A More Effective Treatment than CoolSculpting®
Salmon Creek Plastic Surgery has upgrading our non-surgical option for the treatment of stubborn fat resistant to diet and exercise!
TruSculpt iD uses radiofrequency energy to heat fat located below the skin, irreversibly injuring a portion of the fat cells. These damaged fat cells are then absorbed by the body over a period of six to twelve weeks.
People may have seen advertisements for CoolSculpting®, a machine which injures fat cells by freezing rather than heating. While this also works to decrease the thickness of the fatty layer, heating with radiofrequency has the advantage of causing shrinkage and tightening of the skin. Freezing cannot do this. Thus, the truSculpt iD results appear smoother and more even.
Patients may expect an average 24% reduction in the thickness of the fatty layer in the areas treated. The treatment is comfortable with no anesthesia required and no down time afterwards.
truSculpt® iD FAQs
What is truSculpt® iD?
truSculpt® iD is the newest advancement in circumferential reduction and non-surgical body sculpting that offers up to 24-percent fat thickness reduction, as measured by ultrasound, in a single treatment. It is RF (radio frequency) technology that delivers deep heating energy to adipose tissue for body sculpting.
Am I a candidate for truSculpt® iD?
Visit Salmon Creek Plastic Surgery for a consultation and we can determine if you are a candidate. Typically, appropriate patients have a body mass index (BMI) less than 30.
Can truSculpt® iD be used on all skin types?
Yes, this treatment can be done on all skin types.
How long does a treatment take?
Treatment time depends on the areas treated. To treat an abdomen and both flanks (four areas) will take about one hour.
How many treatments will be needed?
Patients typically see results after one treatment. Some patients may elect to have a second treatment for final tweaks or for treatments on alternate areas.
What will the treatment feel like?
The treatment is performed using a technique that requires the operator to lightly glide the handpiece over the area being treated. The temperature will slowly heat up and is very comfortable. Most patients comment that the procedure feels like a hot stone massage.
Can I return to normal activities after my treatment?
Yes, this is a noninvasive procedure and you can return to all normal activities immediately after the treatment.
Is there any downtime after the treatment or side effects?
There is no downtime or side effect after this treatment. The treatment area may feel tender following the treatment but this will resolve within a few days.
When will I see results?
After the treatment, your body’s immune system will start to break down and flush out the fat cells that were treated leading to circumferential reduction. Everyone’s body does so at a different rate however, on average, people will see results around 6-8 weeks after the treatment and continuing improvement up to 3 months.