Do you want to remove fat, tighten skin, and create a slimmer physique without surgery? What if we told you you could get remarkable body sculpting results without scarring or a break from your routine? At Mountain State Cosmetic Surgery in Beckley, WV, we offer a non-invasive fat removal alternative that can help you reach your aesthetic goals.
What Is Body Sculpting?
Body sculpting, also known as body contouring, is a collection of non-surgical treatments and surgical procedures used to refine curves, enhance tone, and bring smoothness and balance to the shape of the body.
Sculpting the body requires the removal of excess fat. Removing fat from specific regions improves the body’s overall appearance. Although technology continues to advance, body contouring isn’t new. People have been using body contouring to achieve the look they want for decades.
Who Could Use Body Contouring?
For many people, diet and exercise alone aren’t enough to achieve the body they want. Aging, genetics, and significant weight loss can all contribute to problem areas in the body that won’t change no matter how much you alter your lifestyle. It feels unfair when these factors seem to dictate aesthetic goals, and it is. Body contouring services are tools for self-empowerment.
People choose body contouring techniques for a variety of reasons. At the core, it’s all about taking action to create the body and life they want. Cosmetic technology and innovation work as a kind of time machine to deliver naturally stunning and youthful results. Anyone who wants to change their body can benefit from body contouring services.
Body contouring techniques have proven success in helping the most prevalent cosmetic concerns. Below we look at ways these services can promote positive changes in the body:
- Creates better muscle tone
- Enhances shapeliness
- Removes unwanted fat
- Tightens or removes loose, sagging skin
- Treats stubborn or hard to lose fat
Although this list is impressive, it’s not comprehensive. Body contouring services can help in more ways than we could list out in one article. If you have a condition not listed above, contact us for a consultation. We can address your concerns more concisely during a confidential meeting.
Which Body Contouring Services Are Available at Mountain State Cosmetic Surgery?
To serve our patients, we offer the most comprehensive selection of US Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-approved body sculpting services in the Beckley area. Every service we offer features different technology. Below we look at our body contouring services and what they can do for you.
Avelar Tummy Tuck (Abdominoplasty)
The liposuction-based Avelar Tummy Tuck provides the results of a traditional tummy tuck procedure in a less invasive manner. We can address both excess fat and loose or sagging skin with this procedure, making it ideal for those who want to gain better definition and finesse in the midsection.
Results created by this combination treatment include a dramatically firmer and slimmer abdomen. Patients receiving the Avelar Tummy Tuck enjoy a shorter recovery time and enhanced comfort than they would with a standard tummy tuck procedure.
Cellulaze is a minimally invasive laser cellulite smoothing procedure. Cellulite is one of the most common concerns people have with their bodies. Because cellulite has genetic roots, it’s not something that will go away with diet and exercise. Cellulaze comes to the rescue for those struggling with unwanted skin dimpling. This procedure smooths cellulite and increases collagen production for greater skin elasticity.
This procedure targets the fatty pockets under the skin responsible for cellulite. New, smoother skin appears immediately following Cellulaze treatment, and results continue to improve for three to six months following your appointment.
Surgeons have used liposuction since 1974, which makes it one of the traditional cosmetic procedures. Many patients turn to liposuction because it has a long history of proven success for permanently removing unwanted fat. Whether you want to target one area or the entire body, liposuction delivers.
Laser-Assisted Liposuction (SlimLipo)
Laser-Assisted Liposuction, otherwise known as SlimLipo, is a modern fat removal technique for slimming the body and tightening the skin. During SlimLipo treatment, a laser systematically breaks down fat before it’s removed. This procedure is not as invasive as traditional liposuction, which offers less downtime and discomfort.
SlimLipo is particularly beneficial for patients with loose, saggy skin. We can use this treatment in various regions of the body, including the abdomen, ankles, chin, hips, knees, love handles, thighs, or waist.
The non-invasive CoolSculpting treatment has quickly become one of the most sought-after fat removal techniques in the world today. This treatment uses patented freezing technology to remove fat permanently without surgery, downtime, or scarring.
At Mountain State Cosmetic Surgery, CoolSculpting is one of our most frequently requested treatments.
CoolSculpting is another name for cryolipolysis, a fat-freezing technology developed by Harvard researchers. This treatment first went into clinical trials in 2008 and was approved by the FDA in 2010. For the last decade, CoolSculpting has earned its place as among the safest and most effective aesthetic treatments on the market.
How Does CoolSculpting Work?
Fat is more sensitive to lower temperatures than are surrounding tissues. Scientists discovered that fat cells die when cooled to temperatures slightly above freezing. The cells and tissues surrounding the fat aren’t affected by these temperatures, which makes the technology a fantastic option for fat removal. CoolSculpting treatment was born from this discovery.
During treatment, Dr. Paine targets the fat you wish to remove with the CoolSculpting appliance. The appliance uses gentle suction and specialized cooling to contact the fat in the target region of your choice. Only the CoolSculpting appliance can reach fat cells without interacting with the skin, nerves, muscles, or other tissues.
Fat cells die once cooled to the specific temperature designated for removal. Cells die in the body all the time, and the body knows how to remove them from the system through the lymphatic system safely.
Fat cell removal happens naturally and gradually. In as little as three weeks, you’ll begin to notice a change in your body. After six months, the lymphatic system dispels all degraded fat cells. A gradual change in the body offers the most discreet bodily transformation.
What Are the Benefits of CoolSculpting?
CoolSculpting enjoys popularity because of the many unparalleled benefits it offers.
This non-invasive and non-surgical freezing technique doesn’t require any incisions. For ages, surgery was the only way to achieve dramatic fat-blasting results. With surgery comes incisions, and potential scarring is a consequence of incisions that many patients don’t want.
With CoolSculpting, you never need to worry about scars. The procedure removes fat and nothing has to enter your body.
For an aesthetic treatment, the first thing many patients want to know is if the results look natural. By design, CoolSculpting uses all organic processes to deliver incredibly natural-looking results. The technology works with the processes of your body to eliminate fat cells over time, which makes your body look as though you’ve been putting in overtime at the gym.
CoolSculpting doesn’t slow you down. Many patients want to invest in their appearance but don’t think they could ever possibly find the time. Getting a surgical fat removal procedure often means clearing your schedule for a week or more, which some people can’t manage. With CoolSculpting, you don’t have to put your life on hold to get the results you want. In just a few hours, you can achieve a firmer and more fit looking body without downtime.
Discreet and Private
Changes created by CoolSculpting happen gradually. A gradual change in your shape is more discreet than an immediate change. Fat cells need several months to leave the body, and that’s a good thing. A drastic overnight change isn’t what many people want. This treatment gives results that easily pass for a non-treatment based change.
All the fat cells killed during CoolSculpting treatment are gone for good. Once the fat cells targeted during treatment make their way through your system, those specific cells won’t return. Maintaining a healthy routine can prevent new fat cells from forming.
Fast Treatment Times
Most patients find that they can fit CoolSculpting treatments into busy schedules. With appointment times ranging from one to three hours, this treatment takes less time than most shopping excursions. We’ll give you more precise information about your treatment duration at your in-person consultation.
When compared to other fat-removal techniques, CoolSculpting is one of the most blissful options available. Many of our patients use their appointment as a time to catch up on reading, emails, or rest.
Which Areas Can CoolSculpting Treat?
Versatility is one of CoolSculpting greatest strengths. Whether you have one problem area or would like to treat multiple areas, CoolSculpting can help. Approval for every new aesthetic treatment happens in stages because it requires time to investigate the safety and efficacy of each new treatment location.
Each region of the body gains FDA approval separately. Since 2010, CoolSculpting has earned approval for a variety of often problematic regions. The FDA approves this treatment for the:
- Abdomen (lower and upper)
- Banana roll
- Thighs (inner and outer)
What’s Involved in a CoolSculpting Treatment?
At Mountain State Cosmetic Surgery, your comfort and well-being are always our top priorities. We perform all CoolSculpting treatments at our state-of-the-art facility in Beckley, West Virginia. Below we look at what you need to know about CoolSculpting treatment.
Before you book a CoolSculpting treatment, we must first get to know you better. The first step to make is to contact us to schedule an in-person consultation with Dr. Paine. At your meeting, you’ll discuss your aesthetic goals. Dr. Paine answers your questions and discusses your options with you. He’ll help you find the best treatment option to meet your goals.
If CoolSculpting is right for you, we set up your appointment and provide you with all the instructions and materials relevant to your treatment. We believe in open communication and encourage you to ask any questions you might have during or after your consultation.
On the day of your appointment, we’ll greet you at our offices. Your treatment takes place in one of our comfortable and private treatment rooms. CoolSculpting treatment requires access to the skin of your treatment area. After preparing the targeted area, we apply the CoolSculpting appliance. Appointments can last anywhere from one to three hours.
Our patients are frequently surprised by how gentle the treatment feels. During your session, you may read, quietly engage with a tablet, or relax. Some of our patients sleep during their appointments.
Once the appliance has done its work, we may massage the treatment area to break help the frozen tissue to eliminate dead fat cells most effectively.
How Many CoolSculpting Treatments Will I Needed?
The number of CoolSculpting treatments you’ll need depends on your body and aesthetic goals. You will see results after one CoolSculpting session, but you decide whether to receive subsequent sessions.
At your consultation, Dr. Paine assesses your objectives and gives you a detailed analysis of how to meet them. The only way to know how many sessions would benefit you most is by booking your initial consultation with us.
Do You Offer Financing?
Yes, at Mountain State Cosmetic Surgery, we offer several financing options to patients. We believe that a budget shouldn’t come between you and the treatment you need. We accept:
- Credit Cards (major)
- Health insurance (when applicable)
Additionally, we offer CareCredit. CareCredit is a financing option that picks up where health insurance lags. This form of payment can also be used for deductibles and copayments.
Am I a Candidate for CoolSculpting?
Anyone who is struggling with stubborn fat pockets could be a candidate for CoolSculpting. The only way to find out if this treatment is right for you is to book a consultation with Dr. Paine. During your meeting, you learn about the specific eligibility criteria and how this impacts your situation. Together we will find the perfect body sculpting treatment option for your needs.
I Don’t Live in Beckley; Can I Still Make an Appointment?
Yes, we welcome out-of-town patients. Our patients come from different cities and regions to receive the superior professionalism and natural results Dr. Paine offers. Mountain State Cosmetic Surgery has partnered with The Glade Springs Resort to offer reduced lodging rates to our out-of-town guests. This resort features golfing, dining, and an array of convenient facilities to make your stay most relaxing and convenient for you. All rates include overnight stay and breakfast in the morning.
Meet Your Doctor
As a native West Virginian, James Paine, Jr., MD, has served patients in the Beckley community since opening his private practice there in 1995. He’s a triple board-certified surgeon with specializations in facial plastic and reconstructive surgery, cosmetic surgery, and head and neck surgery. Experience matters, and with over 25 years in these fields, Dr. Paine has a proven track record of excellence and happy patients.
Schedule Your Body Contouring Consultation
With a host of incredible benefits, CoolSculpting is the revolutionary way to get rid of excess body fat. Get in touch with us if you are interested in learning more about what CoolSculpting or any of the body sculpting treatments we offer can do for you. Contact us today at Mountain State Cosmetic Surgery in Beckley, WV to schedule your consultation.