No, we ensure that the treatment is completely comfortable throughout. We can use numbing creams and local anaesthetic if required.

It stings for about 5-10 minutes and then feels like a dull ache. This is helped by using a cold compress after the injections.

After treatment, the area can feel very hot as the chemical gets to work, breaking down the fatty deposits. Any discomfort can be managed by applying a cold pack to the area and taking regular painkillers (i.e. paracetamol or ibuprofen). Any discomfort should subside within a few hours.