What is thigh fat and how do we treat it?
Everybody, no matter how much we exercise contains a certain level of fat. This surrounds our vital organs, providing protection and also serves as an energy reserve. This is known as visceral fat and is physiologically essential however often fat can collect in areas in which we do not want it to collect. Subcutaneous fat exists just under the surface level of the skin and is the main cause of holding extra weight in localized areas. The proportions of this vary depending on your diet and exercise habits, genetics, hormonal changes and health conditions. At Klnik, we offer a variety of treatments to reduce your unwanted thigh fat!
Cool sculpting - The CoolSculpting fat-freezing procedure is an FDA cleared, non-surgical fat reduction treatment referred to as cryolipolysis. This treatment works by cooling the fat cells enough to kill or break the cell membrane of the adipose (fat cell). Remarkably the fat freezes faster than the surrounding tissue and therefore surrounding cells are not effected. The body clears away the debris from the broken cells naturally through the lymphatic system.
Aqualyx - Aqualyx is an aqueous solution containing the active ingredient, deoxycholate. This molecule has the ability to dissolve fat cell membranes in turn causing fat cell reduction. The fatty acids released in this process are then naturally removed by our natural metabolic processes. Deoxycholate is found naturally occurring in our liver and is therefore deemed safe and non-toxic to the body. This treatment leads to the permanent reduction of fatty tissue and so the area will not return back to its previous state.
We also offer a range of other treatments in which pair with excess fat removal. Radio frequency can be used to smooth and tighten skin which could have been stretched. Our emsculpt/bforce machine can also help building muscle back in the area such as the abdomen and glutes.
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“Thigh fat is a common concern amongst women where some women seek to reduce this. Although this is completely normal, there are a number of treatments to reduce this. CoolSculpting and aqualyx are effective treatments for this area”
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Frequently Asked Questions
In general, coolsculpting is better for treating larger areas where as aqualyx is best for treating localised areas. Which treatment you will need will depend on how much fat is present in the thigh area.
In general cool sculpting is better for treating larger areas where as aqualyx is best for treating localised areas. Depending on how much fat is present in the area will depend what treatment is suggested for you.
Aqualyx treatment involves injecting a solution into the area to promote the break down of fat cells.
The amount of sessions of stubborn fat treatment you will need, will vary person to person. We can get a good idea of this after the first session when we can see how your body reacts to the treatment.
Both treatments for thigh fat take a few weeks to take affect. This is due to the body having to remove the fat cells through natural bodily processes.
Treatment for thigh fat may be deemed uncomfortable however this should be manageable.
Yes. All our treatments for thigh fat removal are safe and are FDA approved.
Both treatments for thigh fat offered at Klnik have no downtime and you can return to your daily activies following treatment. However the areas may feel tender to touch and some slight swelling may be present.
Treatment for thigh fat by aqualyx should take no longer 20 minutes. Coolsculpting sessions usually take an hour per applicator and so depending on how many areas you are treating will depend on how long your treatment time will be.
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