What is the EMSCULPT?
EMSCULPT is currently the only non-invasive device available that helps build muscle for both men and women. The EMSCULPT can specifically target the butt and abdomen to help tone and build muscle mass in these areas. It has gained it fame as it is the first device designed to non-invasively target the butt. The new system allows patients to improve the appearance and tone of their buttock without the use of surgery or fillers.
How does the EMSCULPT work?
Emsculpt is unique in that it is the first non-invasive device that specifically targets the muscles in our butt, abdomen and arms. The EMSCULPT uses HIFEM (high-intensity focused electromagnetic) technology that stimulates the muscles in these various areas to contract. This muscle stimulation leads to the increase in muscle mass. Increasing the muscle mass will lead to an overall improvement in the shape and of the butt, abdomen or arms.
The idea behind EMSCULPT is that it is simulating specific targeted areas to build muscle mass. It is this feature that makes it unique when compared to other devices on the market. This is the first device that has been shown to non-invasively stimulate the growth of muscle mass.
How soon will I see improvements after my treatment with EMSCULPT?
You begin to feel results right after the treatment is completed. However just like any muscle building activity it takes time for the muscle to build after the treatment. Results from EMSCULPT treatments take several weeks to develop as the muscle needs time to heal from the treatment. Positive results are usually reported two to four weeks after the last session and continue to improve for several weeks following the treatments.
The idea behind EMSCULPT is that it is stimulating an increase in muscle mass from the targeted areas. This takes time as the body needs to recover from the treatments. The results can be maintained and improved with subsequent treatments.
What Does The EMSCULPT Treatment Feel Like?
The EMSCULPT procedure feels like an intensive workout. You can lay down and relax during the treatment. Most patients will be on their phone or Ipad during the treatment.
How long do results last after an EMSCULPT treatment?
EMSCULPT is unique in that it stimulates the body to create muscle in the treated areas. This treatment improves the appearance of individuals in a natural way as it enhances the muscle that they have currently. The innovative procedure has results that are dependent on how the muscle is stimulated after the initial treatments. Many patients will do periodic treatments to help maintain and improve their results.
Is EMSCULPT invasive? Does it involve any cutting or surgery?
Emsculpt is a non-invasive device that targets a variety of muscle groups. There is no surgery or anesthesia involved in the procedure. The Emsculpt has become so popular as patients can have the procedure done at lunch a be back in the office the same day.
Are there any side effects?
No serious adverse events have been associated with Emsculpt. The minimally invasive nature of the procedure has made it extremely well tolerated by patients.
How long does the procedure take?
The treatments are 30 minutes each with an initial minimum of 4 sessions scheduled 2-3 days apart over a two-week period. Then many patients will do additional treatments to enhance or maintain their results. Your provider will help you create a treatment plan tailored to your specific goals.
Will I need to take time off work when I do my Emsculpt Treatments?
The patients experience some limited initial soreness but that resolves quickly. Patients can return to work immediately following their treatment.
How much does the Emsculpt Treatment cost?
The treatments vary in cost as the initial treatments are sold in a package as patients need multiple to treatments to see the full benefit. Most offices will over subsequent treatments to help patients maintain and improve their results.
What is the cost of Emsculpt?
The Emsculpt treatment prices range from practice to practice. Some offices charge a set rate for the procedure while other charge by the number of treatments.
In-general the initial four treatments are in the range of $3,000 to $4,000 depending on the office and the specific areas being treated.
There is often a decreased fee for the recommended maintenance treatments or if patients wish to treat other areas.
However, price should not be the only determining factor in deciding where to have your Emsculpt treatment done. The consultation is important to make sure that it is the correct treatment to help you achieve your goals. Your Board-Certified Plastic Surgeon can help guide you if Emsculpt is the correct treatment for you.
Am I A Candidate for EMSCULPT?
Anyone can benefit from the EMSCULPT procedure. The procedure can target a variety of areas such as the buttock, abdomen, arms and beyond. The EMSCULPT is uniquely designed for patients that want to build muscle. Contact Dr. Franco today for more details!