• What Are The Risks Of Kybella? [Important Information]
    What Are the Risks of Kybella?

    According to the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery's 2015 Consumer Survey, 67 percent of consumers say that they have excess fat under their chins or necks. Kybella, a non-surgical technique that involves injecting deoxycholic acid into chin fat, has become a popular way for people to resolve this perceived problem.

    At BodContour, we don't use Kybella injections to treat patients. We do, however, believe that people deserve access to accurate information about their weight loss options. That includes knowing how Kybella works and the procedure's risks.

    How Kybella Reduces Chin Fat

    How Kybella Reduces Chin Fat

    Kybella uses deoxycholic acid to destroy chin fat. Deoxycholic acid is a type of bile acid similar to the acids that stomachs use to digest food. By injecting the acid directly into fat cells, doctors can improve their patients' appearances without
  • What Are the Risks of CoolSculpting? [Guide]
    Risks of CoolSculpting?

    Although BodContour doesn't offer CoolSculpting procedures, we want to make sure that our patients know about other weight-loss options.

    Anyone weighing the pros and cons of noninvasive weight loss treatments should learn about CoolSculpting, a technique that uses cold temperatures to kill fat tissue. The process works well for certain people, but it does have some risks that potential patients should know.

    Common Side Effects of CoolSculpting

    Patients who undergo CoolSculpting procedures can expect to experience some common side effects like:
    - Skin sensitivity
    - Muscle cramps
    - Numbness, tingling and tenderness in the treated area
    - Red skin
    - Mild swelling

    These side effects rarely last more than a few weeks, so they don't present any significant challenges.

    Other common side effects, however, can cause more anxiety in patients. Some people
  • [The Truth About Fat]: Why Losing Weight Feels So Good
    Benefits of losing weight

    BodContour focuses on safe, non-invasive fat loss because losing weight comes with so many health benefits. Our methods do more than help people look attractive. Once people know more about what happens when they lose weight, they'll understand why shedding inches feels so good.

    Losing Weight Lowers the Risk of Heart Disease

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 610,000 people in the United States die from heart disease each year. That makes heart disease the biggest killer in the country.

    It doesn't have to be this way. Even moderate weight loss can help people avoid cardiovascular diseases. Patients who drop 10 percent of their weight can expect to see improved heart function within a year of losing the weight.

    Losing weight Helps Relieve Back Pain

    Dropping Pounds Helps Relieve Back Pain

    Carrying excess weight can put a lot of stress on