Have you recently lost weight but still have pockets of fat that linger despite rigorous diet and exercise? If so, Nicole Norris MD Medical Spa proudly offers non-surgical body contouring to help you tone your new physique.
Dr. Norris’ medical spa offers a variety of surgical and non-surgical procedures that include the following:
• Breast surgery
• Dermal Fillers
• Chemical peels
• Tummy Tucks
• Laser hair removal
What is body contouring?
Body contouring describes any of a group of cosmetic procedures done to reshape the body after massive weight loss. Many people who lose a lot of weight find they are left with a lot of sagging skin and stubborn fat deposits. During a traditional body contouring procedure, the surgeon will remove such excess and reshape the patient’s body to have more toned and attractive contours. Surgical body contouring includes such well-known procedures as tummy tucks and breast lifts.
Surgical body contouring is effective, but it is also major surgery. The procedures can take hours, and the recovery takes weeks. Not surprisingly, both patients and doctors are seeking non-surgical alternatives.
What is SculpSure?
SculpSure is a non-invasive and non-surgical body contouring technique. A company called Cynosure developed the technology, which is the first of its type to be approved by the FDA. SculpSure uses a laser to induce lipolysis or destruction of fat cells. The FDA has cleared its use on the abdomen, back, hips, and thighs. Recently, the FDA has also approved SculpSure for use under the chin.
The patient will wear a belt-like apparatus on the treatment site. It contains several slots where the doctor will plug in the laser emitters. The lasers harmlessly pass through the skin to reach the fat cells. The laser’s heat destroys the fat cells, and the body eliminates them over the next twelve weeks. A single session takes 25 minutes, and the patient may immediately resume their normal activities. Patients who need more than one session should wait 6 to 12 weeks between treatments. Since SculpSure destroys fat cells, its effects last for years, especially if the patient adopts healthy habits.
SculpSure is not a weight loss procedure, and it works best for people who are close to their goal body weight.
If you have pockets of stubborn fat after weight loss that simply won’t go away, SculpSure may be the non-surgical body contouring treatment for you. Contact us today at Nicole Norris MD Medical Spa to schedule your initial consultation.