Does SculpSure Really Work?

Stubborn fat is affecting your self-confidence and preventing you from achieving your ideal contours. At Gold Skin Care Center in Nashville, TN, we’d like to assure you that stubborn fat pockets don’t have to stand between you and your self-confidence. You don’t have to settle for living with them.  We are excited to offer SculpSure, an effective laser-based fat removal treatment method.

Does SculpSure Really Work?

People are often skeptical of non-invasive fat removal treatments because they sound too good to be true. However, medical technology has come a long way over the years.  SculpSure may sound too good to be true, but it really is effective.

This Treatment Is Proven

Independent clinical trials have proven SculpSure to be effective. In fact, the results of these clinical trials revealed that a localized fat volume reduction of 24% can be expected after just one treatment session. It can be used to safely and effectively remove unwanted pockets of fat from several regions of the body.

Among possible treatment locations are the lower back, inner and outer thighs, upper and lower abdomen, upper arms, underarms, and hips.  It can even treat such trouble areas as the submental (chin) region and the backs of your knees. However, the benefits don’t just stop at treating stubborn fat pockets. This laser-based treatment stimulates the growth of collagen and elastin, meaning your skin will be tighter and healthier after your session.

How Does This Treatment Work?

SculpSure is such an effective body sculpting treatment method because it harnesses the power of laser energy to melt stubborn fat cells away. What’s great about this treatment is the laser targets the adipose tissue, ignoring the surrounding muscle tissues. Adipose tissue cells absorb the heat energy emitted by the laser light and melt, releasing the fat stored within.

Eventually, your lymphatic system picks up the melted fat cells and their contents. Then, your lymphatic system processes them and they are eliminated from the body.

What Will Happen During My Treatment Session?

Before your treatment begins, initial measurements will be taken and marks will be made on your skin to ensure the precision and accuracy of your treatment. This laser-based fat removal method is completely non-invasive. There will be no incisions made.

The applicator will feel a little cool as your treatment begins, but eventually you will feel a deep warmth, like a hot stone massage. This treatment is so comfortable, people often read or take a nap in a semi-reclined position as their fat is melting.

How Long Will My Treatment Take?

How long your treatment will take depends on the number of areas you’re targeting, the size of those areas, and the amount of excess fat in the targeted areas. Typically, a session takes 25 minutes per treatment area. Therefore, if you are concerned about excess fat in three regions of your body, your session should take just over an hour.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is There Any Downtime Required After Treatment?

No, there is no downtime required after this non-invasive fat removal treatment. What’s great about this fat removal method is you don’t have to take time off from work or cancel personal appointments after your session is complete. It is even safe, and recommended, to maintain your typical workout routine.

Exercising after your treatment session makes your cardiovascular system work harder, supporting an efficient lymphatic system so your destroyed adipose tissue is swept up, processed, and eliminated faster.

How Many Sessions Will I Need To Achieve My Ideal Contours?

The contours you are trying to achieve will determine how many sessions you will need. If you are happy with your current weight, you will probably only need one treatment per area to sculpt your desired contours. If you have large pockets of stubborn fat, you may need two or three sessions per trouble region to achieve satisfactory contours.

How Soon Will I See the Results of My Treatment?

Once your session is complete, roughly 24% of the fat cells in the treated area will be dead. You may notice the treated areas feel slimmer due to the fat cell walls being melted and the stored fat being released. However, most people don’t see improvements in the treated areas for six weeks. The ideal results usually become apparent within three months.

How Long Do the Results of Treatment Last?

The results of this fat removal treatment are permanent. Dead fat cells can’t be replaced by the body, so you will always have roughly 24 to 30% fewer fat cells in the treated area. That said, if you eat and drink above your total daily energy expenditure in the future, it is possible for the remaining fat cells in the treated areas to store the excess energy.

A good general rule of thumb is to keep eating nutritious, filling foods and exercising. Your goal should be to maintain your weight within 10 pounds, so visible changes to your contours cannot be detected.

Who Qualifies for This Body Contouring Treatment?

Despite popular belief, SculpSure is not a weight loss treatment. This body contouring treatment is designed for people who are at or near their ideal weight to sculpt desirable contours when diet and exercise fail. Many factors determine whether you will qualify for this treatment. Here’s a closer look at some of the factors we consider when determining who would benefit the most from this fat removal treatment:

Fairly Fit People

You work out five to six times per week and even train for weekend competitions held throughout your state. You do not make up excuses to skip leg day, but you still have stubborn fat clinging to your buttocks, hips, inner and outer thighs, knees, or calves. This laser-based body contouring treatment may be right for you.

You need to come in for an initial assessment to know for sure whether you could benefit from this treatment. However, we can tell you definitively you must have a BMI of no more than 30 to qualify for this treatment. If you are obese, you need to get your BMI down to at least 30 to qualify.

Determined People

We all have a body goal. However, not all of us are willing to be disciplined enough to achieve and maintain our ideal body. If you’re trying as hard as possible to create your ideal contours in the kitchen and gym, and are determined to maintain your weight after your treatments, you should qualify for this treatment.

If you feel like you can’t maintain your weight after treatment, we recommend speaking with a registered dietitian to help you craft a healthy diet that you will be able to stick to for life. The bottom line is you should hold off on considering treatment until you feel confident you will be able to maintain your ideal physique.

Fairly Healthy People

Your current health is very important regardless of the cosmetic treatment you are considering. During your initial evaluation, we will review your medical history to verify you don’t have any underlying conditions that would affect your body’s response to this treatment.

Once we ensure there are no underlying concerns, we will talk to you about your current health to verify you are currently healthy enough to receive this treatment. You should delay this treatment if you are pregnant, breastfeeding or ill. You should also wait to receive this treatment if you get sick within two weeks of your scheduled appointment.

Sculpt Your Ideal Contours Today

Your contours affect your self-confidence, and a lack of self-confidence has several implications. A lack of self-confidence affects how you interact with your peers, family, and friends. SculpSure is a safe, effective fat removal treatment designed to help you look and feel your best. To discover if this treatment is appropriate for you, contact us today at Gold Skin Care Center in Nashville, TN, to schedule an initial evaluation.