Liposuction means hospitals, anaesthesia and downtime. But these non-invasive slimming treatments are a popular alternative for fat removal
After almost a year of life in lockdown and its accompanying wardrobe of elasticated waistbands, it’s hardly surprising that many of us aren’t feeling our best. But while we may commit to a healthy eating regime and gym visits once restrictions are lifted, even embracing these measures won’t always be enough to shift the pounds we’ve put on.
This is because of the presence of stubborn fat cells. These cells are more sensitive to insulin and are richer in alpha receptors, which makes them less likely to open up and release their fat, even when you diet.
But before you start googling liposuction, it’s worth investigating the clutch of non-invasive body contouring and slimming treatments that have emerged, as these fat-busting, zero-downtime treatments offer brilliant results that will having you reaching for your bikini, even if the winter weather still looms.
In recent years, there has been a trend of people shying away from invasive procedures. They want to avoid hospitals, anaesthesia, and most importantly, prolonged down-time. Nonsurgical fat reduction treatments use different methods to target and eliminate unwanted fat cells through a topical, rather than surgical, procedure, ensuring there is little to no downtime.
Are non-invasive procedures as good as liposuction?
Although the invasive approach is the benchmark and gives the best results, the non-invasive approach still offers comparable improvements, if someone is considered a good candidate (someone with a BMI of less than 30, and with mild to moderate cellulite).
With non-invasive fat removal, the results appear gradually (you get approximately 25%-30% fat reduction in one session), which is why multiple treatments are needed. Unlike natural fat loss, non-invasive and invasive methods allow you to pinpoint and choose where you remove the fat from. Non-invasive fat removal treatments can be used on just about any area of the body. The belly, flanks (love handles), thighs, chin, neck, back, upper arms, and knees are all treatable.
What is CoolSculpting?
One of the most popular such treatments is CoolSculpting, and research indicates that nearly 4,000,000 of these fat cell-destroying procedures have been done around the world to date. CoolSculpting stems from the science of cryolipolysis, which uses the cellular response to the cold to break down fatty tissue.
Energy is extracted from fat layers, causing the fat cells to die gradually while leaving surrounding nerves, muscle, and other tissues unaffected. During the months after treatment, the digested fat cells are sent to the lymphatic system to be filtered out as waste.
One session takes about an hour and you will need a few sessions spread out over several weeks to achieve the best results, though you will start to see initial results a few weeks after your first session and final results after a few months.
What is Fotona TightSculpt?
Another option is laser lipolysis and in this genre, the two-step Fotona TightSculpt reigns supreme. This is a unique dual-wavelength, non-invasive laser treatment for sculpting and skin tightening on all body areas.
The treatment’s advanced technology breaks down fat and remodels collagen, yielding fantastic results. Best of all, while it causes the unwanted fat to degenerate, it does not damage peripheral tissue. Instead, it stimulates an increased production of collagen and elastin to fortify the skin and offers significant improvements in the shape and tone of the treatment area.
The experts at Skinfluencer are renowned for combining and layering world class technologies, an approach that guarantees the best possible results. Their Slimfluencer programmes utilise not only cryolipolysis and laser lipolysis, but combines each of them with other gold-star technologies to ensure that you look slim, toned and have the most beautifully sculpted silhouette possible. Adios to the adipose!
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