TruSculpt 3D Specialist

Purnima Sau, MD -  - Dermatologist

Silver Spring Dermatology

Purnima Sau, MD

Dermatologist & Dermatopathologist located in Silver Spring, MD

If a little fat or cellulite has left you too afraid to put on a swimsuit, there’s no reason for embarrassment. In fact, over 90% of women will experience cellulite at some point in their lives. If you want to slim down your cellulite and other areas of excess fat, Dr. Purnima Sau, MD, at Silver Spring Dermatology in Silver Spring, Maryland, offers truSculpt® 3D treatment, a state-of-the-art fat and cellulite reduction device that can restore a youthful look to your body. Call Silver Spring Dermatology to schedule your consultation or book online.

truSculpt 3D Q & A


What is truSculpt® 3D?

TruSculpt® 3D is a unique, non-invasive  fat reduction procedure that uses radiofrequency waves to safely deliver treatment with no visual downtime. Dr. Sau or staff performs the procedure, and you can leave immediately following treatment, making it a great “lunchtime” weight loss option.

How does truSculpt 3D treatment work?

TruSculpt 3D delivers a gentle radiofrequency heat treatment to the fat cells in your midsection. These radiofrequency waves break down the fat cells in the treatment area, which your body absorbs and replaces with new collagen, reducing fat and tightening your skin.

Am I a good candidate for truSculpt 3D treatment?

Nearly anyone with some excess fat can benefit from truSculpt 3D treatment, but you’re most likely to receive positive results if:

  • You aren’t severely overweight or obese
  • You maintain a healthy lifestyle
  • You have relatively healthy skin elasticity
  • You understand that results may vary

What can I expect during truSculpt 3D treatment?

Dr. Sau or staff performs your truSculpt 3D treatment in-office, and you don’t need to worry about preparing for your treatment ahead of time. During the procedure, Dr. Sau or staff first applies a gel to the treatment area. This gel keeps you comfortable and helps the handheld device glide easily and properly deliver the RF waves to your fat cells.

Once prepared, Dr. Sau or staff glides the truSculpt handheld device over the treatment area for a set treatment period. You should feel no more than a gentle heating sensation during treatment, similar to receiving a hot rock massage.  Optimum results are obtained by gradually increasing the heating level to your tolerance.

You’re free to return to your normal activities following treatment, which should take no longer than an hour.

When will I see results?

Once Dr. Sau or the staff treats the targeted fat cells, it takes time for your body to start breaking those fat cells down. Typically, you should start seeing the results of your treatment within six to eight weeks after the procedure, and you should see ongoing improvements for up to three months afterward.

If you’re in the Silver Spring area and want to reduce the unwanted fat from your midsection, please call Dr. Sau’s office at Silver Spring Dermatology to schedule your consultation or book online.

truSculpt 3D Before and After