Most of us don’t have a perfect body—the realities of work, taking care of kids, stress, and other things make it hard to live up to the standards that we set—but that doesn’t mean that you have to be resigned to wearing cover-ups and avoiding form-fitting clothing for the rest of your life. Today there are plenty of options that can help you take charge of your appearance and get the body that you have always wanted; one of those things is body contouring. But how do you know if this procedure is right for you? Here are some things to consider.
Understanding Body Contouring
Before we talk about whether body contouring is the right choice, you need to have a clear understanding of what the procedure is and how it works. At Utah Dermatologic & Medical Procedures Clinic (UDMPC) we use the award-winning Vanquish system. It’s a non-contact system, meaning that the applicator doesn’t come in contact with your body, but hovers just above the surface during the entire treatment.
The technology in this system uses sensors to identify the fat layer and use heat to destroy fatty tissue without impacting the skin and muscle tissue around the fat. From start to finish the process takes about 45 minutes, and you will likely see a visible reduction in fat in the area in the days and weeks following treatment.
Benefits of Body Contouring
If you are thinking about getting body contouring, here are some of the benefits.
Non-Invasive: body contouring uses targeted heat to destroy fat, which is vastly different from more invasive procedures like liposuction. There is no pain during the treatment (outside of a gentle warming sensation) and no downtime or recovery after it’s over.
Visible Results: most people who undergo body contouring start to notice results in a very short time—days or weeks—after the first treatment.
No Long-Term Commitments: UDMPC recommends that patients get four sessions, spaced about a week apart, for optimal results. No months-long or years-long commitment is required.
Eliminate Stubborn Problem Areas: most people have a few “stubborn” areas of body fat that, despite your best efforts to eat well and exercise, just seem to stay put. Body contouring can target areas like love handles, or excess inches around your waist and thighs to remove these problem areas.
If you are interested in finding out more about body contouring procedures, the best thing to do is schedule a consultation to talk to the friendly staff and doctors at UDMPC. They can answer all your questions and help you understand more about this safe and effective procedure. Call today to schedule your free consultation.