Dr. Annabelle Garcia with Sonterra Dermatology in San Antonio, TX is proud to offer area patients a new way to achieve a tighter figure without surgery. Even with the right diet and exercise program, some men and women still find it difficult to tighten and sculpt certain body parts and achieve the results they want. A non-invasive body contouring and skin tightening treatment, EMSCULPT allows patients to reach the next level through a dual sculpting process that burns and melts fat while increasing muscle. Compared to other non-surgical body sculpting technologies on the market today, EMSCULPT is one of the only proven treatments to help San Antonio men and women simultaneously build muscle while burning fat.
EMSCULPT employs HIFEM (high-intensity focused electromagnetic) technology to force muscle contractions during the procedure. Designed to target two areas most people struggle with the most – the stomach and buttocks – the contractions that occur during an EMSCULPT treatment encourage the growth of new muscle fibers and protein strands, which decrease nearby fat cells. We invite you to call Sonterra Dermatology to learn more.
"Great doctor. Short wait time. Great staff. Good results (I hope). "- B. / Demandforce / Mar 12, 2016
"I came here in February and had a wonderful experience. I only waited about 10 minutes and a lovely PA treated me. She was very warm and engaging, I really appreciated it because I was initially anxious and uncomfortable about the procedure. We laughed a lot and although the process was quite painful, she definitely made it more bearable. Will be following up soon for a second!"- B. / Google / Oct 23, 2020
"I’ve been coming here for about a year or so, I have to be honest, I haven’t had the best luck. Few times, including today, I wanted to give up and find a new place BUT I’ve meant the sweetest, caring, compassionate, hard working, goes out of her way to make things right......her name is Kim. She has gone above and beyond to take care of things that weren’t taken care of before. And for that I will continue to come, because I know I can count on her. Thank you Kim for caring about me as a patient and a customer. You have touched my heart with your listening ear, kindness and have always cared about my concerns. I wish everyone was like you! I’m grateful and thankful for you."- T.W. / Yelp / Jul 22, 2021
"I've been coming here for about a year or so, I have to be honest, I haven't had the best luck. Few times, including today, I wanted to give up and find a new place BUT I've meant the sweetest,..."- T.W. / Yahoo / Jul 22, 2021
"Great first impression! I initially received a referral from my PCP to another dermatology clinic but, after reading some of the reviews and asking around, I made the decision to cancel that referral and find another clinic in my network. I chose this one based on the good reviews here and elsewhere. I was seen by Daniella Arellano PA-C for hair loss/thinning. She listened to everything I had to say and presented various options we could take. No pressure to dive balding-head first into some expensive procedure, but I am happy that I was presented with a few paths to pursue without ruling out any of them for future consideration. I even had some medical questions a week after my appointment so I called and left a message, and I received a call back the same day with answers.This was my first time at this office. It was very clean and everyone I encountered from check-in to check-out was very nice. Located on Sonterra ACROSS from the Methodist hospital - navigation kept wanting me to go TO the hospital!I have only given it 4 stars because I don’t know yet if the visit will fix my issue and I did not want to mislead anyone by giving the impression they can fix EVERYTHING immediately. Maybe they can... and then it will be a 5!"- S.O. / Yelp / Jul 14, 2021
Ideal Candidates for EMSCULPT
During your consultation, our EMSCULPT specialists will discuss the treatment and how it can possibly help you. This innovative treatment is ideal for patients who desire body contouring and are at a healthy weight. Unlike traditional liposuction where excess fat is removed, EMSCULPT takes your figure to the next level and focuses on sculpting and definition. It is important to set realistic expectations as to what results you can expect and help determine if you are a candidate for the treatment. EMSCULPT is also ideal for patients who want to avoid the downtime and scarring that is sometimes associated with surgery. It is beneficial for both men and women who have healthy skin tone and who are wanting to contour their stomach and/or buttocks for a more toned appearance.
What to Expect with EMSCULPT
During the procedure, we will make sure you are comfortable and relaxed in a treatment chair, and we will explain each step of the treatment process in detail. An EMSCULPT session generally takes about 30 minutes to complete. The device is placed onto the desired treatment area and will cause the muscles to contract. The technology can be altered for different speeds, depending on the area size and desired outcomes. This process does not hurt. In fact, many patients remark that the procedure feels similar to an intense workout because of the muscle contraction that takes place. After your treatment, you may experience some soreness, but this generally subsides in a couple of days. We recommend holding off on strenuous activity for about 24 hours in order to let the treated areas heal. The great thing with each EMSCULPT session is that there is no downtime, and you should be able to return to your normal daily activities the same day.
Anticipated Results from EMSCULPT
During your consultation, a customized treatment plan will be designed to fit your aesthetic needs and body contouring goals. Maximum results for EMSCULPT are typically noticed after a series of treatments, and this will be discussed at your consult. This varies by patient. After the last treatment session, optimal results can be expected in around 2 – 4 weeks.
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Contour Your Body with EMSCULPT
We invite you to contact Sonterra Dermatology and schedule your consultation with our specialists to learn more about EMSCULPT and to see if you may be a candidate for this innovative treatment. With EMSCULPT treatments, you can receive the body contouring results you want without the downtime of a major invasive procedure. If you want to get rid of stubborn fat in your stomach or buttocks while building muscle, EMSCULPT may be a great treatment choice for you.