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Fat reducing procedures in Korea and their advantages

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Reducing and maintaining a healthy weight percent important for overall health and can help you prevent and control many diseases and conditions. Exercise and diet can help produce fat, but it is not always easy to maintain a strict diet and exercise routine, especially for people that have a busy lifestyle. Fat reducing procedures are effective in attaining faster and more effective result in a shorter amount of time and receiving fat reducing procedures in Korea is a great way to achieve this.

There are two main categories for fat reducing procedures in Korea, these are invasive procedures and non invasive procedures.

In this article, we will explain about these two different approaches and fat reducing procedures and explain more about their advantages and disadvantages.

Invasive procedure

Liposuction

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Liposuction is a fat removal procedure that uses a cannula to create a negative pressure to suck out the fat. This process molds the subcutaneous fat and parts of the body that have accumulated local fat, which cannot be removed even with a healthy diet and exercise.

Maximum effect and duration of effect

Liposuction procedure has an immediate effect. After the procedure, you will find that the volume of the treatment area has decreased significantly. Initially there will be bruising and swelling, but is expected to make a full recovery within a couple of weeks.

Since liposuction physically removes the fat cell itself and reduces the fat count, there will be no yoyo effect unless you lose control of your diet and overeat.

There are many various body parts that can receive a liposuction and cost for each different area are different, but for an arm liposuction procedure, the cost is between $700 USD to $1000 USD.

Non-invasive procedures

Fat dissolving injection

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Principles

Fat dissolving injection procedure works by injecting fat dissolving substances that breaks down fat and releasing the fat cells. Fat dissolving injection is a simple procedure where a surgeon just injects fat dissolving substances into the area where you want to remove fat.

Maximum effect and duration of effect

The treatment effect starts to show over a period of 2 to 4 weeks. Since fat dissolving injection is a procedure that reduces the size of fat cells, you need to control your daily eating diet or else fat cells can easily regrow. This means there may be a yoyo effect when you overeat.

Average price for this treatment on one site starts at around $65 USD.

CoolSculpting fat reducing procedure in Korea

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Principles

Fat cells can be damaged and broken down if exposed to cooling stimulation. CoolSculpting procedure works by freezing and damaging fat cells, which then breaks down and be absorbed and by the body.  This technology otherwise referred as cryolipolysis. The procedure itself is painless and can effectively remove fat from various parts of the body using multiple applicators.

Maximum effect and duration of effect

Effect of the treatment is shown over a period of three weeks to 3 months as the cooled fat is slowed exterminated and released out of the body.

Since CoolSculpting is a procedure that removes fat cells, there will be less yoyo effect.

It is understood that there is a large price deviation between hospital to hospital among non invasive procedures, but the average price per treatment site is around $420 USD.

Body shurink fat reducing procedure in Korea

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Principles

Body shurink uses HIFU technology to destroy 6 mm and 9 mm fat layers. Because this procedure targets two layers of fat at the same time, it is possible to destroy fat cells very quickly. In particular, it improves skin elasticity through collagen production stimulation as well as destroy cellulite caused by obesity at the same time.

Maximum effect and duration of effect

The treatment effect of body shurink is shown over a period of 1 month to 3 months.

Since this is a procedure that destroys the fat cells, less yoyo effect appears.

The cost of body shurink procedure start at around $85 USD per 100 shots.

SculpSure fat reducing procedure in Korea

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Principles

SculpSure treatment is a just one of many kinds of laser procedure. This procedure use the heat generated by a laser with a wavelength of 1060nm to eradicate fat cells. There is no pain involved for this treatment and it is effective and removing fat cells and cellulite in the lower abdomen.

Maximum effect and duration of effect

The treatment effect of this procedure is shown over a period of 6 weeks to 12 weeks as the melted fat is slowly exterminated and released out of the body.

Since SculpSure is a procedure that emits the fat cells, less yo-yo effect appears

The cost for average SculpSure treatment in the abdomen area start at around $600 USD.

Trusculpt fat reducing procedure in Korea

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Principles of this fat reducing procedure in Korea

This procedure uses RF energy and the temperature of 45 degrees Celsius is uniformly and continuously distributed to the deep subcutaneous fat area to eliminate fat cells. It also helps to improve skin elasticity by producing collagen at the same time that fat is reduced.

Maximum effect and duration of effect

The treatment effect is shown over a period of 1 month to 2 months.

The cost for this treatment for facial contouring starts at around $600 USD.

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