Coolsculpting is a procedure that delivers precisely controlled cooling to target the fat cells underneath the skin. Treated fat cells are crystallized (frozen), destroyed, and then over time your body naturally processes the fat and eliminates these dead cells. Forever. The result? A more sculpted you!
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Coolsculpting destroys fat cells in different areas around the body:
Power's Medical Aesthetics' treated patients:
"Banana roll" (under butt-cheek area):
Flanks (love handles):
If you have questions about CoolSculpting, we are here to help. Below are the answers to some common questions.
Am I a good candidate for the CoolSculpting procedure?
The CoolSculpting fat-reduction procedure is specially designed for those who have unwanted fat in targeted areas. Unlike weight-loss surgery (ie. gastric bypass), the CoolSculpting procedure is not a weight-loss solution for people who are obese. Good candidates for the CoolSculpting procedure have unwanted fat in certain areas they'd like to get rid of. Many people want a non-surgical alternative to liposuction.
Your first step should be to speak to a CoolSculpting healthcare practitioner to see if it is aa suitable procedure for you.
Who should not have the CoolSculpting procedure?
The CoolSculpting procedure is not for everyone. You should not have CoolSculpting if you suffer from cryoglobulinaemia, cold agglutinin disease, or paroxysmal cryoglobunuria. The CoolSculpting procedure is not a treatment for obesity. as with any medical producer, ask you healthcare practitioner if the CoolSculpting procedure is right for you.
Can the CoolSculpting procedure reduce fat anywhere my body?
The CoolSculpting procedure can treat visible fast in the submittal area (under the chin), thigh, abdomen and flank (love handle), along with bra fat, back fat, underneath the butt cheek (banana roll) and upper arm. Your healthcare practitioner will create a customized treatment plan that's tailored to your body and your individual goals.
Where does the fat go? Are the results permanent?
Once the treated fat cells are crystallized (frozen), they are destroyed and are naturally process and eliminated from the body. Once the treated fast cells are gone, they're gone for good.
Is the CoolSculpting procedure safe?
As a leading non-surgical fat-reduction treatment worldwide, CoolSculpting has a well-established safety and efficacy profile. CoolSculpting systems are controlled cooling devices designed with built-in safety measures, If sensors detect that the skin is getting too cold, the system will shut down automatically.
What does it feel like?
As the cooling begins during the first few minutes, you typically feel a strong cooling sensation. This should soon dissipate. With some applicators, you'll feel some pulling as suction is applied.
After the treatment, you may feel some tingling as the area is massaged for approximately 2 minutes. Patients are usually able to return to normal activities following their appointment.
What should I tell my healthcare practitioner?
During your initial consultation, your healthcare practitioner will ask about your medical history to establish if CoolSculpting could be right for you. It's important to tell them if you have cryoglobulinemia, cold agglutinin disease or paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria, was you should not have CoolSculpting if you suffer from any of these conditions.
How long is each treatment? How many treatments will I need?
Your CoolSculpting healthcare practitioner will help you create an individualized treatment plan tailored to your specific goals. The length of your CoolSculpting treatment will vary depending ob the number of areas being treatment during one visit. The latest technology of CoolSculpting can treat aa patient within 35 minutes. You and your healthcare practitioner can schedule treatments or office visits to meet your goals.
Are there any side effects?
During the procedure you may experience sensations of pulling, tugging, mild pinching, intense cold, tingling, aching, stinging and cramping at the treatment site. These sensations may subside as the area becomes numb.
Following the procedure, typical effects include redness, swelling, blanching, bruising, firmness, tingling, stinging, tenderness, cramping aching itching, skin sensitivity and numbness. Numbness can persist for up to several weeks. there may be aa sensation of fullness in the back of the throat after submentaal treatment. These effects are temporary and generally resolve within days or weeks.
Though rare, some additional side effects such as paradoxical hyperplasia, late onset pain, freeze burn, vasovagal symptoms, subcutaneous induration, hyperpigmentation and hernia may occur.
The CoolSculpting procedure is not for everyone. You should not have the procedure if you suffer from cryoglobulinemia, cold agglutinin disease or paroxysmal cold hemoglobinuria. The CoolSculpting procedure is not a treatment for obesity.
Was with any medical procedure, ask you healthcare practitioner if the CoolSculpting procedure is right for you.
Can I return to normal activities after my treatment?
The CoolSculpting procedure is completely non-surgical, so typically you can return to normal activities almost immediately. Often, patients return to work directly after their CoolSculpting treatment. This will vary between people and may be dependent on treatment area.
I've had my CoolSculpting procedure. Now what?
Always be sure to schedule a follow-up assessment with your CoolSculpting healthcare practitioner to review your results.
When will I see results?
Most patients see result between 1 and 6 months following treatment. You will still continue to flush out fat cells for up to 4-6 months after treatment.
How much does the CoolSculpting procedure cost?
The price for CoolSculpting processes varies depending on your areas of concern, number of treatments needed and your ultimate goals.
Create a customized treatment plan, in person, with your CoolSculpting healthcare practitioner that's tailored to your body, your goals and your budget.
*information taken from CoolSculpting.com
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