truSculpt 3D® by Cutera® is the latest in cutting-edge technology in fat reduction, skin tightening and cellulite reduction. TruSculpt 3D is a non-surgical, painless procedure that reduces fat up to 25% without the pain and complication of surgery. Masri Clinic for Laser and Cosmetic Surgery offers truSculpt 3D treatments customized to your body needs in Birmingham and Dearborn, Michigan.
Stubborn fat that does not respond to diet and exercise is a problem for many patients. truSculpt 3D offers patients a safe, easy, and effective noninvasive treatment option. It is FDA approved to treat the following:
Some of the most common problem areas that can be effectively treated using truSculpt 3D® include the abdomen, love handles, thighs, back, buttocks, and neck. truSculpt 3D® is used in addition to exercise and diet, to enhance the body shape.
Thousands of fat cells combine to form body fat. Fat cells can grow in size but not number. When diet and exercise decrease fat cells to an appropriate size, fat can still be visibly present in some stubborn areas of the body. This type of fat is often referred to as stubborn fat. The only way to reduce fat is to decrease the amount of fat cells. Research has found that heating fat cells to 45° C (113° F) can destroy them.
truSculpt 3D® works by using monopolar radio frequencies to slowly heat fat cells to 45° C. Approximately 60% of fat cells are destroyed during a truSculpt 3D® treatment session. Once cells are destroyed, they are naturally removed from the body by the lymphatic system. The entire process from treatment to cell elimination to visible results can take up to 1 month. Treatments are usually spaced out in 1-month intervals. For maximum results, patients usually need 1 treatment.
truSculpt 3D® is a noninvasive procedure. No anesthesia or intravenous (IV) sedation is necessary. The patient remains completely awake and alert throughout the entire procedure. Once the patient is relaxed and comfortable, a truSculpt 3D® specialist performs the procedure using the following steps:
Typical procedure time is 30-60 minutes. There is no pain or discomfort associated with the procedure. Patients typically describe the feeling of the probe as being like that of a warm cloth.
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After the procedure is complete, the patient may have some redness over the area that was treated. This will quickly go away. Patients are allowed to leave the office shortly after the procedure and return to day-to-day activities. No activity modifications or restrictions are needed.
Patients who undergo the procedure can expect to see the following results:
Patients will expect visible results in 1 month, however, fat reduction up to 25% is achieved by 3-4 months. Patients who eat a well-balanced diet and regularly exercise can expect permanent results.
The procedure is typically reserved for patients who are in good physical condition and have no significant health problems. The following groups of patients are not candidates:
Your initial consultation will take a complete medical history. A specialist will discuss your concerns and examine areas that you wish to treat. Measurements and photos will be taken for comparison purposes. You and your specialists will work together to come up with a customized treatment plan designed to achieve your goals. All your questions and concerns will be addressed as well.
Immediately after the procedure, you may have some redness that will quickly go away. There are no other side effects associated with truSculpt 3D® treatments.
You should get your initial treatment at least 3-4 months before your wedding.
The smaller probe on the truSculpt 3D® system can be used to treat a double chin.
Yes, the large or small truSculpt 3D® probe can be used to target unwanted arm fat that is bothering you.
truSculpt 3D® can certainly help you get rid of stubborn abdominal fat that may be hiding your six-pack; however, truSculpt 3D® is not a substitute for abdominal training and a proper diet.
You do not have to stop smoking to have truSculpt 3D® treatments. However, it should be noted that smoking is bad for your overall health and can have an effect on your weight and physical conditioning.
A noninvasive procedure is a non-surgical procedure that does not require anesthesia. A minimally invasive procedure involves a tiny puncture or incision being made. truSculpt 3D® is considered noninvasive because the probe is gently placed on the skin; no puncture or incision is made.
truSculpt 3D® destroys fat cells and results are permanent. You will continue to look and feel great provided you eat healthy and exercise.
The best way to find out if you are a candidate is to arrange an initial consultation. Having realistic expectations and a positive outlook are general requirements for patients who wish to have truSculpt 3D® treatments.
You can arrange your initial consultation by clicking here or by contacting one of our offices in Dearborn or Birmingham, MI.