser Center, our board-certified dermatologists are experts in cosmetic injectable treatments such as QWO® injections that help improve cellulite.

What is QWO®?

Around 90% of adult women experience stubborn cellulite dimples that only seem to get more prominent over time. Fat cells have an extremely unique makeup in the buttocks region, so diet and exercise often prove ineffective especially when compounded by the aging process.

This can be especially frustrating to experience if you are living a healthy lifestyle and seem to never be able to make any progress on the appearance of your cellulite.

QWO® was created with women in mind. This treatment is the first and only FDA-approved injectable to treat moderate-to-severe cellulite in adult women. 

As women age, there are a few separate factors that can contribute to cellulite: 

  • Fibrous bands under the skin get thicker
  • Skin continues to get thin as you age
  • Fat cells become larger which push against the skin and create the noticeable dimples

During the quick 10-25 minute procedure, QWO® injections use enzymes to release these fibrous bands, redistribute fat cells more evenly, and stimulate the growth of new collagen.

With QWO® treatments, small injections are made directly into the dimples of cellulite. It can be compared to tiny pricks similar to what you experience when receiving Botox.

What are some of the expected benefits with QWO®?

The treatments themselves are not painful, but there will be bruising after the procedure that may have associated tenderness. During your initial consultation, our team will discuss the procedure more in depth. 

Some of the biggest advantages of QWO® are:

  • Studies on all skin types and ethnicities have shown the same cellulite reduction for all
  • Minimal downtime after each treatment
  • It’s quick! Each procedure only takes about 10-25 minutes
  • Cellulite reduction will usually be visible in 10 weeks
  • It’s a non-invasive and non-surgical treatment
  • You’re able to return to your normal activities afterwards

The number of treatments will vary depending on the exact amount of cellulite you have. Our team will create a personalized treatment plan for you during your initial consultation.

Though there is no post-treatment downtime, we do not recommend starting the treatments right before a trip. There are often lingering bruises at the injection site, so we recommend starting the treatments 10-13 weeks before you plan to have treated areas exposed.

The results of QWO® treatments are long-lasting and show an impressive reduction in cellulite. 

There is no better time to take advantage of this one-of-a-kind and revolutionary procedure. Our trusted team is dedicated to providing you with the most comfortable patient experience possible.

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