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(Ultrasound Fat Removal)

What is Liposonix? 

It is a revolutionary advancement in non invasive body contouring and body fat reduction treatments. It’s not liposuction and it’s not surgery. Liposonix offers the ability to reduce the prominence of body fat in areas that may be resistant to diet and exercise. The advantages of fat reduction with Liposonix include: non-invasive (no surgery) single treatment results, minimal downtime, no anesthesia and minimal discomfort. Ideal candidates are close to their goal weight with minimal loose skin.

How does non invasive fat reduction work with Liposonix? 

It utilizes high-intensity focused ultrasound to destroy fat tissue in the abdomen, flanks (hip area), and other “problem” areas. Energy is focused in the subcutaneous fat and creates a rapid rise in the temperature of the targeted area, leading to cell death. The fat treated is then absorbed without an impact on blood lipid levels. There is also a secondary benefit to the temperature increase—it heats collagen, causing contracture of tissue, which can help prevent tissue laxity (loose skin) post treatment.

*Average waistline reduction is 1 inch or 2.5 cm. Office vist time and individual results may vary. Results typically seen in 8 to 12 weeks. Not a replacement for liposuction surgery or a healthy lifestyle, or a way to lose weight.

Liposonix treatments are performed in the office, take about an hour and require no anesthesia. Patients may sense a mild tingling or warmth in the area of treatment. After the procedure, no activity restrictions are required and no compression garments are used. The treatment area may be sore for a short period of time and usually swelling and bruising are minimal. Results reach their maximum at about 8 to 12 weeks after treatment, when the damaged fat has been completely reabsorbed and inflammation has subsided. The average Liposonix patient sees a one-inch waistline reduction, or a potential decrease of one dress size or pant size. Areas can be treated more than once if three months pass between treatments.

Liposonix®—one hour, one treatment, one inch smaller™


  • Procedure Time: 1 hour
  • Minimum Recovery Time: immediate with minimal swelling or building
  • Type of Procedure: Cosmetic Non-invasive Body Contouring
  • Average Cost per Treatment: $2,500

For additional information about ultrasound fat removal with Liposonix, including the benefits and risks involved with non-invasive body contouring, please contact us today to schedule a free consultation.