SculpSure Specialist

La Belle Medical Spa

Aesthetic Medical Spa located in Merced, CA

While a diet and exercise regimen can be enough to get rid of your unwanted body fat, some areas are pesky and won’t go away, even with a healthy lifestyle. For those areas, such as your abdomen, wings, or flanks, La Belle Medical Spa in Merced, California, offers SculpSure® treatments that use a laser to kill the fat cells that overstay their welcome. Call or schedule a consultation online with Alireza Mahmoudieh, MD, to find out if you could benefit from SculpSure.

SculpSure Q & A

What is SculpSure®?

SculpSure is a noninvasive fat reduction method that uses a laser to kill the fat cells that stay on your body despite diet, exercise, and weight-loss surgery. The procedure is quick, averaging less than a half hour per session. It isn’t painful, and you won’t need to take off any extra time for recovery afterward.

SculpSure isn’t a weight — it’s a body contouring system. This means that, while it eliminates fat cells, you won’t lose a significant amount of weight in the process. After several weeks, you’ll notice that the treated area is smoother and less full.

How does SculpSure work?

During a SculpSure treatment, Dr. Alireza Mahmoudieh wraps the device around you. The device administers high-powered, hot lasers that target your fat cells and kill them while leaving your skin intact. The device switches between heating and cooling to protect your healthy cells from the lasers.

You won’t see immediate results, but in the weeks following your treatment, your body reabsorbs the targeted fat cells. You can return for another SculpSure treatment after several months if you haven’t achieved your desired results.

What can SculpSure do?

Before you commit to a SculpSure treatment, it’s important to know its limitations. Dr. Mahmoudieh assesses your goals to make sure that SculpSure is the right choice for you. Areas that SculpSure can improve include:

  • Stomach
  • Love handles
  • Back
  • Thighs

SculpSure isn’t intended as a weight-loss method even though you’ll likely lose a few pounds in the process. If losing a lot of weight is your goal, then SculpSure isn’t your best option.

Am I a good candidate for SculpSure?

If your goals align with SculpSure’s abilities, you’re likely a good candidate. You may also be a good candidate for SculpSure if:

  • You have fat that won’t go away
  • You’re not trying to lose weight
  • You’re not obese
  • You understand the limitations

During your consultation, Dr. Mahmoudieh takes your medical history and determines whether or not SculpSure treatments are safe for you.

If stubborn areas of fat are affecting your self-esteem and motivation, call or schedule a consultation online at La Belle Medical Spa to learn more about SculpSure today.