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Side Effects Of Qwo® For Cellulite In The Buttocks

By: Dr. Christopher Khorsandi


Few cosmetic flaws are as frustrating and embarrassing for women as cellulite. The dimples, ripples, and “cottage cheese” appearance of cellulite – which affects nearly all women to some degree – can have a profoundly negative impact on a woman’s confidence and self-esteem. Historically, there has been little that could be done to improve stubborn cellulite. However, the innovation of Qwo injections now gives women the opportunity to treat the root cause of cellulite in the buttocks and enjoy a smooth, stunning shape they can be proud of!

Internationally recognized board-certified plastic surgeon Dr. Christopher Khorsandi and the award-winning team at VIP Plastic Surgery are proud to be among the first certified providers of Qwo in Las Vegas, NV. Learn more about this groundbreaking new cellulite treatment here, including what results you can expect and what side effects may be possible.

What causes cellulite on the buttocks?

To get a better idea of what makes Qwo cellulite injections so exceptional, it is important to first understand what exactly cellulite is and what causes it. Cellulite, which can affect people of any size, weight, ethnicity, and skin type, is characterized by a dimpled or rippled appearance. Underneath the surface, this phenomenon is caused by fat cells bulging through the connective tethers between the muscle and skin – called fibrous septae. Cellulite typically affects women more frequently than men and is commonly present on the buttocks, thighs, abdomen, and upper arms.

How can I get rid of cellulite on my butt?

For the most part, the countless cellulite creams, lotions, and potions on the market are relatively ineffective and do not address the underlying cause of cellulite. Without a doubt, the best results for cellulite reduction can be achieved with professional treatment. At VIP Plastic Surgery, Dr. Khorsandi and his expert team offer nonsurgical cellulite reduction with the latest and most effective treatment systems, including Thermage®, Fractora, and VaserShape®. Additionally, Dr. Khorsandi offers the brand-new, cutting-edge Qwo injection therapy for cellulite reduction in Las Vegas.

What is Qwo?

Qwo is the most exciting new cellulite reduction treatment available for women today. These FDA-approved cellulite removal injections utilize powerful enzymes to break down fibrous septae – the root cause of cellulite in the buttocks – leaving patients with a smooth new texture and shape. Qwo is ideal for improving moderate to severe cellulite in the buttocks.

How many Qwo injections do I need?

For the best results, which can last up to a year, women generally require a series of three Qwo injection treatments spaced three weeks apart.

Does Qwo have any side effects?

Qwo is widely considered a safe and effective treatment for cellulite in women’s buttocks and is approved by the FDA. Like most cosmetic treatments and procedures, Qwo does have the potential to cause side effects. However, the majority of Qwo’s side effects are mild, temporary, and do not impact the final outcome. Possible side effects of Qwo may include:

  • Redness
  • Swelling
  • Bruising
  • Itching
  • Areas of hardness
  • Warmness at the treatment site

In rare cases, Qwo may cause more serious complications, including severe allergic reaction. Signs and symptoms of an allergic reaction to Qwo should be reported and addressed immediately. These may include:

  • Difficulty breathing
  • Hives
  • Low blood pressure
  • Chest pain
  • Dizziness
  • Fainting
  • Swelling in the face

During your initial consultation, Dr. Khorsandi will take a thorough health history to determine whether you may be a good candidate for the safe injection of Qwo. Important considerations for reducing the risk of adverse or allergic reaction to Qwo include:

  • Any allergies
  • History of allergic reaction
  • Active injection
  • Underlying health condition
  • Bleeding disorder
  • Medications and supplements
  • Whether you are pregnant, breastfeeding, or planning to become pregnant

Get the smooth, sexy butt you want with FDA-approved Qwo cellulite injections in Las Vegas, NV

Until now, there have been few options for effectively reducing the appearance of cellulite. The development of Qwo finally changes that! If you are interested in learning more about how nonsurgical Qwo cellulite injections can smooth out unsightly dimples on your buttocks, call VIP Plastic Surgery today to schedule your in-office or virtual consultation with board-certified plastic surgeon and cosmetic expert Dr. Christopher Khorsandi. We look forward to helping you achieve the body of your dreams with the all-new FDA-approved Qwo treatment in Las Vegas, NV!

* All information subject to change. Images may contain models. Individual results are not guaranteed and may vary.