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Body Contouring

Dr. G's Philadelphia

Medical Weight Loss Clinic located in Philadelphia, PA

If you’re dieting and exercising regularly, but some areas don’t seem to change despite your hard work, body contouring offers permanent fat reduction without surgery. The highly trained physicians at Dr. G’s Weight Loss & Wellness used FDA-approved body sculpting technology such as CoolSculptingⓇ and TruSculpt 3DⓇ to remove excess fat without pain or downtime. To learn more, call the Philadelphia office, or use the online contact form to schedule an appointment.

Body Contouring Q & A

What is Body Contouring?

Body contouring is a safe, nonsurgical procedure that uses advanced technology to damage fat cells beneath the skin without harming the skin’s surface. Your body will naturally remove the damaged cells for permanent fat reduction. This results in a dramatic change in problem areas, and an attractive new shape that you can maintain for life with a healthy diet and exercise routine.

How is Body Contouring Different From Liposuction?

Liposuction is a surgical procedure that requires anesthesia and significant downtime. In contrast, body contouring is noninvasive, performed during an office visit, and can provide stunning results, including:

  • Permanent removal of fat cells
  • Reduced appearance of cellulite
  • Skin tightening
  • Creating tone and definition
  • Improved appearance of scars

Because body contouring is noninvasive, it has far fewer risks than liposuction. It’s also a less expensive option for removing excess fat for natural looking tone and definition.

What Areas Can Be Treated with Body Contouring?

The trained professionals at Dr. G’s Weight Loss & Wellness utilize different body contouring tools to address stubborn fat almost anywhere on the body. Body contouring is most commonly used for the following areas:

  • Beneath the chin
  • Upper and lower abdomen
  • Upper and lower back
  • “Love handles”
  • Hips
  • Thighs

Body contouring is best for mild to moderate amounts of excess fat.

How Many Body Contouring Treatments are Needed?  

The number of treatments needed depends on your body type, the amount of fat to be removed, and other factors. When you have a consultation with one of the experts at Dr. G’s Weight Loss & Wellness, they'll discuss your contouring goals and create a treatment plan customized to your needs. In most cases, at least 3-6 sessions are needed for optimum results.

Does Body Contouring Require Downtime?

Most people return to normal activities immediately following a body contouring treatment. You may have some mild swelling or redness, but this usually subsides within a few days.

You’ll start to see dramatic results about three to six weeks after your first treatment. The full effects are visible between 10-12 weeks following treatment.

If you’re ready to move past the frustration and minimize stubborn areas of fat for good, schedule a consultation to find out if body contouring is right for you. Call the clinic in Philadelphia, or use the online booking tool.