How Does Body Shaping for Weight Loss Work? AT DERMACARE SAN DIEGO

Published: April 3, 2024
Category: Body Shaping
body shaping for weight loss

You’ve lost a significant amount of weight through diet and exercise and now may be bothered by excess skin. You’ve heard about procedures like body lifting and contouring that remove loose skin and reshape the body, but how exactly does body shaping for weight loss work? Let’s break it down.

What Happens During Weight Loss?

When you lose a large amount of weight, generally 50 to 100 pounds or more, skin that was once stretched can lose elasticity. According to the CDC, just under one-half of adults have tried to lose weight within the last year. As the body shrinks, the skin doesn’t snap back like a rubber band. Instead, it sags. This excess skin hangs off areas like the arms, thighs, stomach, back, and breasts. This may make you self-conscious and, in some cases, can even lead to rashes and discomfort.

Body Shaping to the Rescue

Body shaping for weight loss is a non-surgical option that removes excess skin and shapes stubborn fatty deposits using CoolSculpting®, SculpSure®, and PelleFirm®. The goal is to give your body better overall proportion by reducing and lifting specific areas. It’s important to remember that body shaping is not a weight loss solution, but it can help to remove areas of stubborn fat you haven’t been able to get rid of using standard exercise.

Making Strategic Applications

After stubborn fat has been removed, the PelleFirm® procedure can be used to help tighten the skin again using radio frequency energy. Your practitioner uses an applicator to target your skin cells on the areas where you have the most loose skin. The process increases your blood circulation as well, and the cells are naturally flushed out of your system on its own. The treatment takes about an hour and, while you may need a series of treatments with regular maintenance every six months, there isn’t any downtime needed.

Losing dramatic amounts of weight requires intense commitment and discipline. If excess skin is dampening your self-image despite major weight loss success, body shaping with the help of CoolSculpting®, SculpSure®, and PelleFirm® could be a worthy investment. Consult with our experienced and professional team at Dermacare Med Spa to learn more about body shaping for weight loss and skin tightening today.