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The Ceccarelli Solution

Dr Johan Botha introduced the Ceccarelli Protocol to South Africa, having trained in Italy under Professor Maurizio Ceccarelli, a Regenerative and Physiological scientist. At the beginning of last year we were fortunate enough to be one of the first clinics in the country to train under Dr Johan Botha.

The Ceccarelli Solution contains a combination of Vitamin C, iron and lignocaine. The Ceccarelli protocol employs a physiological process naturally occurring in the body, resulting in minimal post procedural swelling and inflammation or tenderness. One to three treatments are necessary to achieve patient results required, which are visible in a few days, with further improvement thereafter.

Ceccarelli Fat Lipolysis, which, when injected, acts on the fat cells and causes a process of natural fat cell death (also called fat cell apoptosis).

What can the Ceccarelli Solution treat?

The solution is injected into localised fatty deposits  in a grid like pattern. In a single session the maximum to be injected is 200ml. No area on the body larger than two hands should be treated in a single session.

The number of sessions required depends on the amount of resistant fat that needs to be dissolved.  In most cases, one treatment is sufficient, but for   a moderate amount of fat usually 2 to 3 treatments are needed. Treatments can be repeated every 2 to 4 weeks over a 6 to 8 week period.

Common Areas Treated:


• Fatty jawline

• Eye bags

• Naso-labial bulges

• Jowls

• Double chin


• Resistant tummy fat

• Love handles

• Inner thighs

• Saddle bags

• Bra bulges

• Bat wings

• Knees

• Cellulite bulges

Are the results permanent?

Since fat cells are destroyed in this procedure, the results are potentially permanent. It is essential to maintain body weight after treatment, and continue with a healthy and active lifestyle. New weight gains may result in the regrowth of fat in the treated area.


Ceccarelli injections have been used around the world for many years. The Ceccarelli protocol employs a physiological process naturally occurring in the body, a wonderful walk-in-walk-out procedure. In my clinic, it has proven to be a popular treatment, with patients coming back for multiple sessions in various areas.

Body Sculpting with fat dissolving injections