BodyTite vs Liposuction: Tone Your Physique

Leg,,Buttocks,,Abdomen,Liposuction,,Fat,And,Cellulite,Removal,Concept,,Overweight If you want to refine and tone your physique, you may consider body contouring treatments like BodyTite or liposuction. Both can successfully remove unwanted fat deposits and tighten loose skin. However, there are some key differences between these two body sculpting procedures.

How Does BodyTite Work?

BodyTite utilizes radiofrequency energy to melt fat and stimulate collagen production in the treatment area. A small cannula is inserted under the skin, emitting thermal heat, shrinking the connective tissue, and inducing tissue tightening. Treatments typically last 1-2 hours, depending on the size of the area being targeted.

BodyTite is less invasive than traditional liposuction since only a tiny insertion site is required. Most patients report moderate discomfort during the procedure, which subsides quickly afterward. Results are visible within a few weeks as the skin continues to tighten.

Benefits of BodyTite Treatments

When compared to liposuction, BodyTite offers more skin-tightening capabilities. The radiofrequency thermal heating better stimulates collagen renewal in your dermis. This leads to superior lifting and contouring outcomes.

BodyTite also causes less bleeding and scarring, given the minimally invasive placement of the small cannula probe. Downtime tends to be 1-3 days on average.

This advanced technology allows for precise targeting of diet and exercise-resistant pockets of stubborn fat. Standard treatment zones are the arms, abs, love handles, bra roll, buttocks, inner thighs, knees, and the neck area.

What About Traditional Liposuction?

Liposuction uses vacuum pressure to manually detach and suction out fat deposits from beneath the skin. Various sized cannulas are moved in and out of small incisions for optimal fat removal. Patients are usually sedated using general anesthesia or IV sedation during the procedure, which takes 1-2 hours on average.

Liposuction indeed removes higher fat volume in one session. It also costs less per treatment on average compared to BodyTite. Liposuction is a time-tested method of permanently eliminating unwanted body fat in various parts of the body, but it does not offer extensive skin-tightening effects.

Which Is Better For My Needs?

While BodyTite does not replace as much overall fat during treatments, it does remodel your shape via thermal skin contraction. This allows for noticeable improvements in how clothing fits your newly refined contours. Less post-treatment massage therapy is required as well.

For mild fat removal and dramatic skin tightening over small or large body zones, BodyTite may bring you better enhancements. It’s excellent for fine-tuning areas that had previous liposuction but still have loose skin.

Traditional liposuction may work better if you desire more noticeable fat reduction in one or more body regions. Combining the two procedures is also an option for a more complete transformation.

Dr. Zachary Farris will help you decide on the best treatment option based on your esthetic goals and treatment preferences.

Schedule a Virtual Consultation

Contact Farris Plastic Surgery in Dallas, Texas, at (214) 416-9836 to determine if BodyTite or liposuction is suitable for your cosmetic needs. Discover how these in-demand body sculpting treatments can help you achieve the toned, contoured profile you’ve been dreaming of.

Speak with Dr. Farris, a double board-certified plastic surgeon, online through a virtual consult! He will listen to your concerns and suggest appropriate treatments to help you reach your goals. Click here to get started!

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