Take the Next Step on Your Journey to Building Self-Confidence with SculpSure
If diet and exercise aren’t enough to get rid of troublesome areas, body sculpting may be an option to consider for you to look and feel your best. The newest non-surgical body contouring treatment, SculpSure, has been shown to be safe and effective at eliminating excess stubborn fat.
SculpSure uses heat from a laser to destroy up to 25 percent of fat cells within the treatment area. SculpSure treatments create a more natural-looking result than alternate body sculpting techniques.
SculpSure was selected for use at Samaritan Plastic, Reconstructive & Hand Surgery for its results, as well as for patient comfort and the procedure’s safety profile by Richard Havard, MD, and Kevin Day, MD, physicians board-certified by the American Society of Plastic Surgeons.
SculpSure offers several advantages, according to Karin Olszewski, RN, of Samaritan Plastic, Reconstructive & Hand Surgery. The procedure takes just 25 minutes and many people find it more comfortable than the alternatives.
“Most people see a noticeable benefit and are satisfied with the improvement,” Olszewski said.
SculpSure at a Glance
Technology: Lipolysis (laser heat)
Typical results: Up to 25 percent reduction in fat cells within treatment area
Procedure time: 25 minutes
Results visible: Six to eight weeks
Temporary side effects: Mild tenderness
One of the greatest benefits of body sculpting is no downtime. And, even if multiple treatments are needed, the cost is usually less than surgical procedures, such as liposuction, with equivalent results.
The ideal candidate for body sculpting is someone who maintains a healthy lifestyle, but has small trouble areas of persistent body fat. Body sculpting is best at treating the thighs, abdomen, hips and lower back by eliminating fat cells. Individual results vary depending on the skin’s elasticity and ability to snap back after the fat goes away.
“Every patient is different,” Olszewski said.
With non-surgical body sculpting, the reduction in fat cells is gradual. It takes about eight weeks, sometimes longer, for fat cells to be eliminated. Once a fat cell is destroyed, it does not regenerate, so the effect is permanent. However, if someone returns to unhealthy habits, weight gain can occur. So maintaining a healthy lifestyle is the best way to keep the results.
Most people require several body sculpting treatments to achieve the desired results. Olszewski recommends consulting with a certified clinician to discuss your goals and expectations.
“Many clinics that provide body contouring procedures do not have the certification and may not be adequately prepared to handle complications, should they occur,” Olszewski said.
People come in all shapes and sizes. The clinicians at Samaritan Plastic, Reconstructive & Hand Surgery understand these differences and can customize a treatment plan that’s right for you.
“A free consultation can be the first step on your journey to building self-confidence,” Olszewski said.
Learn more about body sculpting and see before and after photos at SculpSure.com. Request a free consultation at Samaritan Plastic, Reconstructive & Hand Surgery to determine if SculpSure is right for you, call 541-768-4370.