Non-Invasive Fat Reduction
Stubborn and persistent areas of fat can be a frustrating concern. Genetics, aging and other factors can cause the belly and chin to take on extra bulges. One might find their under arm area developing unwanted, persistent fat and flab. “Muffin tops”, or bulges along the flanks and back, along with post pregnancy bumps may also prevail, despite exercise and dieting efforts. Localized fat can be difficult to get rid of permanently. Dr. Gallacher expertly administers modern, non-invasive fat reduction treatments for these concerns.
Previously, liposuction had been one of the few medical options for reducing fat and contouring the body. This surgical procedure, while effective, is also aggressive and creates trauma in the body. Liposuction patients experience soreness, bruising, and swelling for up to 10 days after the procedure. Recovery after liposuction requires patients to restrict exercise and everyday activities after the procedure.
Leading Edge, Non-Invasive Alternatives to Liposuction Surgery
Today, Dr. Gallacher offers non-surgical, non-invasive alternatives for fat reduction. These skin tightening and body contouring treatments don’t require incisions or anesthesia. They also come with minimal to no downtime. Patients can return to normal activities immediately.
Exilis™ and Kybella™ Treatments for Stubborn Areas of Fat
Dr. Gallacher uses the state-of-the-art fat-reduction and skin tightening treatments Kybella™ and Exilis™ separately or in combination to combat stubborn areas of fat. Unlike with liposuction, these non-invasive treatments do not cause pain or harm surrounding tissue, nerves, or muscle.
With the Exilis device, Dr. Gallacher uses gentle radiofrequency and ultrasound technologies to destroy fat virtually painlessly. Common areas of treatment include the eye area, around the mouth, chin area, jaw line, décolleté, arms, legs, knees, ankles, buttocks, abdomen and love handles. Most patients describe the sensation of the therapy as being comparable to that of a pain-free, hot stone massage.
Non-Invasive Fat Reduction with Exilis™
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Exilis™ Before & After Video Gallery, Courtesy of BTL Aesthetics
Dr. Gallacher also uses Kybella™ injection-based treatment either separately, or together with the Exilis™ treatment to target, breakdown and wipe out fat cells. Kybella™ can be especially effective in problematic areas such as under the chin (Also see our section on “Double Chin”.) Dr. Gallacher administers multiple small injections with a fine-gauge needle into fat cells under the chin. The process takes about fifteen to twenty minutes. Once the cells come in contact with Kybella™, they no longer store or accumulate fat. Because of the precision used by Dr. Gallacher, all other cells remain healthy and intact.
Double Chin Treatment with Kybella™
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For fatty areas that resist your best diet and exercise efforts, Dr. Gallacher’s non-invasive fat reduction treatments can be effective, safe and virtually pain-free alternatives to liposuction. Schedule your consultation today to discuss these options with Dr. Gallacher.