TruSculpt is technology that is based on a radio frequency. The radio frequency heats up adipose tissue and in that way performs fat reduction, skin tightening, and body sculpting.
If you belong to one of the following categories, you cannot undergo truSculpt treatment: patients with the cardiac pacemaker or internal defibrillator; as well as those diagnosed with malignant or benign tumors in the targeted area. Moreover, if you have metallic implants in the targeted area; or if you are pregnant. Those truSculpt candidates in average have their BMI less than 30 and have unwanted fat in different areas of their body. It can be used with patients of all ages and all skin types.
There is no special preparation prior to the treatment. Certified provider applies the truSculpt to patients skin and it delivers targeted pulses of radio frequency energy. Depending on the number of pulses required, one treatment of the targeted area may last from 15 minutes up to an hour. The number of treatments depends on the individual case of the patient. Usually, patients have 1 to 2 treatments. Treatments have to 4 to 8 weeks apart. The treatment is not painful but some patients describe it as uncomfortable. The truSculpt heats up the layer of your skin. The temperature is adjusted based on ones’ tolerance of the sensation. It usually does not need any pre-treatment medications, topical anesthetics or cooling. The treatment is bearable. The truSculpt requires no downtime and patients can go back to their everyday activities right away.
The radio frequency energy works on the principle of triggering the immune system to break down fat cells. Patients start seeing noticeable results anywhere from 4 weeks to 90-day mark after the procedure. For some people, it takes longer for their body to break fat cells therefore, the end results are not visible until few months after the treatment.
The truSculpt is considered to be safe and painless procedure. Moreover, there is number of side effects that include redness, sweating, and tenderness of the treated areas. The side effects usually go away within few hours after the procedure.