Which Fat Loss Treatments Are Really Safe?


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by | Apr 6, 2022

Fat loss treatments are incredibly popular, especially for pockets of fat which just won’t shift, no matter how well we eat or what exercise regimes we follow. However, stories of negative experiences with specific procedures might cause us to doubt their safety. I think it would be a shame to give up on the benefits of all fat loss treatments, so let’s investigate. 


Is Fat Freezing Safe? 


80s supermodel, Linda Evangilista, would strongly discourage fat freezing as a form of fat loss treatment. She recently came forward to share her story. Linda claims that her CoolSculpting® treatment left her disfigured when she suffered from a side effect that increased, rather than decreased, fat in the affected areas. The complication, medically termed paradoxical adipose hyperplasia (PAH, not to be confused with pulmonary arterial hypertension), meant that she managed to gain rather than lose fat in critical areas, despite dieting and exercising.

Such complications are rare, but it caused her great distress. No matter how infrequently a problem occurs, I believe the experience of the individual matters greatly.

PAH only occurs in 0.0051% of patients, suggesting that by and large what Linda went through is not a likely outcome for this fat loss treatment, although no unifying risk has been identified with this FDA-cleared treatment.


Something New On the Scene


However, there is good news in the world of fat loss treatments! Something new has appeared to shake up the world of body contouring and it’s coming to my clinic soon! What’s more is that it’s a safe, painless treatment that can be done in your lunch break. 

Introducing the Emerald Laser by Erchonia, the future of fat loss and body sculpting! It is a non-invasive fat loss laser that works with your body. It is the only technology that has been given FDA market clearance for overall body circumference reduction in patients with a BMI of over 30. The laser works as an alternative to the painful fat loss treatments that are currently on the market by using a non-thermal, low-level laser to create a temporary pore in the fat cells. This temporary pore allows the liquid fats to seep out of the cell and be naturally flushed out through your lymphatic system. 


Is It Really That Great?


Yes! Instead of destroying fat cells that are vital for hormone regulation and metabolism, it reduces their volume. This process actually speeds up and improves the way your fat cells work, improving overall health and eliminating inches in the process. Some studies show that some lost a total of 6 inches after 10 treatments!

Studies also show an improvement in the appearance of cellulite. My own cellulite has been the bane of my life since my late teens and being able to target it, as well as take inches off my thighs is an added bonus. 

The Emerald Laser has been tested thoroughly, undergoing numerous multi-centre clinical studies to gauge its efficiency and has achieved unrivalled results. Erchonia holds 18 of the 21 US market clearances for low level lasers!


Explore This Fantastic Fat Loss Treatment!


Experience the benefits of this relaxing and painless 30 minute treatment by signing up to our waiting list for introductory rates for release treatment packages at my clinic. 

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