Body Contouring Fillers: Are They Unrivaled Among Body-Contouring Techniques?

Doctor Author
Author- Dr Shweta Sawalka Nangalia

Indian Board Certified Cosmetic Dermatologist

M.D, DVD, DNB

IADVL MEMBER

Introduction

  • Does your body lack volume?
  • Does sagging skin make you feel anxious?

Body contouring treatments have achieved a lot of attention which is not shocking.  These treatments not only elevate your physical looks but also increase your confidence as well. The demand for body contouring treatment has increased dramatically due to the fact that these treatments have become more popular and modern. Body fillers are not far behind in this race as they are used to achieve a flawless figure. Fillers are usually uses to remedy hollowness and depression in areas such as knees, elbows, calves, thighs or hips. Alternatively fillers are also used to increase the tightness of the skin in areas such hands and décolleté thanks to hyaluronic acid. It becomes difficult to pinpoint one treatment as the king of all as one treatment may not fit the criteria to treat all the body areas. You might be in dilemma then to decide which body contouring treatment to choose? For this you must consult a board certified cosmetic dermatologist who can guide you on your journey towards a new look as when and which treatment is best according to your needs.

The conquest for having the perfect body has been the aim for people regardless of their age all around the globe. However every person is different and for each person which is the ideal body depends on their personal taste and preferences. Non-surgical body contouring treatment is a alternative that provides three benefits which are no scarring, non-permanent and enduring results.Non-surgical body contouring methods are classified into two main categories: one which eliminate body fat and the other which increase the volume. Patients seek to increase the volume while also looking to shed excess fat in case of non-surgical body contouring. If a substance such as hyaluronic acid in gel form is used to provide volume to certain areas or change the shape of body in a way then it is called as injectable body contouring.Hyaluronic acid body filler is one of the most sought treatments in non-surgical body contouring as the filler which is available in gel form which gets absorbed back into the body over time and it provides unchanged and exemplary results. The other reasons for why non-surgical body contouring fillers are common are

  • These procedures are least invasive
  • The results are instant and rapid
  • The method takes surprisingly short time to complete
  • Any body part lacking volume can be rejuvenated
  • Recovery time is also fast compared to other methods


Different classes of body contouring methods have been designed to treat different parts of the body. These are

  1. Temperature-based fat loss procedure such as cyrolipolysis
  2. This involves freezing the fat cells. The frozen cells die and are destroyed by the body. This method is permanent as destroyed fat cells cannot be replaced by new fat cells.

  3. Energy based skin tightening procedures
  4. These involve utilization of ultrasound and radiofrequency that increase the collagen production in the skin thus eliminating sagging and loose skin.

  5. Muscle building and toning procedure such as CoolTone
  6. It shows its action by contracting muscles for 20mins by electromagnetic radiation.

  7. Injectable volumizing treatments like Hyaluronic Acid

These include injection of hyaluronic acid for armpit fat removal surgery cost in india as well as elevation of volume.

Sr No Parameters Observation
1 Time Required 90 mins
2 Anesthesia Topical anesthesia
3 Pain Absent
4 Downtime Zero
5 Diet Balanced Diet
6 Results Seen on the table/Immediate

SPECIAL NOTE: After taking fillers in the buttocks it is not advised to take intra-muscular injection in the buttocks for at least 1 year after the procedure as the injection might affect the results. Antibiotics are usually given post procedure to prevent infection post procedure

The following are some of the reasons why body contouring fillers are preferred over other treatments

  1. Ingredient
  2. The body filler is made up of a naturally present hyaluronic acid which exists in our body thus it is not of animal source and safe to be injected into our body and has no chance of compatibility issues. The acid also aids in holding water thus making our skin hydrated.

  3. Least-invasive
  4. These body fillers are injected with help of syringe so there is no scarring thus making them least invasive and preferable over other treatments

  5. Rapid and easy
  6. These treatments are easy to perform and get completed in short amount of time thus also allowing a rapid recovery with absolutely zero downtime i.e. you can resume your normal work almost instantly after the procedure has been completed.

  7. Post-care trouble free
  8. The chances of side effects occurring are next to none which makes post-procedure care free from hassles and you can make a faster recovery.

  9. Undoing the procedure
  10. If you feel that you are not happy with the procedure then you can always ask to undo the procedure by utilizing hyaluronidase enzyme.

  11. Durable

 The results are fairly durable varying on your metabolism and the quantity of filler injected it can last from a minimum of 12months to about 24months.

Before proceeding, consult your dermatologist if you have any concerns or questions. Your dermatologist can assist you in determining the cause of your skin problem and can help also is assessing if body-contouring body fillers are right for you or not. Your dermatologist can then develop a treatment plan that is right for you. That one visit could make a significant difference in your quality of life for years to come. If you and your dermatologist agree that the procedure is the best choice for you; your dermatologist will devise a tailor made treatment plan exclusively for you. Your dermatologist will consider a variety of factors when developing this plan, including which part of your body you need the volume back. If you have taken any kind of previous skin related treatment, be sure to tell your dermatologist about that before the treatment begins.

  • At Allure Medspa, Dr. Shweta, a renowned & reputed cosmetic dermatologist in Andheri West, Mumbai whose services happily satisfied thousands & thousands of patients, including many Bollywood celebrities
  • Allure Medspa has made redefining excellence by providing world-class services with her remarkable work being a cosmetic dermatologist, skin specialties, and aesthetic dermatologist.
  • Dr Shweta has 14+ years of experience in cosmetic dermatology and is constantly upgrading her skills and staying abreast of the newest developments in body contouring fillers. She wants to be able to offer the most natural and safest results to her skin patients.
  • Dr Shweta is also an Indian Board Certified Cosmetic Dermatologist.
  • Dr Shweta gives special concern for the consultation process as it is a very individualized procedure that needs listening & understanding the case for every patient separately.
  • Dr Shweta will also instruct you on how to prepare for treatment in order to achieve the best result, including guidelines on eating, drinking, and taking certain vitamins and medications.

 

  • For more information on Dr Shweta kindly visit AllureMedspa

We at Allure Medspa in India, have world-class facilities in place to cater to your every need when it comes to cosmetic surgery or treatment. Here we have dedicated to the best results and the best medical center for skincare treatment as well as cosmetic surgery in India. To learn more about Non-Surgical Body Contouring Treatment and find out if it’s right for you, call our clinic Allure Medspa in Mumbai, India, to schedule a consultation with Dr. Shweta. Or you can book an appointment using the online system.

Q. WHAT IS BODY CONTOURING TREATMENT?

Body contouring treatment is a medical procedure that aims to reshape or mould certain areas of the body such as hips, arms, legs, thighs, calves etc.

Q. HOW LONG DO BODY CONTOURING FILLERS LAST?

The time span up to which body contouring fillers last depends upon the category of filler which was injected and the area where it was injected.

Q. ARE BODY CONTOURING FILLERS PERMANENT?

Permanent fillers are only of 2 types i.e. silicone oil which is not approved by FDA and the other is Bella fill which is FDA approved.