Body Contouring In 2019
In 2019, it’s never been easier to shed those last few inches of unwanted fat from almost anywhere on your body
With countless non-invasive or minimally invasive fat-reduction treatments on the market, the only challenging decision to make is which one is best for you. Obviously, not all body-contouring procedures are created equal, but with the cosmetic surgery industry saturated with different treatments, examining every viable option can seem like a daunting task. However, taking the time to discover the most popular new fat burners can provide valuable insight into the basics of fat-reduction procedures.
CoolSculpting’s non-invasive body-contouring system is used to freeze sub-dermal fat cells
Using cryolipolysis, CoolSculpting’s non-invasive body-contouring system is used to freeze sub-dermal fat cells in the abdomen, thighs, flanks, arms, and chin area. The procedure itself takes approximately one hour. The applicators, which employ vacuum pressure to draw in the fatty tissue, come in various sizes, so they are able to treat various areas of concern. People who wish to treat multiple places must do so in separate appointments though, as the applicators are limited to covering small to mid-range areas. Following their session, patients may experience redness, bruising, tenderness or cramping, swelling, and itchiness or tingling in the areas which were treated. However, these side effects are generally resolved within 2 weeks. Though a fat reduction as high as 24% has been reported from some patients, many need to book 2 to 4 sessions to see optimal results. These sessions typically range from $750 to $3000 per treatment.
For a fat-reduction treatment that’s less likely to require follow-up visits, this hour-long procedure uses high-intensity ultrasonic waves that are focused on localized fat to destroy fat cells beneath the epidermis. Liposonix’ ultrasound transducer, which is placed over the targeted areas, is handheld, allowing the clinician more flexibility to treat wider areas during the appointment. Though non-invasive, the procedure is noted by patients as more uncomfortable than CoolSculpting, and light anesthesia is highly recommended. During treatment, patients report experiencing feelings of pain, coldness, prickling, tingling, or warmth. Directly following the treatment, soreness, bruising, redness, and swelling may occur at the treatment site, though patients typically do not find that any of these side effects impede their daily routine. Most people tend to see results developing within 8 to 12 weeks following the procedure, but they notice the most dramatic difference after 3 months have passed. The cost of Liposonix can vary from $1,000 to $5,000, depending on the treatment areas to be addressed.
Airsculpt Laser Liposculpture is able to provide instantaneous results after only one hour
Airsculpt Laser Liposculpture
Airsculpt Laser Liposculpture is considered a “minimally” invasive procedure because it is able to provide instantaneous results after only one hour. This means that, like some of the non-invasive techniques, fat is destroyed by an external source – via lasers – and a small tube is inserted beneath the tissue to remove the fat cells’ debris. The treatment is able to provide these immediate results because the destroyed fat cells are removed from the treatment site right away. It is important to consider that because there are incisions involved, the procedure is determined to be surgery, however minor. Therefore, all the associated risks that typically go hand-in-hand with surgical procedures do apply. Additionally, as will surgery, local anaesthetic and laughing gas are employed during the operation, and there is a small possibility of scarring at the incision site. There is an approximate 24- to 48-hour expected recovery time. Following surgery, the patient must wear compression garments. A single session commonly costs in excess of $4,000, during which up to 4 areas can be treated.
Lastly, this procedure is quick enough to complete during a lunch hour, lasting 25 minutes – a mere fraction of other body-contouring treatments. It utilizes infrared laser technology to heat the targeted fat cells to the point of melting, thereby killing them. Once dead, the fat is then naturally eliminated from the body over time, allowing patients to see results begin to take shape in 6 weeks, but becoming most noticeable at approximately 12 weeks. The SculpSure procedure provides an average of 25% fat reduction and is approved to treat the abdomen and flanks. It is reported by patients that this procedure is quite comfortable, requiring no anesthesia or downtime for recovery. The side effects, as well, are quite minimal. Redness, swelling, and some tenderness at the site of the treatment are common, but they are resolved within 2 weeks’ time. Multiple treatments are entirely optional. Some patients book follow-up appointments to address other areas of concern or to further improve previously treated areas. SculpSure is approved by Health Canada and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. Generally, a SculpSure treatment in Toronto costs approximately $1600.
It’s clear that each body-contouring procedures has its benefits, and only the patient can truly decide what is best for them. It is natural, however, to still have questions. Our technicians, led by the highly-skilled Dr. Cory Torgerson, are well-versed in the many methods of body contouring and would be pleased to help you determine the ideal and safest approach to your cosmetic goals. SculpSure has become one of the most popular body-contouring procedures at our clinic due to the pleasing results achieved without pain or any downtime.
The First Step Of Your Journey Begins With A Conversation
We'll Get Back to You Within 1 Business Day.
Fotona Laser Treatment
- What You Need to Know About Fractional Laser Resurfacing with Fotona
- Piano Mode Laser Skin Tightening Treatments
- Lip Plumping with Fotona
- Ideal Laser Breast Lifting Candidates
- How Does Laser Breast Lifting Work?
- Head-to-Toe Aesthetic Treatments – Part 3 : Lower Body
- Fotona TightSculpting
- Fotona Smooth Mode for Gynecology
- Do This Once A Week To Look Slimmer Fast
- Deep Fractionated Laser Treatments with Fotona
- What Is Smooth Mode?
- Head-to-toe Aesthetic Treatments - Part 2: Upper Body
- Fotona Laser Treatments For The Hands
- The Power Of Laser Face Lifting With Fotona 4D
- Non-Surgical Neck Lift With Fotona
- Non-Invasive Laser Body Contouring For New Moms
- Non-Invasive Facial Contouring Options For Upper Face
- Laser Brow Lifting With Fotona
- Know Your Non-Surgical Body-Contouring Options
- IntimaLase - Laser Vaginal Tightening
- How To Contour Your Jawline With Fotona Laser Treatments
- HotSculpting Vs. SculpSure
- HotSculpting FAQ Part 2
- Head-to-Toe Aesthetic Treatments – Part 1: Head And Neck
- Fotona RenovaLase – Vaginal Atrophy Laser Treatment
- Fotona Piano Mode Laser Facial Rejuvenation
- Fotona Laser Skin Tightening
- Fotona IncontiLase Treatments for Stress Urinary Incontinence
- 2D Non-Invasive Body Contouring
- Reduce Rosacea With Fotona
- Laser Neck Lifting With Fotona
- Laser Skin Rejuvenation With FRAC3
- Laser Breast Lifting – FAQ – Part 2
- Laser Breast Lifting – FAQ – Part 1
- Hot Vs. Cold
- HotSculpting FAQ Part 1
- Fotona Laser Arm Lifting
- Bikini-Ready Body Treatments
- Benefits Of Laser Face Lifting
- Acne Scar Resurfacing For The Cheeks
State-Of-The-Art Surgical Facility
Our facility offers a luxurious, comfortable and private setting for consultations and surgery with a waiting room that is both spacious and inviting. Although we hope you don’t have to spend too much time waiting to see Dr. Torgerson, within a few minutes you will feel relaxed and at ease.
*Disclaimer: Similar and/or permanent results are not guaranteed based on the treatment/procedure and may vary from patient to patient, based on multiple factors, including genetics and lifestyle of each patient.*
Please note that the Medicine Act, 1991, Part II: Advertising Regulations restricts and regulates advertising by physicians in Ontario. Compliance with these regulations restricts advertising and promotional content. Accordingly, the content of this website is intended for educational and informational purposes only, as the internet is an electronic information system and you are viewing this page unsolicited.
*If you require any further information to learn how our office is fully compliant with Ontario's Personal Health Information Protection Act, please contact us to connect with our Health Information Custodian.