If you’re providing body contouring services to patients, chances are you’re doing it differently than you were a decade ago.

Today, there are many non-invasive technologies available, including cryolipolysis, radio-frequency, laser, ultrasound, and injectables, that remove fat as effectively as invasive procedures, such as liposuction. In fact, according to American Society for Dermatologic Surgery data, for every invasive fat removal procedure, dermatologists complete more than 10 non-invasive ones, totaling roughly 6 million so far.