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Contouring with UltraShape®

dr. Behroozan performs all coolsculpting sessions himself

If you are struggling with excess fat in the abdomen, hips, and thighs, the Dermatology Institute of Southern California offers the most advanced fat elimination and body contouring techniques available. For those wishing to reduce the fat, our board certified dermatologist, Dr. Daniel Behroozan recommends UltraShape®, one of the most powerful non-invasive body slimming technologies on today’s market.

Ultrashape. Before and After Photos - female, 3.6cm reduction, post 3 treatments - patient 1 (frontal view)e

What Is UltraShape®?

UltraShape® is a unique, non-surgical body sculpting device that addresses stubborn fatty deposits. The UltraShape® device uses ultrasound (acoustic waves) to target subcutaneous fat cells and instantly destroy them. Unlike surgery or liposuction, UltraShape® does not involve incisions, surgery, or insertion of cannula (a sterile tube) for fat evacuation.

Ultrashape. Before and After Photos - female patient, 4cm reduction, post 3 treatments, patient 2 (oblique view)

How UltraShape® Works

A unique transducer. The device’s head, or transducer, is cased with a silver-coated ceramic dome and filled with a medium that creates ultrasonic energy. The rounded shape of the head enables the device to control how the acoustic waves behave, causing them to converge at the focus. The result: the device delivers low energy to the surface (the skin), while delivering focused energy to the depths of the fat layer. The precision focus protects the neighboring tissues (blood vessels, nerves, and muscles) from damage.

Energy in bursts. Rather than emitting energy in a sustained manner, the UltraShape® device delivers the acoustic waves in pulses. This creates a minimal change in temperature, barely perceptible to the adjacent tissues. Unlike other fat reduction technologies, which rely on heat (thermal) energy to melt fat, UltraShape® eliminates fat mechanically. Once the fat is destroyed, the body clears waste through its natural cleansing process.

The treatments are painless and can be done during a lunchtime visit at the Dermatology Institute of Southern California. After an UltraShape® session, you can resume your daily activities immediately–no downtime is necessary. With UltraShape® you can lose up to 2 sizes, 3 treatments are recommended spaces at 2 weeks apart for optimal results.

Ultrashape. Before and After Photos - female, 5cm reduction, post 3 treatments - patient 3 (frontal view)

Ideal Candidates for UltraShape®

UltraShape® is an effective treatment for those who are near their ideal weight, but have some added inches in stubborn spots. You may be an ideal candidates if you are:

  • Seeking a non-surgical solution to reduce fat and slim the abdomen, hips and thighs
  • Healthy and not obese
  • Realistic about results

Although UltraShape® can tone areas of concern, it is not a substitution for proper diet and regular exercise. To maintain the benefits of your treatments, you should follow a healthy lifestyle and avoid weight fluctuations.

Ultrashape. Before and After Photos - male, 5cm reduction, post 3 treatments - patient 3 (oblique view)

Why Choose Dr. Behroozan for UltraShape

Dr. Behroozan and has built his career serving the Southern California community, both as an educator at UCLA and as a practitioner. A native of Los Angeles–one of the aesthetic medicine capitals of the world–he understands the high standards and quality care Southern Californians expect. Committed to delivering exceptional results, he brings the latest technologies and techniques to his everyday practice. His gift for helping patients achieve their body contouring goals has gained him recognition in his field. If you live in the greater LA area, including Santa Monica, West Hollywood and Culver City and would like to see how UltraShape® can help you, contact the Dermatology Institute of Southern California to book an appointment.