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Liposonix joins the non-surgical fat reduction options

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Nonsurgical fat reduction is all the rage this year because of the 2 major players on the market, CoolSculpting and now Liposonix.  What’s the difference between the two?

CoolSculpting reduces fat by freezing the fat cells.  It uses a vacuum to pull skin and fat between two cooling plates that carefully control the temperature to a point that injures the fat cells.  On average, a 25% reduction in fat layer thickness is seen in that area after a 1 hour treatment. It requires that the treatment area has some flexibility so the cooling plates have access to the fat cells.

Liposonix uses ultrasound energy to injure fat cells in a precise manner.  The focused ultrasound beams can zap the cells and a consistent layer of fat is reduced (not a percentage of the fat).  It does not require the skin to be flexible.

Both procedures have no significant downtime and the best results are usually seen in about 8-12 weeks. They don’t quite compare with liposuction for body shaping, but the results are dramatic and without any surgery.

To learn more about Liposonix, call us to schedule a one-on-one, free consultation.