CoolSculpting is a popular non-invasive fat reduction treatment that requires minimal downtime and is safe. If you are someone who is struggling with overweight that does not go away with regular exercise and diet and surgery is not one of your options, then CoolSculpting may be the solution for you.
Coolsculpting, or cryolipolysis, is entirely non-surgical and the recovery times are less than two weeks. This FDA-cleared treatment freezes fat cells in the targeted area of the body by controlled cooling. This procedure does not affect any of the surrounding areas of the body and is entirely safe.
Coolsculpting is the best option to get rid of fat in areas like the lower abdomen, thighs, and chin areas. The frozen fat cells shrink in size as they freeze and die. The natural cleansing process of the body takes over and gradually remove all these dead fat cells.
The number of fat cells in the body remains fixed after the teenage years. Weight gain in a person usually happens by the accumulation of fat in these cells and not through the increase in their number.
The reduction of fat cells through Coolsculpting procedure thus helps in the decrease of weight gain in the body. Since the dead fat cells do not remain in the body, the results of this procedure are long-lasting. The weight gain after the treatment will not affect the already treated areas as long as a healthy lifestyle is maintained.
How does it work?
The Coolsculpting device, placed on the body at a particular area, freezes fat cells in that specific area. This treatment does not require anesthesia, and most of the patients listen to the music or watch tv during the procedure. Each area takes one session which lasts 30 – 60 minutes. Some areas might need more than one sitting based on the amount of fat accumulation. It is important to note that this is not a weight loss procedure. CoolSculpting should only be used to get rid of pockets of fat that are resistant to diet and exercise.
Coolsculpting requires no downtime, and many people can return to work the same day. The results of the therapy usually take a couple of weeks to show due to the body’s natural disposal process.
If you have pockets of fat that will not go away despite diet and exercise, ti may be time to try CoolSculpting at Skin Deep Medical Spa by Steven Bloch, MD. Contact us today to schedule your consultation or to ask any questions about the treatment.