Excess fat refers to the surplus fat deposits in our bodies that accumulate over time due to a variety of factors. While our bodies need a certain amount of fat for proper function and energy storage, excess fat — especially when stored around the waist or organs (visceral fat) — can be detrimental to health, contributing to conditions such as heart disease, diabetes, and certain types of cancer. Beyond health implications, many individuals seek to reduce excess fat for aesthetic reasons or to improve overall body composition.
Body sculpting, also known as body contouring, is a set of non-surgical procedures aimed at reducing excess fat and reshaping the contours of the body for a more toned and balanced appearance. Using various techniques such as heat, cooling, or even sound waves, these treatments target and break down fat cells, which are then naturally eliminated by the body. The goal of body sculpting is not major weight loss, but rather refining and enhancing the body’s natural shape by targeting stubborn fat deposits that resist diet and exercise.
Body sculpting treatments offer a non-invasive alternative for individuals seeking to enhance their body shape and reduce stubborn fat deposits. Here are a few reasons why people opt for body sculpting treatments:
Body sculpting allows for the targeted reduction of fat in problem areas that are resistant to diet and exercise, such as the abdomen, thighs, or arms.
Compared to surgical procedures like liposuction, body sculpting treatments are non-invasive with minimal downtime, attracting those who prefer less invasive methods.
By improving body contours and proportions, body sculpting can enhance an individual’s self-image and confidence.
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Sectum™, a multipurpose radiofrequency device used for body sculpting. The device works by delivering controlled radiofrequency energy to the layers of skin. This energy heats the fibroblasts in the tissue and promotes the production of collagen and elastin, two proteins vital for skin firmness and elasticity. Over time, the results are a more contoured and toned appearance.
You can use your Integrated Shield Plans to pay for certain procedures. Speak to us to learn more, and you’ll be surprised at how affordable private healthcare can be.
We are dedicated to your skin health and well-being. Our results-oriented approach is suitable for a wide range of hair, skin and nail conditions. Consult our MOH-accredited dermatologist for a personalised treatment plan.
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Dr. Lee Hwee Chyen is an accredited Adult & Paediatric dermatologist managing a wide range of skin, hair and nail conditions. The clinic provides services for medical, surgical, cosmetic, women’s and paediatric dermatology.
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No, body sculpting is not a solution for weight loss but is designed to target stubborn areas of fat that do not respond to traditional weight-loss methods.
Results may vary from person to person. While the results can be very natural looking, maintaining a healthy lifestyle is key to preserving results.
Most patients describe body sculpting procedures as having a warming sensation or feeling like a hot stone massage. The level of discomfort may vary based on the technology used and the individual’s pain threshold.
Potential side effects are typically minimal and may include temporary redness, swelling, bruising, or tenderness in the treated area. Your healthcare provider will discuss these with you in more detail before the procedure.