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How Does Laser Fat Removal Work?

Do you struggle with stubborn pockets of fat that won’t go away no matter how often you exercise or maintain a healthy diet? If so, then laser fat removal may be the ideal option for you. At Burbank Med Spa we offer FDA-approved SculpSure™ body contouring to help you achieve your weight loss goals. This cutting edge laser technology is non-invasive and can permanently reduce fat by up to 24%. Plus, it helps boost the production of collagen and elastin so you see smoother, firmer results in less time than traditional weight loss methods.


How Does Laser Fat Removal Work?

Unlike traditional liposuction, SculpSure™ is a non-surgical procedure that involves using lasers to dissipate fat cells. During each session your doctor will use four light-based applicators that send highly controlled heat energy wavelengths to target fat cells below the dermis. This is also known as laser lipolysis. Over time the fat cells will dissipate and your lymphatic system will eliminate them naturally. The treatment also encourages collagen and elastin production, which helps tone and firm the skin and reduce cellulite.

How Long Does Laser Fat Removal Take?

Each SculpSure™ Burbank session takes approximately 25 minutes. However, the number of sessions you need depends on your particular body type and body contouring goals. Some patients may require additional sessions to eliminate excess fat that was not entirely dissipated previously and to re-stimulate collagen production. At Burbank Med Spa we consult with each patient prior to treatment to create a customized cellulite and body contouring treatment plan tailored to your needs.

Is Laser Fat Removal Painful?

Because SculpSure™ is a non-surgical and non-invasive procedure, there is no need for anaesthetics prior to treatment. Most patients find they feel little or no pain at all during the procedure. A small number report a tingling sensation, while others report a slight burning, stinging, or cramping sensation while the treatment is taking place. There is no recovery time necessary after a laser fat removal session, which means you can get on with your life as soon as your SculpSure™ Burbank treatment is finished.

What Results Can I Expect from Laser Fat Removal?

With our SculpSure™ Burbank procedure you can expect to see a 24% reduction of fat in the areas treated as well as smoother, firmer skin due to the boost in collagen and elastin production. Most people begin to see results in as little as six weeks after a SculpSure™ treatment. As the body eliminates more fat cells, the results become more apparent, with optimal results generally achieved around 12 weeks after treatment. Once the fat cells have been eliminated, they no longer exist and will not regenerate, which means the results are permanent.

Burbank Med Spa’s Laser Fat Removal

At Burbank Med Spa we understand how frustrating it can be to battle stubborn pockets of fat that just won’t seem to disappear no matter how hard you work on diet and exercise. That’s why we are proud to offer SculpSure™ as a quick, efficient and safe method of fat removal. This state-of-the-art technology is one of the most efficient non-surgical cellulite removal and body contouring systems available. If you have any questions or would like to schedule a consultation, please contact us at 818-631-5742.

About the author

Dr. Cynthia Thaik, M.D., FACC is a Harvard-trained cardiologist serving the greater Los Angeles community at her holistic health center in Burbank and Valencia, CA. Dr. Thaik is the author of Your Vibrant Heart: Restoring Health, Strength, and Spirit from the Body’s Core. To learn more about Dr. Thaik or the Holistic Healing Heart Center, or to schedule an appointment, please contact info@drcynthia.com or call (818) 842-1410.

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