AgingSkinNet Spotlight Article
FDA Warns Consumers About Lipodissolve
Food and Drug Administration (FDA) wants consumers to know that
websites and ads promoting a treatment called lipodissolve often
contain false or misleading information. Also known as mesotherapy,
injection lipolysis, lipozap, or lipotherapy, this treatment
involves getting a series of injections. Medical spas offering this
treatment frequently claim that these injections dissolve and
permanently remove fat.
The FDA wants consumers to know that there is no scientific evidence
to show that this treatment works. In fact, the FDA has not approved
the injections for this purpose. And claims such as “outstanding
safety record” have not been proven. People undergoing lipodissolve
have had side effects. These include permanent scarring and deep
painful knots under the skin.
To learn more, visit the FDA’s Web site and read
FDA Warns About Lipodissolve Product Claims.
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