We encourage our patients to adopt a healthy lifestyle but sometimes we just need a little help with achieving our ideal body shape. There may be stubborn localised areas around the tummy, thighs, and back for instance which won’t shift despite working out regularly and a strict diet. In recent years, as body contouring is gaining popularity, multiple treatment modalities have been developed to provide nonsurgical or minimally invasive alternatives to liposuction. Though results are less dramatic with nonsurgical fat reduction, patients can return to normal activities immediately, though some swelling and soreness is to be expected.
Results can take up to a few months to show as it can take time for cell apoptosis to happen. Once the fat cells are gone, they are permanently eliminated as fat cannot go back to that area. However, you will still need to maintain a healthy diet and lifestyle as there’s potential for the other fat cells in the area to fill up and enlarge again. Typically, you would be able to notice some difference with one session but multiple treatments are often necessary.
At Acclaro, we provide FDA-approved systems such as BTL Vanquish ME™, BTL Vanquish Flex™, Liposonix® and Thermage® for body contouring and skin tightening, as well as miraDry® to treat axillary hyperhidrosis or excessive underarm sweating.