The Cutting Edge Treatment for Cellulite without the Cutting!
Qwo® is the ONLY injectable medication licensed by the FDA to treat moderate to severe cellulite in women. Pacific Beach Med Spa, directed by Dr. Thrush, is among the first clinics in the United States to offer this ground breaking treatment.
FAQs about Qwo®
WHAT IS QWO?
QWO is the first and only FDA-approved CLINICALLY PROVEN injectable for moderate to severe cellulite in the buttocks of adult women. It is a purified protein that dissolves collagen bands that cause dimpling. This image shows the fibrous collagen band that Qwo dissolves.
HOW LONG HAS THIS MEDICATION BEEN LICENSED BY THE FDA?
The active ingredient in Qwo has been licensed by the FDA in the United States and used indications for about 10 years, although it has recently been approved for use specifically for treatment of cellulite in women's buttocks.
HOW MANY TREATMENTS DOES IT TAKE?
Three treatments, 21 days apart
HOW LONG DO THE INJECTIONS TAKE?
Visible results may be achieved in 10 weeks
WHO SHOULD NOT GET QWO?
People allergic to any of the ingredients in Qwo, or who have an active infection in the treatment area.
BEFORE RECEIVING QWO TELL YOUR DOCTOR:
If you had an allergic reaction to Qwo or a collagen dissolving protein.
If you have a bleeding problem or take blood thinning or anti platelet medications, Aspirin < 150 mg per day is generally OK
If you are pregnant, breastfeeding or trying to get pregnant
SIDE EFFECTS AND RISKS
Bruising in 84%, swelling, redness are most common
Allergic or hypersensitivity reactions including anaphylaxis, other and other side effects have been reported, see package insert for full information