Sculpsure: Can it be done on the arms?
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SculpSure for Arms
SculpSure has been used successfully on the arms. However, it’s important to get a consultation with a board certified dermatologist or plastic surgeon to determine if it’s a good fit. The number of applicators can be determined at the time of the visit to achieve optimal results. The results will depend on skill and technique of your treating physician.
SculpSure & the Arms
Although SculpSure is only FDA approved for the abdomen and flanks, I have been using it "off label" on the arms with great results. I typically treat each arm twice and the treatments need to be spaced about 6-8 weeks apart. Hope this helps.
Sculpsure on Arms
Sculpsure can definitely be done on the arms, we've had many patients who have had great results. The applicators are about the size of an IPhone, so I would probably recommend two applicators per arm. It is always easier to determine that in consultation, but most of the time two applicators per arm do great. The SculpSure laser permanently destroys fat cells using heat, and loss of fat is seen quickly within 6 weeks with full results seen at 12 weeks. This is the time it takes for the body to absorb and eliminate the destroyed fat cells.
Many patients need just one treatment to get their desired results. 2 to 3 treatments maybe needed if further fat reduction is desired.
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Thank you for your question. SculpSure can be used on the arms to reduce any extra skin. I suggest that you move forward and consult with a board certified facial plastic surgeon who has completed training through SculpSure and is experienced with this new and innovative technology.
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Thank you for your question.
Sculpsure is a noninvasive 1060nm diode laser treatment that removes up to 25% of stubborn fat in the treated area in 25 minutes.It is FDA approved for the abdomen and flanks. It is safe if you get pregnant in the future. The body contouring effects are seen in as quick as six weeks with final results at 12 weeks. The results are permanent as long as you maintain your weight and health. The laser targets and destroys the fat cells only which are then naturally removed from the body. Since the laser does not affect the skin or muscle it can be used on all skin colors and there has been no reported incidents of burns when treated by a properly trained physician. It is protective since it alternates heating and cooling. It has four applicators that can be customized to treat the areas of stubborn fat. If a second treatment is needed we wait at least six weeks and usually closer to 12.
If you notice lumps after (which I've never seen) I would recommend massage. You should also alert your surgeon.
There is no downtime and you can resume your normal activities right after the treatment. There may be some soreness in the area for a few days for which you can take ibuprofen or tylenol. A cold compress can also be used.
Sculpsure is not used for skin tightening however some of our patients have seen this. If more skin tightening is needed we have combined this with thermi or Ulthera for a complete treatment. Sculpsure is recommended for stubborn areas of fat that are not being lost by diet and exercise. It is not a weight loss treatment
Since I have both a coolsculpting and sculpsure I am working on protocols of utilizing both of these depending upon what areas need to be treated and the response to the treatment. I have used sculpsure on other areas other than the abdomen with very good results.
I also use a Vectra 3D imaging system to try and show people what their treatment areas could look like.
Since Sculpsure outcomes can be based on technique and experience, please see a board certified plastic surgeon that specializes body contouring to see if Sculpsure or other treatments are available to meet your goals.
Dr. Schwartz Board Certified Plastic Surgeon
SculpSure treatment for arms
SculpSure to the Arms
Sculpsure and the arms
Yes, you can do it. It is not an FDA approved area. However, there are ongoing studies trying to get this certification. So far I have had good results in my patients.
Finally, make sure that you have a consultation with a board certified plastic surgeon.
Wishing you the best in your journey
Sculpsure: Can it Be Done on the Arms? Yes
SculpSure on the arms
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