Rid Unwanted Fat in the Lower Body with SculpSure
Date: April 29, 2016
Non-Surgical Options to Improve the Appearance of Unwanted Fat
Unwanted Lower Body Fat
Hips, Thighs, Buttocks
You have learned that diet and exercise alone will not rid you of the unwanted fat in your lower body, i.e. hips, thighs, buttocks. Don’t be discouraged. You may choose from multiple non-surgical medical options to assist you in improving your lower body issues. Choosing the right treatment depends on many factors such as your willingness or unwillingness to undergo a significant recovery period, your budget, your timeline, the amount of fat in the area, your medical history & current medical condition and your goals. The great advances in medical science make it possible to treat lower body fat very effectively.
SculpSure™ is an FDA-approved light based treatment proven to permanently destroy 24% of the fat cells in the treated area. Additionally, the SculpSure™ treatment has been seen to result in tightened skin to the treated area. The treatment takes only 25 minutes and requires only one treatment for the 24% permanent fat destruction. The treatment destroys fat and tightens the skin, resulting in a slimmer lower back and flanks.
Great for: Age 18 and up, mild, moderate or severe fat in thighs, hips &/or buttocks
Beautiful Effects for: Permanent destruction of 24% of fat cells in one treatment
Recovery Period: None, no restrictions
Ouch Factor: Comfortable 25-minute treatment
In-Office Time: one visit only 45 minutes to one hour
See Results When: 6 weeks, with optimum results at 12 weeks
Skin Tightening?: Yes
Cost: averages 375 – 1500 per treatment area
RadioFrequency Fat Reduction
RadioFrequency Tissue Tightening
RadioFrequency technology is FDA cleared to reduce fat. This technology also results in tightened tissue. It destroys fat through the delivery of energy to the fat areas of the upper back by driving controlled heat into the fat cells and subsequently destroying some fat cells and shrinking others. RadioFrequency technology also has the ability to target energy to collagen cells resulting in skin tissue tightening. The treatment reduces fat deposits in the hips, thighs and/or buttocks while also tightening the skin in these treated areas resulting in slimmer, more attractive curves.
Great for: Age 18 and up, mild, moderate or severe fat in the thighs, hips &/or buttocks
Beautiful Effects for: Fat will not return unless weight is gained
Recovery Period: None
Ouch Factor: Comfortable treatment
In-Office Time: Weekly one hour treatments for 6-8 weeks
See Results When?: Some immediate, remainder at 3-4 weeks, results continue to improve for 3 months
Skin Tightening?: Yes
Cost: 350 per treatment
Lipodissolve is a treatment utilizing a combination of compounds injected for the purpose of fat reduction. The treatment has also been seen to result in tissue tightening. The main ingredient in Lipodissolve is Phosphytidycholine, a substance derived from soy. Lipodissolve has not been approved or intensely studies by the FDA for fat reduction or cosmetic purposes. The use of Lipodissolve for cosmetic purposes is condiered “off label” use. “Off label” means that it has been approved or occurs naturally for one purpose, but providers are using it for another purpose. It has been used for reducing fat deposits for many years.
Great for: Age 18 and up, mild (not for moderate or severe) fat in hips, thighs &/or buttocks
Beautiful Effects for: Insufficient scientific data; effects lasting many years have been noted clinically
Recovery Period: None, but there can be swelling, discomfort, bruising for 1-4 weeks
Ouch Factor: Multiple micro-injections can cause discomfort during & after injecting
In-Office Time: 45 minutes to one hour; may treat again in 6 weeks
See Results When: 4 to 6 weeks (recommend 3 to 5 treatments)
Skin Tightening: Insufficient scientific data: skin tightening has been noted clinically
Cost: 400 per treatment
Thank you for reading about (1) the causes of fat in the hips, thighs &/or buttocks and (2) treatment options to reduce the fat in the hips, thighs &/or buttocks.
If you have concerns about unwanted lower body fat – hips, thighs &/or buttocks, please contact the body shaping experts at Sculpt Away at 210-227-3051.
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