How Long Does it Take to See Results from Non-invasive Lipo?

Considering a non-invasive fat removal procedure could be a great option if you have an area of fat that diet and exercise won’t budge. A dermatologist could permanently remove a pocket of unwanted fat without making an incision. You could get your non – invasive lipo procedure at Sculpt Away on about any area of the body: belly, flanks, thighs, chin, neck, back, upper arms, and knees. So, how long does it take to see results from non-invasive lipo?

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What is Non-Invasive Fat Removal?

A dermatologist would use either a handheld device or injections when you are getting a non-invasive fat removal to destroy fat cells and the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved handheld devices for this purpose. These devices would be placed on or just above the skin and they send cold, heat, or sound waves directly into the fat cells without injuring the skin, nerves, and all of the other parts of the body to destroy fat cells.

Injections, on the other hand, contain an acid that is similar to bile acid, which is a substance that would allow our bodies to digest fat. The acid in these injections would dissolve fat cells like bile acid and the FDA has approved these injections to create a double chin. The result of these may be permanent because these treatments kill or dissolve the fat cells.

What is the Recovery Time for This Procedure?

You may have some swelling, bruising, or have some level of discomfort afterward but this usually does not cause downtime and most people would find that they can return to their everyday activities immediately after treatment. Some people will be extremely swollen for as long as 2 weeks after getting the injections to treat excess chin fat, but they could still return to their normal activities.

Who is a Good Candidate for Non-invasive Fat Removal?

People who have a small bulge of fat that remains despite all of the diet, exercise and their weight falls within the normal range for their height are perfect candidates for non-invasive fat removal procedures.

How Can the Result Be Permanent?

Since we are born with a certain number of fat cells, no matter how much weight we gain or lose, we would still have the same number of sat cells. The fat cells would expand, making us look heavier when we gain weight, so when we lose weight, our fat cells shrink.

The targeted cells are gone forever because non-invasive fat removal kills some fat cells. At the end of the treatment, you are still going to have some fat cells in the treated area and if you do gain weight, these cells would still expand, but you will see less fat in the area that was just treated.

How Long Does it Take to See the Results?

The result would appear gradually with non-invasive fat removal. You may notice some changes as early as 3 weeks if you are treated with a device, and most people see the full effect between 3 and 6 months after the last treatment. In about 3 to 4 months after the treatment, you would usually see the full effect from the injections used to treat excess chin fat, but some people see the full effects earlier.

Are the Results Similar to Those Seen with Liposuction?

There are more dramatic results with Liposuctions, but the results are subtle with non-invasive fat removal. Your belly would look a little fatter and your pants would feel a little looser.

How Long Does Non-Invasive Fat Removal Take?

Most people would usually need to schedule time for office visits even though there is usually no downtime. The procedure generally requires more than one treatment session, and each of the sessions tends to last between 30 to 90 minutes, but some sessions may tend to take longer.

If you think that you are the perfect candidate for non-invasive fat removal, then you should see a board-certified dermatologist who has training in non-invasive fat removal and frequently treats patients with it. They would recommend all of the possible treatments that you may seek.

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