WHAT IS Body Sculpting?
Losing weight by any means surely is satisfying, be it undergoing a fat-reducing surgery or following a strict diet and exercising regularly. However, sometimes, weight loss leaves behind loose skin and fat deposits, which can ruin your overall appearance. If you are struggling with the same then it is time to consider body contouring treatments. This treatment is a medical procedure that helps to improve how your skin and underlying tissues look after significant weight loss.
There are various kinds of non-invasive procedures used by the dermatologists to achieve the desired result. Hence, there is no reason to worry about the sagging skin or pockets of stubborn fat deposits that are difficult to get rid of even after losing weight or maintaining a healthy diet, as they can be easily fixed by an experienced doctor.
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Why is body sculpting required?
Major weight loss often leads to loose skin around different sections of your body. This can be disheartening but it can be fixed using non-surgical medical procedures without much hassle. The body sculpting methods offered in our clinic have some great benefits, which make the entire process effective and satisfying for you. Firstly, these procedures are used to ensure that you can achieve the best result within weeks and they practically have no downtime. In addition to that, the non-invasive techniques ensure no risk of any infection and provide satisfactory results.
Body parts that can undergo this treatment
The body sculpting treatments are used to fix the loose skin and fat pockets around different parts of your body to provide them with a firmer and toned appearance. The areas that are commonly treated with these methods are chin, neck, hips, abdomen, knees, butt, arms, thighs, back, saddlebags, and love handles. You can opt for multiple body sculpting procedures to improve your overall appearance. To achieve the best result, it is important that you find a skilled, experienced, and trustworthy dermatologist. They need to be able to understand your needs and help you set realistic goals.
Ideal candidate for this treatment
If you have recently lost a significant amount of weight and have excess skin hanging loosely around different parts of your body then you are the right candidate for body sculpting. Another thing that makes you the perfect candidate for the treatment is a healthy lifestyle. If you are someone who exercises regularly, eats healthy, and are committed to maintaining your weight, then you can most benefit from the procedures. You also must have realistic goals from the treatment. If you expect that it will make you more athletic then you may be disappointed. Realize that body sculpting is designed only to improve your overall appearance.
Body Sculpting FAQS
Who shouldn’t consider this procedure?
The body sculpting treatments are not designed for a significant fat reduction. It can slim down certain parts of the body, but if you have excessive fat deposits then you should first consider losing more weight before opting for body sculpting. You also must not consider this treatment option if you do not have a fit body and cannot commit to a healthy lifestyle. If you are unsure about whether you are a good candidate or not, you must consult a dermatologist, who will guide you further.
What can you expect during a doctor’s consultation?
When you meet the doctor for a consultation body sculpting, you will need to provide certain information regarding your medical history. The doctor must know if you ever had any other surgery, if you use to take any particular medication regularly, whether or not you are a smoker, and if you have any medical condition. The doctor can then take measurements and examine your body to determine if you are suitable for the treatment.
What questions to ask the doctor before treatment?
Below are a few questions you must ask your doctors before opting for the body contouring procedures.
- Is it safe?
- How many sessions will I need?
- When can I expect to see the result?
- How much experience do you have?
- How much can my appearance improve?
- What happens to the excess fat?
- Is there any alternative?
- What should I do for post-treatment care?
Risks with the procedure
In our clinic, we make sure to offer you a safe environment and that you are treated by the most experienced professionals. Still, like any medical procedure, body sculpting has a few risks too. You can experience some bruising and aching on the treated areas. These can last for a couple of weeks. In rare cases, the treatment may result in paradoxical adipose hyperplasia wherein the fat cells become larger.
Results to expect
According to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, the new technologies in fat-reduction have made body sculpting treatments more advanced in the last ten years. Hence, you can expect the best results from the procedures. According to the American Academy of Dermatology, the results show gradually in the case of non-surgical treatments. It takes three to four months for the destroyed fat cells to naturally leave your body, and you can notice the final result after that. These treatments destroy the targeted fat cells and tighten the loose skin permanently, so the result will be long-lasting. However, the result may vary from patient to patient.
Number of sessions required
There are a few different methods used for body sculpting. The required number of sessions depends on the procedure used for your treatment. Generally, it takes multiple sessions to achieve the best results.