Most of us struggle to get rid of stubborn fat in certain areas despite working out and eating right. Sculpsure might be the best treatment for you if you have been struggling with fat elimination. This revolutionary treatment eliminates fat without surgery.
At Dr. Alice Yung, we are happy to offer Sculpsure, a fat reduction treatment for the body areas that do not respond to exercise and diet regimens. Read on to learn more about this cutting-edge treatment.
What Is Sculpsure?
Sculpsure is a laser-based treatment that effectively targets and destroys fat cells through several treatments. Sculpsure works on both men and women with different body types. It is an FDA-cleared laser device for nonsurgical fat elimination in certain body areas. The treatment takes about 25 minutes targeting multiple sites at the same time. Sculpsure eliminates fat pockets in the flanks, abdomen, inner and outer thighs, back, and submental (double chin) regions.
How It Works
Sculpsure treatments are non-invasive, meaning there are no incisions, sutures, blood loss, or anesthesia. This leads to a fast, minimal discomfort, and safe procedure with zero downtime. The laser light emits enough heat to destroy fat cells in the targeted areas at 107.6 to 116.6 degrees Fahrenheit. This enables the body to eliminate fat cells naturally without harming the outer skin layer. The fat is naturally eliminated through the lymphatic system, leaving you with a slimmer, contoured figure. The body takes time to eliminate the destroyed fat cells naturally. For some people, it takes three weeks, while others need three months.
The fat cells do not grow back once they are destroyed because our bodies don’t make new cells in adulthood. Research indicates that 24% of fat is destroyed with Sculpsure. The number of sessions performed determines the amount of fat to be removed.
The treatment is ideal for those with elastic skin. This is because the heat emitted by the laser stimulates collagen production, and as your body eliminates fat, the skin tightens and smoothens. If the skin is not elastic, the excess skin might sag. It is essential to find out your skin type in your first consultation. Sculpsure is best suited for people with a body mass index(BMI) of 30 or less and 49 for the submental area. It is not intended for weight loss and is not ideal for obese people.
How Do I Prepare for Sculpture Treatment?
Communicate with Dr. Yung about any serious health issues or medications you may be taking. Pregnant women cannot be treated with Sculpsure. Avoid exposure to the sun a week before treatment.
What to Expect During Treatment?
Dr. Yung targets the treatment area with the Sculpsure pads positioned on the selected treatment region. During the session, you will feel alternating sessions of warmth from the laser and cooling sensation from the in-built cooling system for comfortable treatment. The cooling sensation lasts throughout the session with on and off laser cycles, safely increasing fat cell temperatures. Most patients experience a deep warmth with a slight tingling sensation and minimal discomfort that is well tolerated. The procedure takes 25 minutes per treatment area with little to zero downtime. You can resume normal activities after treatment including exercising.
When Can I Expect Results with Sculpsure?
The results are natural-looking and are seen within six weeks, with optimal results visible in 12 weeks. Results gradually improve as the body gradually removes the destroyed fat cells.
How Many Treatments Do I Need to Get Rid of Stubborn Fat with Sculpsure?
Every person’s body is unique, and it depends on the degree of fat you want to shed. Sculpsure treatments are customizable to give the desired results. A series of treatments spaced four to six weeks apart is recommended to achieve your desired outcome. The final results may take several months to show, lasting up to 2 years.
How Long Do Sculpsure Results Last?
Treated fat cells are permanently destroyed and do not grow back. All the fat cannot be removed since the body requires some fat cells. Maintaining a healthy lifestyle avoids the expansion of the remaining fat cells.
What Are the Potential Side Effects of Sculpsure?
Possible side effects are minimal and temporary. They include mild bruising, swelling, numbness, irritation, sore muscles, and bruising. Some patients also experience redness, tenderness, or firmness in the treated area, which typically resolves after a few days.
Can I Maintain Sculpsure Results?
Drink plenty of water and gently massage the treated areas within 24 to 36 hours after treatment. A vigorous massage immediately after treatment helps release the broken-down fat. Wearing loose clothing helps the skin to breathe after treatment. A compression garment can help with skin contraction and relieves swelling and bruising. A healthy diet and regular exercises also help maintain treatment results. Ensure that you attend follow-up treatments for best results.