FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
SculpSure is FDA-cleared to reduce stubborn fat in the belly, love handles, back, thighs, and now under the chin.
SculpSure is ideal for people with trouble spots, particularly those that seem resistant to diet and exercise.
Every patient is different. Most people see the best results when they receive a series of treatments. Ask your SculpSure provider about the treatment plan that is right for you.
Most patients feel deep warmth and tingling sensations intermittently throughout the treatment, which is generally well-tolerated. 3,4
Patients may start to see results as early as 6 weeks following treatment as the body begins to eliminate the destroyed fat cells, with optimal results usually seen at 12 weeks.
Treated fat cells are destroyed during the treatment and will not regenerate.
There is no downtime following your SculpSure treatment, allowing you to resume your daily activities right away.
The number of fat cells stored in our bodies typically remains constant throughout adult life. As we lose weight, the size of fat cells become smaller, but do not decrease in number. Even with diet and exercise, many people have difficulty losing weight in these trouble areas. After the SculpSure treatment, the fat cells are permanently destroyed2 and will not return.
1. Single treatment of average reduction in fat volume as measured by MRI; Clinical and Histological Evaluations of a 1060nm Laser Device for Non-Invasive Fat Reduction – John W. Decorato, MD., F A C S. Rafael Sierra, Ph.D., Bo Chen, Ph.D., Westford, MA, 2014.
2. Katz B, Doherty S. A multicenter study of the safety and efficacy of a non-invasive 1060 nm diode laser for fat reduction of the flanks. Paper presented at: 2015 Annual American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Conference; April 22-26; Kissimmee, FL.
3. Average patient discomfort rating of 3.7 on a scale of 1-10; Bass L, Doherty S. Non-Invasive Fat Reduction Of The Abdomen With A 1060nm Diode Laser.Paper presented at: 2015 Annual American Society for Laser Medicine and Surgery Conference; April 22-26; Kissimmee, FL.
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Your clinician will apply numbing cream to your face to increase comfort level. You will experience a light pressure to the face.
The numbing cream is applied 30 to 45 minutes prior to the treatment to deliver a very comfortable patient experience. Some patients described the treatment to be in a range of comfortable to virtually pain-free
It’s important to work with a trusted clinician who uses a FDA cleared and TGA listed device to give you confidence in its safety, reliability and efficacy.
Radio frequency provides heat that stimulates collagen production, when combined with state-of-the-art Microneedling, patients have experienced optimal results for overall skin tightening, fine lines and wrinkles, improvement in scars, spider veins, stretch marks, pore reduction and improved skin tone and texture.
Many clinicians find three treatments, spaced four to six weeks apart, provide the best #vivaceexperience. Results can take up to three months to fully appear as the process of collagen regeneration increases over time.
The actual treatment takes about 45 minutes, with an additional 30 to 45 minutes needed for numbing.
Most patients go out hours after the treatment with no makeup at all. We recommend at least six hours before you apply makeup, or you may even wait until the next morning
Follow the recommended recovery protocols once you get home. Avoid the sun immediately after and abstain from any heavy work out over the next 24-48 hours. Multiple treatments are recommended for optimal results
Most skin colours can be treated, including tanned skin and darker skin. (Fitzpatrick skin types I-VI)
Everyone is different, but the collagen you make is your own and production of collagen continues over the next three months. Results will improve over time.
The clear, microchannels created by the Vivace remain open for four to six hours – unique to the Vivace. After this time, you are ready for a night out, with very little to no indication of any treatment that day