SculpSure Specialist

Iftikhar Ahmad, M.D. -  - Medical Spa

MINTS Medical

Iftikhar Ahmad, M.D.

Medical Spa located in Lincoln Square, Chicago, IL

When you focus on losing fat, some areas can end up being much more of a challenge than others. You might have trouble losing fat in certain areas, such as your hips and belly, no matter how much you exercise and eat nutritious foods. SculpSure® offers an efficient way to target and eliminate fat cells that accumulate in these areas. At MINTS Medical in Lincoln Square, Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad provides SculpSure for patients in Chicago, Illinois, who struggle with fat loss in problem areas.

SculpSure Q & A

What is SculpSure for fat loss?

SculpSure is a noninvasive method of getting rid of fat cells in particular parts of your body that don’t respond well to exercise and dieting. If you’re looking for fat reduction that doesn’t involve invasive techniques, you might benefit from this procedure. SculpSure uses laser energy to help your body get rid of unwanted fat cells in your flank, belly, hips, and other problem areas.

What are the benefits of SculpSure?

SculpSure is a convenient and safe way to eliminate fat cells in targeted areas.

SculpSure doesn’t involve the use of needles or other invasive devices, so you don’t have the same risks, such as bleeding or infections. You also don’t have to request time off from work, since you won’t be dealing with any downtime after it’s done.

How does it work?

SculpSure relies on the use of laser energy to damage fat cells in the areas you’re having treated. As the laser energy penetrates these areas, it harms these cells and causes your body to eliminate them via natural means. The design of the SculpSure device ensures that only the targeted fat cells are damaged.

Does SculpSure hurt?

SculpSure shouldn’t cause you any pain during your treatment, but there are a couple of sensations you might feel. For example, you might feel a coolness on your skin at the start of your treatment and occasional warmth when the laser turns on and off. You might also have some tingling in the affected areas when your treatment’s done.

How many treatments will I need?

There’s no set answer for every patient who has SculpSure done. The number of times you’ll need to come in for treatment depends on how much fat you’re trying to eliminate and how many different areas need to be treated. Dr. Ahmad will let you know roughly how many SculpSure treatments you might need in total.

Are SculpSure results permanent?

The fat cells you lose during SculpSure treatments won’t come back after they’ve been eliminated from your body. Once they’re gone, which happens over the course of several weeks, you’ll notice results in the treated area. Just remember that new fat cells can form in these areas if you don’t watch your weight.

If you’re interested in SculpSure for fat reduction, please contact MINTS Medical for an appointment with Dr. Iftikhar Ahmad.