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At Body By Design, we are passionate about body rejuvenation. We strive to provide cutting-edge treatments that you can rely on to sculpt and tone your body without having to get surgery. We offer two non-invasive body sculpting procedures at our medical spa in Charleston. Ultrashape® and Velashape® provide gradual body sculpting results with no recovery time necessary, making them ideal for your busy schedule. Contact Body By Design today to schedule a consultation with our team. Individual results may vary.


This non-invasive body shaping procedure uses focused ultrasound pulses for selective fat-cell destruction. Unlike liposuction, Ultrashape® is non-surgical, which means there are no incisions or anesthetics - and no recovery time. Ultrashape® is virtually painless and leaves no visible signs of treatment. Although individual results and experiences may vary, some see results as quickly as two weeks after the initial treatment. This procedure will not cause pain or harm to surrounding tissues, nerves or muscles. For an FDA-cleared procedure that destroys fat cells with no downtime, contact Body By Design about Ultrashape®. Individual results may vary.


Velashape® is a non-invasive body contouring procedure used to reduce the appearance of cellulite. By combining infrared light with bipolar radiofrequency energy and vacuum, Velashape® stimulates the growth of new collagen and elastin. This procedure allows you to safely achieve a toned, contoured and more youthful body with three treatment sessions. It can be used to treat cellulite under the chin, as well as on the arms, thighs, buttocks, and abdomen. Velashape® provides visible results with little downtime or discomfort. Although individual results may vary, many see gradual smoothing of the skin's surface with a noticeable reduction in cellulite. To learn more about this treatment option, contact our team at Body By Design today. Individual results may vary.


At Body By Design, we offer medically-supervised weight loss plans using appetite suppressants. Each plan is created individually, factoring in your lifestyle and goals. This plan includes a weekly computerized body composition analysis. Additionally, our medical weight loss plans evaluate your overall health and diet with a physical examination, education on diet and a nutritional consultation with a medical professional. To learn more about the medical weight loss plans offered at Body By Design of Charleston, contact us today. Individual results may vary.

FDA Appetite Suppressants Available On Site:

This is a weight loss pill that stimulates the central nervous system to increase heart rate and blood pressure while decreasing appetite. Phendimetrazine should be used alongside a healthy diet and exercise regimen. Individual results may vary.

Phentermine is a diet pill that stimulates the hypothalamus gland, which affects specific neurotransmitters that decrease appetite. This is a commonly-prescribed appetite suppressant that should be used in conjunction with a healthy diet and exercise regimen. Individual results may vary.

This over-the-counter supplement is used to reduce appetite by controlling cravings. Diucaps is not a prescription; it is a diet supplement. Diucaps do not burn fat; they help fight cravings, binge eating, and stress eating. Diucaps act as an appetite inhibitor. Individual results may vary.

This prescription medication contains an anti-convulsant property that calms the abnormal excitable nerve cells in the brain. In doing this, clients feel relief from binge eating. Topiramate suppresses the appetite and makes clients feel fuller. Individual results may vary.

Diethylpropion is an appetite suppressant that requires a prescription. It is available in regular and extended-release tablets. This pill should not be taken with other appetite suppressants as it can cause serious health issues. Individual results may vary.


When it comes to weight loss, our team is equipped with the knowledge to help you learn more about how the ketogenic diet can help. This is a low-carbohydrate, high healthy fat diet that encourages the body to reach a state of ketosis. When ketosis occurs, your body takes the healthy fats and efficiently turns them into energy. By consuming more high-fat items instead of carbohydrates, you allow the body’s chemistry to rebalance, leading to natural weight loss.

The ketogenic diet has a variety of neurological and metabolic health benefits. It is essential to follow an approved program set up by our trained healthcare professionals at Body By Design. We offer ketogenic diet consultations to help you determine the details of a program that could help you lose weight in the healthiest way possible. Contact us today to set up a consultation.


Cupping is one of the oldest forms of manual therapy. By placing a glass or plastic cup onto the skin, a therapist creates a vacuum, which draws the skin, muscle and fascia up into the glass or cup. This vacuum can be created with either a hand suction pump or a burning cotton wool ball. The latter has become less common in modern therapy due to the lack of control on the suction. At Body By Design, we use controlled vacuum suction.

In Western medicine, cupping is used as a direct clinical application. The therapist notes an area of restriction and applies the suction directly onto it to affect change. This is different from traditional Eastern methods, which predominantly relied on affecting change in the line of meridians throughout the body. Used in conjunction with other massage treatments, cupping provides a different sensation and level of effectiveness, thereby improving overall results.

If you are experiencing muscle tension, including neck or shoulder pain, tight trapezius, lower back pain, spinal congestion or plantar fasciitis, then vacuum cupping therapy may be beneficial to you. Contact us today to learn more about scheduling your appointment.


Laser Hair Removal

The 810-Diode Laser hair removal treatments use light energy to permanently damage or destroy hair follicles—usually on the legs, back, underarms, or face—with the goal of preventing hair from growing back. Generally, people have six to eight laser hair removal treatments staggered every four to eight weeks to see results, plus an annual maintenance session.


Tattoo Removal

The Q Switched Yag Tattoo Removal erases unwanted tattoos using high-intensity energy to penetrate the epidermis and break up the pigment into smaller ink particles. The body then metabolizes and excretes the ink particles. It selectively targets and removes the ink without damaging the surrounding tissue.

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