Fat and Cellulite Reduction at Skin Dermatology

Sometimes all the dieting and exercise in the world can’t get rid of stubborn pockets of fat. That’s why Dr. Alissa Lamoureux, a board-certified dermatologist in Shrewsbury, MA offers non-invasive WarmSculpting by SculpSure treatments to help you permanently get rid of fat cells and temporarily reduce cellulite. 

Areas that Can be Treated

  • Abdomen
  • Double chin
  • Hips (love handles)
  • Thighs
  • Neck
  • Back (bra rolls)
  • Upper arms

How Does the Treatment Work?

WarmSculpting by SculpSure uses targeted laser energy to heat up fat cells and the surrounding tissues, which “irritates” the fat and causes the body to naturally remove it—leaving the treated area flat and firm. In addition, this heat energy kick-starts brand-new collagen and elastin production which will continue to improve for up to six months. This eventually helps the skin to appear firmer and more youthful. 

How Sculpsure Really Works

Treatment Details 

WarmSculpting by SculpSure is non-invasive, and there is no need for any anesthetic. A trained technician will administer your treatment. You’ll lie comfortably in an exam chair while your technician places the device over the treatment area. First, you’ll feel a cooling sensation. The cooling technology helps keep your skin from feeling the heat of the lasers. When you’re ready, your technician will turn on the lasers. Many patients describe feeling a deep warmth as the lasers heat up and damage fat cells. During your appointment, up to 24% of fat cells in the treatment area will be destroyed. The entire treatment will last around 30 minutes. While the cooling technology will run the entire treatment, the lasers will cycle on and off so that you don’t feel too warm.

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Downtime and Results

Because WarmSculpting by SculpSure is non-invasive and doesn’t affect the skin, you can immediately return to your regular activities with no downtime, although you may experience warmth, swelling, tenderness, and redness in the treated area for up to 14 days. 

Over the next few weeks, your body will start to eliminate the damaged fat cells, leading to a more toned and tightened appearance.

Within six weeks, you should begin to see the results of your treatment with final results appearing at 12 weeks after your last treatment, as long as your body weight has not changed.

We recommend two treatments (performed in four-week intervals) be performed to see the best results.

Be sure to maintain a healthy lifestyle after treatment in order to keep your new appearance. Although the destroyed fat cells won’t return, if you gain weight, the remaining cells in the area may grow in size. 

Fat and Cellulite Reduction at Skin Dermatology 

Skin Dermatology is a one-stop shop for all your medical, aesthetic, and skincare needs. Founded and led by double-board certified Dr. Alissa Lamoureux, we provide a level of individualized care that requires enhanced experience, quality, and trust that other practices simply cannot provide. We treat every facet of our patients’ skin while working with the most advanced medical technology and treatment options available, and we believe in expert-level, boutique-style service that is customized and personal for every patient.

At Skin Dermatology, everything we do is centered around the patient and you can be certain that you’re in the hands of a practice that truly cares. If you’re in the Shrewsbury and Worcester, MA area and you’re interested in cellulite reduction, contact us today to book a free consultation to begin your journey toward a more contoured body.

Candidates for WarmSculpting by SculpSure

If you’re in the Shrewsbury and Worcester, MA area and you’re interested in WarmSculpting by SculpSure treatments, it may be the ideal treatment for your aesthetic needs. Those who make the best candidates for the procedure are those who:

  • Have a generally healthy lifestyle
  • Fully understand the procedure and have realistic expectations
  • Have stubborn pockets of excess fat that simply aren’t responding to diet and exercise
  • Have a BMI under 30
  • Are looking for a non-surgical treatment option for fat and cellulite reduction
  • Are aware that WarmSculpting by SculpSure is not a substitute for weight loss


For patients who want the double effect of reducing fat while building muscle, we provide another treatment, EMSCULPT NEO. EMSCULPT NEO reduces stubborn fat and builds muscle to provide a more toned, sculpted physique. EMSCULPT NEO painlessly and effectively tones and tightens your most troublesome areas.

EMSCULPT NEO is the most advanced body sculpting device on the market today. Its unique double effect reshapes and sculpts your figure, combining radio-frequency (RF) heating to melt and destroy fat cells, and high-intensity, focused electromagnetic waves to intensely contract and build the muscles. 

No other device builds muscle as fast and reduces as much fat as EMSCULPT NEO. And one of the most outstanding benefits it provides is that it’s completely non-invasive. No pain, no recovery period, no long treatments–but outstanding, stellar results.

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