Fat Dissolving
Banish Unwanted Fat
Fat Dissolving, Belfast
At a Glance

Best Results

2-4 Treatments

Duration of Results


Treatment Cost

From £200

Procedure Time

30 minutes

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What is Fat Dissolving (Aqualyx)?

We’re thrilled to introduce our latest treatment called “AQUALYX” – a non-surgical method of reducing localized pockets of stubborn fat across the body. This procedure is ideal for individuals with a healthy BMI and a balanced diet, and is not intended for those seeking a comprehensive weight loss solution.

The AQUALYX treatment is highly sought-after due to its minimally invasive approach. Before the injections are given, the targeted area is numbed. The AQUALYX solution, which is a modified compound of cholanic acid called 12alfa-dihydroxy-5beta-24-oico cholanic acid sodium salt, is then injected into the fat cells. This process alters the fat cells’ membrane, making them more permeable. The solution liquefies the fat cells, leading to their dissolution, and the cells are eventually excreted from the body through the lymphatic system over the course of up to 8 weeks.

The number of required sessions may vary depending on the amount of fatty tissue present and the client’s desired results. For small areas such as the chin, one to three treatments may suffice, while larger areas such as the thighs may require two to eight sessions. These sessions are typically spaced four weeks apart.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What to do before my treatment?
    Before your treatment, please ensure:

    • Avoid alcohol for 24hours before

    • Avoid extreme exercise for 24hours before

    • Avoid makeup or creams for 24hours before

    • Ensure you’ve not been treated with a filler, lazer, chemical peel or skin booster for 4 weeks prior
  • How do fat dissolving injections work?
    The ingredients used to create Aqualyx are derived from plants, and the primary active component, deoxycholic acid, is naturally present in the human body. Deoxycholic acid is responsible for breaking down fats by dissolving the membranes of fat cells in the treated area. As a result, the fat cells are damaged and eventually absorbed and eliminated by the body.
  • What areas can be treated with fat-dissolving injections?
    The chin/neck, chest, abdomen, and thighs.
  • Will I be left with loose skin?
    Unlike liposuction, Aqualyx treatment not only reduces fat but also has an additional benefit of skin tightening in the treated area. This results in a more contoured and toned appearance of the skin.
  • Does fat dissolving (Aqualyx) hurt?
    To ensure that the Aqualyx treatment is painless, we utilize local anaesthetic during the procedure. After the anaesthetic wears off, you may experience some discomfort, but this can usually be relieved with over-the-counter painkillers and typically subsides within 24 hours. Swelling and bruising may be present for 7-10 days, while any remaining tenderness may take up to 4 weeks to completely resolve.
  • When will I see the results of fat dissolving injections and how long will they last?
    Within 4-5 weeks after the treatment, you can expect to see a reduction of approximately 2cm of fat in the treated area. Optimal results can be achieved with a course of 2-4 treatments, which will provide further improvement. It's important to note that the dissolved fat won't return, and therefore, the results of the treatment are permanent, as long as a healthy lifestyle is maintained.It's essential to understand that fat dissolving injections are intended for targeting specific, localized pockets of fat and are not intended for overall weight loss.


Allure Aesthetics NI is less than two miles from Belfast City Centre at 44 York Road, part of Castleton Centre,  situated on the corner where the York Road meets Parkmount Street in North Belfast.

We are accessible by local transportation via the 2g Monkstown Metro.

Address: 44 York Rd, Belfast, BT15 3HE

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