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Add Value with a Body Sculpting Suite

Article-Add Value with a Body Sculpting Suite

Sponsored By Cutera; Body contouring continues to account for a major segment of the aesthetic industry and shows no signs of slowing.

Sponsored By Cutera;

Body contouring continues to account for a major segment of the aesthetic industry and shows no signs of slowing. Thanks to truBody® by Cutera (Brisbane, Calif.), physicians can add value to their practice with a personalized body suite to help patients reduce fat and tone muscle. The truBody solution combines two award-winning technologies, truSculpt® and truFlex, to deliver a customized, convenient and complete solution that addresses today’s in-demand treatments and delivers results with high patient satisfaction.


“We were getting many requests for nonsurgical body contouring,” reported Michael Somenek, MD, facial plastic and reconstructive surgeon at Somenek+PittmanMD (Washington, D.C.). “truBody helped us create a body sculpting suite – combining both fat reduction and muscle stimulation – in our exclusive S+P MedSpa that offers a complete solution to address the concerns of our patients.”

According to Dr. Somenek, truBody is a customizable, comprehensive treatment using a combination of radiofrequency (RF) for fat reduction with truSculpt and muscle stimulation for toning with truFlex. Individual treatments can be performed in as little as 15 minutes with an average of 24% fat reduction and up to 30% increase in muscle mass.1,2 “With a complete treatment series, we see noticeable results up to 12 weeks after their last session,” he added.

 Board-certified dermatologist Billie Casse, DO, focuses on whole patient care at her practice, Reno Tahoe Dermatology (Reno, Nev.), and has greatly expanded her patient portfolio thanks to her Body Sculpting Suite. “I had not considered adding body sculpting to my practice as I always considered it to be more in the realm of plastic surgeons,” she explained. “The range of people coming in now are those who want body sculpting but do not want surgery, so adding truBody treatments have been of tremendous value.”

“I think truSculpt technology is one of the safest and most efficient ways to reduce fat, because we can selectively heat subcutaneous tissue and eliminate unwanted fat cells, while protecting the epidermis,” Dr. Casse continued. “truFlex uses multi-directional stimulation with direct bioelectric energy to create muscle confusion. Muscles go through different exercises within a 15-minute period, which tones, sculpts and provides a noticeable improvement in muscle strength and mass. I always recommend the truBody Trim & Tone Protocol with one truSculpt session and four to six truFlex sessions.”


In Dr. Casse’s experience, her patients love it and look forward to coming in for their treatments. “truBody treatments are quick and efficient with no downtime, and patients leave here feeling relaxed and confident that they are getting results.” She added that she is impressed with the range of people who come in for body sculpting consultations. “I always talk to people about both treatments because results can be optimized when used together. My patient interest in truBody has exceeded my expectations.”

Dr. Somenek agrees that truBody has opened the door for new patients and added value to his practice. “The addition of truBody to our practice has certainly increased our menu of services as well as the overall revenue from these treatments,” he explained. “The nonsurgical body contouring market is exponentially growing and truBody offers a comprehensive solution to this need.”

1. Somenek MT, Ronan SJ, Pittman TA. A Multi-Site, SingleBlinded, Prospective Pilot Clinical Trial for Non-Invasive Fat Reduction of the Abdomen and Flanks Using a Monopolar 2 MHz Radiofrequency Device. Lasers Surg Med. 2021 Mar;53(3):337-343. doi: 10.1002/lsm.23295. Epub 2020 Jul 3. PMID: 32621362.
2. Ronan SJ. A Novel Bio-Electric Current Stimulation Device for Improvement of Muscle Tone [white paper, Cutera Inc.]. 7/2019.

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