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How to Get Rid of Cellulite

QWO®, the only FDA-approved injectable, offers the latest treatment to help those who suffer from cellulite to achieve smoother-looking skin. QWO® is approved to treat moderate to severe cellulite of the buttock area in women. 

Many people suffer from unwanted skin problems, and for those with cellulite, there are many treatments available to help them improve their appearance. However, QWO® injectable has been shown to be one of the best treatments available. It is a non-surgical procedure that involves one of our providers injecting QWO® into your skin, muscles, or connective tissues.

*individual results may vary.

How does QWO® Work?

QWO® works by using enzymes that break down two of the types of collagen in our skin. Collagen fibers form an important part of our skin’s stabilizing structure. However, they can become attached to each other over time and form a fibrous network that allows the bulging, dimpling, and unevenness of cellulite. 

As the fibrous bands of collagen break down, the attachments to the skin release and the skin will become smoother and less dimpled. When new collagen develops, it looks healthier and smoother, with none of the adhesions or uneven areas. 

What is Treatment with QWO® Like?

Treatments last approximately 30 minutes each, and require at least three treatments, each 21 days apart. 

The injections feel like any other injection, and will be given into the areas they are most needed so they can loosen adhesions and allow skin to smooth out. 

Is There any Downtime with QWO® Cellulite Removal?

Most people can resume normal activity the same day as treatment. You can expect some soreness or bruising, but this should fade within a few days. 

Request a Consultation Today!

Our expert providers here at Twin Ports Dermatology would be happy to meet with you for an in-person consultation. Simply fill out the form on this page, and one of our trusted staff members will reach out to you promptly to schedule your consultation.

Am I a Good Candidate for QWO®?

The best candidates for QWO® are women struggling with moderate to severe cellulite who wish to remove it or improve the appearance of their buttocks without surgery. QWO® has FDA approval for use on cellulite in the buttock area. You should let your provider know if you have a history of allergic reactions such as anaphylaxis. 

What Results will I see with Cellulite Removal?

As a result of QWO® you can expect smoother looking skin with less or no cellulite on the surface. You may also experience an improved sense of self-confidence that is often associated with beautiful skin.

You will start to see visible results within about ten weeks, with continued improvement over the following weeks as the collagen bands break down and new, smoother collagen begins to rebuild. 

As adhesions release and the body redistributes fat, the bulging, unevenness, and lumpiness of cellulite gradually fade. Results should last at least one year, but for most people they will last for many years. 


*individual results may vary


Take the First Step - Request A Consultation

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If you would like to schedule an in-person consultation, please fill out the form on this page and one of our knowledgeable medical staff members at Twin Ports Dermatology will reach out to you promptly. You can also call our Duluth, MN office directly to schedule: 218-302-1000.

Twin Ports Dermatology serves the greater Duluth area. We’re the only locally owned private dermatology clinic & medspa in the area.

*Individual results may vary