Skin Tightening vs. Fat Reduction – Which is Right for You?

When you’re trying to slim down, sometimes it can seem like an impossible task. We all have different body compositions, so we store pockets of fat differently, which can make it difficult or even impossible to create the smooth, toned body you’re dreaming of, even with a healthy diet and active lifestyle.

Fortunately, at Battersea Skin and Beauty, we have a variety of non-surgical options available to help give you the body of your dreams and make you feel toned, beautiful and confident.

 

What Is Fat Reduction?

Fat reduction refers to a variety of techniques to help smooth and sculpt the body. Non-surgical fat reduction techniques are becoming increasingly more popular as they offer a fantastic alternative to the traditional surgical techniques such as liposuction, which is a long and difficult process, including general anaesthetic, risk of infection and a long recovery period.

Our fat reduction treatments are gentle and painless, and have no recovery time afterwards, to give you beautiful results without any of the risks.

Vanquish ME

Vanquish ME is a revolutionary contactless fat reduction treatment – the only one of its kind in the industry. It is especially effective for treating larger areas of fat pockets all at once, such as around the stomach and hips.

Vanquish ME uses high frequency energies to reduce the volume of stubborn fat pockets without making any contact with the skin. Vanquish ME is not a painful treatment, and only takes around an hour per session. At Battersea Skin and Beauty, we recommend four to six treatments over the course of a few weeks for optimum results, but we will tailor this to you and your body to ensure you get the perfect treatment for you.

 

What Is Skin Tightening?

Skin tightening is slightly different to fat reduction, as it doesn’t penetrate below the skin to reduce fat cells, but instead smooths and tightens the skin above. This is a great treatment for people struggling with the appearance of excess skin, including new mothers, people who have undergone extreme weight loss or weight loss surgery, as well as people who have had fat reduction treatments and are now left with excess skin.

Sometimes, when patients think they need fat reduction treatment, it is actually skin tightening treatment they need to get the smooth, toned body they’ve dreamed of. Or, after fat reduction treatment, if they don’t see the results they’d hoped for, it might well be they could benefit from skin tightening treatment, as the skin around the fat pocket is now loose and sagging after the loss of fat volume.

Exilis Elite

Exilis Elite is a radiofrequency and ultrasound bodysculpting treatment designed to gently and painlessly destroy fat cells in certain areas of the body to create a smooth and sleek appearance.

Exilis is unique as it not only destroys fat cells, but also has a skin tightening handpiece to help smooth and reduce excess skin, making it the perfect dual-function treatment to create the perfect body. The skin tightening benefits can be used as part of an Exilis Elite treatment, or as a separate treatment.

 

Which Is Better For Me?

Fat reduction treatment is ideal for those stubborn pockets of fat that won’t budge, no matter what you do, while skin tightening can help to smooth the body and give certain areas a little lift.

Whatever you decide, our experienced practitioners at the Battersea Skin and Beauty Centre are always happy to share their expert knowledge and opinions with you, to ensure you get the most effective results from your treatment every time.

To find out more about fat reduction, skin tightening or any of the other treatments we offer, or to book your consultation, contact us today on 020 7228 7773, and see how we can give you the body of your dreams.