The pandemic has left more than half the world locked inside their houses, working from home, and quite far from the possible idea of going to the gym and working out. The long hours sitting in front of our desks with little to no physical exertion has taken a toll on our body. Most of us have gained weight in the wrong places like love handles, protruding belly, unwanted bulges, and fat accumulation.
But what are ‘Love Handles’?
Love handles or muffin tops, are fat deposits accumulated outward from the hips and around the abdomen. These are the first few signs of the presence of unwanted fat on our bodies. These are the stubborn fat on our bodies that are extremely difficult to lose. which can be quite frustrating for a lot of people. Even after repeated targeted exercises, diets, and other known methods, there is still a way to get away with them.
What causes love handles?
The only reason behind these fat pockets is fat retention that gets accumulated when there is a lack of adequate physical activity and an increase in the intake of calories. Over time, as a result, there is a noticeable increase in the outward fat pocket around the abdomen and hips. Let’s have a look at some reasons contributing to their formation.
- A high-calorie diet
- Lack of physical activity
- Hormones & sleep deprivation
- Underlying medical issues contributing to weight gain.
It’s human to feel more confident when we look and feel attractive, both from the inside out and the world of cosmetic dermatology is booming like never before. People are realizing there are a myriad of procedures, both invasive and non-invasive that can beautify our appearances. However, it’s known the world over that these non-surgical procedures like Botox, facelifts, body contouring, laser hair removal, cellulite removal, tummy tuck, getting rid of bulges like love handles and more can be done without undergoing a knife.
|Difference between Invasive and Non-Invasive Procedures|
|Tell-tale Signs||Incision/ Scarring/ Stitches||No Incision|
|Recovery & Downtime||Recovery can take up to more than a few weeks after treatment||No Downtime|
|Anaesthesia||General, local, sedation, or regional anaesthesia||No Anaesthesia|
|Costs||High Costs||Lower Costs|
|Pain||Pain Involved||No Pain|
|Risk of Side Effects||Risk of hematoma, nerve damage, and botched surgeries||No Risk of side effects|
A non-invasive treatment or procedure is the one where the patient’s issue is treated without making an incision into the body. AKARA is here to offer an array of non-invasive procedures that take care of your problems from head to toe! While a patient undergoing surgery may have different needs, here are some benefits of non-invasive procedures.
Here are 6 benefits of non-invasive procedures.
- Little to no pain
AKARA’s primary goal is to give our clients maximum benefits of the program with as little as possible or without any pain or discomfort. The best part is that while there are some procedures like Botox or fillers which may require anesthesia, there are a lot of other procedures that are painless and can be performed without a numbing gem. Procedures like radiofrequency or thermal energy are extremely safe and comfortable to perform on a patient.
- Minimal or no downtime
With non-invasive procedures, there is hardly any recovery time post-treatment. The patients can easily walk in and out of the clinic during their lunch break and which is also why most procedures fall under the category of ‘Lunch-time procedures’. They can resume their normal day-to-day activities and continue with their day.
- No hospital stays
At AKARA, the non-invasive procedures are quick, practically painless, and keep in mind clients’ comfort as our priority. These procedures happen at a clinic, and hence there is no use to get admitted to a hospital beforehand. With surgical procedures, the patient would not only have to be admitted but also take off from work and other activities that restrict certain movements.
- No incisions or scars or stitches
Since there is no surgery involved, there are no incisions, no stitches, and hence no scarring post healing. With non-invasive procedures, the results are extremely natural in a way that no one will be able to pinpoint you’ve just stepped out of a clinic. The only thing visible will be the amazing results, a huge smile, and a confident individual!
- Reduced risks of side effects
With non-invasive procedures, there are hardly any side effects involved. The maximum is redness, which eventually subsides within a day or two. Patients don’t have to worry about the risk of any side effects from non-invasive procedures. Whereas with surgical treatments the most common side effects include botched surgeries, permanent scarring, clotting, nerve damage, or even the risk of developing an infection in an open wound.
- Lower costs
With non-invasive procedures, the clinical procedures cost much less than those performed in the hospital or are surgical. Non-surgical treatments not only cost less but also save a lot of time and effort.
At AKARA we offer the Bulge Removal Program that specifically targets small pockets of fat like love handles, on our arms, bra rolls, and auxiliary fat. If you’re someone who has tried and tested every diet and exercise to eliminate these bulges of fat, then this program is ideal for you. It is completely non-invasive, thus absolutely safe and painless, and targets specific areas of concern on your body resulting in evident inch loss.
With such advancement, availability, and benefits of non-invasive treatments along with numerous areas on our body they can treat, there is no need to put off looking or feeling the way you desire! If you’re curious about these procedures and would like to treat a certain area of your body, then we at AKARA are looking forward to meeting you!