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Non-invasive Body Contouring: Q And A With Dr. Afsheen Bilal

Maj (R) Dr. Afsheen Bilal

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Non-invasive body contouring is the fastest growing area of cosmetic dermatology. It entails the use of specific technology to optimize the definition, smoothness, and shape of the human body in a safe and effective manner.

Dr. Afsheen Bilal is a renowned dermatologist in Islamabad. She is a worthy member of the American Academy of Aesthetics. She is currently practising at Max Cosmetic and Contouring Centre.

In this session with oladoc, she discusses a very trendy procedure in the field of Dermatology i.e non-Invasive body contouring. In the interview, she explains the pros and cons of the procedure alongside highlighting the effectiveness of the results it produces. 

Q.1. What is meant by non-invasive body-contouring?

Nonsurgical body contouring is also known as nonsurgical fat reduction. There are a variety of nonsurgical fat reduction procedures. These procedures reduce or remove stubborn pockets of fat to contour and shape different areas of the body.

Q.2. What are the different procedures used for body contouring?

There currently are four different kinds of procedures used for noninvasive body contouring: cryolipolysis, radiofrequency, high-intensity focused ultrasound, and laser therapy. 

Q.3. What are the advantages of opting non-invasive body contouring?

Well, the number one advantage is that fat contouring can be therapeutically helpful in patients of osteoarthritis. Where surgery can’t be performed, this is helpful.

Secondly, this is also beneficial for those people who have pockets of fats such as belly fat that are too stubborn to remove from exercise and dieting. These fat pockets can be effectively removed with the help of non-invasive body contouring.

Q.4. What is skin tightening and how is it done?

Now we come to the second part of body contouring which is skin tightening. Aging, stress, excessive dieting can cause the skin to lose. Loose skin can be tightening by various devices. These devices promote natural collagen production in the body. Some collagen inducing devices include, “HIFU, high intensity focused ultrasound” and radiofrequency.

Q.5. Is body contouring procedure painful?

Well, the procedure is mainly painless. The patients will feel a uniform heating sensation, that is it. However, removal of fat pockets can cause some discomfort due to the freezing temperatures. Having said that, these procedures are generally painless and don’t require anaesthesia.

For more information on body contouring, watch the full video. If you are interested, you can book an appointment with a top dermatologist through oladoc.com, or call our helpline at 042-3890-0939 for assistance to find the RIGHT professional for your concerns.

Disclaimer: The contents of this article are intended to raise awareness about common health issues and should not be viewed as sound medical advice for your specific condition. You should always consult with a licensed medical practitioner prior to following any suggestions outlined in this article or adopting any treatment protocol based on the contents of this article.

Maj (R) Dr. Afsheen Bilal - Author Maj (R) Dr. Afsheen Bilal is a Laser Specialist practising in Islamabad. Maj (R) Dr. Afsheen Bilal has the following degrees: MBBS (Gold Medalist), Dip in Derm (AFPGMI), FCPS (Dermatology) and has 19 years of experience. You can book an appointment with Maj (R) Dr. Afsheen Bilal by calling us or using the 'book appointment' button
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