Do you have a hard time losing weight?

Naltrexone therapy for weight control is intended for overweight patients who have a hard time losing weight by simply reducing their caloric intake and leading an active lifestyle. You may struggle to lose weight due to a medical condition such as a thyroid or autoimmune disorder. Hormonal imbalances can also make it difficult to lose weight. Some people have slow metabolisms. If you find yourself in circumstances such as those mentioned, Naltrexone therapy may be a suitable option for you.

Is it safe?

Approved by the FDA in 1984, Naltrexone was originally designed to help patients with an opioid addiction. However, it has since been used successfully in a variety of ways. In small doses, Naltrexone can be used to treat insulin resistance, autoimmune diseases, and chronic pain. One of its effects is modulating and reducing appetite. This is what makes it successful as part of an effective weight loss regimen. In the low doses administered for weight loss, Naltrexone is considered effective and safe. 

How do I get started?

If you are interested in Naltrexone therapy for weight control, your first step is to schedule a consultation at Austin Cosmetic Surgery. During your initial consultation, we will go over your medical history, your goals, and get to know you as a person. Every patient is different, and it is important to us that we really understand you, your wishes, and your preferences, so that we can craft the perfect weight loss regimen for you. We will supervise you and guide you through every step of the way.

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Is Naltrexone the right treatment for me?

It is important to state that Naltrexone pellet therapy is not for everyone. It is not a miracle weight loss drug. However, in combination with an effective diet and exercise plan, Naltrexone can make weight loss possible for people who might otherwise find it difficult or impossible to lose weight. Naltrexone for weight loss should always be administered and supervised by a healthcare professional. Overweight patients sometimes have health issues related to their weight, such as diabetes. This makes it essential for Naltrexone therapy to be closely supervised. 

How is Naltrexone administered?

At Austin Cosmetic Surgery, we administer Naltrexone in pellet form. This is a small implant inserted under your skin that slowly releases the medication over a period of a few months. This means you don’t even have to think about taking it, much less worry about forgetting to take a dose. 

How long does it take?

Your Naltrexone pellet will be administered under local anesthesia. Your surgeon will make a small incision and insert the implant using a syringe. Once your procedure is completed, you will be able to go home. The procedure takes about 20 minutes. After a few days, you will come in for a follow-up treatment to make sure the wound is healing properly. 

A holistic approach to beauty and wellness.

At Austin Cosmetic Surgery, we offer a wide array of surgical and non-surgical procedures designed to help you look and feel your best. We believe that wellness and beauty go hand in hand. Our treatments are fully customized to suit your unique needs and goals. Dr. Michelle Cabret has over 20 years of experience in private practice, and our team is warm, attentive, and professional. We are here to help you achieve your goals, and we find great satisfaction in seeing you delighted in your results.

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