Featured on programs such as The Dr. Oz Show and Good Morning America, Aqualipo’s water-assisted fat-removal system sneaks under skin to steal away lipid collections from designated body geography. Licensed physicians Dr. Jeffrey Caruth and Dr. Mauricio Giraldo photograph, mark, and sketch abstract self-portraits on the client's problem area before applying local anesthetic and cutting a small incision to reach the fat layer. Pulsing water jets then flush out fatty tissue with a sterile fluid, evicting lipids without stressing surrounding muscles, nerves, or other tissues. Unlike traditional liposuction, Aqualipo treatments require no general anesthesia and typically last 30–45 minutes, leaving most patients ready for discharge 15 minutes after completion. Clients can expect faster results and less intense side effects—such as swelling, bruising, and uncontrollably transmitting ham-radio signals—than those caused by conventional liposuction procedures.
Bernadine Tillman was inspired to pursue her colon hydrotherapy certification out of a desire to rescue a friend's failing health. After the success of her healing efforts, Bernadine expanded her business to encompass other cleansing technologies as well as body-sculpting services. Supplementing the detoxification work of hydrotherapy's ionized, antioxidant, liquid water, the BioCleanse foot bath pulls toxins out through the soles, and an infrared sauna promotes purification through sweating. Body-sculpting treatments draw upon the noninvasive Lipo-Ex, which shrinks fat cells with radio waves, and the VibaBody Slimmer, whose rollicking platform stimulates muscles and trains Elvis impersonators.
Although the noninvasive light therapy Dr. Michael McCracken uses to help his patients slim down looks futuristic, the technology actually works with the body's age-old processes. Unlike liposuction, which completely removes the cells and causes body distortion when the weight is regained, Dr. McCracken's beams simply drain fat cells of their contents, allowing the body to flush fat out as it naturally would after an intense workout or hours spent strolling the wrong way on a moving airport walkway. The result: after each noninvasive, roughly 35-minute session patients walk away with slimmer waists, hips, and thighs.
Growing Younger's squad of physicians and staffers blends hormonal balance with natural and prescription remedies personalized to each patient to help to slim physiques, boost vigor, and make skin appear more youthful. Botox injections, dermal fillers, facials, and SkinMedica products all work to smooth wrinkles and produce glowing visages. Bodies follow suit as the doctors and staff aim to hone in on hormonal imbalances that advance weight gain and aid in shedding pounds with hCG diets, appetite suppressants, lipotropic injections, and installations of anticheeseburger electric fences. To polish off slimmer physiques, a pair of laser treatments exiles unwanted hair from bodies, and different lasers enhance skin tones, iron out wrinkles, and reduce redness.
Hormone Health and Weight Loss helps clients lose weight without resorting to extreme surgical measures. Inside the spa?s sauna, infrared light penetrates every exposed pore, with the aim of purging toxins and dropping pounds. Other fat-reduction treatments include iLipo laser treatments that break down fat cells. Custom weight-loss programs help clients work toward losing 10 or 25 pounds with special medications and weekly B12 injections.