Give Your Booty a Boost

Collagenase clostridium histolyticum-aaes, otherwise known as QWO, is the first of its kind as an FDA-approved injectable cellulite treatment for the buttocks. Many deal with cellulite on their buttocks. Cellulite refers to the dimples and ripples in the skin caused by fibrous bands called septae. These bands take smooth, supple skin and make it a point of insecurity that’s challenging to fix.

It’s time for you to get a boost on your booty so you can love showing it off again. Face Forward Aesthetics is proud to offer QWO cellulite reduction treatment to anyone looking to reduce the appearance of cellulite on their buttocks. Even if you’ve tried other lotions and potions to rid your body of those pesky dimples, our treatment is different — it’s a safe and effective way to learn to re-love your body.

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At a Glance

The number of treatments will vary, depending on patient needs.

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How It Works

The main material in septae is collagen, the building block for skin. QWO contains the antidote for collagen, an enzyme called collagenase. When QWO is injected in these areas, the fibrous bands start dissolving, releasing tethered skin so that it can return to its smooth state.

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When you come in for an appointment at Face Forward Aesthetics, we’ll start with a free consultation with one of our Certified Aesthetic Nurse Practitioners where we can discuss your treatment goals and ensure we’re on the same page.

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They’ll take note of where your cellulite indentations appear while you stand and sit in various positions, marking them with a nonpermanent skin marker. To keep you safe, we’ll prep your skin with a sterile solution, then use a small needle to place injections in each dimple.

What Is Recovery Like?

In most cases, you’ll be able to return to your daily routine almost immediately. You may experience mild swelling, redness or discoloration, itchiness, tenderness and bruising, but these should go away within a couple of days and lessen with subsequent treatments. You’ll see the best results with a series of treatments rather than a one-off appointment, as it takes a while for the septae to dissipate. Serial treatments are usually done once every three weeks until you reach your desired results.

Although QWO cellulite treatments are entirely safe for skin of color, clinical trials showed that darker skin tones are slightly more likely to develop hyperpigmentation as a side effect. Whatever your skin tone, treatment and recovery will go better if you avoid medications, foods and supplements known to cause blood thinning.

After treatment, your results should last at least six months. However, because QWO dissolves the cellulite bands, there is evidence that the results can be much longer-lasting than the time studied.

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Procedure takes about 20 minutes & you can go back to your normal activities right after.

Treatment leverages a microneedling device causing minimal to no pain.

Qwo is administered as a series of injections, typically spaced about three weeks apart. Serial treatment yields better results, which are achieved after several months.

Expect to maintain treatment around every 6 months.

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Signs of aging show up on everyone eventually, but that doesn’t mean you have to keep them. Face Forward Aesthetics will help you reclaim your body for a price nearly anyone can afford. Help us disrupt the industry — make your appointment today for cellulite treatment near you.

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QWO and Other Treatments

When you boost your booty, you might consider some other treatments to make your face and skin look as good as your butt. Many of our QWO patients also end up investing in:

Where traditional weight loss has you feeling defeated, Kybella can provide another option to reach your goals. Kybella is the easiest way to get rid of that double chin.

Lip filler will perfect and add volume to your lips giving you full, well-defined lips that look and feel natural in just a few minutes.

Gently stimulates the skin with very fine needles, encouraging natural collagen & elastin production, while improving skin tone, texture, firmness & a reduction in scars, pore size, as well as blemishes. No facial can compete.

Botox and Dysport are used on the face to treat forehead wrinkles, bunny lines, frown lines, and crow’s feet.

FAQs

Yes! Nearly 30% of those treated with Qwo in the clinical trials had richer skin tones, Fitzpatrick skin types IV, V and VI. These groups include but are not limited to Asian, Latino, Black, Indian, and Mediterranean skin types. This means that all skin types and ethnicities can safely be treated Qwo.

Qwo is currently FDA-approved for cellulite dimple treatment of the buttocks in women. Real-world trials evaluating treatment of the thighs are ongoing.

No. Qwo is administered as a series of injections, typically spaced about a three weeks apart. Serial treatment yields better results, which are achieved after several months.

The most common side effects from Qwo clinical trials were the following:

  •       Injection site bruising
  •        Pain in the area of treatment
  •        Areas of hardness
  •        Itching
  •        Redness
  •       Skin discoloration
  •        Swelling in the treatment area
  •        Warmth in the treatment area
  •        Allergic (hypersensitivity) reactions, including anaphylaxis

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