What is Laser Fat Reduction (Sculpsure)? 

Sculpsure, or laser fat reduction therapy, employs heat energy to kill fat cells.

During Sculpsure treatment, laser technology generates heat to melt fat cells away. The heated laser is delivered through an applicator belt that uses specific wavelengths to heat up and eliminate fat cells. Heating the fat cells kills them, and the dead fat cells are then carried out of the body via the natural flushing action of the lymphatic system following treatment.

Sculpsure is FDA-approved to treat the stomach, "love handles," back, thighs, and the "double chin." Most treatments take about 25 minutes and it should take roughly three months to see full results.

What are the benefits of Laser Fat Reduction (Sculpsure)?

The way we store fat varies from person to person due to the influence of genetics, lifestyle and diet. Stubborn fat on the stomach, flanks, upper arms and thighs can be hard to shift, despite vigorous exercise and diet.
Sculpsure is a quick, effective non surgical treatment to eliminate stubborn pockets of fat.
Benefits include:

  • Permanent results
  • Quick 25 minute treatment
  • Highly targeted treatment
  • Non invasive, no anaesthetic required
  • No scarring 
  • No downtime
  • Suitable for wide variety of skin types

How does Laser Fat Reduction (Sculpsure) work?

Sculpsure employs laser technology to generate heat energy that is targeted at stubborn fat cells beneath the skin.

The laser energy heats the fat cells ('lipolysis') to damage their structural integrity. These damaged cells are then processed and eliminated by the body's lymphatic system.

During the treatment, special applicators lie flat on the skin and heat the fat layer whilst also cooling the skin's surface for comfort. The treatment takes a total of 25 minutes, so it's easy to fit into a lunch break and there is no downtime, so you can return home or back to work straight away.

Sculpsure is a highly effective non-surgical fat reduction treatment that will help shift stubborn fat.

Who is suitable for Laser Fat Reduction (Sculpsure)?

Sculpsure is a highly effective treatment for a variety of fat removal candidates.

In particular:

Laser Fat Reduction (Sculpsure)? 

  • Candidates in good physical shape with pockets of excess stubborn fat that even the hardest workout/diet won't help with 
  • Candidates for whom larger volumes of fat are required, but surgical intervention is not desired or not yet desired
  • Candidates unable or unwilling to consider surgery

For more information on surgical fat loss alternatives please see our Liposuction page, and for alternative non surgical techniques please see our Laser Liposuction page.

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Frequently Asked Questions

This treatment is perfect for those with small stubborn areas of fat which will not shift after diet and exercise. For those with larger areas of fat, liposuction or other treatments may be better suited. Sculpsure is also not suitable for those pregnant or breastfeeding.

This fat reduction laser treatment can be carried out on most areas of the body, with the most popular being the stomach, flanks, upper arms ('bingo wings') and thighs.

Sculpsure will be performed by one of our highly qualified aesthetic practitioners.

Treatment takes 25 minutes per session.

More than one session may be needed depending on your individual case, but you can be rest assured that the fat cells are permanently destroyed in each treatment.

Your practitioner will be able to advise how many sessions are needed and the duration between treatments following an initial consultation.

Most of our patients see results from 6 weeks onwards after their treatment and the destroyed fat cells are flushed out of the body. We usually say that it can take 12 weeks to notice optimum results.

Yes, once destroyed fat cells will not regenerate. Changes to diet and exercise regime following treatment, will result in the development of new fat deposits however.

Non surgical fat reduction treatments are generally not as effective as traditional liposuction, however, and instead provide effective permanent options for patients unwilling or unable to undergo surgery.

The SculpSure laser treatment is not painful, patients report feeling a tingling sensation with feelings of cool and warmth intermittently.
No anaesthesia is required.

Sculpsure is very safe. The complication rate is low, with reports of temporary redness, tenderness and swelling as the primary side effects.

There is no downtime at all after Sculpsure treatment. You will be able to resume your daily activities immediately.


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