Dr. Bruce Katz was featured in an InStyle article entitled "Meet QWO: The First FDA-Approved Injectable for Cellulite."
What Does the QWO Treatment Involve?
Bruce Katz, MD, of JUVA Skin and Laser Center, shares that QWO requires three sessions and that each takes about 10 minutes, depending on how many injections are required. Dr. Nichols adds that it ranges between 12 to 24 injection points per treatment and that the number is based on how many dimples the person has.
Currently, QWO is only FDA-approved for the buttocks area. However, both doctors say it can be used off-label to treat cellulite in other areas of the body, such as the thighs and stomach.
How Long Do QWO Results Last?
QWO is touted as a long-term treatment, but since it's only been around for a short while, we don't know for sure quite yet. Dr. Katz shares that he was part of the clinical trials for QWO and that so far, patients have seen results lasting two and a half years. "While we are in the process of testing it for five years, it seems as though results are long-lasting, though we can't say for sure without the scientific data," he confirms...
Are There Side Effects of QWO?
Both Dr. Nichols and Dr. Katz say that bruising is a common side effect...