Is QWO for Thighs and Cellulite? Or Is QWO Only for Buttocks?

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Is QWO for Thighs and Cellulite? Or Is QWO Only for Buttocks? What’s the Best Cellulite Treatment for Thighs?

Are you suffering from dimples on the inner thigh, outer thigh or upper thigh? It’s no surprise that you’re here wondering if QWO is right for you. Afterall, it’s a game-changer in the world of cellulite treatments. It’s the first FDA-Approved injectable specifically indicated for moderate-to-severe cellulite. That means it’s a quick, safe and effective solution to get rid of cellulite without surgery. Frankly, that’s the best news we’ve heard in awhile! But it also begs a few questions. Specifically, can QWO be used for cellulite on thighs? Or is QWO only for buttocks or butt area? We’ll drill down further on these questions in today’s post, Qwo Cellulite Thighs Treatment: Is it a Top Choice for Thighs?

What is QWO Cellulite Treatment? How Does it Work for Cellulite Reduction?

Before we talk about QWO for thighs, let’s talk about how it works for cellulite in general. In a nutshell, it targets something called septae. Specifically, septae are the compartments, which connect the skin perpendicularly to the structures below it — called fascia. When the septae become fibrous and rigid, fat on thighs can balloon over them. As a result, you get the tell-tale dimpling and rippling on the surface of the skin — what we’ve all heard called cottage-cheese thighs or the orange peel effect.

This is where QWO comes in. When injected into the treatment area, QWO releases the  septae. It does so with enzymes called  AUX-1 and AUX-11. Both are highly effective at breaking down the excess collagen that’s responsible for making the septae rigid in the first place. Once the collagen is relaxed, the fat is no longer held tightly, and the skin smooths out evenly under the surface of the body. 

What Causes Cellulite? What areas of the Body Can Get It?

We’re all familiar with the combination of depressions and fat deposits that cause the skin to have a dimpled, lumpy, bumpy “cottage cheese” or “mattress” like texture. But what causes this process in the first place? In fact, there isn’t one thing that causes cellulite. Instead, many factors contribute to both its development, as well as how severely you can get it. Specifically, these include genetics, hormone fluctuations, weight gain, weight loss and/or the natural course of aging. It can appear on the body in these areas: 

  • Inner Thighs / Outer Thighs / Upper Thighs / Front of Thighs
  • Butt / Buttocks Area
  • Arms
  • Stomach / Lower Abdomen
  • Breast Area / On or Under Breasts 

Can QWO Be Used on Thighs? Or Does Qwo Only Work for Butt?

Currently, QWO is an off-label use for cellulite reduction treatment on the thighs.. The Makers of QWO, Endo Aesthetics in Malvern, PA, received FDA-approval for QWO in July of 2020  for the permanent removal of moderate to severe cellulite in the buttocks only. That said, many FDA-approved medicines and treatments are used off-label, under the guidance and supervision of an experienced physician.

How Does QWO Work to Get Rid of Cellulite on the Thigh Area? 

QWO injection treatment is fairly simple, taking 30 minutes to an hour. Clients may opt for topical numbing cream at the injection site/s. Then, Dr. Liakeas will use a fine needle to inject QWO at predetermined sites along the treatment area. 

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How Long For QWO to Work on Thighs? Will It Permanently Reduce Cellulite?

We typically see permanent cellulite reduction in as little as three sessions, although individual results will vary based on the quality of the skin to begin with. 

How Long Does it Take for Cellulite to Go Away? What QWO Results are Expected?

In clinical studies, QWO showed lasting reduction of cellulite after three sessions. Specifically, skin appeared visibly smoother with a reduction of dimpling at the treatment area. 

How Often to Get QWO? When Will it Get Rid of Cellulite?

A course of treatment is typically three sessions spaced three week apart, although individual treatment schedules may vary.

Where to Find a QWO Doctor in NYC? Where to Get QWO Near Me?

At Smooth Synergy, you can rest assured that you’re in the care of a top physician, who’s well-versed in the use of QWO for thighs or any other area of the body. Our Medical Director, Dr. George Liakeas is one of the best doctors in NYC. With 20 years experience administering cosmetic injectables on thousands of clients, he’s a trusted medical physician with a keen eye for aesthetics. He has a knack for understanding individual anatomy, as well as knowing where to place injections to make you look your best. 

Why Choose Smooth Synergy Medical Spa in NYC for QWO Thighs Treatment?

Smooth Synergy Medical Spa & Laser Center in New York is a boutique cosmedical spa that opened in 2002. Conveniently located in Midtown East, we offer a comprehensive line of cosmetic injectables, as well as body contouring solutions including Endermologie / Lipomassage and Ultrasonic Lipo Cavitation. To experience our expertise and to find out which treatment is right for you, please call us at 212-397-0111 to speak with an Expert in Beauty. We offer complimentary consultations for all your skincare needs. 


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