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New Fat melting injection called ATX-101.. Will this be the future of nose jobs ?

New Fat melting injection called ATX-101.. Will this be the future of nose jobs ? Also what other technics willing me coming out for future advancements for nose jobs in the future . Less pain more accurate results & better nose jobs ...

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I am not sure a nose job would be in the list

Thanks for the question and I think you need to be realistic when you think of what a fat busting drug may be able to do – and I am not sure a nose job would be in the list. I think if you are having concerns with your nose, make sure that you consult with a board-certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon to learn all of the potential treatment options that are available to you for this.

ATX -101 is going to be approved for treatment of the double chin area – and everything else at the beginning will be considered off-label.


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Fat melting not an option for nose jobs

I can think of many potential uses for a fat melting injection, but a nose job is certainly NOT one of them.  The nose has very little fat.  It's structure is bone and cartilage primarily. 

ATX-101 Does Not Belong in the Nose

ATX-101 is a formulation of deoxycholic acid which can dissolve fat. ATX-101 would be totally inappropriate and unpredictable in the nose.  Rhinoplasty is a technique to reshape bone and cartilage in the nose, which contains relatively little fat. 

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