Nine out of ten women deal with those unsightly cellulite dimples on the buttocks, and they can be frustratingly difficult to get rid of. Cellulite is made up of a different type of fat, one that our bodies don’t burn to create energy, making it notoriously difficult to make a dent in the presence of these dermal dents.
Dr. Ferrari understands this struggle and is happy to provide his Charlotte QWO patients with the first and only FDA-approved injection treatment proven to help visibly reduce moderate to severe cellulite in the buttocks.
QWO is an injection treatment that was created specifically to treat the dimpling caused by cellulite in the buttocks region. This dimpling is caused by “fibrous septae”, which are fibers in the dermal layer of skin. While they are made up of a certain type of fat, they, unfortunately, aren’t the sort of fat that our body uses to create energy from. As such, these fatty fibers go unnoticed by our bodies, making it extremely difficult to target with a diet, workouts, or even laser treatments.
‘Fibrous septae’, specifically, are collagen-rich structures that act as connective tissues between our skin and the fat under our skin. These collagen-based structures will undergo tension over time due to a variety of factors – everything from your diet, your age, or even hormones can cause them to tense up. This tensioning causes the outer layer of skin to be drawn down towards the deeper tissues. This results in fats ending up trapped within the dermal layer of skin, and due to the pulling process that occurs from this, that ‘dimpling’ we see on our skin begins to make its presence known (resulting in what we know as cellulite).
QWO was created with specific enzymes (collagenases) chosen for their ability to work in redistributing these fat cells within the dermal layer, thereby causing the stimulation that results in new collagen growth. This collagen is what our body is lacking in those affected areas, and this restoration of collagen helps to ease the tension on the fibrous septae that cause the dimpling effect.
Due to its very nature as an injection-based treatment, a single QWO procedure can be completed in as few as ten minutes, allowing you to come in for a treatment and immediately get back to your day, with no post-treatment downtime.
With QWO being such a fast-acting treatment of cellulite, you will be able to see results in just 10 weeks. As your body begins to produce more collagen in the treated areas, the fibrous septae that cause cellulite will begin to ease their tension, helping you to see visible reductions in the cellulite dimpling on your skin.
While long-term studies of QWO are ongoing, all indications are that QWO’s outstanding results can last for years, with no reduction in effects once all treatments are completed.
Because the QWO treatment process is so simple, convenient, non-surgical, and requires no downtime, practically everyone who has cellulite is a candidate. Nearly everyone who has tried to treat cellulite on their bodies has gone through the full spectrum of methods available to rid themselves of it with diet, special massages, or even expensive laser treatments.
However, because our bodies do not use cellulite fat as a fuel source, as it does with other fats, most understand how it can seem impossible to improve cellulite’s appearance and presence.
Dr. Ferrari and his team at Premier Plastic Surgery Center will perform a full review of your medical history to determine if QWO is safe for you. If you are allergic to collagenase or any of the ingredients in QWO, or if you have any active infections, you should not receive QWO. You should also let Dr. Ferrari know if you are pregnant or nursing before you begin your treatment.
The Premier Plastic Surgery Center stives to provide the best QWO Charlotte has to offer and our team will also assist you with what to expect during the post-treatment process as part of your consultation.
One of QWO’s biggest draws is the fact that it is such an easy treatment to undergo. When your appointment begins, we will immediately get to work with targeting the affected areas, marking the treatment areas up as needed. This is shortly followed up with the QWO injections to each section as needed.
Anesthesia is unnecessary, thanks in part to the natural ‘cushion’ our buttocks have, allowing the procedure to be fairly painless. Once the necessary injections have been completed, you can leave the office and continue your day as you normally would – that’s it, no downtime necessary!
As is the case with most injection treatments, there is a small risk of some swelling and minor bruising at the injection site. This bruising will typically last up to one to two weeks, so we suggest planning your future events accordingly – perhaps save that bikini outing for a few more days!
You’ll be able to show off the results soon enough! Aside from that, there is no downtime or recovery needed from QWO treatment, so you can get back to your normal schedule immediately following your treatments.
A full QWO process consists of the injection into the treatment area(s) every three weeks, for a total of just three visits! You will be able to see the first noticeable effects of your QWO treatment following a single treatment, but the best results will come from the full treatment process being completed as scheduled.
After the final treatment, you will see a notable reduction in cellulite as those fibrous bands loosen, and collagen production increases. The smooth results you’ll see can last for years following treatment without any need for further injections.
As a plastic surgeon in Charlotte, Dr. Victor S. Ferrari loves helping people improve their lives through aesthetic transformation, and finds it extremely rewarding to combine his knowledge, experience, skill, and artistic eye to see his patients’ lives transformed by their improved appearance and subsequent boost in self-esteem.
From serving on international medical trips to Central America and Africa and providing relief to destitute patients with genetic deformities, to his 11,000+ cosmetic patients, Dr. Ferrari loves seeing his patients’ reactions to his work with them.
Taking into account each patient’s desires and goals, Dr. Ferrari works to create a customized plan for them to ensure each person he treats experiences the utmost in compassionate and satisfying care. Visit Premier Plastic Surgery Center today for your very own consultation and see what both you and Dr. Ferrari can achieve together!
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