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QWO Injectable Cellulite Treatment

Hedden & Gunn Plastic Surgery is excited to offer a game-changing injectable for moderate to severe cellulite on the buttocks of adult women. The QWO cellulite injectable lets you get to the bottom of your cellulite by going to work on the structure that causes cellulite beneath the skin. FDA-approved QWO is a non-surgical treatment for women are ready to do something about their dimply cellulite and its trademark orange peel or cottage cheese texture.

How QWO Works

Get a glimpse at how QWO works to tackle the underlying structure of cellulite beneath the skin:

Diagram showing fibrous band beneath skin
Under the surface of the skin is a pattern of fibrous bands that connect the skin to the muscle. Over time, some of these fibrous bands thicken, creating tension that pushes fat up. This causes the surface dimples commonly referred to as cellulite.
Diagram showing QWO coating fibrous band
Collagenase clostridium histolyticum-aaes, or QWO, is a mixture of two naturally occurring collagenase enzymes, AUX-I and AUX-II, that is injected into the skin under the dimple.
Diagram showing enzymes targeting collagen
These enzymes target Type 1 and Type 3 collagen found in fibrous bands and work together to break down the buildup of collagen that causes cellulite.
Diagram showing broken fibrous band
When QWO is injected, the fibrous bands are broken. It is thought this may release the dimple and smooth the surface of the skin.

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