There are many ways to lose body fat. Diet and exercise is a great way to lose weight, but what if you just have just one or two fatty areas that just won’t budge however much exercise you do? This is when you should consider CoolSculpting®. CoolSculpting kills fat cells without the need for surgery or needles.
What Is CoolSculpting?
CoolSculpting is an innovative new technique that is safe and FDA approved. It involves cryolipolysis, freezing some of the fat in the desired area without damaging the surrounding tissues and skin. Fat cells freeze at a higher temperature than the surrounding tissues. By targeting the area with a controlled cooling application, CoolSculpting can eliminate fat cells safely. Once the procedure has been completed, a natural process allows the body to remove the fat cells. The fat cells are permanently removed from the body and they won’t ever come back.
What Can You Expect From CoolSculpting Treatment?
CoolSculpting doesn’t require any surgery or needles and is a pain-free procedure that takes 30 minutes to 2 hours. During the procedure, patients can relax with a book, your phone or tablet. Some patients are even able to take a nap. CoolSculpting doesn’t require any downtime, so you can go back to work, head to the gym or simply relax at home after the procedure. Most patients require 1 or 2 sessions to obtain the desired results. After one treatment, you can expect a 20-30% reduction in fat at the targeted area; about 2 or more treatments can reduce 40-50% of fat in the target area. Results are not instant; it takes some time for the body to remove the fat cells through natural processes. Some patients may see results in just 3 weeks, although the majority of the results will take place 2-4 months after treatment.
Is CoolSculpting Right For You?
CoolSculpting is used to remove stubborn fat that can bulge or stick out. It can be applied to the abdomen, chin, flanks, bra fat, upper arms, upper back and banana rolls (upper thigh underneath buttocks), as well as inner, outer and distal thighs (above the knee). CoolSculpting is not a weight loss treatment and may not suitable for people with a BMI over 30.
If you have stubborn fat that just won’t budge, contact Kayal Dermatology & Skin Cancer Specialists today to find out if CoolSculpting is the right treatment for you.