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4 of the Best Non-Surgical Body Contouring Procedures for Your Figure

As non-surgical cosmetic treatments become more accessible and advanced, the demand for effective non-invasive body contouring options continues to rise. Sculpting your body without surgery means avoiding many of the downsides accompanying a surgical procedure, such as incisions, sutures, or downtime.

The West Institute’s Body Contouring Center is fully equipped with the most advanced, gold-standard devices and techniques. Read on to learn more about some of our patients’ favorite treatment options.

1. Coolsculpting® & CoolSculpting Elite™

CoolSculpting utilizes low temperatures to eradicate fat cells without harming the adjacent skin or tissues. CoolSculpting is FDA-approved for the treatment of unwanted fat in the abdomen, flanks (“love handles”), thighs, knees, upper arms, bra bulge, back, and under the chin (submental) and jawline (submandibular). The treatment is quick, convenient, and highly tolerable. Many of our patients read a book, stream a movie, or catch up on their emails during their Coolsculpting session.

The West Institute recently purchased the all-new CoolSculpting Elite platform, the newest model that offers many benefits, including being faster, having better applicators, and being much more efficient.

Learn more about CoolSculpting® here

2. Emsculpt®

Emsculpt is a body contouring treatment that targets unwanted pockets of fat and helps to build up the weakened muscles beneath those pockets. As it is not a surgical procedure, Emsculpt requires no downtime. Emsculpt can also help you achieve a non-surgical buttock lift and improve abdominal separation (diastasis recti), a common occurrence following pregnancy.

Learn more about Emsculpt & Emsella here

3. QWO® for Cellulite

Qwo is the first FDA-sanctioned injectable treatment for cellulite. It contains two collagen-degrading enzymes to gently dissolve the fibrous bands that pull down on the skin to cause dimples. QWO will gradually disperse the tethers and permit the skin to float up and smooth over. These bands are considered the root cause of cellulite because they tug the skin down, causing surrounding fat to bulge under the surface. The minimally invasive treatment is typically performed in a series of three sessions, spaced about three weeks apart.

Learn more about QWO here

4. Skin Tightening

If you are bothered by skin laxity, non-surgical skin tightening can temporarily halt the aging process to restore a smoother, firmer, and more youthful appearance with little to no downtime. The West Institute’s skin tightening treatments include Genius™ Radiofrequency Microneedling, Ultherapy®, and AcuPulse™ fractional CO2 laser. These gold-standard devices deliver tighter, firmer, and younger appearing skin. You can learn more about each device’s unique attributes by following the link below.

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Why Choose The West Institute?

Dr. West is a board-certified dermatologist and leading expert in body contouring procedures, laser surgery, and cosmetic dermatology. For over twenty years, she has dedicated her practice to achieving natural-looking results.

The Body Contouring Center at the West Institute covers the spectrum of currently available minimally invasive and non-invasive devices and procedures to help you achieve your body sculpting goals with minimal to no downtime.Schedule your consultation at the West Institute by calling 301-986-9378 or contacting us online today!