Cosmetic Dermatology - Charlotte, NC

Cosmetic Dermatology – Charlotte, NC

Targeting stubborn fat areas

Cosmetic dermatology leads the way when it comes to non-invasive and pain free ways to remove unwanted and stubborn areas of fat from the body. There is no disputing that a proper diet and regular exercise is the best option for your body. However, some individuals are unable to lose weight in targeted areas no matter how much they diet or exercise. If you are looking for subtle, effective weight loss, you should consider a non-surgical alternative.


Vanquish™ is the latest in non-invasive fat reduction. It is FDA approved and clinical studies document noticeable fat reduction after treatment. Vanquish works by heating fat cells by using radio frequency. This allows the clinician to target fat without injuring other tissues. The treatment feels like sitting under a warm blanket for 30 minutes. Vanquish is ideal for reduction of waist circumference and the removal of stubborn fat from the abdomen as well as the flanks and thighs. . Fat reduction with thighs is a separate treatment location and appointment.

Are you a candidate?

Vanquish can be safely performed on most people, However, you are restricted from treatments if you:

  • Have metal implants, including metal hip replacements
  • Surgical staples
  • Surgical screws near the area of treatment
  • Wear a pacemaker
  • Are pregnant, or suspect you are pregnant

The best way is to determine if Vanquish is right for you is to come schedule a consultation with a qualified dermatologist who can evaluate your specific needs.

What to expect

Beyond the warmth you will feel during treatment, after treatment you should expect your skin to feel be warmer than usual, but the temperature of your skin should return to normal soon after treatment. In rare cases, some individuals could experience small tender red areas, or a minor burn can occur. Your dermatologist closely monitors treatment to ensure a successful outcome.

Typically, patient notice visible change soon after the first treatment, which continues to improve over the following weeks. Four to six treatment sessions are recommended for optimal results Your dermatologist will determine is additional treatment sessions are needed in order to achieve the best possible results. Desired results usually take up to 4-8 weeks after last treatment session. Once treatments are completed, results should remain indefinitely. Strict diet and exercise are not required for the Vanquish treatment to be effective, but adopting a healthy lifestyle will be the key to avoiding recurrence of unwanted fat in the future.

Qualified dermatologist for Vanquish™ fat reduction

If you are finding it difficult to remove areas of stubborn fat, even after proper diet and exercise, Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte can provide a safe, non-invasive treatment in a caring and professional environment. Dr. Nixon is a board certified Charlotte dermatologist whose dedication, experience, and knowledge will provide the best possible treatment for your skin, hair, and reliable cosmetic dermatology concerns.

Dermatology Specialists of Charlotte also offers medical, reliable cosmetic dermatology, and surgical dermatology; including removal of skin cancer. We provide a full range of cosmetic offerings such as skin tightening, fat reduction, chemical peels, Botox:registered: treatments, microdermabrasion, and more. We provide treatment for both adult and pediatric patients. Call our office today for a skin care evaluation and analysis of your sun damaged skin, or any other skin condition.


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