Lose Weight for the Holidays with SculpSure September 7, 2016 coleaesthetics Looking for a way to slim down a bit before the holiday season gets into swing? If those stubborn bulges have not responded to your diet and exercise efforts, maybe SculpSure is the solution you are looking for. This non-surgical treatment trims away those fat deposits, giving you the leaner, sweater-ready profile you are looking for. SculpSure is now available at Cole Aesthetic Center, offering our patients another option in body contouring before the holidays roll around. Turning on the Heat SculpSure is a non-invasive procedure that uses heat energy to destroy fat cells. Applicators deliver concentrated laser energy directly into the fat deposit, which heats the cells enough to destroy them. Once they are destroyed, they are eliminated over time through the body’s own processes. The higher temperatures do not damage surrounding skin and tissue, making this a highly effective procedure with no downtime. Slimming Down SculpSure is most commonly used to trim away extra inches around the midsection and love handles. However, the device is also effective for the thighs, arms and back. Nearly any place where those stubborn areas of fat tend to accumulate is a good place to have SculpSure performed. Four separate applicator heads allow for more than one area to be treated at a time, which significantly lowers the amount of time you are at our office for your body contouring procedure. Fast Procedure, No Downtime A single SculpSure treatment takes just 25 minutes to complete, which makes it much quicker than other types of body contouring procedures. The treatment requires no anesthesia beforehand and involves little if any discomfort. Most patients report a tingling sensation as the laser energy is delivered into the fat deposit. Once your SculpSure treatment is over, you can immediately return to your daily activities. There are few side effects and no need for a recovery period after this procedure. One Procedure Does It All Most of our patients will see up to 24 percent fat reduction after a single SculpSure treatment. For the majority, this will be sufficient to help them achieve their desired results. Patients wishing to trim additional inches may need to have one or more additional procedures to eliminate the fat and obtain the body contour they are hoping for. Dr. Cole can tell you at your first appointment whether you are likely to achieve your full results in a single procedure or if you might need additional treatments. Plan Ahead for the Holidays Results of SculpSure appear gradually over time as the treated fat cells are eliminated through the body’s lymphatic system. You will see slimming start to occur as early as six weeks after your procedure. However, most patients need up to 12 weeks to achieve their full results. That means if you want to slim down in time for Christmas and New Year’s, now is the time to get started. SculpSure is still a relatively new treatment, making its introduction into the U.S. the end of last year. Because it is so new, few physicians are offering this procedure at this time. Dr. Cole is one of the few in Washington to provide this treatment for his patients. To learn more about SculpSure or find out if it is the right treatment for you, contact Cole Aesthetic Center today at 360.613.2600.