When it comes to your body, it’s important that you feel confident in the way you look. And if you don’t, it’s also important that you do something about it. There are several procedures to choose from if you have unwanted fat. Many of these procedures have been trending over the years and they can be pricey, so it’s important that you do your research and pick one that will help you achieve the results you want.

Some of the most popular fat removal procedures are Traditional Liposuction, Cool Sculpting and HD Body Sculpting. These are all procedures for fat removal. Now the question is: which will bring about the best results with the least possible side-effects and risk?

Traditional Liposuction
Incisions are made and unwanted fat is removed using a suction pump and/or a large syringe for fat removal
May cause bruising, some swelling and soreness
May require an overnight stay in the hospital if large amounts of fat are being removed
Average of 2 weeks of recovery time
Not a treatment for obesity
May result in sagging skin
Possibility of scarring
Most areas of the body containing unwanted fat may be treated
Immediate results
May take several months for the swelling to fully dissipate
Possibility of blood clotting
Potential surface irregularities

Cool Sculpting
Procedure requires unwanted fat cells to be frozen using a machine to get rid of unwanted fat by killing those cells
May cause numbness, soreness, discomfort and bruising
Minimally invasive
Results may not be visible for 2-6 months after the treatment
Minimal risk of bleeding
May cause damage to skin and internal cells
Results are not permanent
Does not cause scarring
Limited to areas of unwanted fat on the body that can be treated
Requires 1-3 treatments over a 4-7 week period (may vary based on provider)

HD Body Sculpting
Performed using a small probe
No general anesthetic
Minimally invasive
Minimal risk of bleeding, bruising or discomfort
Very minimal downtime (walk-in/walk-out procedure)
Stimulates collagen production resulting in tighter, contoured skin and curves
Most areas of the body containing unwanted fat may be treated
Immediate Results
Only requires one treatment
Smaller areas can be completed in less than 45 minutes
Does not cause scarring

We hope this helps you in your decision making process on your journey to being free of unwanted fat. We are proud to offer HD Body Sculpting in our office – the safest, most advanced procedure yet. All of our procedures are customized in order to provide you with the best experience possible! We would love to offer you a free consultation with one of our treatment coordinators to discuss your options. Fill out our consultation form and we will be in touch for scheduling!

Dr. Robert Mitchell MD

Author: Dr. Robert Mitchell MD

Dr. Robert Mitchell has been practicing medicine for 15 years. He graduated from Northeastern State University in Tahlequah, Oklahoma and completed his medical degree at the University of Oklahoma in 2002. Dr. Mitchell went on to complete training in General Surgery/Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery at the University of Oklahoma in Oklahoma City in 2007.

Dr. Mitchell is native to Tulsa, OK. He is a proud father to his son, Cameron. He enjoys an active lifestyle, coaching and playing baseball, basketball, and soccer with his son. Dr. Mitchell enjoys vacations to the Florida Coast where he and his son can be found deep sea fishing. In his spare time, you can find him volunteering for Tulsa Habitat for Humanity.