Body Sculpting | Which Fat Reduction Treatment is Right for You

Body Sculpting refers to aesthetic treatments that eliminate fat cells and achieve a slim, more sculpted body. There are different types of fat reduction treatments available to choose from.

Surgical and Non-Surgical Body Sculpting

The two most popular body sculpting treatments are surgical and non-surgical. Despite the differences, all fat reduction treatments help slim down and contour the body by eliminating stubborn fat cells. The treatments are perfect for men and women who follow a healthy diet and exercise routine but still struggle with fat bulges that are diet and exercise-resistant. Popular body sculpting treatment areas include:

  • The abdomen
  • The flanks
  • The thighs
  • The submental regions
  • The upper arms
  • The back and armpits

Most body sculpting procedures actually kill  the fat cells in the targeted areas. The cells that are killed are gone
forever and won’t grow back. It is still possible to see fat in those
areas again, however, like if you gain weight through unhealthy diet or
lack of exercise. The fat cells that are still present in that area, will expand in size, even though those fat cells that
were killed won’t come back.

When considering the different body contouring treatments, the surgical option will usually produce more effective results than the non-invasive options. However, the surgical option comes with several significant disadvantages, such as a high medical bill, stitches, scars, painful recovery, and lengthy downtime.

Non-invasive fat reduction options are the best choice for isolated deposits of fat. They yield natural, long-lasting results that require no surgery and minimal to no downtime.


The most sought-after surgical body sculpting treatment is liposuction. You go under general anesthesia during the cosmetic surgery, and a surgeon makes an incision using a scalpel. The surgeon inserts a sharp, hollow tube, known as a cannula, into the incision. The cannula is used to stab the fatty deposit to break up the fat cells. Then the cells are manually removed from the body through the cannula using a suction mechanism.

Non-Surgical Body Sculpting

Non-surgical body sculpting treatments remove fat cells from the body using a more natural, non-invasive approach. The treatments use specific energy to eliminate the fat cells below the skin. The process is known as lipolysis, and it disabled the fat cells from storing fat. Once they can no longer do their job, the immune system gathers the damaged fat cells and eliminates the cells from the body as waste product.

The treatments require no downtime, have a low risk of side effects, and tend to take 6 to 12 weeks for results to appear.


Body Sculpting Near Me

Fat cells can be killed by freezing them, heating them or using electromagnetic or ultrasound energy.

At Balencia, we offer Coolsculpting and Emsculpt the best of non-invasive technologies that complement one another resulting in optimal results.  We have performed hundreds of Coolsculpting procedure over the years  delivering consistent results.  During consultation process, we will  tell whether you will benefit form Coolsculpting, Emsculpt or both.

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