When you lose weight, fat cells shrink in size, but they don’t go away. That means you can get down to your healthy weight and still have persistent areas of fat. SculpSure® is a safe and effective solution for that problem. Dr. Judy Wei and Dr. Krystal Pham at Capri Medical offer non-invasive body contouring using SculpSure, which safely and permanently eliminates fat, using a cutting-edge laser. Call their office in Irvine, California to learn whether you’re a good candidate for SculpSure, or schedule a consultation online.
Non-invasive body contouring eliminates areas of fat so you can get the body shape you want without surgery. Although noninvasive procedures are quite effective, they aren’t intended to be weight loss methods. That means they work best for people who are near a healthy body weight, but who continue to have persistent areas of fat.
The team at Capri Medical use the innovative SculpSure system for non-invasive body contouring. It’s FDA-cleared to permanently eliminate fat from the abdomen, flanks (sides of your abdomen, like love-handles), back, inner and outer thighs, and under your chin.
SculpSure is a cutting-edge medical device that uses lasers to reach fat cells below the skin’s surface. The laser doesn’t affect your skin because it operates at a specific wavelength that’s only absorbed by fat.
When fat cells absorb laser energy, they’re heated to a temperature that destroys the cells. As they break down, the waste is naturally eliminated by your body’s lymph system. As a result, that fat is permanently gone.
SculpSure emits lasers from flat applicators that are placed directly on your skin above the fat area being treated. The system has four applicators that can all be used at once, or the team at Capri Medical can use one or two to best fit the area being treated. Most people can have their entire abdomen treated in one session when all four are used.
Each applicator has a cooling system that keeps your skin comfortable during treatment. The laser turns on and off to maintain the proper temperature in the layer of fat, so you’ll feel cycles of warmth followed by cooling throughout the 25-minute treatment session.
Absolutely not – you don’t need to worry about downtime. Your skin may be a little red for a short time, but you can get back to your normal activities as soon as treatment is over.
The process of clearing away fat cells takes a little time, so you won’t see immediate results. You may notice results in about six weeks, with the full effect visible within 12 weeks. One session with SculpSure can eliminate up to 24% of the fat treated.*
*Individual results may vary