Liposuction alternatives

This is a collection of posts related to liposuction alternatives including Coolsculpting.

A surprising number of adults are willing to undergo invasive medical procedures and take on significant potential risk in order to cosmetically alter their bodies to make them firmer, more youthful, and generally more in keeping with the “ideal” beauty aesthetic. But you don’t necessarily have to go under the knife in order to minimize fine [...]

Both Coolsculpting and Smartlipo are modern ways to permanently remove unwanted fat.  This post outlines the differences between them both. The Technology Coolsculpting by Zeltiq uses a combination of suction and freezing to kill the fat.  It turns out that fat is more susceptible to freezing than surrounding tissues, so it you freeze an area [...]

Coolsculpting by Zeltiq is the most proven non-invasive procedure for fat loss.  The cost of Coolsculpting depends on how much one charges for each applicator, how many applicators are needed to treat an area, and how many times the procedure is repeated.  Plus, there is one other very important factor that affects cost. Coolsculpting works [...]

Two popular ways to remove unwanted fat are liposuction and Zeltiq.  There are differences between the two, and understanding them can help you choose which technique is right for you. Liposuction is a surgical technique where unwanted fat is suctioned out.  Therefore, it is invasive.  When done under local anesthesia, it is minimally invasive.  Zeltiq, [...]

A study published in the American Journal of Cosmetic Surgery June 2012 found that on average patients achieved about a 2 inch reduction in circumference around their waist and 1 inch around their thigh after 5 treatments generally spaced 1 week apart. VASER Shape is a computerized system that uses ultrasound and massage therapy.

We all want the benefits of liposuction but would be happy to live without the risk or recovery that goes along with an invasive procedure. That leaves us wondering, “Is there non-invasive liposuction?” It’s a perfectly valid question! If there is a way to effectively remove fat without surgery, then why not? The key in that [...]

LipoSonix is a body shaping liposuction alternative that uses high-intensity focused ultrasound energy to disrupt fat tissue and provide a non-invasive way to decrease fat. LipoSonix Results The company behind LipoSonix performed a study comparing patients treated with LipoSonix to patients treated with a sham device.  The treated group got a 1 cm greater decrease [...]

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