“Stubborn belly fat” is just another random ad on Facebook—until it happens to you. Now I know firsthand what those ads are talking about. I just wanted to be able to close the buttons on my Frank & Eileen fitted shirts, but my newly formed pooch of stomach fat was getting in the way.
Luckily, UltraShape was approved last year by the FDA to treat this midlife curse. It’s a noninvasive treatment that uses ultrasonic vibration to destroy fat cells. It works by “cavitation,” the medical term for shaking the fat cells until the cell walls break apart and release the stored triglycerides (fat). It’s the same technology used to destroy kidney stones. The released fat is then processed through the liver and metabolized naturally. Read more