What is Body Contouring?
Are you looking to change the shape of your body in certain areas where stubborn pockets of fat may exist? Body contouring, also known as body sculpting, can help you achieve this. With body contouring, you can change the circumference of your waist and thighs or give yourself a more toned silhouette.
How Does Body Sculpting Work?
Your body sculpting treatment will target stubborn pockets of fat in specific areas of your body using ultrasound or radiofrequency technology, depending on your chosen treatment method. This non-invasive method will tone your stomach, thighs, arms, and other areas.
Are You a Candidate for Body Contouring?
Consider a body contouring treatment if you have stubborn pockets of excess fat that won't go away with regular diet and exercise. Generally, you can go ahead with your body contouring goals if:
- You are at a stable weight that you can maintain.
- You do not have medical conditions that could impair healing.
- You are not a smoker.
- You have realistic goals.
What is the cost of Body Contouring Treatment?
For an accurate estimation of your body contouring treatment cost, we recommend booking an appointment with the Skin Matters team. During the consultation, we will discuss your desired outcomes and the extent of your concerns. We will then create a personalized treatment plan tailored to your specific body type.
Body Contouring Treatments at Skin Matters
EMSCULPT® is a body contouring and sculpting machine approved by the FDA to help burn fat and build muscle mass. The device uses a rubber pad to deliver High-Intensity Focused Electromagnetic pulses. This can stimulate the muscles in areas like the abdomen and buttocks. In just 30 minutes, the EMSCULPT® can provide the same results as doing 20,000 sit-ups or squats.
The Morpheus8 treatment uses silicone-coated needles to go beneath the skin and deliver a pulse of radiofrequency energy that tightens loose tissue, reduces unwanted fat, and increases the elasticity of the skin. Radiofrequency energy is a scientifically proven and minimally invasive method for effectively rebuilding lost collagen.
Why Choose Skin Matters for Body Contouring Treatments?
Skin Matters boasts a team of skilled doctors with over 55 years of collective experience in medical aesthetics and clinical medicine. We will personalize a body contouring treatment tailored to your needs and concerns during your consultation.
Vancouver’s Body Contouring Experts
Dr. Charles Cheng, M.D
Dr. Kim Liew, M.D
What Areas Can Body Contouring Be Applied to?
After founding Skin Matters nearly 30 years ago, Dr. Charles Cheng's extensive experience with body contouring treatments and new technological advancements continues to offer our patients the most optimal results. The most common areas body contouring treatments can be used include:
- The abdomen/stomach
- The waist/love handles
- The buttocks
- The thighs
- The upper arms.
The Benefits of Body Contouring
There are many benefits to pursuing a body contouring treatment at Skin Matters, including:
- Our treatments are non-invasive.
- Your results will be long-lasting, especially if you maintain a healthy diet and exercise routine.
- A reduction in stubborn pockets of fat.
- No pain or downtime.
- An additional potential reduction in stretch marks, wrinkles, and/or cellulite.
- Quick results.
The Risks and Side effects of Body Contouring Treatment
When seeking treatment from the talented Skin Matters team, it's rare to encounter any risks or adverse reactions. However, some general side effects that can occur after a body contouring treatment include:
- Redness or swelling
- Slight pain/discomfort
- Changes in skin tone
What is the Recovery Timeline for Body Contouring Treatments?
There is no recovery timeline for Skin Matters body contouring treatments, as they all require no downtime and are non-invasive. The best aftercare you can partake in post-procedure is to stay hydrated, rest, and avoid strenuous activities for the first week.
Body Contouring FAQs
What is the best body contouring treatment for excess skin?
Body contouring treatments are not the best option to eliminate large amounts of excess skin, so it is best to discuss other treatment options with the Skin Matters team during your consultation.
How long does a body contouring treatment take?
This is entirely dependent on the procedure you choose to participate in, but a body contouring treatment takes, on average, 30 minutes to one hour.
How long do body contouring results last?
Your body contouring results can last up to 10 years, especially if you practice a healthy balance of diet and exercise. Maintain your body weight and attend maintenance sessions when necessary.
What is the safest body sculpting procedure?
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Schedule a Body Contouring Consultation Today!
To learn more about body contouring, please schedule a short consultation with our friendly staff at Skin Matters today.