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Which Method of Non-Surgical Fat Removal actually works, which is best, which is the safest, which is the most cost effective?  

It's a little tricky understanding how a $750 treatment becomes $2500.  

RadioFrequency  - Vanquish Me

Coolsculpting (Cryolipolysis) 

Laser - SculpSure (Thermolipolysis)

Low Level Laser Light Therapy*

*Red light therapy is also known as low-level laser therapy (LLLT). It's a type of body sculpting that may help you get rid of stubborn fat. Most research shows that red light therapy can remove some fat from your waist and arms, but results are modest at best.

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CoolSculpting
SculpSure
Low-Level Light Laser Therapy (including Emerald Laser and Verona)
Safety Level
Very Safe
Low - Medium
Very Safe
Technician and equipment depending - varies greatly
Technology
Radio-frequency heating of fat cells
Freezing (cryolipolysis) of fat cells
Laser heating (lipolysis of fat cells)
Low-level laser therapy targets fat cells - minimally effective
Treatment Mechanism
Destroys fat cells permanently
Destroys fat cells permanently
Destroys fat cells permanently
Aims to shrink fat cells -
Spot Size
Large spot size covers abdomen from flank to flank,
Small spot size treats specific areas
Larger treated areas, treats 4 areas at once
Varies depending on device and application
Treatment Duration
45 minutes per session
1 hour per session, multiple sessions required
25 minutes per session, one session needed
Varies depending on treatment protocol
Number of Sessions
3 - 6 sessions 10-14 days apart
Multiple sessions may be required
Single session often sufficient
Multiple sessions usually required
Downtime
No downtime, can return to daily activities immediately
Bruising and discomfort - can return to daily activities
No downtime, can return to daily activities immediately
No downtime, can return to daily activities immediately
Side Effects
Mild side effects include perspiration, superficial redness for approx 20 minutes, tender areas
Side effects include nerve damage, swelling, bruising, redness, itchiness. Post treatment procedure required
Minor discomfort during treatment
Minimal side effects such as temporary redness or discomfort
Target Areas
Larger areas such as abdomen or thighs
Smaller areas targeted with applicators
Multiple areas treated simultaneously
Various areas depending on device
Cost
Substantially less expensive than CoolSculpting due to spot size
Costs are based on cycles so very expensive
Double the area in ½ the time means far less costly
Varies depending on treatment provider and protocol
Advantages
Contactless treatment, larger treated area - science based by BTL
1st to market prior to safer modern laser & RF -
Faster treatment, treats multiple areas at once
Non-invasive, generally painless treatment.
Disadvantages
Not suitable for small areas or specific targeting
Potential for uneven results, cost - time - pain - painful post treatment procedure
May require multiple sessions for optimal results
Requires multiple sessions for significant results.
Long-Term Results
Permanently eliminates fat cells
Permanently eliminates fat cells
Permanently eliminates fat cells
Does not provide permanent fat reduction
Candidate Criteria
Suitable for adults with BMI 20-33
Requires pinchable fat for treatment
Suitable for various body types and sizes Under < 30 BMI for body, Up to 45 BMI for double china
Suitable for certain body types and conditions
Preparation
Hydration recommended before treatment
Preparation may vary by provider
Hydration recommended before treatment
No specific preparation required
Targeted Areas
Abdomen, thighs
Abdomen, flanks, thighs,
Various areas including abdomen, flanks, thighs, arms, chins
Various areas depending on device and protocol
Results Timeframe
Changes may be seen 9 days
Changes may be seen after 3 weeks
Changes may be seen after 2 weeks - 5 days for chins
Results may vary, typically seen over time
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