Non-invasive fat reduction, body contouring and radio frequency skin rejuvenation are now among the fastest growing procedures in aesthetic medicine. In this article we shall look at some of the latest procedures which can enable patients to achieve their desired results without any surgery or downtime.
CoolSculpting® by ZeltiqTM is a premium FDA-approved procedure which utilizes Cryolipolysis, the patented technology that works by delivering precise cooling to destroy fat cells in the body. It is clinically proven to spot reduce bumps and bulges of unwanted fats, with noticeable results that may be seen in as little as 3 weeks. On average, each procedure results in 25% reduction of fat in the treated area. CoolSculpting® has been ranked #1 by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, and named “Best Body Treatment” by Newbeauty Magazine. To date over 1 million procedures have been performed worldwide.
What Happens During the Procedure? A non-invasive applicator draws fat tissue into a vacuum cup and delivers controlled cooling. This causes lipids inside the fat cells (triglycerides) to crystallize, triggering natural cell death. The result is a visible fat reduction in the treated area by up to 25%.
Treatments will be comfortable as this natural procedure requires no use of needles, incisions or drugs. More importantly, CoolSculpting® has no downtime and patients are able to resume normal activities immediately after their treatment. To date over 500,000 treatments have been performed worldwide, and CoolSculpting® has been ranked as one of the top aesthetic procedures in Singapore. [youtube id= “IIySX_8RgR0″ width=”667″ height=”356”]
2) Radiofrequency Body Contouring
This procedure involve the use of radiofrequency (RF) energy to heat up and tighten tissues, as well as break down cellulite and fat. It can be used to treat excess pockets of fat on the stomach and thighs, reduce the appearance of cellulite and stretch marks, as well as tighten loose skin caused by weight loss and pregnancy. RF treatments are also useful for reduction of circumference around the abdomen and other body areas, especially when combined with other procedures such as CoolSculpting®. The treatment is painless and results can be observed right after a single session. As RF treatments are safe with zero downtime, patients can do the procedure on their lunch hour and return to work immediately after their treatment. Conclusion
Non-surgical fat removal is now a commonly sought-after procedure by patients who wish to change their external appearance without any downtime. Procedures such as CoolSculpting® are emerging as popular treatments, with results that are visibly evident after a few weeks of treatment. Research is still in the early stages, and no particularly worrying side effects have been described as of yet. In addition, treatments such as CoolSculpting® are FDA approved and are known to be reliably safe.
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Dr Aaron Pang M.B.B.S. (Singapore) M.R.C.S. (Edinburgh) Dip. Dermatology (UK) Dip. Aesthetic Medicine (USA)
The Sainte Chapelle Clinic #B1-10, Marina Square 6 Raffles Boulevard, S039594 Tel: 63363128