Oh we’d all love to have beautiful legs like the supermodels have, but it doesn’t matter how much running or walking we do, how many Zumba or bounce classes we go to, we simply cannot shift that last bit of fat that’ll make all the difference. Luckily, we have two types of technology that we can use to help slim down legs, in the form of Liposonix and Cristal treatments.
NB Neither treatment is a substitute for diet and exercise.
Cristal uses controlled cooling to freeze the targeted fat. The intense cold will kill off many of the fat cells without affecting the surrounding tissue. The destroyed fat cells are then excreted via the body’s natural waste process over the course of 1-3 months.
Possible side effects which you may experience after the treatment include redness, blanching, swelling, bruising, aching, tenderness, itching or sensitivity, but these will be temporary.
Liposonix uses high-intensity ultrasound energy which targets and destroys the fat beneath your skin, without damaging the skin in any way. The fat cells are eventually flushed out of your body along with all the other waste. To be eligible for Liposonix treatment, you must be in good health with a BMI of less than 30.
During treatment, you could feel pain or discomfort, as well as sensations of cold, prickling, tingling or warmth. Post-treatment side effects could include pain, discomfort, tenderness, bruising, redness, tingling or swelling.
As with all our treatments, you will have a detailed consultation to assess your suitability and to explain the procedures, possible side effects, and recovery. In the consultation, we will assess whether you are a better candidate for CoolSculpting, Liposonix, another treatment or, indeed if no treatment is indicated at all.
If you’re lavishing so much attention on your legs, it might be an idea to also treat them to Soprano Ice laser hair removal. We use this particular treatment as it is virtually pain-free and can be used on all skin types, including on tanned skin, which isn’t the case with other devices. Laser hair removal is better than shaving as it reduces hair growth, you are far less likely to get in-growing hairs as a result of removal, and you’ll never get scabs from accidentally cutting your skin with the razor! The treatment also avoids the possibility of the kind of rash you might get after waxing.
Get in touch if you would like to book a consultation or to find out more about CoolSculpting and Liposonix treatments to slim down legs.
Cosmetic treatments for men have been on the rise for a number of years now and we can vouch for that at …
21 Jan 2019
Loose, ageing skin that needs a little bit of love is an extremely common concern many patients come in to see us …
11 Jan 2019
You may opt out at any time.