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Stubborn fat on the stomach, flanks, upper arms and thighs can be hard to shift, despite vigorous exercise and diet. The way we store fat varies from person to person with genetics, lifestyle and diet influencing how and where it is stored.
Always at the cutting-edge of the latest, evidence-based treatment innovations, the Cadogan Clinic offers a non-surgical solution to combat stubborn pockets of fat with SculpSure™, the first FDA-cleared laser treatment for non-invasive fat reduction. The controlled light-based technology is a perfect solution for patients looking to eliminate stubborn fat quickly, effectively and permanently.
Results are evident around 6 weeks post-treatment with optimum results visible at 13 weeks. Whilst the fat cells are permanently destroyed, a follow-up treatment is advised after 4 weeks in order to refine and achieve the very best results.
SculpSure can be carried out on most areas of the body with the stomach, flanks, upper arms and thighs being the most popular treatment areas.
The laser energy heats fat cells under the skin (known as lipolysis), which damages their structural integrity. These damaged cells are then processed and eliminated by the body’s lymphatic system.
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. It’s a great non-surgical fat reduction treatment that will help shift stubborn fat.
Whilst most people experience minimal pain throughout the treatment (intermittent warmth/cooling, tingling sensations), this can vary from person to person. No damage is caused to the dermal tissue with SculpSure and the treatment is suitable for all skin types.
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.
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.
The SculpSure laser treatment is not painful, patients report feeling a tingling sensation with feelings of cool and warmth intermittently.
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.
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.
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