Body contouring can help a patient lose the final inches they may have had trouble working off with exercise and diet.

Weight Loss

What is a Medically Supervised Weight Loss Plan?

A medically supervised weight loss plan gives the patient the benefit of having professional guidance throughout their weight loss journey. Not only does this type of weight loss plan offer an in-depth view of the person's health, it also gives them clues as to the best ways to lose the weight for their particular body type and genetic makeup. This type of weight loss plan offers nutritional support as well as in addition to procedures that can help them to fine tune their results once they have reached their goal weight. Body contouring can help a patient lose the final inches they may have had trouble working off with exercise and diet.

Can Bioidentical Hormones Help with Weight Loss?

As we age we often have a decline in hormones such as thyroid and testosterone. By restoring hormonal balance to the body we can often increase an individual’s metabolic rate and which assists with weight loss.

Can Body Contouring Techniques Help?

Body contouring can help to eliminate the final inches that regular exercise and diet may not be able to get rid of. Certain areas of the body do not respond well as well to exercise. Body contouring procedures work by targeting these hard to reach areas and eliminating the fat that is frequently deposited there. The amount of fat in each area will be different from person to person, but body contouring techniques can effectively remove the deposits, allowing the person to drop inches and have a more contoured appearance.

What is the Recovery Time for Cosmetic Body Contouring Techniques?

Most body contouring techniques are non-invasive. Ultrashape uses ultrasound energy to disrupt the fat cells causing them to die away. Once the fat cells die, the body's immune system comes along and breaks them down so they can be eliminated from the body. Most of these procedures require very little recovery time with patients being able to resume their daily activities within a few hours of the procedure. While there may be some slight discomfort in the treatment area for the first day or two after the procedure, the patient will not have any other issues that would prevent them from working or participating in social events.

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421 Post Street 14th Floor, San Francisco, CA 94102


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