What is Coolsculpting and how does it work? Coolsculpting is a non-invasive, non-surgical procedure that eliminates fat by freezing it, subsequently destroying the fat in targeted areas. Coolsculpting treatment involves selecting a fatty area and mildly pinching it between a properly selected applicator, so it can cool the area. The area drops to a temperature that is cold enough to crystallize the fat cells and die. The body’s natural metabolic reaction will ultimately dispose of the fat without affecting the tissue outside of the area. It happens gradually, but the results show a dramatic reduction in fat. There’s also no downtime.
CoolSculpting FAQs: Am I a good candidate? A: CoolSculpting is designed for people who have unwanted fat that is resistant to diet and exercise. Unlike something like gastric bypass surgery, CoolSculpting is not a weight loss solution for people who are obese. It is, however, a non-surgical and non-invasive alternative to liposuction. Request a consultation to determine if the CoolSculpting procedure is right for you. Q: How much does CoolSculpting cost? A: The price for CoolSculpting procedures varies and can be dependent upon on your areas of concern, quantity of sessions needed, and your personal goals. We’ll create a treatment plan that’s tailored to your body, goals, and budget. Q: How long is each session and how many will I need? A: We can create an individualized treatment plan tailored to your goals. The length of your CoolSculpting sessions will vary depending on the areas being treated during the visit. More sessions could be required to reach your goals. Q: What does it feel like? A: During the first few minutes, most people will feel pressure and intense cold. This sensation dissipates quickly, though. Many people choose to read, watch videos, or even take a nap during their treatment. Q: Is CoolSculpting safe? A: CoolSculpting is FDA-cleared for areas including the flank, abdomen, and thigh. Over one million CoolSculpting treatments have been performed worldwide, and it is proven to be a safe, effective treatment for non-surgical fat reduction. Q: Are there any side effects? A: Some people experience deep pulling, pinching, numbness or discomfort during the procedure. Afterwards, typical side effects include temporary numbness, swelling, redness, bruising, firmness, stinging, and pain. Some rare side effects may also occur. CoolSculpting is not for everyone. You should not have CoolSculpting done if you suffer from cryoglobulinemia or paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria. CoolSculpting is not a treatment for obesity. Q: Can I return to my normal activities after my treatment? A: Yes! CoolSculpting is completely non-surgical, so most people return to normal activities immediately. Many patients return to work after their CoolSculpting session is over.
Dieting and exercise have always been a guaranteed solution to shedding excess fat and inches off the waistline, but sometimes those extra hours in the gym and less calorie consumption don’t seem to do the trick to achieving the slim body you want. You may be making an assertive effort, but unbeknownst to you, some factors may be working against your weight loss attempts. Your metabolism may be slow. Genetic factors may be causing your body to store fat improperly, burn energy at a slower rate, or have a more avarice appetite. Also post pregnancy weight can be stubborn and take longer to lose than regular weight gain.