Body Shaping and Fat Removal
Using CoolSculpting, SculpSure, and VelaShape
In the age of the internet, being beautiful is not enough. More people want to have banging bodies like that of their favorite movie stars and supermodels. Not only does an attractive body shape improve your visual appeal, but it also boosts your confidence and self-esteem. However, achieving your desired body shape can be difficult for most people, and for many reasons.
Fat deposits can pop up at different places in the body, especially in unwanted places like the arms, butt, stomach, and hips. This can be due to eating more calories than you expend due to low physical activity, lifestyle, and so on. Lack of sleep can also predispose the body to fat gain, and stress buildup can also increase fat in the body due to the action of the hormone cortisol.
Losing fat and shaping the body can be an arduous journey for most people, leading many to try different workouts and diet programs to get rid of the excess fat for an ideal body shape.
What is CoolSculpting?
CoolSculpting or freezing liposuction is a non-invasive liposuction technique used for reducing fat and shaping the body. CoolSculpting is a natural and permanent method that uses cooling and sucking to kill off fat cells. It is an effective method of body sculpting and reducing and removing fat in the inner and outer thigh as well as belly area. It can also be used on the back a well as the area under the buttocks.
What is the Effectiveness of CoolSculpting?
The effectiveness of CoolSculpting varies from person to person, but it can remove up to 20 percent of the total fat in the treated area. The best results occur in people who are about 30 pounds of their ideal weight but have gained excess fat in some parts of their body.
How Does CoolSculpting Work?
CoolSculpting is a type of liposuction but not the same thing as laser liposuction. In CoolSculpting, a nonsurgical method is used for fat removal by cooling the affected area to get rid of excess fat.
In CoolSculpting, subcutaneous fat is frozen away, leading to the total removal of the fat cells from the body. With CoolSculpting, the body get rids of the dead fat cells naturally after 4 to 12 weeks of the treatment.
Can CoolSculpting be used for weight loss?
CoolSculpting is not a weight-loss strategy. It is a treatment used to sculpt body parts when dieting and exercise have not been able to provide the desired results. On the other hand, weight loss requires the elimination of visceral fat, a function the CoolSculpting technique is not designed to achieve.
How Long Does CoolSculpting Treatment Last?
CoolSculpting can be effective for approximately five years, but regular exercise and a healthy, well-planned diet can help you prolong the benefits and maintain your attractive shape.
How Many Sessions of CoolSculpting are Required to See Results?
The number of CoolSculpting treatments an individual requires depends on the size of the area in need of treatment. If you want to have CoolSculpting treatment for small areas such as the neck and elbow, one treatment is enough. However, you may need multiple treatments for larger areas such as the abdomen and thighs.
Who Can Do CoolSculpting?
Everybody can do CoolSculpting, including both genders. While women can use it to accentuate the shape of their waist and thighs, men can use CoolSculpting to build broad shoulders, sculpt their chest and abs and streamline their waists.
What is SculpSure?
SculpSure is a non-surgical method of getting rid of body fat in an effective and fast way. SculpSure is an innovative treatment that uses targeted laser energy to fry up fat cells under the skin without damaging the skin surface. SculpSure works by heating up the fat cells to disrupt their structure, and the dead fat cells are removed from the body permanently via the lymphatic system. People can use SculpSure to sculpt or contour their bodies to the desired shape.
Is SculpSure a Painful Procedure?
It depends on the pain threshold of an individual and the treatment intensity. SculpSure treatment commonly produces mild pain or discomfort in most people, but a small percentage of users report that the procedure is painful. If the treatment is painful, the technician or doctor can reduce the intensity to lower the painful experience. However, SculpSure is 100 percent non-invasive, so there would be no scars from the procedure.
Does SculpSure Ideal for Weight Loss?
No, SculpSure is ideal for shaping the parts of the body where diet and exercise have not produced the right results.
How Many Treatments Do Patients Need?
A session of SculpSure treatment is enough for most people to see favorable results. However, you can also go for more treatment if you want to enhance the results.
When Will the Results Start Showing?
The body eliminates the dead fat cells gradually, and you can start seeing positive results six weeks post-treatment and an enhanced result by 12 weeks when the body would have eliminated almost all of the dead cells out of the body.
How Long Does a SculpSure Treatment Last?
Fat cells treated with SculpSure are destroyed permanently and won’t grow back after the body gets rid of them.
Who Can Use SculpSure?
SculpSure is used mainly for contouring the body, which is why it’s ideal for people with a Body Mass Index of 30 or less.
What is VelaShape?
VelaShape is also a non-invasive treatment used for body contouring by people who desire a well-toned and well-contoured body. With VelaShape, you can become youthful at minimal cost and within a short period.
VelaShape helps to slim the areas around the stomach, hips, and thighs by removing excess fat and skin texture improvement. VelaShape is a combination of four technologies including massage rollers, infrared, bi-polar radio, and pulsed vacuum technology. VelaShape deploys these technologies to remove fat and enhance skin texture in the treated areas.
Can VelaShape Be Used for Weight Loss?
VelaShape cannot be used for weight loss. The treatment is used for body contouring, especially areas of the body that you couldn’t get your diet or exercise program to shape correctly.
What are the Areas of the Body VelaShape Can Treat Effectively?
You can use VelaShape to contour areas such as the neck, arms, abdomen, flanks, buttocks, and thighs.
How Does VelaShape Work?
VelaShape uses intense infrared rays to destroy fat cells below the skin surface and uses radiofrequency and suction effects to get rid of the fat.
VelaShape practically melts away the subcutaneous fat, and these are removed from the body to give you smooth and contoured skin.
Who can Use VelaShape Treatment?
Patients with a BMI of 30 or less fall under stage 1 and 2 categories of the Nurnberger-Muller Cellulite Classification. It’s best to consult your doctor (or injection-certified pharmacists) before going for VelaShape treatment.
Is VelaShape Treatment Painful?
Most patients don’t feel pain during a VelaShape treatment procedure as it produces a warm massage-like sensation. However, the treatment may produce short-term redness or mild bruising in some patients.
How Many Sessions of VelaShape Treatment are Required?
Patients may need between four to six VelaShape treatment sessions for best results, and they can prolong the effect by going for regular touch-ups.
How Long Does VelaShape Last?
VelaShape is an effective method of body contouring and produces results after the first treatment. Patients can continue to see the results even after two months post-treatment.
How Safe is VelaShape?
The FDA approves VelaShape as a safe fat reduction treatment for all skin types.
December 2020 Update:
While we do not offer SculpSure or VelaShape, we do offer Fotona Tight Sculpting (for skin tightening) and Kuma Shape (for cellulite and fat reduction). The Fotona Tight Sculpt uses bulk heat to tighten loose skin and encourage collagen growth. The Kuma Shape works similar to the VelaShape, in that it combines suction, massage, radio-frequency, and infrared rays to reduce fat and cellulite.
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