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5 Most Popular Body Areas for Cold Laser Lipo

July 1, 2015
5 Most Popular Body Areas for Cold Laser Lipo

5 Most Popular Body Areas for Cold Laser Lipo

So you’re interested in getting a Lipo procedure? You, like many other people, may be trying to get rid of pesky, stubborn fat that seems to stick around no matter how hard you diet and exercise. Fortunately, Lipo is the solution to that problem area you’ve had for so long.

Although you feel like Lipo is a good choice for you and your body, you probably still have a lot of unanswered questions about the procedure, the recovery, and more.

We love when our patients seek knowledge on procedures they’re looking to undergo. Especially when it’s a procedure that alters the exterior of your body, we believe that the more diligently you research, the better!

There are hundreds of questions you could ask about the Lipo procedure, but some of the most common questions revolve around the most popular areas for Lipo, and how much the procedure costs for different body areas.

DreamBody has successfully executed countless Lipo procedures on any number of areas of the body. However, we have narrowed down our top 5 areas that people seek Lipo for:

1. Abdomen
2. Waist line (love handles)
3. Thighs
4. Upper arms
5. Neckline

Even though these are the most popular for Lipo, don’t feel that this list limits your ability to get this procedure on whatever area you need! We are still able to slim down areas such as your chin, your calves, and your bum!

1. Abdomen

The dreaded belly fat….it’s an area that almost every person has struggled with at one point or another. Fat likes to creep its way into that area and takes a lot of convincing before it decides to get out for good!

The belly area is one of the most difficult places to lose fat from. You can diet and exercise, but unfortunately building muscle and burning fat in that region can be much harder than you initially anticipated.

Even some of the most fit people struggle with belly fat. Especially in the lower abdomen, people really struggle with eliminating that small pocket of flab and often have to resort to Lipo to get rid of it for good!

Many people feel ashamed of having to get Lipo, and a lot of people avoid the process entirely because they feel like they should be embarrassed. Despite this, over 200,000 people received Lipo procedures last year, making it one of the most popular cosmetic surgeries in the U.S.

So fear not when seeking Lipo—you are in good company with some of the most in shape people out there!

2. Waist line

Love handles are a girl’s worst enemy. Even though some men can suffer from having fat collect in this area as well, females are all too familiar with having a muffin top in this region.

Just like belly fat, losing fat from your waist can be extremely tricky as well. Aside from working out your oblique area, it is difficult to target that specific region to burn fat and lose muscle.

It isn’t difficult to see why so many people get Lipo on this area of their body. Even slim people have extra fat collect around their waist line and are eager to get rid of it.

Popular areas for Liposuction

Popular areas for Liposuction

3. Thighs

The thigh region can be one of the trickiest to lose weight from for both men and women. With lots of diet and exercise, you can generally slim down this area, but it is one of the fattiest regions on your body and can remain flabby—even if you are a workout warrior.

Throughout most of our lives, people complain about not liking the way that their thighs feel or look, and often come in for Lipo in order to feel more confident!

4. Upper Arms

This area of the body is another one that women really struggle with. As women age, our underarm area loses its elasticity and becomes more and more flabby. Diet and exercise can definitely help eliminate a large portion of fat from this area. But sometimes people need that final push that Lipo can give to this part of your body.

5. Neckline

Your neckline is one of the most difficult areas to cover up. Unless you are wearing turtlenecks on a regular basis, this part of your body will almost always be exposed.

Since it is front and center and almost always visible, many people seek Lipo for this area. Again, with aging, your skin tends to lose its elasticity and any weight gain is dramatically more visible than it was when you were younger.

Exercise can’t help much with this region, which leaves Lipo as your best bet to get rid of the excess fat for good!

Different Costs for Different Areas

Before people commit to a Liposuction procedure, they often want to know what it will cost them. Even though it is difficult to give a hard and fast answer without an in-person consultation, there are some easy ways to get a general idea of how much it will cost.

Just like a home renovation, for a lip procedure the larger the area is that you want to take care of, the more expensive it will be. The abdomen area will cost more than your chin and your thighs will cost more than your neckline.

Another variable that will determine the cost of your Lipo will be your BMI, or body mass index. The higher your BMI is, the more fat will need to be removed. Last but not least, some areas of your body are just generally more difficult to perform surgery on, and therefore will cost more money.

In order to get an exact feel for how much your Lipo will cost, come in for a consultation! We’ll give you all the specifics for this weight loss method and have you feeling more comfortable and confident about this decision than ever before!

Featured, Laser Liposuction, Weight Loss

Cold Laser Lipo: 5 Success Stories From Patients

May 1, 2015
Cold Laser Lipo: 5 Success Stories From Patients

Cold Laser Lipo: 5 Success Stories From Patients

So you’re thinking about a weight reduction surgery, are you? Most likely since you have been considering a weight reduction procedure you have been inundated with information, sales pitches and discounts but haven’t been able to find the details you truly want to know about a Liposuction procedure.

Maybe you have friends that have recently had a Cold Laser Liposuction procedure done and they have recommended the surgery to you. But you still aren’t completely sure that this weight loss option is right for you. Liposuction is only for extremely overweight people, right? And you aren’t extremely overweight, you are just trying to shed those last 10 to 20 pounds you have been fighting for the past few years.

Chances are, because you have been bombarded with so much information about Liposuction procedures, you have been fed misinformation, like that Lipo is only for extremely overweight people. Fear not! We here at DreamBody are here to set the record straight for you when it comes to this popular (and simple) weight loss procedure.

Instead of dancing around the cold hard facts of Cold Laser Lipo, we want to present you the reality of the process you will go through if you decide to commit to the procedure, and who can you trust more about the results of this procedure than people who have experienced it first hand?

We decided to have a few of our Lipo patients give you some realistic details about their experience with the procedure, in hopes that it paints a better picture of Cold Laser Lipo for you. If you want to find out more about the science behind Cold Laser Lipo, don’t worry, we have that information for you too on our other blog.

Right now, we just want you to focus on finding out what you can expect from DreamBody from your very first phone call, all the way through your follow up appointment.

1. Making you feel comfortable
2. Excellent staff
3. Preparing our patients
4. Follow-up
5. Results!

1. Making You Feel Comfortable

Nothing can be more of a turn off for patients than walking into a doctor’s office feeling like the staff is cold and unwelcoming. When you are making such a big change in your life, we realize how important it is that you are welcomed with open arms from the minute you make your first phone call, all the way to when you walk out the door after your post-op appointment.

Brigido M.

“I was very happy with the initial consultation with the staff at DreamBody. Dr. Budnick and Nurse Shannon were very professional and proficient. They were also very warming in an unfamiliar environment. I received a call from the staff to check up on me within 24 hours of the Lipo procedure. I am very satisfied with my experience!”

2. Excellent Staff

Can you imagine getting a medical procedure done at an office where everyone except for the doctor seems to be uninformed? Even though the front desk clerk won’t be performing your surgery, it’s comforting to know that they are knowledgeable about the procedure and can answer any questions you may have. At DreamBody, we make sure that our front desk clerks, our nurses and our doctors and equally informed about the services we offer to our patients.

We can answer any questions you may have and reassure you about any worries on your mind!

Teresa F.

“I was so impressed with Dr. Budnick and the staff during the whole process surrounding my Lipo treatment, from the initial consultation through the procedure all of my questions were answered. I was sent home with instructions for after care and also received a phone call from the staff to check on me the next day. I am very satisfied with the professionalism and the results.”

3. Preparing Our Patients

Our primary job is to take care of our patients, but we also want our patients to be well informed. If you go home after your surgery and experience difficulties, we want you to be prepared so you can take the proper steps to correct any issues you may be having.

We will give you our phone numbers to contact us any time of the day or night in case you experience pain or complications. Putting you at ease and giving you an additional piece of mind!

Ginny D.

“Everyone at DreamBody was extremely helpful and informative. All of my questions were answered both before the procedure and on the day of. Afterwards, I was sent home with everything I needed for the evening, including an employee’s phone number to call, just in case of an emergency. Overall, I was very satisfied with DreamBody and my entire experience!”

4. Follow-up

Unlike some doctor doctor’s offices, we don’t leave you hanging! We send you home with the necessary tools and ensure that you have a follow-up appointment with us to go over your results and address any concerns or questions you may have.

At DreamBody, your procedure isn’t over when you walk out the door, it’s over when you feel comfortable and satisfied with your results.

John W.

“My first consultation with DreamBody went very well and I am quite satisfied with DreamBody as a whole! During the actual liposuction procedure, I am happy to say that I was very comfortable and appreciated being sent home with the instructions and supplies necessary afterwards.”

5. Results!

What good is all of your diligent research and your commitment to a procedure if you don’t see any results? At DreamBody, we ensure that you get the results that you want and work with you if you are unhappy with your results. Our customers our known for being satisfied with the results they see and we know that you will be too!

Jody C.

“Overall I can see the results I was looking for. Thanks! Maybe I’ll see you next year.”

So now that you heard it directly from the patient’s mouth, what are you waiting for? Your opportunity to take advantage of this highly effective and recommended procedure is right in front of you. Just give us a call!

Featured, HCG Diet, Laser Liposuction, Weight Loss

How to Lose Weight in Your Thighs

April 1, 2014

How-To-Lose-Weight-in-Thighs

The secret is out and it’s time to let us help you lose that unwanted fat in the most unwanted area, the thighs. Now is the time to introduce two services that are here to save your workout worries!

Cold Laser Liposuction and HCG diets will help shed weight fast in your most difficult areas. These amazing services can help you start the journey to a healthier and fit body that you have always wanted. So put that salad to the side and read about all the benefits Cold Laser Liposuction and HCG dieting has to offer.

Cold Laser Liposuction

Whether it’s your favorite pair of shorts, or the polka dotted bikini you can’t wait to show off this summer, your thighs can hold you back from walking with confidence. When it comes to working out, it always seems as if our thighs are the last areas to show improvement through countless days at the gym. Now, take the time to forget the myths and movie performances that have put the topic of liposuction into a doubtful category of your own. Cold Laser Liposuction is a great way to get instant results you have always wanted. Using the cold laser on the external part of your body prepares your fat for removal, making the entire process both quick and easy. The great news doesn’t stop there for this procedure for it requires no anesthesia at all. Thanks to DreamBody, we carry the latest technology when it comes to liposuction, making the experience of each client simpler than ever! If you aren’t looking for a dramatic change and want to begin a better overall lifestyle, our HCG Diet is the answer.

The Diet

The HCG diet is an innovative way to speed up your metabolism, burning the amount of calories you consume through eaten foods. As we each acquire our own metabolic rate, it always tends to slow down throughout years due to a variety of factors. That’s why DreamBody is here to pump your metabolism back into high gear. Losing weight in your thighs is not a problem area only female’s face. That’s right men; this is not a woman only zone. DreamBody treats men as well as woman, each having the same results of increased metabolism and losing up to a pound per day. This isn’t like any other diet, because the weight stays off! People have recorded a new normal weight thanks to this spectacular solution to weight loss. Not only will you notice inches coming off of your thighs, but say goodbye to unwanted body fat all over.

Can’t make your mind up about the two? No worries! Many patients today incorporate both services, using the HCG Diet as a way to lose weight fast and Cold Laser Liposuction to attack your thigh’s excess fat. No matter what, remember you are not the only person who struggles with weight in your thighs. Take the first step to leaner thighs and schedule a HCG Diet or Cold Liposuction consultation now.

Featured, Laser Liposuction

Top 3 Reasons to Get Liposuction

February 12, 2014

Three reasons to get cold laser liposuction

No matter whom you ask and how many times you ask, you’ll always hear a multitude of reasons for receiving Liposuction. The same goes for losing weight! Whether you are setting a goal for yourself, making a New Year’s resolution or wanting to be the healthiest you can be, Cold Laser Liposuction can help. At DreamBody, we like to advise our patients in as many ways as we can and listening to and understanding their reasons for certain treatments allows us to do just that. While there are many different reasons, the top 3 reasons for receiving Cold Laser Liposuction include:

1. Lose the baby weight

Whether you have just had a baby or have been trying to lose that extra baby weight for the past few months or even years, Liposuction can certainly help you out. Baby weight is one of the most popular reasons to receive Cold Laser Liposuction. It helps patients to remove that extra weight that they can’t seem to work off. Between lipo, diet and exercise, you can be back to your pre-baby-body in no time!

2. Improve your health

Being overweight, whether by 5 pounds or 50 pounds, is unhealthy. Being overweight is extremely common in today’s world and unfortunately for many; once you become overweight it’s hard to turn back. Losing those first few pounds are often doable, however the next ten or so can become a huge challenge. Unlike other forms of dieting, Cold Laser Liposuction is a long-term solution to your weight-loss challenges. If you follow the post op treatment plan, long-term results will be expected.

3. Improve self confidence

For some, looking in the mirror can cause pain and anguish. If you don’t like what you see, chances are it is affecting your mood in a negative way. Some people choose to have Liposuction for others, while many choose to have it for themselves. Since it alters your appearance and your body, doing it for you is one of the best reasons we can think of. If losing 15-20 pounds in your stomach through the Cold Laser Liposuction treatment will make you feel better about yourself, then why not go through with it?!

Getting rid of that extra baby weight, improving your overall health and boosting your confidence are three of the most popular reasons for people to get Liposuction! Whether you want it for one these three reasons or another reason entirely is completely up to you! Schedule your consultation here to learn how Cold Laser Liposuction can have a positive effect on you and your body.

Laser Liposuction, Weight Loss

DreamBody Medical Centers vs. Hospitals: What is the Difference?

October 28, 2013

Medical Center vs. Hostpial

The hospital can be a frightening place; it can be cold and gloomy and often remind people of things they don’t want to be reminded of. Are you interested in a Weight-Loss Treatment or an Age Management procedure, but don’t want to be involved in multiple, lengthy, hospital procedures and visits? At DreamBody Medical Centers, headquartered in Scottsdale, AZ, you can receive a specialized approach to liposuction and advanced age management treatments in the Valley without the stressful feelings that arise with these hospital visits. Each staff member at DreamBody Medical Centers is dedicated to helping patients achieve their lifestyle goals with a personalized treatment plan.

While working in hospitals, Dr. Paul Budnick, founder of DreamBody Medical Centers, discovered that prescription drugs were often the source of health problems. He had seen doctors prescribing drugs to treat the symptoms of another drug that a patient was already taking and realized that there had to be a more effective alternative to this problem-focused practice. He is dedicated to preventative treatments that focus on transforming patients’ lifestyles rather than patching problems with more medication.

At DreamBody Medical Centers, we get to know every patient as if they are a family member or friend. Unlike a cold hospital, we are decorated to make you feel comfortable. Nurses and doctors at DreamBody are both available for questions or concerns whenever you are at our office.

Our medical center ensures that you don’t worry about the recovery process. Many of our procedures, such as cold laser liposuction, allow patients to go to work the very next day. Each recovery differs treatment to treatment, as well as patient to patient, but our minimally invasive procedures, performed in-office, will not take away from your busy schedule. DreamBody emphasizes recovery over hiding symptoms, and our professionals will happily walk with you from your initial consultation, all the way through the end of your recovery process. This focus and expertise are what separates our medical clinic from any hospital.

Healthy medicines are the focus of DreamBody Medical Center. Whether you need supplements, bio-identical hormones, or liposuction, our specialists will guide you through the entire process and tailor treatments to each of your individual needs. Book your consultation today, and see how our medical center can alleviate any pain, weight, health, or age issues that can’t be cured by a simple prescription service.

Laser Liposuction, Weight Loss

Different Area, Different Liposuction Cost

October 17, 2013

Different Area Different Cost of Liposuction

Different area, different cost…right? Right! When it comes to cold laser liposuction and all forms of liposuction for that matter, the cost is typically determined by a few key factors, body area being one of them.

By far, one of the most common questions about liposuction that we receive from patients is about the procedure’s cost. While there is no straightforward answer to this question, there are ways to better determine how much it may cost for you. To find out that number, we look at the area or areas in which you want to have treated and then begin to look into how long and how in depth the procedure is likely to be.

A main factor in cost of your liposuction procedure will depend on your BMI or body mass index. BMI is calculated mainly by your weight and height. Not everyone’s bodies are the same, and because of this, the size of a body part is determined by the mathematical calculation. Some abdomen areas may be larger than some thigh areas, which can play into how much an area will cost.

Also, some areas are more difficult or take longer to perform liposuction on, making that specific procedure more costly than others.

Some areas are typically smaller than others. For instance, the chin is a smaller and therefore less expensive area than say, the abdomen. It is also vital to keep in mind that everyone has a different body and some may have larger thighs while others may have larger upper arms. This is why we require a consultation prior to scheduling any type of procedure. No two bodies are the same, so no two liposuction procedures are ever identical. At DreamBody, we want to ensure that each patient is completely prepared and aware of what to expect prior to receiving cold laser liposuction.

For more information on how costing for liposuction goes, you may want to read our related article called: What Determines How Much Liposuction Costs? or call 480.292.1110 to book your consultation today.

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Cold Laser Liposuction: Where the Fat REALLY Goes

September 25, 2013

Liposuction-Where-the-Fat-Goes

We have all heard of laser liposuction and how it can transform your body, but have you ever wondered where the fat really goes?

Here at DreamBody Medical Centers, we proudly offer the most advanced form of Cold Laser Liposuction to our patients. This form of liposuction is so advanced and so safe, it is actually minimally invasive, meaning it can safely and easily be performed right in our office without general anesthesia. This cuts the entire liposuction process down in time, including procedure and recovery time.

So, where does the fat really go?

The scientific answer: The cool laser is used externally on the patient’s body prior to the procedure in order to soften the fat cells and allow them to release the lipids that are trapped inside. This makes the removal of the fat much easier, providing more even and smooth results when the doctor removes the fat cells.

Now for the simplified answer: The doctor takes the cool laser externally to your body so that the fat cells in the area being treated are softened. Softening the fat cells in advance makes it so that the doctor can remove those fat cells much easier, and much more smoothly. The fat cells are then liposuctioned out.

Once the fat is suctioned out of your body, those fat cells are gone forever. There are a number of liposuction myths circling the web, but the reality is that once you have those fat cells suctioned out through the process of Cold Laser Liposuction, those fat cells can never return.

This is not to say that new fat cells cannot form in the area(s) treated, but if you were to gain weight back, it would be more proportional to your body, and not to the same extent that once existed.

Cold Laser Liposuction shows immediate results, making it one of the most popular weight-loss treatments on the market. While this treatment is minimally invasive, you can still expect to have some minor bruising and swelling after the procedure, though as the swelling diminishes, you will quickly see the results unfold.

Laser Liposuction, Weight Loss

What Determines How Much Liposuction Costs?

September 3, 2013

How-Much-Liposuction-Costs

There is a long list of items that affect how much liposuction will cost. At DreamBody Medical Centers, we provide the most technologically advanced form of liposuction available, called Cold Laser Liposuction. Not only is this form of liposuction safer than others, it also comes with a shorter recovery time as well, making it more convenient and practical for people with busy lives. With that being said, one of the most common questions asked regarding liposuction is with regards to cost.

So what exactly goes into the pricing of liposuction?

• The area you choose – As you may have guessed, the area you choose will affect the cost of the procedure. Some areas are more complicated to perform liposuction on, while others are easier.

• The size of the area – The size of the area you choose can largely affect how much the procedure will cost. For instance, the neck is a smaller area than the abdomen or thighs. The size of the body part or parts that you choose affects how long the procedure takes and how in-depth the procedure is for the doctor, which in turn, affects the final cost.

• Your particular body – Everyone is different and body size and weight are no exception to that rule. One person may have one size abdomen while someone else’s may be completely different! Similarly, everyone gains weight in different places, so problem areas may differ from person to person.

There you have it! Liposuction is one procedure with a lot of variables. The area or areas you want to have done, the size of said area(s) and your individual body all play a role in determining the cost of the procedure. At DreamBody Medical Centers, we offer free consultations for all patients considering liposuction. Because consultations are so important for this type of procedure, we do require that each patient comes in for a consultation prior to the procedure, but keep in mind that we never charge for consultations. So what are you waiting for? Schedule your free consultation today to discuss your goals, expectations and get all of the information you need.

Laser Liposuction, Weight Loss

Can I Gain Weight After Receiving Lipo?

April 30, 2013


The fear of
gaining weight
after receiving liposuction is a common one. While it is possible, the amount of weight that can be gained back after receiving
liposuction
is lower than the weight you had prior to the procedure because such a high percentage of fat cells in that area were permanently removed during the cold laser liposuction.

If a patient does gain weight after receiving liposuction, the weight is typically gained more proportionally and evenly distributed throughout the area or areas that were treated. During the
cold laser liposuction procedure, fat cells are softened with a cold laser, allowing the fat cells to release trapped lipids. This makes the removal of fat much easier, and much more even throughout the body.

Lipid: ˈlipid/ Any of a class of organic compounds that are fatty acids or their derivatives and are insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents.

The fat cells that are removed by the cool laser during liposuction are permanently removed. Once the fat cells are removed from your body, they can never grow back. This is not to say that you cannot gain weight after receiving the procedure, because as we said earlier, you can. However, those fat cells that were removed will not come back, and the weight (if gained back) will most likely be distributed more proportionally.

In short, when asked the question “Can I gain weight after receiving lipo?” the answer is yes. But, you can never gain back the exact fat cells that were removed during the liposuction.

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What happens if I gain weight after liposuction?

March 5, 2012

If you gain weight after

liposuction

, you will gain it proportionally in areas that were treated. It is possible to gain weight again in the treated areas, but not to the same extent as prior to the procedure since a high percentage of the fat cells in that area have been permanently removed.

* Individual results may vary and are not guaranteed.