Four Types of Body Contouring

May 02, 19 Four Types of Body Contouring

If you are interested in a body contour treatment in San Gabriel, CA, you will want to check out the four different types of body contouring that are offered at DSC Laser and Skin Care Center. Dr. Shum can reshape your body with the following methods CoolSculpting, Thermage Body, VelaShape, and UltraShape. Each of these methods works in its own special way, and Dr. Shum can help you choose which is right for you.


CoolSculpting is a body contour procedure offered in the San Gabriel, CA office. It is completely safe and effective. The procedure uses a precise cooling laser to target the fat cells that lie just underneath the skin. The cells are crystallized or frozen, and then they die. As your body naturally eliminates the dead cells, you gain a more sculpted look. The precision of the CoolScupting procedure allows only the fat cells to be targeted.

Thermage Body

This non-invasive procedure will help your body be more tight and firm, even after just a single treatment. There is no downtime or injections to worry about, and it can be used to target crepey and flabby skin. It is meant for patients that are looking to tighten and smooth. It most often used on the abdomen, arms, buttocks, and thighs. If you are not significantly overweight, this is a may be a good body contour treatment for you.


Another non-invasive body contour treatment that is available in San Gabriel, CA, VelaShape is used for cellulite reduction. You can get a toned body appearance in as little as three sessions. The main treatment areas are the neck, arms, flanks, abdomen, buttocks, and thighs. It is not a weight loss treatment, but it can eliminate the appearance of dimpling from cellulite.


This body contour procedure uses ultrasound technology, and it was approved by the USDA in 2014. The treatment sessions will target the fat cells leading to an overall reduction and a body contouring effect. It is a non-invasive procedure and no anesthesia is required. The most common side effect is a little bit of bruising post procedure.

Let the DSC Laser and Skin Care Center give you the body that you have always wanted. One of our four body contour methods available in San Gabriel, CA may be right for you. Schedule a consultation to discuss your needs today with Dr. Shum today. Get your summer body ready!