Unwanted Stubborn Fat

Reshape and Smooth Out By Eliminating Unwanted Fat


Say Good Bye to Lumps and Bumps

Sometimes, no matter how much you diet or exercise, you still have unwanted, stubborn fat deposits that just won’t go away. Other times, these unwanted pockets of fat appear in areas that can’t be targeted by exercise – such as under the chin, creating the appearance of a double chin. The good news for people living in Vancouver is that with Dr. Jaffer’s help, you don’t have to live with a body that has these unwanted fatty deposits! Non-surgical, non-invasive treatments are available at Heights Laser Centre to treat these issues in just a few sessions!*

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Killing Fat Cells for Good with CoolSculpting

CoolSculpting is a new, unique solution that freezes away fat cells in the subcutaneous fat layer for good with a technology known as Cryolipolysis™. The cell remnants are then gradually removed by the body. Because this treatment removes fat cells rather than shrinking them, treated regions are less likely to gain new inches. It's a non-invasive procedure with no downtime that can easily be performed before you head into work or during your lunch break.

CoolSculpting works by placing an applicator on your problem areas and killing your fat cells by freezing them. Once these fat cells are dead, they are gone for good, and they will be eliminated from your body via its natural elimination process.

You can target these areas:

  • chin and neck
  • upper arms
  • bra line
  • flanks
  • tummy
  • thighs
  • back

You may be able to see initial results of CoolSculpting a few weeks after your initial treatment, but most of Dr. Jaffer’s patients see their final results about three months after their last CoolSculpting session.* The number of CoolSculpting sessions you will need will all depend on your anatomy, the problem areas you want to target and your desired results.

*Individual results vary

Belkyra Gets Rid of That Double Chin

If you have unwanted, stubborn fat in your chin area, you may feel hopeless. After all, it’s not like there’s a chin workout routine you can perform to tighten and tone that area of your body by yourself. Belkyra, however, may produce the results you are looking for. This injectable solution developed by Allergan permanently destroys fat cells under the chin. And this is great news because according to a study by the American Society for Dermatologic Surgery, 67% of people are bothered by the fat or fullness under the chin. This is virtually the same percentage of people who report being bothered by fine lines and wrinkles!

Belkyra is a revolutionary injectable treatment that is used to reduce the appearance of double chin, or submental fullness, and can help create a more contoured and sleeker look.

The procedure itself is relatively simple and non-invasive. Belkyra is injected into the targeted area using an ultrafine needle at various points under your chin. The solution contains deoxycholic acid which breaks down fat cells when it comes into contact with them. Over time, these broken down fat cells are naturally eliminated from the body through natural metabolic processes.

The results of Belkyra treatments can be seen within two weeks after injection and will continue to improve over time as more fat cells are broken down and removed from the body. Most people require multiple treatments for optimal results; however, some may see significant improvement after just one session depending on their individual needs and goals for treatment.

VelaShape™ II

VelaShape™ II uses multiple techniques to reshape the target area: bipolar radiofrequency energy, mechanical massage, and infrared light energy. These techniques combine to enhance metabolism in treated cells, shrink fat cells, and boost lymphatic drainage. Velashape™ II also reduces cellulite and improves skin texture for a comprehensive approach to body contouring.

It seems too good to be true that you can get rid of fat cells for good without surgery like liposuction. But it is true, and we have the experience and artistic skill to help give you the results you want.

Treating Abdominal Fat/Love Handles

Do you have a beer belly, spare tire, or pooch? Those extra pounds and inches are caused by an excess of abdominal fat. Abdominal fat forms over the abdominal muscles. Love handles are the extra deposits of stubborn fat that form just above the hips.

These unwanted stores of fat change the overall proportions of the body, making people feel embarrassed about showing off their bodies in public.

Why Do I Have Excess Abdominal Fat/Love Handles?

When we’re born, the fat cells in our body are distributed in a certain way. During puberty, the distribution of fat cells changes as new fat cells form. This depends on the levels of estrogen and testosterone in the body.

As we get older, we do not typically gain or lose fat cells. Instead, our fat cells grow or shrink depending on our diet, exercise/activity levels, and various life experiences such as pregnancy.

Subcutaneous fat, a major component of abdominal fat and love handles, is located beneath the skin layers and attaches to them. Subcutaneous fat can be stubborn. But with the right treatments, you can get rid of subcutaneous fat, reducing the abdomen and love handles in volume.

We offer to patients in Vancouver two highly effective non-surgical, non-invasive, and gentle treatments for removing fat cells from the abdomen/love handles: CoolSculpting and VelaShape™


Fat Removal Testimonials

  • Fantastic experience! Staff are the most helpful and nice to clients. I would definitely recommend Heights Laser Centre. 5/5
  • I love Anna, she is caring and entertaining during the procedure to take my mind off the discomfort. Also, she was honest about my results which both her and I were happy with. 5/5
  • Awesome customer service from start to finish! Erica was fantastic. Laura was great. Dr. Jaffer is excellent. Thanks 5/5

Experience The Heights Laser Centre Difference

  • Be Fully Informed

    It's important that you're able to make an informed decision on whether or not a treatment is right for you. During your private consultation, you'll receive in-depth, medically accurate information about our treatments to help you decide. We don't just brush over the details — we explain everything and even give you other options that may also be suitable for you. Dr. Jaffer and our medical aestheticians regularly participate in professional development courses. Knowledge of the latest techniques ensures that we are always at the forefront of treatment methods and that you can expect the best outcome possible.

  • Fully Certified and Licensed

    Our technicians have all gone to CoolSculpting University in San Francisco to receive extensive training to become fully certified in performing the treatment. To maintain our distinction as a CoolSculpting-certified practice, we also have to make sure that your results meet established standards, so we know the improvement you experience is what it should be. Dr. Perhez Jaffer was also one of the first physicians in Canada trained to administer BELKYRA. This all means that you can have confidence in the effectiveness and safety of your care.

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    As a board certified physician-led practice, we have been accredited by the Better Business Bureau since 2009 and have an A+ rating. Our excellent track record allows you to have unparalleled confidence in the quality and safety of the care you will receive. As our patient, you receive excellent aesthetic care in a relaxed and supportive setting. Walk through the doors of our medical spa, and you become part of a family—one that’s committed to achieving your personal goals. We're frequently complimented on how friendly our whole team is!

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